- On June 10, 2019
Congratulations to our Movers, Shakers & Decision Makers!
Our extraordinary Spa Industry is continuously evolving through innovation and transformation.
Highly appreciated professionals in the Spa community are taking on new
challenges and positions as they start a new venture in their career.
Pat Dutcher – Director of Spa and Wellness, Hippocrates Health Institute, West Palm Beach
Congratulations to Pat who recently accepted the position of Director of Spa and Wellness at Hippocrates Health Institute. Previously Pat was the Hospitality Consultant for Oceans Properties Hotels Resorts and Affiliates. Pat also served as Spa Director at Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach and was Area Spa Director at Si Spa, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort and Spa for nearly 3 years. A veteran in the spa industry, Pat has proven to be a top-quality Spa Director and Team Leader. This along with her passion and knowledge in the health and wellness industry, Pat is unquestionably sure to excel in her new role. Best wishes on this extraordinary opportunity to promote health and well being. Well-done Pat!
Anna Knight, Director of Spa, Fitness, & Retail, Delano Hotel in South Beach
Anna has recently been promoted to Director of Spa, Fitness and Retail for her outstanding dedication and success in running operations at the Delano Hotel South Beach. Preceding this exciting promotion she was the Manager of Spa, Fitness and Retail at the Delano for nearly 2 years. Prior this is position; Anna was the Owner and Designer of a swimwear company where she created a swimwear line from concept to production. We congratulate Anna on her advancement in her new role as she continues to exceed at her job. Bravo Anna, way to go!
Katie Gonzalez, Spa, Pool & Recreation Manager, Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach
Let’s give a big shout out to Katie for her new role as Spa Manager at the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach. Previously Katie was the lead therapist at the Spa at Shula’s before she took on the position of Spa Supervisor at The Spa at Auberge Beach Residences in Fort Lauderdale. Having worked under the direction and mentor-ship of Linda Higgs, Director of Spa & Fitness at Auberge, they moved together from The Spa at Shula’s to open The Spa at Auberge Beach. Katie has proven to have excellent leadership skills as she quickly moved up the ranks. Cheers Katie on your new journey and this well deserved opportunity!
Halley Hargonich, Spa & Wellness Director, Jade Signature, Sunny Isles Beach
Congratulations to Halley who has just taken on the position of Spa & Wellness Director at the Jade Signature, an award winning Miami Oceanfront Residence. Prior to this exciting new position, Halley was previously the Spa Director at the Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami for nearly 3 years preceding her role as Spa Director for Spa e South Beach and Spa Manager at the Shore Club. Halley, in addition, served as an Educational Contributor for the Florida Spa Association. Halley has a strong background in spa and wellness and will be a super leader in her new role at the Jade Signature. We wish Halley all the best….. well done!
Elizabeth Hidalgo, Spa, Wellness & Fitness Manager, Oceana Bal Harbour
Elizabeth has taken on a new role with WTS International as Spa, Wellness & Fitness Manager at the luxurious Oceana Bal Harbour residences which has been described as the perfect escape to paradise. Elizabeth, an experienced licensed Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer and Group exercise instructor was previously the Team Lead Therapist and Culture Coach at the 1 Hotel South Beach for nearly 3 years. Elizabeth’s past experiences includes Group Fitness Instructor at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Group Fitness Instructor at Nobu Eden Roc Miami Beach and LMT, Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, just to name a few. With such an impressive track record in spa, wellness and fitness, Elizabeth will excel in her new position. With genuineness we congratulate you, Elizabeth!
Dean Langdon, Dean Langdon, CEO, LifeStream Wellness Partners LLC and NYLO Aesthetics
Dean recently joined NYLO Aesthetics as VP of Corporate Accounts, the official US Distributor for the JetPeel system, a state-of-the-art hydro- infusion technology based on jet aviation engineering that delivers immediate results. Dean is known for having worked in this industry for over 25 years, most recently with HydraFacial. Now CEO for Lifestream Wellness Partners, Dean is excited to introduce new and innovative technology to present to the luxury spa marketplace. Congratulations to Dean on an outstanding career! Bravo!!