Meet the Team

Our Story

Parkside Barbershop & Grooming Lounge started out as a 4 chair barber shop in the Parkside Gallery in Glen Allen, Virginia off Cox Road. Opening the doors in 1998 we brought high-quality haircuts, straight razor shaves and shoe shines to West End Richmond, Virginia.

Offering modern and stylish haircuts from young men to grown businessmen was always the vision at Parkside Barbershop.

Robert Jones

Robert Barber in Richmond Virginia

Owner/Master Barber/Stylist

Robert Jones was born in New York and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hermitage High School and attended Virginia State University. Robert was proud to serve in the United States Marine Corps for four years. He has 25 years of experience and has owned and operated two successful businesses prior to opening Parkside Barber Shop in 1995.

Robert’s passion for the art of grooming and people fits with his outgoing personality. He truly loves what he does and cannot imagine doing anything else! Robert is an avid golfer and enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys in action during football season.


Angelo Barber in Richmond Virginia

Angelo was born and raised in Richmond, VA. He is a graduate of Hermitage High School and was a student-athlete on the football programs at Howard University and Virginia State University. Angelo goes by the old saying “When you look good you feel good” as he provides and displays his talents with his cutting and grooming. His favorite teams are the 49ers, Lakers, and the Braves. He is very happy and grateful to be part of the team at Parkside Barbershop and Grooming Lounge




Daniel was born and raised in Richmond, VA, and currently lives in Louisa County with his wife and three children. He went to Hermitage High School and is currently working towards his B.S. in Religion at Liberty University. He is an avid dog lover, especially Bulldogs.

Daniel has been cutting hair since middle school, where he would service his friends in his mom’s kitchen. Along the years he has had many opportunities to work alongside amazing barbers that assisted him in refining his skills. He has a passion for what he does and really enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life. He looks forward to each client, from the first one in the morning to the last one in the evening. He is excited to be a part of the team at Parkside.



Margie grew up in the Erie Pennsylvania area. She moved to the Richmond area with her husband 27 years ago but still is a Pittsburgh Steeler fan! She has two children. Her son attends Penn State Law School and her Daughter Old Dominion University. When she is not visiting her children she is cruising to the Caribbean.  Margie Co-owned A  Male salon for three years before coming to Parkside. She is a dual licensed barber and cosmetologist She has been in the hair industry for 25 years. She loves cutting with scissors as well as clippers. She will help you look your best!


Tina Barber in Richmond Virginia


Tina was born in Vietnam then moved to America in 2005. Tina is fluent in Vietnamese and English. She has been a hair stylist catering to both male and female clientele for eight years. In addition to barbering and hair styling, she is skilled in hair coloring, highlights, and more. Tina is dedicated to top notch customer service.


Larry Barber in Richmond Virginia

Master Barber/Stylist

Larry was born and raised in Louisa County, Virginia. He attended Louisa High School and Seminary School. He has been in the business for 40 years and is passionate about his craft.  Before coming to Parkside Barber Shop & Grooming Lounge, Larry owned a business in northern Henrico County for 20 years.

Larry loves to have fun and enjoy life. He is married to his loving wife of 15 years. You might see him riding a motorcycle on the way to work or in his spare time. He is a fan of the Washington Redskins and the Los Angeles Lakers.


Amanda Barber in Richmond Virginia


Amanda is 23 years old, born and raised in Mechanicsville VA. She attended Atlee H.S. then furthered her education at J. Sargeant Reynolds. Her passion for animals led her to grooming and pet-sitting over the last five years. After being a part of the Parkside family as a receptionist the past two years, she decided to make a career in grooming not only dogs but men too (same thing) lol…

Amanda enjoys traveling with Thor, her prize possession, from California, Ohio, and to South Carolina where they compete in dog shows. She has much to talk about when Football season comes around considering she is one of the four Cowboy fans that work here at Parkside.



Ed was raised in Hopewell and he currently resides in Chester. Ed developed a passion for cutting hair while attending middle school. With twenty-four years of experience, Ed is elated to be on the staff of West End’s prestigious Parkside Barber Shop & Grooming Lounge.

A devoted father, Ed enjoys spending time with his family, traveling abroad and cheering for his NFL Team, the Dallas Cowboys.


George Barber in Richmond Virginia


Born in Florida where he went to Louisa County High School. George has been barbering ever since 2006. George has a wife and 3 kids and loves working at Parkside Barber Shop & Grooming Lounge. George says his true love is making people feel great after a getting a cut.


Nail Technician

Alexis was born and raised in NYC. After deciding she wanted to raise her son here in Richmond, she attended college and majored in Business Administration and Web Development at J. Sargeant Reynolds. After starting a Web Development business in 2010, she attended the T&L Beauty Academy to become a nail technician.

Not only does she enjoy grooming her clients here at Parkside, but she enjoys the daily conversations and interaction with our clients as well.

Being the only Giants fan within the Parkside family, she finds it difficult at times to help defend her team. With that being said, go G-Men!

Zoe Allen 


Zoe lives in Richmond Virginia.  Blessed with the gift and ability to create great works of art.  She has been an influence in the enhancement of individuals beauty over 30 years and loves what I do for the betterment of others.


Jose was born in Columbus Ohio and is a graduate of Freeman High School.  On his free time, he likes to listen to all genres of music.  He started cutting his brother’s hair and his own and got comfortable with hair clippers with no clue about barbering.  When barbering was introduced to him, he quickly fell in love with the art and decided to give it a shot… and the rest was history.


Toni was born and raised in Long Island New York.  With a love for fashion and a passion for makeup, she decided to become a cosmetologist/barber and got her license at Long Island Beauty School.  Having been an art major in High School, she loves using her artistic talents by doing creative haircuts.  Toni moved here August of 2016 however, she is a New York sports fan all the way!  Single mom of a 14-year-old…


Karim is 33 years old and was born and raised in Iran.  When he was 26, he came to the United States and has been cutting hair since High School.  He earned his barber license in 2004 in Iran then had his license transferred to an International Barber License.  Karim loves snowboarding and motorcycles.


Shoe Shine Specialist

Bill is a native of Richmond, Virginia. He started shining shoes in the 1950’s and spent 15 years in the shoe repair business. Wanting to start his own business, he perfected another trade and became a painting contractor. Now in his golden years, Bill has returned to his first love of shining shoes. He loves getting to know his clients and often shares a history lesson of growing up in Richmond.

Bill is a proud Grandfather and loves to watch the history channel and sports. His favorite football team is the Cleveland Browns.