Our Team | Neroli Spa & Beauty Lounge | Downtown Charlottesville, Virginia | Med Spa, Facials, Massage, Manicures & Pedicures | Cville VA
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Our Team

Suzanne Owen – Founder and General Manager

Neroli Spa & Beauty Lounge is the creation of Suzanne Aiman Owen, an entrepreneur with over 25 years experience in the Spa & Beauty industry.

After a decade of working in spa/salon development, and sales & education for AVEDA, under its founder and then post-acquisition by Estee Lauder Companies, Suzanne’s first spa start up in 2001 – Relax & Rejuvenate – focused on bringing spa services to hotel guests nationwide and became the engine behind the hotel industry’s first brand-wide spa services program for Kimpton Hotels, now servicing over 60 hotels in 23 cities nationwide.

In 2005, Suzanne moved to Charlottesville with the goal of creating not just a first-class day spa, but a destination spa for both visitors and local clients, and in 2006 Neroli Spa was born.

Suzanne earned her BA in Public Relations at Butler University and her MBA at Emory University.

She has been active in the C-ASPCA, ultimately serving as Board President for 2 years after several years as chair of various fund raising committees and board service.

Dr. Robert Schmidt – Medical director

Dr. Schmidt is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in both cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery. After receiving his undergraduate degree in psychology from Duke University and medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, he received his facial plastic surgery training in Richmond.

Neroli Spa Staff

Amanda – Licensed Esthetician, Certified CoolSculpting Technician

Amanda has been with Neroli since 2017.  She is a mother of 3 humans, 3 cats, and 2 dogs! When not working enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and children, painting and exploring local wineries.

Her favorite treatment at Neroli is the Hydrafacial.  She loves the quick, easy treatment that provides immediate results.  She can’t live without the Neroli Retinol Pads.

Arlene – Esthetics Team Leader, Certified CoolSculpting Technician, Licensed Microblading Technician, Laser Technician

Arlene has been with Neroli for 8 + years.  She is a busy Mom of 3.  When not at Neroli, she enjoys the outdoors and riding horses.

Although she loves all treatments at Neroli, she most recently fell in love with under eye fillers.

Corinne – Assistant Manager

Corinne has been with Neroli since 2018.  She has a background in skincare and make up and loves learning more about both.  When not working, she studies makeup tutorials and spends time with family and friends

Her favorite Neroli product is the Cozy Chic Throw from Barefoot Dreams.  Soft and warm and easy to care for.  Perfect all year round.

Janelle – Nail Technician

Janelle has been with Neroli since 2017.  She has several years of spa experience as well as massage.  Janelle loves doing nails and also spending time with her son and family and friends.

Kristen – Massage Therapy Team Leader

Kristen has been working as a Massage Therapist for 5 + years.  She enjoys cleaning and organizing, going for walks and journaling.

Her favorite treatment at Neroli is dermaplaing because it leaves the skin so soft and smooth.

She also love the Pro Collagen Cleansing Balm because it smells so good and is so nice and gentle.

Mary – Client Services Coordinator

Mary has a solid background in spa and customer service.  She has 2 pets and loves to snuggle with her cat.

Mary recently got Microblading at Neroli and it is now her favorite service.  It cuts down on time and makes her eyebrows look amazing!

Te’ – Massage Therapist, Nail Technician

Te’ has been doing massage therapy for 11 years. She two amazing little girls. Over the years, she has mastered my gift of therapeutic massage.

Her favorite treatment at Neroli is a full body scrub followed by a massage with aromatherapy.

Tori – Licensed Massage Therapist

Tori has been a Massage Therapist and has worked in the area at local resorts and spas.  She is a Mom of 2 girls and 2 dogs.  She loves to go for walks and canoeing with the family.