Amanda Schmiege

NOW: Spa Director at Four Seasons O’ahu at Ko’olina
WAS: Complex Director of Spa & Recreation at Marriott International

Bill Toth

NOW: Spa Manager at Margaritaville Resort Orlando
WAS: Area Director at Steiner Leisure Limited

Ann Emich-Patton

NOW: Retail Director at Civana Carefree
WAS: Spa Director at Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders Resort

Damian Craft

NOW: Spa Director for the Ritz Carlton Bacara
WAS: Senior Spa Director North America at Four Seasons Westlake

Sheila Bracewell

NOW: Spa Operations Director at CIVANA Carefree
WAS: Director of Spa & Fitness at Westin Maui

Briana Richardson

NOW: Spa Treatment Manager at CIVANA Carefree
WAS: Lead Aesthetician at Spa Montage in Laguna Beach

Christine Thomas

NOW: Assistant Program Director at CIVANA Carefree
WAS: Lead Program Instructor at CIVANA Carefree

Diane Trieste

NOW: Spa Professional Recruiter at Hutchinson Consulting
WAS: VP Business Development at Saltability

John Quarles

NOW: Spa Director at Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
WAS: Spa Director at Hilton Denver

Laura Anne Pelliccio

NOW: Florida Regional Manager of Spas at Equinox
WAS: Director of Spa, Wellness & Retail Services at Delano

Angelica Kanter

NOW: Vice President of Sales at Ethica Beauty
WAS: Vice President of Sales at SEVEN haircare

Dan Zeman

NOW: Program Director at CIVANA Carefree
WAS: Exercise Physiologist – consultant at Minnesota Timberwolves

Marcia Sayles

NOW: Spa Manager at CIVANA Carefree
WAS: Assistant Spa Manager at The Talking Stick Resort

Michele Rusinko

NOW: Program Specialist at CIVANA Carefree
WAS: Assistant Spa Manager at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

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