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Farouchie since: 1989

Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Mantra: “Seek to understand before you are understood!

Favorite styling tip: When blow drying, let your hair cool on the brush before This will lock in your style!

Can’t live without: Hattori Hanzo Shears – the sharpest scissors I’ve ever used.


Roby has been in the hair industry for over 30 years. As our Director of Education, his passion has never waivered. Roby began his career apprenticing for Gene Juarez in downtown Seattle. Roby continued his ongoing training with Fashion Media, one of the countries first hairdressing academies, prior to opening his own salon in Seattle.  Later, Roby was an Art Director with the global hairdressing company Toni & Guy. His mission in the industry is to stay “on trend” while respecting the classics in hair design.