Meet the Barber - Chris Jones


Chris has been a licensed barber for 48 years and is a partner in the TBS barbershop franchise with multiple shops in central NJ. Along with barbering over the years, he has had parallel careers in law enforcement and as a media consultant to the Motorsports industry. While he will tell you that his favorite thing to do is haircutting, Chris has held both state and national roles on the professional side of the Cosmetology industry. In 2003 he was named by the Governor to the Division of Consumer Affairs in the NJ Attorney General’s office where he served as Cosmetology Board Chairman. He currently sits on the Washington D.C. Hearings Panel that determines the accreditation status of the nation’s 1340 post-secondary Cosmetology Arts and Science Institutions.

In addition to researching and writing legislation and Cosmetology educational material, Chris is a published author whose work includes the award winning title, Barbershop History and Antiques, Schiffer Publishing. He was nominated to the National Barbering Hall of Fame in Canal Winchester, Ohio in 2002.

In his leisure time, Chris, along with his wife Joan enjoy antiques, dining out, and traveling. They have four sons and enjoy spending time with their granddaughters.