Teaching Staff

President and Chief Executive Officer

Wahad Ansari


Wahad is a Veteran of the United States Navy. He has over 18 years of experience in the barbering field. He has been in business for over 15 years, owning and managing Three Generations Barber Shop, located in the Homewood area, where he has trained several barbers. He is both a licensed Barbershop Manager and Barber Teacher in the state of Pennsylvania, and has volunteered with the Barber Program at Community College of Allegheny County in Homewood, to train students to acquire a barber license. These vast sets of skills are a valuable asset that students can tap into.

Nena Ansari, Chief Operations Officer and Senior Recruiter for the Professional Barber Institute, has been employed in the social service field for over 17 years. She previously worked as a Projects Coordinator, Job Developer, Housing Counselor, and Training Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pittsburgh and has extensive experience with program management and recruitment.


As our graduating students are preparing for State exams, we will be open to the public for service starting the week of July 6th, 2020. Due to State regulations, our clinic must schedule all customers by appointment only. Please call (412) 723-2253 to schedule an appointment. The Professional Barber Institute strives to keep our customers, and community safe.
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