Our Experts

Erik Grover

While attending college for a Bachelor’s of Science in Health and Human Performance, Erik began his piercing journey working as a counter person at Fantasy Graphics in Hays, Kansas. After two short years, he started his Body Piercing Apprenticeship at Elektrik Chair in Wichita, Kansas. Shortly after becoming fully licensed with the Kansas Board of Cosmetology in 2007, he went back to Fantasy Graphics. In 2007-2008 he worked at Sore Loser Tattoo in Hays, Kansas and eventually made his way back to Elektrik Chair.  He is always trying to further his knowledge and expertise with body piercing. Erik has attended the annual Association of Professional Piercers (APP) conferences since 2012 and various other educational workshops, such as the Fakir Intensives workshop in San Francisco, 2012.  Since 2015, he has been working on his Goldsmith Apprenticeship with Stewart’s Jewelry shop here in Wichita. Erik has one daughter and three fur babies, Tiny Bob, Mac, and Cheese. When he’s not spending time with them, you can likely find him with his Harley.

Brett Pfanenstiel

Born and raised in Leoti, Kansas, Brett attended Fort Hays State University for History before easing into his piercing career. After college, he worked as counter help at Sore Loser Tattoo in 2007. He quickly took up his piercing apprenticeship in 2008 and became fully licensed in February of 2009. Afterwards, he started practicing as a licensed piercer working part-time with both Sore Loser Tattoo and Elektrik Chair from 2009-2014. In 2014 he started working solely at Elektrik Chair. Since then, he has attended the 2015 and 2016 APP conferences. In his free time, Brett is an avid reader. He has read everything written by Stephen King and finds the Dark Towers series to be the most interesting

Jordan Post

After attending Fort Hays State University for Botany, Jordan began working the front desk at Sore Loser Tattoo (2010-2014). In fall of 2014, he initiated his piercing apprenticeship at Elektrik Chair. After becoming a fully licensed piercer in February of 2016, he continues to work as a body piercer at Elektrik Chair. Furthering his education related to body piercing, Jordan has attended the 2015 and 2016 APP conferences. When not at work, Jordan likes to hang out with is cat, play the guitar, or venture out on his bike.