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 also completed advanced training at CoolSculpt 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.
Amanda – Licensed Esthetician, Certified CoolSculpting Technician
Amanda has been with Neroli since 2017. She completed advanced training at CoolSculpt University in 2018
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 completed advanced training at CoolSculpt University in 2018
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.
Brittany – Massage Therapist
Brittany has been a Massage Therapist for 3 years
She has a 5 year old daughter and enjoys hiking and the outdoors
Celia – Massage Therapist, Master Esthetician, Massage & Esthetics Instructor
Celia has nearly two decades experience in the spa industry and enjoys learning and teaching
She loves that Neroli has such a wide variety of treatments to offer her clients
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.