About Tailor Made
Brendan LaFrance, co-founded his first barbershop (Skill Cutz) in 2008. After successfully managing and operating Skill Cutz Barber Shop as a partner for 9 years Brendan left to pursue independent ideas. After a brief summer in Texas, where Tailor Made was originally created (2017) he and his family relocated back to the Fargo/Moorhead area and began to expand on their vision. The vision at Tailor Made is to offer services built to suit individuality and creativity and to offer those them in a place where people can expect that each detail has been tailored with customer service in mind.
Meet The Team
Co-Owner Master Barber
Brendan is a licensed barber, barber instructor, and body art technician certified in scalp micropigmentation. He is an original founder of Skill Cutz Barbershop which he co-founded and owned for 9 years until selling it to his then partner in 2017. He currently oversees technical skill training of all Tailor-Made Team Members and teaches half days at his new barber Academy which he opened with his wife and business partner, Delson Saintal.
Co-Owner Operations Manager
Leane obtained her cosmetology license in 2011 also graduated MSUM in 2015 and is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She is TM's Operations Manager in charge of the organization’s overall performance. Leane strives to continuously improve the company’s quality and efficiency while also working part-time on the floor in the capacity of a stylist. Leane enjoys doing chemical services and has recently begun attending barber school part-time.
Master Cosmetologist | Senior Manager
Shaina graduated from The Salon Professional Academy in 2019 and has been specializing in men’s hair since! Shaina has a dog, a cat, and two ferrets. She has an immense amount of passion for the industry and enjoys helping others feel great about their appearance. In her role as senior manager she handles questions, complaints, assists in training, and ordering as well as managing employee needs Shaina is diverse in her skillset and possesses extraordinary customer service and technical skills.
Master Barber | Assistant Manager GF Location
David, is the youngest son of owners Brendan and Leane. He graduated barber school in October 2021 and relocated to the Grand Forks area to assist in managing the Grand Forks location. Fun Facts: David was homeschooled from 3rd grade until graduation. He has a cat, a pet snake, and bunny. He loves music, cars, and doing designs. If you want to stand out with a design in your haircut book with David! He enjoys creating and loves logo designs.
Grand Forks Booking
Master Cosmetologist | Grand forks
Jess, originally born in Texas, has been a Fargonian since 4th grade. She graduated high school early and eagerly headed into cosmetology school. She's been doing hair for over 5 years and gained experience while working for a variety of companies, including a men's salon. Her favorite services to provide are men's cuts, styling, and fashion colors. Jess is located out of our Grand Forks location and is always eager to take on new clients and meet new people.
Master Barber | Assistant Manager - Fargo
Katterrius, known as Sixthabarber or Rico has lived in Fargo for about 15 years. He is a graduate of Skill Cutz Barber College and in his free time enjoys being with his wife and children as well as playing a few video games. He's been cutting hair for 4 years and enjoys making his clients look like fresh! He has been recently transitioning into an assistant management role at TM where he is learning to ensure policy and procedures are being followed, assist in training new employees, and supports senior management on the shop floor.
Licensed Esthetician | Fargo
April is originally from Texas, but raised in the Midwest. She graduated from the esthetics program at TSPA and is also an Orthodontic Dental Assistant. April has a passion for helping people look and feel their best. She is a huge music junkie, and loves every genre of music. In her spare time, April likes to hang out with her friends & family. Her favorite services are lashes, brows, or tooth gems. But, she also offers waxing services. lip therapy for winter lips, lash lift and tint, and brow lamination.
Master Barber | Grand Forks
Sam Grew up in International Falls and Climax, MN. He's a 3rd generation barber and graduated from Dakota Barber Academy in Fargo. Sam enjoys rock, metal and blues music. He Likes: dogs, chili, and winter
Dislikes: wet shoes. Some of his hobbies include classic cars and collecting antiques and knives. He also enjoys tinkering with things that need to be repaired like small electronics. As a new barber he still has lost to learn but is eager to grow.
Master Barber | Fargo
Tylor is a part-time barber at Tailor Made as well as a full-time barber instructor for TMs sister company, Dakota Barber Academy. Tylor is a highly experienced barber with 10+ years in the industry. Tylor is an artist with hair and enjoys the challenge of unique hair designs and sculpting beards. He's married with children and resides in Moorhead.
Master Barber | Fargo
Ajnur graduated from Skill Cutz Barber College and is eager to build his clientele as one of TMs newest barbers. He enjoys the gym and spending time with his family when he is not in the shop. If you're looking for great conversation in the chair and an even better haircut then you surely want to get on his books today!
Body Art Technician | Shop Assistant
Katelyn is a trained permanent makeup artist with an interest in brows and scalp micropigmentation. She is currently learning more about the art of scalp micro and taking new clients for ombre and combination brows. She is also trained in tooth gem applications and will soon be offering teeth whitening as well.
Master Barber | Fargo
Xavier is a recent graduate of Dakota Barber Academy. He is a Grand Forks, ND native and has plans to return back to the area and continue working at the Grand Forks location. He is a shoe lover and enjoys the gym. Xavier enjoys working with a wide range of clients and getting to experience diversity in his services. If you're looking for a friendly and reliable barber, he's your guy!
Owner @ Epėmaz Barber Studio
Edelfo known as Eddie in the shop was born and raised in Guatemala. He is a fluent Spanish speaker and moved to the Fargo area after spending time in Duluth, MN. Eddie graduated from Dakota Barber Academy and is diverse in his skillset. He enjoys executing the perfect haircut no matter the hair texture or style desired. Eddie is an independent barber renting a booth inside Tailor Made.
Receptionist | Shop Assistant
Abbi is a graduate of Joseph's School of Hair and worked primarily cutting men's hair for over 2 years. Recently Abbi has stepped away from cutting hair and works part-time ensuring the customer service experience runs smoothly at TM on the weekends. She manages appointment setting, assists barbers as needed and you may find her jumping in to help give tips on haircuts from time to time.
Owner @ Xperience Barbers
Delson is a graduate of Skill Cutz Barber College. Born in Haiti and raised in Fargo, he is a former collegiate wrestler at Concordia. Currently, he is an Assistant Wrestling Coach at Fargo North High. After 7 months with Tailor Made he has transitioned into his own studio within Tailor Made. He is also co-owner at Dakota Barber Academy and owns a second location of Xperience Barbers in Detroit Lakes, MN