Tina Tapia- Owner

Penni Johnston-

Cosmetology Instructor

IMs. Tina is the owner of Adorabella Beauty Academy, a woman owned / minority owned business.  She is also a practicing beautician and owns her own salon.  She is an experienced instructor, with hands-on and real world experiences in both cosmetology and nail technology.


“This academy has been a dream come true!  Without the help of countless people, I couldn’t have done it.  My goal is to help as many people achieve their dreams in barbering, cosmetology or nail technology through the best education and training possible, which I believe we offer at Adorabella Beauty Academy.”

Ms. Penni has been a licensed cosmetologist for more than 27 years.  Her passion is cutting hair and hair coloring and is certified in the Matrix Colorist Program.  Ms. Penni came to the Adorabella Beauty Academy and has proven to be a first-class cosmetology instructor, able to share real world experiences with the students.  “Becoming an instructor is the most rewarding job I’ve ever had.  I love coming to work every day and sharing my knowledge and experience with the students.

Ms Terrie comes to Adorabella as her second career having spent the first one in the corporate world.  After attending and graduating from Adorabella Beauty Academy in both areas of study, she elected to stay on as the instructor for Nail Technology and Esthetics. Teaching this industry is her true passion. "I believe every student has unlimited potential and it's my job to help them unleash it."

Terrie Doty-

Nail Technology & Esthetics Instructor

Angel Romaniz-

Barber Instructor

Mr. Angel comes to the Adorabella Beauty Academy as a talented barber and instructor.  His passion and dedication to barbering has led him to become a full time instructor in the barbering program at the Adorabella Beauty Academy, a position he loves.  “I love coming to this school every morning and teaching and sharing with others who have the same passion as me.”

Naomi Coccimglio

Substitute Instructor

Ms. Naomi is a licensed cosmetologist instructor, with well over 17 years of experience and is extremely well versed in the art of make-up.  She comes from Brooklyn, New York, where she trained and worked in the make-up industry.


“I am extremely passionate about make-up and cosmetology.  I want to promote excellence in the industry and teach my students a variety of techniques that will help them succeed in the world of make-up and cosmetology.”


Olivia Soriano

Substitute Instructor

Ms. Olivia has thirteen years of experience and knowledge in the field of cosmetology.  She studied for her instructor’s license at Adorabella Beauty Academy.


“I returned to this wonderful school to share my experiences.  My future plans are to continue my education and receive my crossover license in barbering.  I am thrilled to be an educator in cosmetology and love teaching here, at Adorabella Beauty Academy.  My goal is to prepare students for an exciting career.”


Doug Bolich

Administrative Officer/ Buisness Manager

Doug comes to the Adorabella Beauty Academy as the administrative officer and business manager.   Doug believes that his management and leadership styles motivate the people he works with and creates an enthusiasm that encourages others to become the best they can be.


“I am proud to be a member of the Adorabella Beauty Academy team.  I look forward to working with both students and staff to make the Adorabella Beauty Academy the best school in the state of New Mexico.”


 Marcy Aragon

Front Desk Receptionist

Marcy Comes to Adorabella Beauty Academy as the front desk receptionist and believes in offering the best experience to all our clients and students


"I love being a part of the Adorabella Beauty Academy family. Each one of these students hold such a special place in my heart and I enjoy seeing them grow. I know will each one will go very far with the training they have recieved."