Jillian Gonzalez

Campus Instructor – Bio Coming Soon!

Linda Kreh

Manicuring Educator – Bio Coming Soon!

Nicole Depauw

Esthetics Educator – Bio Coming Soon!

Laura Gonzalez

Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics Educator & Community Outreach – Laura works on the senior cosmetology clinic floor and has been in the industry since 2008. She has advanced training in KMS hair cutting, hair and eyelash extensions, Goldwell color corrections and makeup. Laura favorite part of the job is watching her students learn and grow using techniques that she has shown them. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping and volunteering.

Nhi Diep

Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics / Manicuring Educator – Bio coming soon!

Bec Farell

Barbering Educator – Bio Coming Soon!

Victoria Dorfman

Cosmetology Educator – Bio Coming Soon!


Chloe Okura

Student Services Coordinator – Bio coming soon!

Erika Grauman

Student Services Coordinator – Bio Coming Soon!

Krysta Ortiz

Student Services Coordinator – Bio Coming Soon!

Tricia Goodell

Student Services Coordinator – Tricia joined the Advance Beauty College family in 2019. She comes with over 20 years of administrative work and customer service. She has worked with UCI students by facilitating their school housing to helping families with their extracurricular sports by guiding them in educational based instruction for recreational and competitive sports. Tricia is here at Advance Beauty College to help the students with their orientation, enrollment, graduation, and any additional administrative support that the students may need. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, going to concerts, and traveling.

Suzette Christian

Director of Strategic Partnerships – Bio coming soon!

Tracy Pham

Director of Compliance – Bio Coming Soon!

Trinh Nguyen

Director of Financial Aid – Bio Coming Soon!

Tam Nguyen

President – Tam leads the executive team on the overall growth and development of the company, with strong emphasis on marketing, compliance, and community relations. He earned his BS from University of California, Irvine, a MD from American University of the Caribbean, and a MBA from Cal State University, Fullerton. Tam is also very involved in the industry as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) and as an evaluator for both NACCAS and COMTA. His community outreach projects include working with the Horizon Cross-Cultural Center, as a chair member, and Project Vietnam. His favorite part of the job is being able to participate in the various agencies that help regulate and improve the beauty and massage industries. In his spare time, Tam enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 sons, and daughter, traveling, and coaching his son’s basketball team.

Linh Nguyen

Vice President – Linh works alongside the executive team on the overall growth and development of the company. She holds a cosmetology and barber license and has taught in both public and private schools in the beauty industry. She earned a BA and MBA from Cal State University, Fullerton. Linh grew up in the industry as a second generation owner and loves that she can continue the family business. She enjoys working with the staff and students at both campuses as well as doing community outreach. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, and listening to music.

Christine Nguyen

Director of Finance – Christine is responsible for overseeing our admissions processes at both campuses and assists in many various administrative tasks. Christine is actually a licensed pharmacist and still works at a hospital part time. She enjoys working at the school because of the diversity of her tasks. She enjoys spending time with her children, decorating, working out, and seeing friends in her spare time.

Henry Nguyen

IT Technician – Bio coming soon!

Danny Diep

IT Help Desk – Bio Coming Soon!