David Alexander has been a licensed master haircutter for over two decades. He started his career as an apprentice in a traditional barbershop in Athens, Georgia in the late 1980’s. Since that time, he has served as a barber, trainer,
shop manager, and shop owner as well director of operations and training for a national men’s chain.
David’s specialties are men’s clipper cuts — fades, classic tapers, and pompadour styles are his hallmarks, but his favorite styles are those which combine classic barbering with a modern edge. Recently, his “Military Rockabilly” style was featured by Modern Salon as THE haircut of the year. David is also the founder of American Haircuts, a successful upscale men’s barber shop with two locations in Atlanta, Georgia.
David is also an philanthropist, journalist, and actor.
Baxter Finley Barber & Shop (2017 – Present), Los Angeles, California – Barber
Baxter Finley Barber & Shop is the flagship for the Baxter of California product line from L’Oréal. Baxter Finley an upscale, modern barber shop strongly rooted in tradition and features 100 year old barber chairs from which precision haircuts and performed on some of Hollywood’s most influential men. It is often listed among the best barbershops in the world.
Shorty’s Barbershop (2015 – 2017), Los Angeles, California – Barber
Shorty’s is a highly respected trendy barbershop in West Hollywood and is patronized by many of Hollywood’s top actors. The shop is a diverse mix of barbers, stylists, and clients with a a relaxed an carefree attitude and has been voted Best Barbershop in Los Angeles by Details, Frontiers Magazine, CitySearch, RackedLA, and JackArcher.
American Haircuts (2005-2015), Atlanta, Georgia – Managing Partner, Consultant
American Haircuts is a traditional upscale barbershop featuring men’s haircuts, grooming products, and hot shaves. David is one of the founders of the concept and worked in the shops as a managing partner and barber. In 2015, David moved to Los Angeles, but still serves as a marketing consultant for the two American Haircuts locations in Georgia.
HaircutsForMen.org (1999-Present), National – Founder and Author
Haircutsformen.org is one of the world’s leading men’s haircare and shaving sites. David created this site and all of its original content. The site currently receives over 500,000 page views per month.
MensHair.About.com (2008-2016), National – Men’s Hair Expert
About.com is one of the world’s most in-depth information sites. The Men’s Hair Site on About.com contains hundreds of articles, written exclusively by David. Each month, these articles are viewed over 1.5 million times.
Big League Barbers (1993 – 2004), National – Director of Operations and Training
Big League Barbers is a sports-themed chain of men’s salons. David worked his way up from barber, to shop manger, to district manager, to Vice President and Director of Operations and Training. David personally supervised the opening of and trained barbers in nearly 42 franchised locations.
Sportsman’s Barbershop (1991-1993), Athens, Georgia – Barber
Sportsman’s was a traditional men’s barbershop catering to a clientele comprised largely of athletes, students, and law enforcement personnel.
David has served as a VEO for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. David’s events for St. Baldrick’s have well over nearly 1 million dollars for childhood cancer research. David also set a Guinness World Record for shaving the most heads in one hour on behalf of St. Baldrick’s live on NBC’s Today Show. David has served as a Drill Team Instructor for American Crew and has trained extensively in his quarter of a century in the hair industry.
David is a licensed master stylist in Georgia and California.