Meet The MABP Board
Kristan has been a platform artist now for 13 years of her 15-year career. She has launched cutting, formal styling, and color courses throughout the US and Canada, while running K Bella Hair Studio and Spa in Brighton, MI with a team of 26 ladies and an Apprenticeship Program.
Don RomainVice President
Throughout his career, Don has been involved in various associations, boards, and committees, at the local, state, and national levels. Industry advocacy and involvement have always been a focus for Don, as he understands the need for reasoned and responsible voices.
Mike SarafaBoard Member Chair
Sarafa is the CEO of Super C Group, LLC dba Alline Salon Group (ASG). Under Sarafa’s leadership, ASG has grown to 392 salon locations in seven states in under three years to become Regis Corporation’s largest system-wide franchisee.
In 2017, Tari opened Tacari Salon in downtown Plymouth with her business partner and sister Carie. Tari strongly believes that beauty professionals and owners need to support each other and come together to help elevate this great industry.
In addition to serving as the Founder and CEO of Broadway Salon Studios, Francis is a proven leader with years of experience in Youth Sports and the Real Estate Development Industry.
Patrick M. BakemanBoard Member Chair
The married father of 3 graduated from the Lansing Barber College in 1999 and was licensed by the state of Michigan in the same year. Pat also obtained his license in the state of Indiana in 2020. He has owned and operated Bakeman Barbers “the King of Cuts” in Dowagiac since 2005.
Jena KellerBoard Member Chair
Jena is originally from Ohio and moved to Mason, Michigan in 2005. With the support of her family, she took a leap of faith and opened a salon in Mason with only one stylist: herself. In the beginning, Salon 130 was a modest 1,000 square feet with 4 stylist stations; but Jena quickly set her sights on expanding. After a few short years, that vision became a reality.
Renard WilsonBoard Member Chair
It only takes a few short words to define the heart of Renard Wilson. Devoted husband to his wife Cortney, loving father to their two boys, proud Detroiter. Renard currently gets to display his passion for people, along with his wife as owners of Anthem Hair & Health located in Rivertown Detroit.
Stephanie OlsonBoard Member Chair
At this point in her career, Stephanie is excited to be able to give back to the industry that she loves and has been so rewarding to her. It is her personal interest to stay current on new trends, procedures, and safety measures. She's looking forward to having the chance to establish roots with the MABP and help to drive our industry forward for tomorrow's new stars.