Please see below for a list of 2018 speakers.
Denise Baich is a Licensed Managing Manicurist, ANT/FNT/MNT Certified through Nailcare Academy, with 37 years of experience in the Nail Industry. Currently, Denise is owner of Pedicure Plus, A Luxury Natural Nail Care Suite & Concierge Service located within Premier Podiatry in St Louis, Missouri. She also consults in the areas of Management, Service Application, Marketing and Customer Service with a background in Finance. As an experienced Poet, Author, Editor, Educator and Spokesperson, she is a strong, yet soft-spoken creative survivor who loves to lift others above the fray by helping them develop their passions and marketable "best" while thinking outside the box so they can then connect with the clientele that will appreciate and pay top dollar for what we love to do most.
Debra Bourque is a licensed Nail Technician with over 20 years of experience pedicuring and through advanced foot care education has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Podology. Previously she was the Executive Director and Lead Educator for the International Pedicure Association and is currently the owner of Healthy Feet Solutions. Most recently Debra became the Lead USA Educator for NFCA and Brand Trainer for Allpresan Pro Footcare and Onyfix providing education, support, and training to foot care professionals throughout North America and she is anxious to share her knowledge with you.
Linda owns and operates Linda, The Foot Nurse and Associates and Linda's Advanced Nursing Foot Care Education in Kitchener, ON Canada. She has been travelling from Coast to Coast to Coast educating and mentoring PSW, Nurses, Estheticians into their foot care career. She has been a Spokesperson and Educator of Neubourg Medical, Allpresan for the many years.
Vicki Malo has worked in the beauty industry for over 30 as a highly-trained footcare expert, educator and key note speaker. Her educational experience includes BSc Pod., MBA, CIDESCO Diplomat, business management, and infection control in the salon industry. Past experience includes owning a salon and day spa.
Vicki is currently VP of Education for Footlogix and President of NASP. As an international speaker, she believes education is the key to continued success. Her mission is to provide high quality education to the pedicurist and salon professional by raising awareness in terms of safe pedicures and salon services.
Janet McCormick is a 37 year veteran nail technician and esthetician and an author of hundreds of articles in the trades. She is author of two books and chapters in the industry textbooks. Her passion is to help beauty professionals increase their profits and their success in their career through expanded education. She is author and co-owner of Nailcare Academy, an online advanced education format for nail technicians and Salon Gurus, an online format for gurus in the beauty industry to offer their knowledge in programs for other professionals.
With over twenty-six years of experience serving the Canadian healthcare industry, Manny has become a recognized name throughout the community when it comes to matters of building a successful business, introducing new technologies and incorporating effective marketing strategies.
He has lectured across Canada covering topics ranging from business development to new advances in the medical industry including the introduction of innovative technologies and therapies.
Manny has now joined the Allpresan team and brings with him a panel of expert advisors including physicians, health care specialists and nurses all dedicated to supporting the professional beauty and healthcare industries across North America.
Nellie Neal is the creative genius behind The Pedi Lab. Nellie is a Certified Master Pedicurist and has been in the industry since he was fifteen years old. The Pedi Lab is leading the way in Minnesota for healthier, safer pedicuring through specialized tools, complete sterilization of implements via autoclave and on-site lab testing.
Nellie has honed his skills through advanced education from LCN. He specializes in Advanced Foot Care Services tending to individuals with unique needs such as the elderly and diabetics as well as creating a flawless finish that is always ready for a close up! @Getnailedbynellie
NinaDawn Patton is a Nail Technician licensed in NC and TN. She has completed the Medinail Advanced and Medical Nail Technician certifications as well as becoming a Certified Clinical Podiatric Medical Assistant (CCPMA). NinaDawn had the opportunity to work in a podiatry office in Asheville, NC, as an MNT and CCPMA with an exam room converted to a licensed nail salon room. NinaDawn also created Saiph Pro, a company dedicated to bringing safety and sanitation equipment and training to beauty professionals. Her passion for safe and healthy services is the catalyst for all she does in the nail industry.
Foot & Ankle Surgeon with 33 years of experience. Contributing author for the online Anatomy & Physiology text book, published by Top Hat.
Dana Stern is a board certified dermatologist and entrepreneur in private practice at 905 Fifth Avenue in NYC and Southampton NY. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Stern is the only dermatologist in the country whose entire practice is devoted to the treatment and surgery of the nail. She is an invited lecturer at dermatology meetings and hospitals across the country. The nail expert of choice for the media, Vogue magazine called her “the go-to dermatologist for nail disorders and cosmetic conditions relating to nail disease.”
Gloria L. Williams is the Founder & CEO of Footnanny.COM with 27 years Experience in the Nail Industry. She runs a Multi-Million Dollar OnLine Company and is the Personal Pedicurist to Oprah Winfrey. Gloria is on a Mission to help the Consumer understand how to take care of their feet and find the best Pedicurists in the world. To help her on this journey she has added two extensions to her brand "Footnanny Union" and PediCredit. The journey to Wellness takes a Village and Gloria believes she has created the Village necessary to achieve SUCCESS. Footnanny is "Wellnes Beyond A Pedicure"....
Dr Paul Ziemer Bsc DC is passionate about new technologies and how they help practitioners serve their patients. If something is scientifically sound, easy to implement and good the the client Paul wants to tell you about it. International speaker and teacher Dr Paul is excited to be presenting the One Minute Clear nails system to you.Let's have some fun and learn something new!