MABP Board Members

Meet The MABP Board

Kristan Sayers, MABP Founder & President

Kristan Sayers

President

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.

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Don Romain, Vice President

Don Romain

Vice 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.

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Mike Sarafa, Board Director

Mike Sarafa

Board Director

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.

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Tari Krupinski, Treasurer

Tari Krupinski

Treasurer

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.

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Francis Meram, Secretary

Francis Meram

Secretary

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.

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Patrick M. Bakeman

Patrick M. Bakeman

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.

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Jena Keller

Jena Keller

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.

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Kevin Lent

Kevin Lent

Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1965, Kevin has lived in the area most of his life. He was educated at St. John’s Jesuit High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from The University of Toledo.

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Renard Wilson

Renard Wilson

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.

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Stephanie Olson - Board Member

Stephanie Olson

Board Member

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.

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