Meet Our Team

SELF-CARE DEFINED BY YOU

J O E L L E

Founder

In 2005 Joelle began working in the Cosmetic Laser Industry in Guelph. Since that time, she has managed a series of clinics, working both in Toronto and New York City. With 14 years of experience she has returned to Guelph, having acquired a wealth of knowledge. Her consultations are comprehensive and allow for her clients to receive results driven treatments in a relaxing and professional environment. Her motivation to open AFYA Skin and Body Clinic was to provide a clinic with the best technology at the best prices with the most knowledgeable staff. She strives to meet this mission daily and will stop at nothing to ensure the happiness of her clients. Joelle’s background includes training in Medical Aesthetics, a Bachelor in Commerce and certification to perform more than 26 cosmetic laser treatments. Her broad knowledge of the various treatments available in the industry allows her to advise clients on treatment plans that are specific and goal oriented. Her friendly disposition allows clients to feel at ease during their visit, while her professional approach during treatments instills the utmost confidence in the services provided. She loves helping her clients look and feel their best!

Favourite AFYA Treatments: IPL, Fractora, Forma, Dermaplaning, Facials

M I C H A E L

Owner

Michael’s passion, love and an eye for exquisite content started back in 2019 during one of his many travels around the world. He quickly realized he had the ability to capture magnificent videos that were both captivating and engaging. Michael quickly dove in to the corporate world of videography while maintaining his social engagement. He is also the founder of MTK video productions and continues to set high standards in his content creation.

L A U R A

Vice President

Laura is a business professional who is specialized in human connection, how businesses work and operate, resource management, utilization and is co-responsible for the creation of the AFYA brand and vision to disrupt the status quo of the medical aesthetic industry. Laura has spent over two decades working and growing dental and medical clinics. Her commitment to lead with compassion and vulnerability has provided the foundation for the vibrant, healthy and diverse AFYA corporate culture. Laura approaches business with tenacity and the theory of “anything can be done if you have working systems and a strong team in place”. Her passion is to push boundaries of the aesthetic industry and create a community of like-minded AFYA Franchisees globally.

S A R A H

Brand Manager

Sarah has been called a graphic guru and a professional creative but now we call her the brand manager. Sarah came to AFYA with a Bachelor Degree in Design & Marketing and has been designing and photographing for over ten years. She’s worked with brands as small as ma & pa shops to brands as big as Home Hardware and Royal Canin. Her superpower is elevating brands while continuing to evolve them. Sarah quickly found herself in the aesthetic industry and fell in love with the combination of aesthetic forward marketing and the endless marketing opportunities this industry has to offer. Here at AFYA Skin & Body Sarah’s role is to direct the marketing efforts overseeing all locations for consistent brand visuals from digital and print creative, ads, web design, photography, brand identity and strategy.

R A C H E L

Skin & Body Journey Advisor

Rachel has always been passionate about science and meeting new people! After graduating with a BSc from the University of Toronto she knew she wanted to incorporate the science of skin and advancing technology into her everyday conversations. Rachel’s favourite treatment at AFYA is IPL and her favourite product is Vivier Radiance Serum.

E M I L Y

Registered Practical Nurse, Clinical Manager & Trainer

Emily always knew she was passionate about helping people look and feel their best, but it wasn’t until she became a nurse that she realized beauty isn’t skin deep. She loves to help empower people of all ages, and skin types channel their own sense of beauty and truly feel good inside and out. She started her career in dermatology and plastic surgery, where she spent her time studying the intricate layers of the skin and how to care for them. From there, she branched out and completed training in aesthetic treatments and injections. Her strive for perfection and her eye for detail make her an amazing nurse, clinic manager, and aesthetic trainer.

S H E L B Y

Registered Nurse, Advanced Cosmetic Injector

Shelby is a vibrant and outgoing nurse who is passionate about everyone feeling their best. She has nursing experience in obstetrics, mental health, and paediatrics, but realized her passion for cosmetic nursing when she started prioritizing her own self-care. Her calm nature helps her clients feel at ease during their appointments, and she places a lot of importance on clients understanding their procedures and what to expect during and afterwards. She’s so excited to be continuing her nursing career and growth and Afya, and can’t wait to help everyone achieve their goals.

P A I G E

Registered Practical Nurse, Body Contouring Specialist & Nurse Injector

Paige has been in the nursing industry for over 5 years. She discovered her passion for the aesthetic industry specifically and has since dedicated her nursing career to helping clients look and feel their best. Nurse Paige drives clients results within our body contouring and injectables services here at AFYA. Her passion comes from her personal love of the health and fitness industry. Nurse Paige understands the importance of feeling your best inside and out. .

M I C H E L L E

Laser Technician, Medical Esthetician & Spa Services Developer

Michelle began her career in Pharmacy at Fanshawe College, compounding skin care products where her passion for the industry was first ignited. She went on to pursue a diploma in Medical Aesthetics, graduating in 2012, and then dove heart first into her career. Over the past 7 years Michelle has devoted herself to becoming skilled and knowledgeable at a wide array of cosmetic treatments and products. Her talents and authentic desire to have every client look as great on the outside as they feel on the inside transcends through her meticulous work. She was excited to join the AFYA team in early 2019 and is happy to be offering such a wide variety of state-of-the-art treatments to her clients.

T O N I

Laser Technician & Medical Aesthetician

Toni joined AFYA Skin and Body Clinic in 2019. She has always had a passion for the aesthetic industry and she decided to turn that passion into her career. She pursued a Diploma as a Laser Technician and Medical Aesthetician, graduating with high honors. She is thrilled to be a part of the AFYA team and to apply her extensive training, helping others feel confident in their own skin on a daily basis. With her wide-ranging customer service background, warm and kind hearted personality, she strives to create a professional, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere, and is dedicated to helping each and every client reach their desired skin and body goals.

Favorite AFYA treatments: Eclipse Micropen, Body FX and IPL

 

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