Cody is an Ohio native, being born and raised in Akron. After high school, he received his initial training from Paul Mitchell The School- Cleveland. Post-graduation he moved to Chicago, IL, where he began teaching for Paul Mitchell, as well as working behind the chair in the salon. After 5 years, Cody moved to New York, where he found his home at Sam Brocato Salon in Soho. There he refined his skills by completing a 200 model training program, and then began building his clientele. Throughout his 5 years in NYC, he got to work with numerous celebrity colorists, teach new talent colorists at his salon, and attend a multitude of continuing education classes. In 2020, Cody relocated to Cleveland, where he found his home at Green Opal Salon. He loves working one-on-one with his clients to help them feel their best!