Accomplished and respected United States based esthetician, Susanne Schmaling, is leading nearly all the hot conversations with regards to skincare and its rapidly changing trends. Her impressive resume features years of hands on technical expertise, including a Certified Laser Technician/Instructor, and a well-earned Master Esthetician license. Having spent nearly 25+ years in the skin industry, she has achieved many notable career accomplishments, including an IMDb credit for Makeup Artistry.
Susanne is also known for lending her reputable voice for advocating important legislation efforts within the skin-industry and serves as the current President of the Esthetics Council. With an impressive authorship of three book credits and more to come, Susanne's skin prowess is regularly featured in today's top skincare magazines and websites such as Skin Inc.
Terri A. Wiojak
Terri Wojak is a highly sought-after professional with over 20 years of experience in the aesthetic industry. Terri is the Education Director of GlycoAla and runs her own education company, Aesthetics Exposed Education. She is a respected authority on skin care in a medical setting, education, and business development on multiple levels.
Wojak has built 50 individual courses based on skin care in a medical setting. More than 100 articles by Wojak have appeared in a multitude of industry magazines and she has published two books, “Aesthetics Exposed: Mastering Skin Care in a Medical Setting & Beyond” in May 2014 and “Mastering Medical Esthetics” debuted in 2009. Terri has trained over 5000 estheticians and medical professionals on the importance of incorporating skin care into cosmetic medicine, ultimately helping patients and medical providers alike.
For nearly 13 years, Toshiana Baker has served the spa and beauty industry internationally as a licensed skincare therapist (esthetician), dynamic educator and best-selling author. A passionate organizational leader and speaker, she has mentored and advised spa therapists, beauty advisors and industry leaders across the globe in professional and personal development.
She parlayed her experience in corporate spa operations and training development into the founding of SpaWorx, a consulting firm to educate and empower spa and wellness organizations to increase their profitability and scalability. She also is the co-owner and COO of Good Brows, a boutique spa that offers bespoke brow design and a full-service menu for total body care and wellbeing.
Background in product development and applications training programs in the healthcare industry. Extensive experience in the capital medical sales process and the healthcare market.
Specialties: Clinical Applications, Sales Management, Product Development, Healthcare Marketing
Chiza Westcarr has developed a reputation as an extremely engaging, knowledgeable speaker with a real passion for all things skin, recognising the real connection between gut health and skin health.
Chiza began teaching in 2000, imparting current, relevant information to both Medical Practitioners and Skin Therapists alike. In recent times, her focus has turned to clinical consultation alongside running the popular Nutritional Skincare Academy, where she offers classes in a live and recorded format online.
Chiza is often invited to write for magazines as well as speak nationally and internationally on various skin and gut-related topics.
Her impressive list of credentials include – CIDESCO, ITEC Hons., CIBTAC, Bachelor of Business Studies, Bachelor of Health Sciences (Clinical Dermal Therapies), Advanced Dip. Nutritional Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition.
Aesthetician, Educator, Speaker, Biofeedback Therapist-Health Coach
Lillian Denmead-Miller is a clinically trained aesthetician with over 20 years experience in the advanced skincare industry. She has earned physician continuing education credits from industry leaders such as Nicholas Perricone and instructor training with NCEA and Miladys Masters of Education. She is a certified medical assistant CMA, and certified Biofeedback Energy Medicine Therapist-Health Wellness Coach. She has also continually practiced skin care, servicing a client base of high-profile men and women in the entertainment sports media and private sector.
Pat Lam is a board-certified, anti-aging health practitioner, CIDESCO International Examiner, CIDESCO Gold Medal winner and diplomat, and co-founder and past president of CIDESCO Canada. She is also the co-founder and CEO of Lamskin™, a dedicated educator, an international speaker, and a prolific author of numerous industry articles, educational textbooks, and instructional videos. Lamskin, the company that Pat Lam co-founded with her late visionary husband, Hubert Lam, is a respected, pioneering, industry leader serving the aesthetics industry for over 40 years. Today, Lamskin is known for its highly advanced skin care technologies for the rapid and effective recognition and treatment of minor skin irregularities supported by specialized training and support.
Danielle Hughes is the Owner and CEO of Skinfaktor Australia who distribute the technology and skincare of leading European Technology Group, Dermia Solutions. Her career over the past 13 years in the aesthetics industry has included roles as Australian Education Manager and National Brand Manager for leading imported cosmeceutical brands and currently also includes an international role as Marketing Manager using digital communications for a new to market European Medical and Aesthetics provider with patented technology.
Her two current projects include bringing Skinfaktor and Australia’s premium plantceutical range, Botanical Extracts, to the States in 2020 and challenging the online hype that promotes DIY. She will be tackling the internet misinformation that globally undermines the professional industry with a new media platform, ‘The Aesthetics Channel . Online’. This channel will present the real benefits available from the Professional Industry. It will bridge the communication gap between manufacturers / distributors / practitioners to the end user market, providing easy access to genuine information / education about products, services, the benefits of professional care and where to get them.
Jennifer Shires, LMT, LE began her journey as a Massage Therapist and Esthetician over 25 years ago. A few years into her career as a Massage Therapist, Jenni and her new husband moved from Seattle to Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, where they lived for 3 amazing years. Jenni managed world class spas on the islands of Tortola, Necker Island, and Virgin Gorda where she turned her skill into a craft and a life-long dedication.
Upon returning home to Seattle, her passion to create, educate and connect led her to open the award winning Solei + Co., a full-service day spa, which has been operating successfully for 10 years. Jenni also serves on the advisory board for Washington Massage/Esthetic schools, helping to ensure that the school’s training and equipment is current and relevant to occupational requirements, and that students are taught the skills required by employers. She is incredibly passionate about sharing her knowledge on the Massage and Skin Care industry and is excited to mentor, coach and learn from other therapists, whether in her own company or out in the field.
Joanne Berry brings over 25 years of professional international experience to the luxury and medical spa industry.
Joanne’s positions have focused on business management and education in many different segments of the spa industry including, cruise ships, multiple day spas, resort/destination spas and medical spas.
Joanne has conducted extensive training and product seminars, including training over 400 staff in all aspects of spa treatments and customer service while serving as the Education Manager with Steiner in San Diego. She also gained broad operations management experience overseeing spa services on 125 cruise ships. In addition, she also has a successful sales background with a history of consistently increasing sales and revenues.
Joanne substantially increased revenues as the Spa Director of La Jolla Spa MD. La Jolla Spa MD was awarded Medical Spa of the Year by American Spa Magazine under her leadership as Director of Spa Operations.
\In 2006, Joanne launched Spa Remedies, sharing her years of industry experience with others. Since launching Spa Remedies, she has travelled extensively and is highly regarded in the area of spa education, spa operations, and spa management. She is also an experienced presenter and public speaker with noted conference speaking engagements at the Aesthetic Medical Conference, Santi Spa Conference, and the Professional Beauty conference in the UK.
Joanne’s technique concentrates on gaining a full understanding of the day to day operations of the spas she has the opportunity to assist. She ensures that every client has the best experience possible. Focusing on client care, retail, spa operations, training of staff and customer service, Joanne brings to her clients a wealth of customized knowledge to implement into their own spa ensuring client success and customer satisfaction.