Happy New Year!

The “New Year, New You” mentality is everywhere you look this month. With January kicking off 2017, many people are excited to make big changes and prepare to be the best versions of themselves for the rest of this year. Our industry professionals have been working hard and their hard work has paid off with fresh opportunities for this year. Their “New You” begins with an exciting new career position. Please join us in congratulating our Movers & Shakers of January:


Angela Portella
Now: General Manager, The Red Door Union Square – NY 
Was: Spa Director, Guerlain Spa at Waldorf Astoria NY
William Arango
Now: Sr. Director of Operations for The Ritz-Carlton Spas | The Americas, ESPA International
Was: Spa Director, Ritz-Carlton South Beach 
Lisa Wolfe
Now: Director of Sales-Professional and International, DERMAFLASH
Was: Executive Director Business Development, Image Skincare 
Lena Anderson
Now: Spa Operations Manager, The Mandara Spa Hilton Hawaiian Village
Was: Spa Director, The Spa Biltmore
Brianna Bohannan
Now: Spa Assistant Manager, Bathhouse Spa at Delano
Was: Spa Supervisor, Excalibur Hotel and Casino 
Maria De Simone
Now: VP of Sales and Business Development,  TELLI Industries 
Was: Territory Account Manager, Beauty Prophet 
Brandon Claypool 
Now: Spa Director, The Ritz-Carlton South Beach 
Was: Spa DirectorThe Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas 
Amanda Al-Masri 
Now: VP – Spa Services, Equinox 
Was: Global Director of Spa Operations & DevelopmentStarwood Hotels & Resorts 
John Morris 
Now: Spa Director, Sundara Inn and Spa 
Was: Director of Spa & FitnessGrand Geneva Resort & Spa 
Tiffany Abercrombie 
Now: Spa & Salon Director, Mokara Salon & Spa at The Omni Hotel – Las Colinas  
Was: Spa DirectorCrescent Court Hotel & Spa 
Gordon Tareta 
Now: Director of Well Spa & Fitness, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa 
Was: Chief Operating OfficerMarilyn Monroe Spa – Orlando  
Lauren Gossage 
Now: Regional Account Manager, TELLI Industries 
Was: Assistant Spa Manager, Spa Mio at The M Resort 
Christina Russillo 
Now: Director of Wellness & Retreats, Turnberry Isles Miami
Was: Spa DirectorThe Bonaventure Resort 
Scott Duncan 
Now: Member Board of Directors, ISPA – International Spa Association  
Stephanie Doud 
Now: Director of Spa & Salon Operations, Aria at City Center
Was: Spa DirectorRed Rock Resort 
Nikki Higgins 
Now: Spa Director, Spa InterContinental Los Angeles 
Was: Spa Director, Exhale Spa – Loews Hotel, LA 
Pam Sculthorp 
Now: CEO, Body Bliss 
Was: Supplier Quality ProfessionalW.L. Gore & Associates
Rhonda Gorham 
Now: Wholesale Retail Manager, Coastal Salt & Soul 
Was: Business ManagerDior Cosmetics
Shannon Gallogly 
Now: South East Regional Account Sales & Education Executive Manager, Naturopathica  
Was: Training and Development ManagerDecleor
Brandee Lockett 
Now: Spa Supervisor | Group Coordinator, Eilan Hotel Resort & Spa 
Was: Lead EstheticianEilan Hotel Resort & Spa
Liliana Grajales 
Now: VP Sales, Soleil Toujours 
Was: Sales ManagerMio Skincare 
 Melissa Euell 
Now: Spa Director, Luxor Hotel & Casino 
Was: Spa ManagerMirage

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