- On November 17, 2018
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.
Kadir Marrero, Director of Spa at The Turnberry Isle Miami
Congratulations to Kadir on his newly appointed position as Director of Spa, at Turnberry Miami Isle, soon to be the new JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa. Most recent, Kadir was the Director of Spa at St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort for nearly 2 years. Prior to that he was Spa Operations Director at the Carillon Miami Hotel & Spa. With his extensive background and experience in spa operations and a record of success in five pre-opening projects, involving planning and building, Kadir has proven to be a proficient and expert leader in luxury spas. Well done Kadir!
Sonie Boyce, Director of Spa, St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
Previously the Director of Spa and Wellness at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in upstate New York for nearly 2 years, Sonie has now accepted her new role as Director of Spa at St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort. Prior to her last position in New York State, Sonie had been the Director of Spa at the St. Regis Bal Harbour for over 5 years from 2011 until 2016. A results driven leader who is highly regarded in every sense of the word, we are thrilled to have Sonie return to our sun-filled magnificent state and back at Remede Spa Bal Harbour at the St. Regis. Welcome back home Sonie!!
Prudence Dechene, Spa Manager, The Spa at Sunset Key, Key West
Cheers to Prudence who has just taken on the responsibility as the new Spa Manager at the Spa at Sunset Keys. Although new to the Spa Industry, Prudence was previously the Front Office Supervisor at Highgate Hotels in Key West and has demonstrated her ability to be successful working in the hospitality industry. She also has a history of being skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Communication, Organizational Leadership, Fundraising, and Leadership. She is extremely comfortable in her new role and thrilled to be part of the spa community. We are excited for Prudence as she takes a step forward in her new journey and know she will be a rock star!! Way to go, Prudence!!
Anthony Pfeiffer, Business Development Manager, Valmont North America
Congratulations to Anthony who recently accepted the position of Business Development Manager for Valmont North America. A licensed esthetician with experience as a Retail Account Manager, Anthony previously worked for Bareminerals at Macy’s, Sephora and Ulta, and as Counter Manager for Dior. Anthony was also an Aesthetic Instructor at Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare and an Education Manager for Michael Todd Beauty. We welcome Anthony to our spa community and wish him much luck in his new endeavor. Best of luck!