Who We Are
Famous Names LLC was founded in 2010 by Linda and Jim Nordstrom and Lisa and Ken Cooper. Jim and Linda have spent their entire professional careers in The Professional Beauty Industry. Since its inception, Famous Names LLC has been dedicated to creating Best In Class products exclusively for Nail Professionals.
After starting her career as a successful Salon Owner, Linda became an Educator and Advocate for Nail Technicians and Artists worldwide. With thirty years of experience, she now leads the global educational and customer support strategy for Famous Names, and still finds the time to be a tireless and supportive daily resource for an ever growing network of enthusiastic Nail Professionals. Linda truly loves to spend her time “in the trenches” with her fellow Nail Technicians.
Jim has been in the Professional Beauty Industry for over 35 years and began his career as co-founder of Creative Nail Design (now CND). He served as CEO & Chairman for 17 years.
He serves as Chairman of Famous Names with special focus on Research & Development and Distribution Development. He is also a Director and Partner in Sweet Squared Ltd. in the UK and Ireland.
Famous Names LLC is not only about formulating Award Winning Products such as The IBX System and Dadi’ Oil, but it is also about our unwavering dedication to education. Whether it is assisting you in application technique, advancing your marketing efforts or maintaining the pinnacle of Professionalism, that is where our ultimate gratification truly lies.
“Your Industry Is Our Industry” is not just a slogan! It is our vow, to you, to produce only the very Best in Nail Care! Together, we can make it the Best that it can possibly be.
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.
To contact us: https://www.famousnamesproducts.com/Contact-Us
Careers: Please contact Linda Nordstrom at email@example.com