The Name Behind
Below you will find the dedicated and knowledgeable owners and educators who will be sharing their expertise at the
FunFancy Nails Event. Read up on their bio and make sure to personally thank them for traveling to New England to expand your experience of what the nail industry has to offers.
Centre for Beauty
The Mobil Manicurist
Tracy is the owner of the Mobile Manicurist, INC and the famous International Nail Art Academy. She ran a mobile nail business for nearly 10 years before transitioning into the role of full-time nail art educator. She has a luxury headquarters located in the heart of Virginia that houses all of her products as well as a state of the art classroom. Her classes literally sell-out within a few hours of them going online. She was third runner up in Season Three of Nails Top Nail Artist and her specialty is stratified nail art with mixed media. She would be delighted to have you join her classes.
The School for Advanced Foot Care Education
Debra Bourque is the Founder and Director of Education for “SAFE” the School of Advanced Footcare Education. As a Licensed Professional who has specialized in foot care for over 24 years, she has earned several certifications in advanced foot care education including a Bachelor of Science degree in Podology, a Certified Onyfix/Podo-expert Advanced Trainer and most recently became a Certified Foot Care Specialist. She is the former Executive Director and Head of Education for the International Pedicure Association. Debra has also been a Brand Manager, an Industry Educator and Platform Speaker who worked with distributors and manufacturers for several years providing education and training to licensed professionals throughout the country and she truly believes, through education we can
“Ensure Safety Every Step of the Way.”
Combining technical expertise with endless creativity, Darcy Olin creates stunning nail designs and shapes that range from extreme editorial to functional salon styles. The quality of Darcy’s work speaks volumes, but she’s best known for making even the most complicated skills understandable and feasible for the many nail professionals she mentors. Since becoming licensed in 2000, her experience also includes owning a salon for 19 years, with employees and area renters. Darcy has over 14 years experience as an educator, leading a team of global educators, producing educational materials for the teams use and creating nails for marketing content for a leading nail product manufacturer.
Orly International Ambassador
Amy Oung was born in Inglewood, California and is the daughter of two Vietnamese refugee immigrants. After college, she decided to work in the nail industry, having owned and operated her own nail spa business for over 10 years. She placed 3rd in the U.S. Invitational in 2011; shortly after, Amy was recruited to work with ORLY as an international brand educator. Her works have been published in beauty publications such as Nailpro and Nail Magazine. Currently, aside from dedicating her time for ORLY, Amy resides near Boston and works as a business consultant, coach, and licensed instructor for the nail industry.
Best Foot Forward
As a former Interventional Vascular/Cardiac Nurse, I place a heavy emphasis on wellness-inspired foot care choices, seeking education, products and skills that will change how pedicure services are delivered and the industry is viewed.
Mary Ellon has over 22 years of experience in the nail industry and lives on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She has owned and operated a salon for 18 years, and is currently a Master Educator of the en Vogue products and the owner of Creative Ballance Nail Supply &
I am the creator and patent holder of the Gel Extensions System. With over 15 years dedicated to the research and development of the Gel Extensions System, I can honestly say that there is no one better that can help others understand the nuances of Gel Extensions. I have used my expertise to help many companies launch their own private Gel Extensions label as well as being the catalyst for many companies now offering Gel Extensions. My goal moving forward is to help others realize their own potential in achieving great success with Gel Extensions. Whether it’s help with improving your Gel Extensions game or to launch your own Gel Extensions brand. Let Xtens help you make it happen.
SeneGence Independent Distributor
Melissa Pechey is a 30-year Beauty Industry Veteran: Team CND Education Ambassador for 17 years, Salon & Spa Owner for 21 years and Certified Makeup Artist since 2019. As YourBeautyPro, she takes pride in advising thousands of women on proper skin care and custom color matching. She provides practical skincare and makeup training during makeover sessions, as well as group workshops online and in-person for women & men to develop confidence that will serve them well every single day. She uses and recommends SeneGence products: long lasting, anti-aging cosmetics and skincare that is 98% natural and 2% science- backed by clinical testing and money back guaranteed results. All products are Made in the USA, Vegan, Gluten Free, No GMO, Cruelty Free, safe, non-comedogenic and do not contain lead or wax. SeneGence Nail Polish is a non-toxic 17-Free formula that offers long-lasting results, with an easy, smooth application and high-shine, glossy finish. They are Gluten free, Paraben free and Animal By-Product
Free. Ultimately her mission is to help overworked, ambitious women rediscover their strength in their self-confidence through customized self-care strategies, product training & support to feel good, look great and livetheir best life and business!
New Look Nail Supply
Bonnie has been a passionate nail technician for 30 years. In that time she has owned 3 salons throughout North Eastern Pennsylvania and currently owns New Look Salon in Swoyersville, PA. She is also the owner of New Look Nail Supplies, which was her quarantine endeavor, where she is a certified NSI Distributor and a ProFiles products Distributor.
Clear Jelly Stamper
Meet Madison Reese....
MediNail Learning Center
Sue has over 35 years in the beauty industry and through Medinail Learning Center is a Medical Nail Technician as well as a Certified Clinic Podiatric Medical Assistant. Sue also serves on the Medinail Advisory Board. Her goal is to advance the nail techs industry profession in the footcare and relative services by exceeding state standards and how to improve The integrity with which they service their clients and be the salon their clients run to for their services.
Stop by the Medinail Booth and scan our QR code to receive 3 free modules of the ANT course!
Margarita Larionova, the founder of the In.hype brand, identified a gap in the market for high-quality gel nail systems when she moved from Ukraine to the United States. Margarita then brought together a team of highly skilled nail technicians and chemists to kickstart a new project.
I’m Shai, owner and creator of Body Lab 2.0. I am a mother of 4 boys, wife, business owner & always looking for a way to relax! For those that know me, know I am always making something new. As a woman who struggled with skin issues as a child & even into adulthood, I started this business due to personal success & experience. These natural scrubs, soaps, oils & bath salts helped my skin as I have aged. It is important to me to know what I am putting in & on my body. Everything that is sold, I have either personally used myself or family members have used them with great success! Ingredients are always listed & are easy to pronounce. Motherhood has changed my body in many ways as well! Wait until you see some of the success I have had over these years of becoming a mother. I have struggled more with self love as I have gotten older. Here is to embracing our bodies. I look forward to hearing your success stories!