Did you ever consider a career in the world of wellness? Lisa Starr of Wynne Business chats with people from varying backgrounds who have achieved success in the wellness industry, and they share their journey and tips for success.
Mia Kyricos, President, Kyricos & Associates, USA
Longtime wellness warrior Mia Kyricos discusses how working in local restaurants as a pre-teen evolved into a role as Sr. V.P. of a global hospitality company. Mia serves on multiple corporate boards including as a founding board member of the Global Wellness Institute and Global Wellness Summit, and now focuses on strategic and brand advisory at her eponymous consulting firm.
Tara Grodjesk, VP Massage, Spa & Wellness at Living Earth Crafts, USA
A 30+ year industry veteran, Tara is an award-winning leader and pioneer in wellness. Her path has led from massage therapist to founder of the TARA brand of eco-chic products, co-founder of the Green Spa Network, and all-around kick-ass female role model who walks the wellness walk every day.
Sara Jones, Managing Director & Editor Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe, Mexico
Did you ever think about moving to another country, where you don't speak the language, and then starting an industry trade publication? Probably not, but that's just what the intrepid Sara Jones did, with some stints as a Spa Director in multiple countries along the way. Sara also manages AraSpa Consulting.
Karen Mitchell, Beauty Therapist, UK
Some people just have the touch; Karen has enjoyed a rewarding multi-decade career as a beauty therapist at multiple health & wellness resort properties in the UK, positively impacting the lives of thousands along the way.
Michael Tompkins, Partner, Hutchinson Consulting, USA
Beginning his professional career as a Registered Nurse, Michael has parlayed his lifelong interest in heath and wellness into an amazing career as Spa Director, resort and property CEO, Chairman of ISPA, and Partner in an industry-leading recruiting firm for spa and hospitality. All while continuing to be the nicest, most humble man imaginable; it's wonderful to hear about his journey.
Alfrida Boinett, CEO Private Collection, Kenya
How does an English barrister end up running and growing a hospitality empire in Kenya? Alfrida shows us the way!