- On October 25, 2018
Shawn Buchheit, Vice President Real Estate & Residential, Technogym,
We are excited to announce that Shawn has been promoted to Vice President, Real Estate and Residential at Technogym. With nearly 7 years under his belt at Technogym, Shawn has proven his ability in sales as a business front-runner and fitness expert as he moved up the ranks at Technogym. Previously a Sales Director at Technogym, Shawn specialized in creating fitness center designs for Resort and Hotel Spas, Country Clubs and Cruise Ships. His passion for fitness and wellness dates back to his early years of body building competitions and education in nutrition and sports management. As a Fitness Director at The Ritz-Carlton Naples for over 6 years, he headed a staff of 30 employees including personal training and implemented fitness plans for over 500 members. After his role as Regional Manager at FITCO, Fitness Center Outfitters and then Vertical Sales Representative for Life Fitness, Shawn joined the Technogym family. With an authentic viewpoint and performance of putting the needs of his clients first while creating the perfect fitness facility, it’s no surprise that Shawn is so accomplished. We are incredibly proud of Shawn and his well-earned promotion. Well done Shawn…. Congratulations!!
Jay Muller, Vice President, Hospitality – North America, Technogym
Bravo to Jay Muller who has recently been promoted to Vice President at Technogym. Previously Jay held the position of Sales Director of Hospitality and prior to that, National Sales Manager, Hospitality and Area Sales Developer, Hospitality at Technogym for nearly 11 years. Specializing in creating custom tailored wellness solutions for his clients by representing hotel brands and properties in the hospitality market, Jay has earned his reputation as a result-oriented partner for his customers. With an extensive background in sales for over 20 years, Jay has proven himself to be a top-quality sales executive that delivers with promise and integrity. We recognize Jay will excel in his new role which has earned him this well-deserved promotion. Congratulations and best wishes Jay!
Katrina Kalkowski, Spa Director, The Setai Hotel Miami
We are thrilled to announce that Katrina has recently accepted the role as Spa Director at The Setai Hotel in Miami. Prior to this new position, Katrina was affiliated with NFC Amenity Management for 2½ years, as Director of Spa & Wellness, Director of Spa Operations and Director of Spa & Fitness at NFC properties, SLS Lux Brickell, IconBrickell, and JW Marriott Marquis Miami. Katrina has proven to be a successful hands-on spa leader with over-all direction and day-to-day oversight of spa, fitness and wellness. Katrina was also Administrator for the Florida Spa Association and continues her affiliation with the FSA as a lead Committee Member, assisting with membership, events and education. We are confident that Katrina will be an exceptional leader in her new role and for her new spa team at the Setai. It’s with pride that we say, “Way to Go”, Katrina…..so well deserved!!
Allie Arguelles, Spa & Recreation Manager, Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach
Allie, an experienced spa and fitness leader, facilitator and educator as well as a Nationally Certified Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Full Specialist Esthetician, Makeup Artist, Manicurist, and Registered Yoga Teacher has recently accepted the position as Manager of Spa and Recreation at the Conrad in Fort Lauderdale Beach. Previously Allie specialized in stress management, healthy aging, anatomy/physiology and the Chakra System through Yoga and Ayurveda for nearly 9 years at Tejasi, in San Antonio Texas. Her previous experience includes Director of Operations at Vivid Face Medical Spa in Miami and as a Yoga Instructor and Spa supervisor at several properties in Telluride, Colorado. We are excited to welcome Allie back to Florida and look forward to her success as she manages her spa team at the Conrad. Hats off to Allie and welcome to our Florida family!!
Laura De La Rosa – Spa Director – Trump Doral Miami
Previously the Spa Director for The Setai, Miami Beach, Laura has recently accepted her new job as Spa Director at Trump National Doral, Miami, a WTS managed spa property. For 6½ years at The Setai, Laura was responsible for the operations and financial success of The Spa and Fitness Center. She created and developed the spa menu while assuring to stay on top of new spa and wellness industry trends. As a true professional, Laura exceeded budget revenues and profits for her spa while building strong relationships with vendors and leading her spa team to succeed . Congratulations to Laura on her new journey. Well done, Laura…..Cheers!!
Jason Sharff, Spa Director, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs
Cheers to Jason, who recently accepted the role as Spa Director for Hyatt Regency Coconut Point. Prior to this position, Jason was Executive Spa Director at Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg in Northern New Jersey, the largest golf, spa & culinary resort in the Northeast. With a history of 20 years’ experience in all phases of business development in the luxury spa and salon industry, Jason has proven himself as a multifaceted and results driven professional. There’s no uncertainty that Jason will be an exceptional asset and an amazing leader for his new spa team at Stillwater Spa and Salon. We welcome Jason to Florida and wish him lots of success in his new position. Congratulations!