Teson Barber Shop is a family-owned business which is proudly owned and operated by Deborah NeSmith. Below is a short biography for each barber at the shop.
Deborah is the owner of Teson Barber Shop. She has over 30 years of experience cutting hair and is a graduate of Roffler Barber College in Tallahassee, Florida.
Deborah is originally from Lakeland, Florida and as a teenager, her family moved to North Carolina. She began her career in Hickory, North Carolina after attending Granite Falls Community College and Catawba Hairstyling Academy.
After working in North Carolina for about 10 years, Deborah returned to her native state of Florida and worked at shops in Lakeland, Destin, and Sandestin. For 11 years, she owned and operated a barber shop in Tallahassee, Florida.
In 2007, Deborah moved to St. Louis and joined the staff at Ronís Barber Shop in Florissant. When Ron retired in 2008, she moved to Teson Barber Shop and Deborah became owner of the barber shop in 2011.
On the personal side, Deborah has two daughter and four grandchildren. In her time away from work, she enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities including swimming, hiking and bicycling.