Moderated by American Spa’s managing editor Natalie Maneval, this webinar will delve into ways the industry is going green, and tackling topics ranging from CBD, fair trade, and vegan beauty. We will discuss a range of green initiatives and eco charity efforts. Industry members interested in staying informed when it comes to the ever-changing green landscape, trends, and ingredients will not want to miss this webinar. We will also be giving tips on how to introduce green efforts into your spa. 

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Featured Speakers

Speaker 1

Natalie Maneval

Managing Editor 
American Spa Magazine
Natalie is the managing editor and medical spa reporter at American Spa. In her role, Natalie oversees the monthly print production of the magazine and creates several digital newsletters. Natalie has spent her career focusing on wellness, medical, and travel journalism and has written for various publications. She is constantly on the lookout for new wellness products and trends and leads wellness discussions regularly on American Spa’s Facebook Live channel. When she’s not enjoying her favorite medical spa treatment, the Venus Freeze Facial, she can be found hiking around the globe.
Speaker 2

Joanna Roche

Executive Director
Green Spa Network

Joanna Roche serves as the Executive Director for Green Spa Network, a not for profit trade association serving 2000 members globally.  As a spa development consultant, branding expert and wellness activist, her mission is to inspire wellness and sustainability as both a personal and business practice. With more than twenty-five years of experience in executive management, marketing and operations for spa and hospitality companies, she is a leader in launching spas and wellness concepts.

Speaker 3

Chris Diaz

Lacuna Botanicals 

After a long and fulfilling career in high-tech software, Diaz found his calling with Lacuna Botanicals and now focuses on innovation and working with his team to create exciting new wellness products that fill the gap “Lacuna” left by traditional Big Pharma solutions. Aside from his work with Lacuna, Diaz enjoys the Colorado outdoors and spending time with his family at their equestrian facility and hemp farm in Colorado. 

Tammy Pahel

Vice President of Spa & Wellness
Spa Management Solutions
Tammy Pahel is a visionary and has the expertise and natural creative instincts it takes to develop World Class Spa, Wellness, Fitness and Spa facilities offering unique spa and destination amenities. Tammy’s ability to motivate others to a higher level of achievement through dynamic participative leadership and innovative operational marketing, have resulted in increased revenues and profits for all of her clients. Tammy’s passionate love of the industry and business strengths have earned her the respect and gratitude of her clients and have earned her recognition as one of the foremost spa experts in the country. 

Bonnie Baker

Managing Partner and Founder
Satteva Spa and Wellness Concepts

Bonnie has over 20 years of experience in the Spa and Wellness industry with a background in hospitality, ecotourism, and Spa development. With a degree in Anthropology and as a licensed therapist, she has experience working for some of the global award-winning companies such as the Mandarin Oriental and the Four Seasons.  Bonnie’s collaborative work represents as distinctive style, integrating cultural traditions and natural environments into wellness programs in the regions and countries where she has lived and worked in Latin America, Europe and Asia.  She is co-founder of Satteva Spa & Wellness Concepts, a Mexican-based company dedicated to Spa Consulting, product distribution, and sustainable wellness experiences.   She is the President of the Green Spa Network and formerly the Chair of the Sustainability Initiative for the Global Wellness Institute. 


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