The Ontario Nail Institute is owned and operated by Ellen Flood. Ellen is a graduate of the Business and Economics School at Wilfrid Laurier University. As a Master Nail Technician and Senior Educator with INT and Amore along with over 15 years of experience Ellen and her staff can get your Nail technician training off to a successful start.
Ellen is an International Educator having traveled to Japan in August 2003 to teach UV gel to Japanese nail artists. Ellen was the Jury President at the 2006 Montreal Exceptionail Olympiades. Ellen was a finalist is the 2004 Canadian Hairdresser Mirror awards and was the Canadian Nail Enhancement Artist of the Year for 2004. Most recently Ellen was a judge for both the 2007 & 2008 Contessa awards in the Nail Art, Nail Enhancement & the Salon Interior design categories.
Ellen is a Nail Competition judge, an AEFM Certified Electric file trainer, a 2000 ABA award winner and a Contessa 2000 finalist. Ellen was asked to present to all of the Southern Ontario regional health boards in 2004 about the equipment and sanitation procedures specific to nail salons. That was a special honour for Ellen.