Over 30 years of experience in the professional nail and beauty industry. After starting her career as a successful salon owner, Linda became an educator and advocate for nail technicians worldwide. As Co-founder of Famous Names Products, she leads global marketing and education strategy; moreover, she still finds time to be a tireless and supportive daily resource for Famous Names’ network of raving and enthusiastic nail technicians. Linda loves to spend her time in the trenches with nail techs.
Jim has been a leader in the professional nail and beauty industry for 30 years. In 1979, Dr. Stuart Nordstrom, Jim, and his two siblings began CND™ (Creative Nail Design) out of their family garage.
Jim was CEO and Chairman of CND for over 17 years where the philosophy was simple: “Listen to your customer!” This has always been Jim’s motto as he has gone forth with other ventures in the beauty industry.
In 2004, he went to work for one of the largest distributors in the US, serving as both Board Member and COO. He is currently in a partnership with the UK-based distributor Sweet Squared. Having spent significant time in the field, Jim truly relates to the “real world” of the nail professional.