30-year hair veteran, cosmetologist, musician, & Cricket Tools Team member. Known for being precise, honest, and usually blunt. Educated by Aveda, Rusk, Yoshi Higiwara, the Doves, and many others. Rev. Billy’s modus operandi is to provide you with a cut/color or any other service that looks awesome without all the fuss, just great hair. Besides being a stylist, as a business owner it’s Rev. Billy’s goal to have a clean, creative, professional, judgment-free salon anyone will feel welcome in, from classic to modern & everything in between.
= Certified Hotheads & Hairtalk Extensions Specialist. =
Hailing from the south Chicago suburbs and hustling through the beauty industry since 2010. Rachel’s goal is making your hair look rad as hell and ALWAYS helping you feel comfortable in her chair. If you love something or don’t, let her know! Creating a safe space where you can be yourself, have an open line of communication, and express your feelings is Rachel’s #1. She loves creating super versatile, low-maintenance looks that won’t be hard to recreate at home. Bold, subtle, bobs, shags, pixies, etc., she loves it all!
Born and raised on the Northwest side of Chicago and has been licensed since 2016. Educated by Aveda Institute Chicago & graduate of Rev. Billy’s Chop Shop’s apprenticeship program. She is an ambitious stylist that is very enthusiastic about utilizing her skills to provide a sublime style that also gives easy maintenance for at-home care. Satisfaction is guaranteed when trying to achieve a desired look. Education is very important to Marisha, continuing to master her trade on the reg.
Libby is a Tricoci University of Beauty graduate and has been in the beauty industry since 2009. She has worked professionally in the film industry for the last 6 years doing hair & makeup for numerous films including Utopia, Work In Progress, & Fargo on FX. Libby is very excited to be back in the salon, rocking some hair, and creating new relationships with clients. Specializing in vivid, creative colors, precision blonding, and extensions. Libby is passionate about creating a laidback environment for all to express themselves and a chair where anyone will feel welcome.
Owner | Manager | Events Coordinator | Creative Director
Amanda has been involved in the Chicago service & entertainment industry at Metro, Smart Bar, Lincoln Hall, The Alley Chicago, & multiple salons for over 12 years. Her experience in her field has given her a unique opportunity to oversee hospitality, customer service, & team building. From running front reception to social media & salon/art gallery management…Amanda keeps the shop running hot!
Angie is here to help the gang at Rev. Billy’s Chop Shop keep things running smoothly upfront and behind the scenes! After moving to Chicago to pursue an acting career, she ended up becoming a restaurant industry veteran. Angie has worked at many Lincoln Square gems like Cafe Selmarie and Bistro Campagne and is thrilled to stay in the neighborhood transitioning into a new industry.