The SpaHive Mastermind events are a first in the spa industry and were created through the passion of Julie Pankey, who believes that as an industry we are stronger together than we can ever be separately. We are excited about the great number of spa professionals and smart folks like you, who will be participating in our SpaHive Mastermind and Pop Up Boutique on Tuesday, May 16th in Providence, RI. We’d like to introduce you to some of the people you will be connecting with at the event, the other great industry minds that will help you tackle your biggest spa challenges.
Meet Renee Gwaltney, energetic Spa Manager at Life Time Fitness, in Framingham, MA
SpaHive: What websites/content do you follow?
Renee: American Spa, TED Talks, Organic Spa, Day Spa
SpaHive: What qualities do you look for when hiring staff and colleagues?
Renee: Positive, Driven, Friendly, Passionate, Caring
SpaHive: What qualities do you look for in your closest friends?
Renee: Honest, Caring, Fun, Loyal, Ambitious
SpaHive: What’s your biggest, or ever changing, spa challenge?
Renee: Motivating technicians to be business / tech savvy
SpaHive: What does collaboration mean to you?
Renee: Inspire and support others and work together to bring new ideas/insight to a topic.
SpaHive: What can you share with others?
Renee: Experience working in different areas of the spa industry from being a massage therapist, esthetician to a spa director. Knowledge of working as a technician or leading a spa team within various types of spa organizations, such as resort spa, franchise day spa, private club to a spa within a luxury fitness facility.
SpaHive: What excites you about attending the SpaHive Mastermind and Pop Up Boutique?
Renee: Being around other spa managers to see what is happening on the East Coast. It is always fun to network.
SpaHive: What/Who spa, service or industry professional inspire you?
Renee: Britta Aragon owner of CV Skinlabs, Six Senses Resort Spa
SpaHive: Share a fun fact that about yourself.
Renee: Wanderlust – I am always dreaming about my next vacation or where I want to relocate too. I love Frank’s Hot Sauce. I put it on everything including my popcorn.
Meet Renee and other spa industry master minds at the SpaHive Mastermind in Providence on May 16, 2017. If you haven’t yet registered, we are still accepting applications and you can find more information HERE. Remember, there are limited seats, so reserve yours now!