Learn about the IRONWORKS Team

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Han Du - Expert Level

Han is the master and has almost 20 years of experience. He has been a valuable addition to the IRONWORKS team by not only making his client’s hair images a reality but also teaching his skill to his fellow co-workers, making them strong barbers themselves.

Clients know that his exceptional attention to detail is so precise that they only need to sit and wait for his magical transformation to appear.

Quiet, peaceful, and precise -- 3 key words that describe Han.


Brian - Expert Level

Brian joined the IRONWORKS team in December 2017 as an expert level barber. He was cutting hair just as a fun hobby at the age of 15. Now he is a professional barber with over 15 years of experience. Brian puts his own spin on haircuts making them look more modern and definitely the talk of the town. Putting the description of the haircut someone wants into words is next to impossible, but with his strong mind reading skills he is able to make your dream haircut materialize before your very eyes.


Wathiq - Manager

Wathiq is the newest member of the IRONWORKS team joining in May of 2019, cutting at a Master Level. Wathiq is multilingual and originally from Baghdad, Iraq where he started his training and career as a Barber during the late 90’s. Wathiq worked as a Barber while he attended Institute of Administration Al-Rusafa - where he obtained his business degree and relocated to Manama, Bahrain. Wathiq then moved from Bahrain to Richmond, Virginia in 2016 and obtained his Barber license. Here he continues his practice as a Barber, and brings more than 20 years of international training and experience to Ironworks team. Clients have always enjoyed getting their cuts and style from Wathiq, and won’t hesitate to tell you that. He looks forward to assisting you achieve your best look and style.


Michael - Assistant Manager

Michael joined the IRONWORKS team in March of 2018. He takes great pride in his job and being able to craft his client’s hair to boost not only their physical appearance but also their self confidence. He is known for being able to give great beard trims and excels at using the straight razor. He can give you all the tips and tricks to having and maintaining a signature beard. Michael defines the building greater men experience that IRONWORKS is all about.

Mark - Owner

Mark is a long time Richmond resident, and the owner and founder of IRONWORKS. Having worked in the business and finance world for 15+ years, he knows this field inside and out. He took an idea and has built this salon, founded on the idea of building great men, over the last 5 years, to create what you see today. Mark is in the business of creating strong men of solid character, with excellent haircuts to match.