Marvin Church is hailed as one of the industries most talented and passionate professionals. He is a prominent Image Consultant specializing in Male Grooming for film, television, and discerning gentlemen. He is a visionary and consummate craftsman who lives by his creed of, “grooming is a lifestyle” and “personal image is everything.”
Also known as “Marv the Barb,” he has been honing his craft for over the past 20 years, coast to coast while based in the heart of Washington DC. DC’s top lawyers, politicians and power players as well as Hollywood’s leading celebrities, comedians and athletes, have sought him out. His uncompromising style and talent have led him to work numerous media events, film and television presentations such as the Espy’s Awards and the BET Honors.
Marvin’s work has been featured in the pages of Washingtonian, Ebony, and Jet Magazine on CNN, MSNBC, BET, FOX, and various advertisement campaigns as a celebrated barber for The Art of Shaving. In 2004, he won Oster’s Golden Clippers Award. Marvin’s passion and dedication in giving back to the hair industry has inspired him to become an Educator and Image Consultant. Marvin is a member of International Barbers Association, National Cosmetologist Association, United Nations and Chamber of Commerce, working as President of The Gentlemen’s Grooming Society.