Meet the Team


D’Angelo is a men’s designer and has been with Gene Juarez since he graduated from high school back in 2014. He started at the Bellevue location as a housekeeper, eventually moving onto a position as a receptionist while putting himself through barber school.
D’Angelo started working as a men’s designer in March of 2020.

Born and raised in Seattle, he had had a passion for barbering for as long as he can remember. He particularly likes to do fades and modernized classic styles. Follow him on Instagram @diiconstructive


Gene Juarez Men’s Manager, Premier Men’s Designer, Gene Juarez Men’s Educator, Creative Collab Member

Amanda grew up in Snohomish and has spent her entire 12-year career at Gene Juarez as a Men’s Designer. She takes a man’s hair type, face shape, body type and lifestyle into account when cutting their hair. Check out her work and follow her Instagram @amanda.gjm


Premier Men’s Designer

Abby was born in Romania and moved to Bellevue in 2011 as a teen. She has been in the men’s salon for 12 and a half years where she is a premier men’s designer and educator. She loves training new talent for GJM because she likes to watch them grow and blossom into amazing artist. Her favorite thing about doing men’s hair is seeing her guest leave with a smile on their face. Follow her Instagram or check out her work @abby.gjm


Premier Men’s Designer

Jo is originally from Columbus, OH and has spent all five of her years as a hairdresser at Gene Juarez. She loves accentuating the styles her clients have and building off of their natural texture to create an effortless style. Jo was also chosen by 425 Business Magazine as one of the “30 Under 30” for her achievements as a Designer at Gene Juarez Men.


Men’s Designer

Erin is originally from the Midwest but now lives in Bellevue. She’s been with Gene Juarez for eight years but has worked in the industry for 17. Erin loves transformations and appreciates fashion-forward haircuts. But, of course, she welcomes all styles and types of hair into her chair! See her work on Instagram @erin_the_barber


Men's Designer

Val is a Men’s Specialist at Bellevue Men’s Salon and has been with Gene Juarez for over 6 years now. She holds both her Cosmetology and Barbering License’s and is also a Curl Specialist. Fades are her absolute favorite cut to do! Reach her work at @val_gjm on Instagram.