Funk's Barbershop & Funk's Custom Clippers
Licensed Barber & Platform Educator
Owner Lawrence Funk has been a licensed barber in downtown Chicago for over 6 years. He graduated from Success Barber College. Opening his own barbershop has been a dream come true.
In addition to Funk’s Barbershop, Lawrence is also the owner of Funk’s Custom Clippers, a highly successful line of custom Andis Clippers, liners, and clipper accessories. Funk’s Custom Clippers gives barbers and hairstylists the ability to customize ordinary hair tools into amazing works of art.
Lawrence is not only an entrepreneur but he is an immensely talented Master Barber who specializes in first-class service and attention to detail. Each and every client knows they will receive the best possible care whether they're getting a haircut, straight razor shave, or beard trimming. Lawrence provides great conversation and his clientele always leave feeling good and looking even better.
Stop in and get an expert haircut/shave by Lawrence or one of the other world class barbers at Funk's Barbershop!
Roberto - "Berto"
Berto is a Chicago native who can always be found wearing a smile and keeping the atmosphere in the shop lively and positive. He is a Success Barber School graduate, located in downtown Chicago. He is known as the calm, cool, and collected guy in the shop and enjoys spending time with his children and relaxing at home in his free time. He has been doing hair for roughly 20 years. He specializes in shear cuts, hot towel shaves, kids cuts and working with longer hair styles.
JG is a dedicated barber who is a Success Barber School graduate. He has been cutting hair for 14 years and has been with the Funk's team the longest, aside from Berto the Manager. When he's not cutting hair, he enjoys producing and performing his own music and hopes to incorporate that into his career. While in the shop, JG truly loves showing off his skills with fades and straight razor shaves. His sense of humor helps him create a fun atmosphere for both the shop and his clientele.
Vince grew up in a salon and barbershop setting as his mother owns a salon in the suburbs. It came as no surprise when he graduated from The Barber Academy. He specializes in the traditional barber services and hair color as well. When he's not behind the chair, he's behind the drums. VInce's other passion is drumming and he plays in a badass rock band.
Aaron is a Marvelous Beauty and Barber school graduate and specializes in beard styling and maintenance. Outside of work, he's a skilled martial artist. He also loves snowboarding and traveling. He's a dog-lover as well and loves to see the Funk's mascot, Miss Fancy Funk, hanging around the shop.
Sam is a Paul Mitchel Barber School graduate from the Southwest suburbs. He specializes in all styles of fades and precision razor work and loves challenging requests. When he's not in the shop, he enjoys being a loving father and spending time with his adorable son.