- On July 10, 2018
Linda Higgs, Director of Spa & Wellness, Auberge Beach Residences & Spa
Congratulations to our very own Linda Higgs, Vice Chair of the Advisory Board for 3 years with the Florida Spa Association, who has just accepted her new position as Director of Spa & Wellness at the new Auberge Beach Residences & Spa in Fort Lauderdale.
Prior to this exciting new opportunity, Linda was the Spa Director at Shula’s running a highly successful day spa since 2008. Formally she was the Director of Sales at the Don Shula’s Hotel & Golf Club for nearly 10 years. After 21 years at Shula’s Linda is now onto an exciting new venture as she takes on her new role at the extraordinary new Auberge property.
Linda’s capacity to direct her spa team with kindness and guidance has proven her professionalism and ability to succeed as a true leader. Her cheerful smile that we have all come to know and adore reflects her true love of life and people. We are extremely proud and thrilled for Linda!!
Auberge Beach Residences & Spa, Fort Lauderdale
Heather Fowler, Founder & Esthetician, Elevate Luxury Wellness, at the ICON
Congratulations to Heather who recently launched “Elevate Luxury Wellness & Beauty Bar”, offering luxury-wellness, beauty and relaxation services to South-Florida residents at the ICON in Las Olas, a luxury residence. Previously Director of Brand & Business Development for Skin Fitness Therapy for nearly 5 years, Heather is on her new venture, designing services and a brand that applies to all that she is passionate about; corrective skin care, relaxation rituals and ultimately helping others live a better quality life! Her motto is “Elevate Your Wellness, Elevate Your LIFE!” Way to go Heather!
Shane Upson, Director of Spa and Wellness, The Diplomat Beach Resort
Previously the Director of Spa and Salon, at AWAY Spa in Las Vegas and prior the Spa Director for W Hotels South Beach, Bliss Spa, Shane returns to Florida as the new Director of Spa and Wellness at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL. A result-driven, well respected and professional team leader in every sense, we are delighted that Shane has returned to Florida and excited for him and his new role at the Diplomat. Congratulations to Shane and welcome back home!!
Yenier Marrero, Spa & Fitness Director, Naples Grande Beach Resort
has recently accepted his new position as Spa and Fitness Director for Naples Grande Beach Resort. Prior to this new role, Yenier was the Assistant Spa and Fitness Director at Fisher Island Club for over 3 years and formerly the Fitness Manager for 2 years at Fisher Island Club. With his extensive experience in fitness and spa Yenier is sure to excel and succeed in his new role. We wish Yenier all our best …. Well done!
Kathy Fazekas, Spa Manager, Spa at Shula’s
Congratulations to Kathy on her new position as the Spa Manager for the Spa at Shula’s. Previously Kathy was the Spa Supervisor at Shula’s for over three (3) years. Her hard work and dedication has resulted in this exciting new and well deserved promotion. Bravo to Kathy as we wish her lots of luck in her new job!
Elizabeth Correa, Spa Supervisor, Relâche Spa, Gaylord Palms
Cheers to Elizabeth on her new role as Spa Supervisor at Relâche Spa, Gaylord Palms in Orlando. Prior to this recent new job, she was the Spa Coordinator at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for 3 ½ years and proceeding that she was a Guest Service Representative at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes for 2 years. Her loyalty and dedication to the Marriott family has earned her this well-deserved new endeavor. We wish her success and happiness as she continues to excel in the spa industry. Hats off to Elizabeth!
Jennifer Jingco, Director of Sales & Education, at Kypris
has accepted a new job as Director of Sales & Education at Kypris. Prior to this new undertaking, she was Consulting Director of Product Development at Vita World in Miami for 2½ years. Jennifer also served as Corporate Education Manager and Director of Corporate Education at Coola Suncare for 2 years. In addition, she was involved as Events Committee Chair for the Florida Spa Association. We wish Jennifer great success in her new role. Way to go Jennifer!