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. H 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 / COO in charge of maintaining and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of TM's processes and employees by creating budgets, staying ahead of business forecasts, and analyzing financial data to help control costs while generating revenue. She also supervises staff and sets goals and expectations for them, checking their progress regularly.
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.
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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, meet new people, and to show off the latest bright color hair she will be rocking!
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.
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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 3 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. Recently 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 or brows. But also offers waxing services. lip therapy for winter lips, lash lift and tint, brow lamination, and soon she will be adding facials.
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.
Owner @ Melling Barber Studio
Yessi is a Las Vegas native, a graduate of Skill Cutz Barber College, and an ND Master Barber. She joined Tailor Made in 2019 and quickly became a local favorite! She is now operating her own studio within Tailor Made. Yess is bilingual and also speaks Spanish fluently. She loves to do a clean fade. Book your next fade with her at Melling Barber Studio.
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