Jennifer Ponzi - Owner/Founder
She has been interviewed several times by prominent nail industry magazines and newspapers. And on top of those interviews, she has also written several industry related articles.
Jennifer created the online version of her award-winning in class program in 2004 marking an innovative first in the online beauty training industry. Her goal is not just to continue to be the first, but strive to continue to be the best!
Jennifer's educational philosophy is to provide outstanding cutting-edge educational programs, and to bring those amazing programs to students from all over the globe in an accessible, convenient and affordable platform.
Jennifer is proud of her outstanding TAOND team as they set themselves apart as not only faculty - but mentors. TAOND's Team continues to win accolades for their personal and individual attention dedicated to every one of our TAOND Students.
Christina Caspe - Sr. Administrative Assisstant
Christina has been joyfully serving TAOND and its brilliant students since 2015 as a Sr. Admin Assistant and is responsible for handling new accounts and managing student affairs. She takes pride in her role, and is thrilled to be part of an amazing team and welcomes new challenges with glee.
A Certified Natural Nail Care Specialist, she dreams of being able to create long beautiful acrylic and gel nails someday. The dynamic TAOND team, the incredibly talented TAOND students, and the exciting nail industry as a whole continue to inspire her to pursue a Full Certification with TAOND.
During her free time she likes to spend time outdoors, looking for exciting places to eat, soaking up some sun and just simply enjoying a good laugh with her husband.
She’s very excited about the future and looks forward to more exciting years with TAOND.
Brittany Cahill - TAOND TUTOR
Brittany is both a Certified Nail Technician & Certified Master Nail Professional from The Academy Of Nail Design.
She creates fabulous work as a Nail Professional and an independent salon owner (Nails By B).
She enjoys educating, mentoring and tutoring students. She also finds a great joy in trying new techniques and nail art.
She looks forward to assisting all TAOND students to fulfill their exciting new careers and following their passion for all things nails!
Melissa Vince - TAOND Tutor
Melissa is an Award Winning Nail Artist based in the West coast where she runs her highly successful home based salon.
She loves everything related to nail art, animals and her family.
She has built a solid clientele based on her passion for hand painted nail designs.
She views every new situation as an opportunity to be inspired.
Melissa is excited to embark on this tutoring journey because she loves to help others by sharing what she has learned in the nail industry.
She loves new challenges and to trying new nail techniques and products.