Meet The Professional Hair & Makeup Stylists at Caliber
YOUR BOLD NEW STYLE IS IN OUR HANDS.
Tres Benzley is driving hair, makeup and the entire fashion industry forward—from customer service to technique to execution. His norm-shattering influence has resonated on countless sets and stages from LA to New York Fashion Week. And now, Tres and the Caliber team of hair and makeup artists are bringing high fashion finesse and award-winning talent straight to you.
Caliber is his vision, our stylists are all visionaries.
“For our stylists, gifted eyes and talented hands are a bare essential. But our ongoing education and our constant push to hone new skills are what keep our team ahead of the trends. We merge it all with your personal desires to create a completely original style. One that helps you look amazing, feel great and gush with confidence.”
Tres is an educator driven to make a difference. He is determined to raise the caliber and standard of this industry with his uncompromised knowledge in business strategies, design, shape and form. An art director with UNITE for almost 8 years, his passion is to deliver that feeling you experience in art, architecture, or whatever it is that inspires you. Driven by the foundational skills of education, art, and fashion, his mission is to inspire other hairdressers to stretch the creative boundaries of beauty.
“Our mind is our temple. Our body is our tool.”
Mercedes Velasquez is an artist … and hair is her canvas. She’s an extremely goal-oriented person who is driven to always keep learning about her craft, believing there is always something new to absorb from the talented people around her. She’s creative, warm-hearted and very kind to everyone she meets. When she’s not in the salon helping clients achieve their look, Mercedes is out trying new restaurants, adventuring, watching movies or spending time with her family.
“My passion is all about setting goals, furthering my knowledge and becoming the best version of myself I possibly can.”
To Jocy, the best part about her job is being able to do what she loves and make people feel happy and amazing. She started styling her friends and families hair at the age of eleven, which lead to her passion and love for this career. She especially loves to cut hair and do up styles but will happily work on everything! She is passionate about growing within the industry.
“To me, fashion is an art that not only involves clothes but using hair and makeup to complete a look and express the meaning or outcome it wants to give.”
Maddi is a bright and enthusiastic soul who is always excited to greet clients into the salon and getting to know what lights them up. She is crazy about art and enjoys just about any form of art you could imagine. She’s a very authentic person who really likes to help clients be their authentic selves.
Did you know … Maddi majored in theatre, performed in countless plays and has long been a Miley Cyrus fanatic.
Alex Leeder is the owner of You, Reno’s Premiere MicroSpa. You is an intimate health & wellness retreat in Reno, Nevada showcasing the aesthetic arts with treatment rooms for skin care, massage therapy & spa body services. Alex maintains the highest ethical standards with a Certificate of Membership in the Associated Bodywork, Massage & Skin Care Professionals.
You is located within Caliber Salon.
Cody became a stylist because of his love for helping others find their style and seeing the priceless look on their face after they see their new look. He’s always looking to improve on the work that he loves and is avid about continuing his education in the beauty industry whenever he has the chance. Outside of his passion for styling, Cody keeps himself busy with family, friends, pets, gaming and his love for photography. Fun fact, Cody is fluent in ASL too.
When Brittney, “Brit,” comes to the salon she is laser focused on the happiness of our clients. She is an avid learner and finds pride when she accomplishes the goals she’s laid out for herself. She’s very encouraging to everyone around her and enjoys providing validation to her peers when they’ve done a nice job.
Did you know … Brit owns a horse and a miniature pig.