Emilee is our newest staff member. Since joining the team in September she has completed several certifications. The latest one was an intensive 3 day course on Med Spa practices and customer centric services. She also received additional training in peels. Emilee will be working on building her client list. She is a gifted Aesthetician and has an amazing personality.Emilee is a graduate of Columbus State Community College and Aveda Institute of Esthetics.
As the co-owner of Bella, Marks first job is to listen to the other co-owner. If that is accomplished he then listens to the other 10 beautiful voices of the staff.
He takes great pride in the rapid growth of Bella as well as the professional growth of the Bella team.
With a nineteen year background in cardiac surgery, trauma and intensive care, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Jeanna Parker knows how to expertly handle a variety of medical situations. Jeanna earned her BSN and her Masters in Nursing from Florida Southern College. She decided to pursue the area of aesthetic medicine in 2013 and received extensive training at the renowned Esthetic Skin Institute in Fort Lauderdale Fl.
Jeanna is an experienced facial rejuvenation artist and holds certifications in advanced neurotoxin and dermal filler injections and Sculptra injections. She also holds certifications in CO2 laser resurfacing, vaginal rejuvenation, laser hair and tattoo removal, microneedling, Strawberry Inch-Loss Laser, Carboxytherapy and Emsella treatments for incontinence. Jeanna is also active in the National Association of Women Business Owners and serves as the Director of Education for the Lakeland chapter.
As the co-owner of Bella Viságe, Jeanna takes great pride in her work as well as her relationship with her team, her clients and the Lakeland community of small businesses. Her vision with Bella Viságe was to create a beautiful, relaxing place where her clients could be pampered and cared for with personalized treatment plans. She put together a team of professionals with the goal of creating the best experience for her clients, in the heart of historic Downtown Lakeland.
Misty is one of the cheerful voices that greets our clients when they arrive or call for an appointment. If you need a cup of coffee or a friendly ear, she is there. Misty is Jeanna’s right hand in many areas including inventory and ensuring that the spa is sparkling and inviting. Misty has worked many years in the hair and beauty industry and has finally found her home.
Winnie knew for many years that she wanted to be a massage therapist because she truly has a servant’s heart. She loves to help people feel better. Winnie used to work at Frescos, even after completing her massage therapy training because she didn’t quite know how to get started. We can thank Tim and Tina Calhoun, owners of Frescos, for ‘pushing’ Winnie in our direction. Winnie holds certifications in prenatal massage, cupping, active isolated stretching and the Strawberry Inch-Loss Laser. She is most loved for her deep tissue massage!
Meredith joined our team as receptionist last year after graduating with her bachelor’s degree in English. She wanted to take a break from school before continuing her education. Meredith is currently working on her post-baccalaureate degree in speech-language pathology. She is truly the ‘smarty pants’ of the group. She is Marks right hand girl so to speak. She maintains back office organization, assists our clients with their rewards reimbursements and keeping all of our client photos organized. Her favorite pastime is enjoying a cup of brew at Hillcrest Coffee with her friends.
Irina will be working closely with Misty in creating a warm welcoming environment for our guests.
Raechel started coming to our spa when we first opened in January 2016. She very quickly came to love all of the staff and the work we were doing, thus she became our Social Media Director. Raechel is a wife and mother, as well as an entrepreneur. Her company, RSK Marketing Services, was founding in 2016 to help small business owners have a marketing presence without the need for a full-time marketing employee. Bella Viságe was Raechel’s first client and we could not be happier with her, we are more like family than clients. Raechel coordinates our events, marketing strategies and helps build our staff so they can reach their full potential.
Bethany worked many years in the food and bar industry and felt like she needed something more. She joined the Bella team this year and serves as Jeanna’s hard working assistant. You can meet her during your visits with Jeanna and see why she’s so fit, because she runs around setting up lasers, gathering supplies and preparing clients for procedures. Bethany has completed her training as a licensed cosmetologist and is excited to grow with our team.
Michelle is our Lead Aesthetician and has been at Bella Viságe since 2017. She joined our team while she was completing her education and started as our receptionist. She has grown and flourished and now has a full schedule of very happy clients. Michelle is certified in dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, OxyGeneo Super Facials, Strawberry Inch-Loss Laser, body waxing, spray tanning and is also our very talented Microblading Specialist. Michelle also performs makeup applications for special events like weddings, proms, etc. Phew! It’s no wonder this young lady is busy, she literally does it all!
Meet Linda Colla… in her own words: “What a gem I discovered, right in the heart of Downtown Lakeland! While attending a local fundraising event, my husband bid on and won a fabulous facial and massage for me at Bella Viságe. Soon after enjoying these pampering treatments, I joined the Bella Team as a Licensed Massage Therapist. I have been a massage therapist for almost 23 years! It feels great to be included in this ‘family’ that serves clients so well and gives back to our community.”
Linda offers all forms of massage from relaxing Swedish massage to therapeutic Deep Tissue. She also collaborates with our other massage therapist Winnie to offer the Best Couples Massage in Lakeland!
The first time we met Dayna was when she worked at the Purple Onion in 2015. Since then, Dayna has completed her cosmetology training and is certified in lash extensions, tinting and lifting. Dayna had been working on her own, however she craved being part of a team and we were happy to bring her on.