Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Tony DiCaro is the owner and operator of The Refinery Grooming Club. Tony brings to the chair over a decade of experience as a cosmetologist, having trained at the Aveda Institute. After years of everything from fades and pompadours, to color jobs and big blow outs, Tony settled into his stylist sweet spot in San Francisco: precise short hair cuts and beard trims.
Tony opened The Refinery Grooming Club in January of 2016, and is excited to do business in the Mission District. Working with a team of great stylists and barbers, Tony and the Refinery Team are redefining the men’s grooming experience.
Duane joined the crew at The Refinery in April 2016. A Pennsylvania native, he’s lived in San Francisco since 2002. Recently Duane added barbering to his long list of life skills, and has quickly found a loyal clientele due his laid back persona, his attentive eye, and his great haircuts. Duane’s here and he’s ready to cut you.
Hailing from Colombia, July Munoz moved to the US at the start of her teenage years, and skipped around from city to city before finally settling on San Francisco. Its been 14 years since July came to SF and she has kept herself plenty busy since arriving…a passionate member of the LGBT community and an event promoter on the side, July has always been cosmetically inclined. After spending 11 years as a make up artist for MAC cosmetics, Benefit, Estee Lauder, Chanel & Laura Mercier she decided to try her hands in the world of hair. Her event company She Said SF, which she founded in 2010, was a perfect way for July to hone her skills in the world of fashion, including Avant gard hair and make up styling. She purchased a chair, threw it in her basement home salon and started practicing on her closest friends in order to master the perfect fade. Now that she’s done that she is ready to take on the world of barbering, and has joined The Refinery team in order to hone her skills and grow as a stylist
Jillian is a Bay Area native proudly hailing from Oakland. She graduated from Moler Barber College with superb fade skills and a quick wit. Jillian is also a dedicated volunteer for Tender Cuts, an organization of barbers dedicated to donating their services to those experiencing homelessness in the Tenderloin. She prides herself not only from turning floppy hair into a close tapered cuts, but also turning strangers into friends.
Hailing from Kalamazoo Michigan, Courtney has been in the Bay Area close to two years. She enjoys the trying new cuisine and the diversity the peninsula has to offer. Courtney is meticulous and thorough, always considerate of her guest's needs and lifestyle.
Originating from a small town in Ohio, Emma has lived in San Francisco since 2013. She relishes in being a part of the front desk team here at The Refinery. She loves being one of the first impressions guests have when walking through our shop’s doors, understanding how important it is to make each and every person who walks in feel welcome, relaxed, and comfortable. She’ll probably have a different hair color every time you see her but she’ll always have a smile and a cold beer for you.
Join the Team at The Refinery Grooming Club
Now accepting applications for serious stylists. At the Refinery, we specialize in short hair cuts and beard trims. Precision and attention to detail is key. We are looking for people with a sense of professionalism that are looking to up their game in this vibrant market. If you are ready to be part of a barber shop that is striving for excellence and a touch of lux, email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.