Meet the team at Centre Spa & Wellness
The professional team at Centre Spa & Wellness is eager to help you with all of your salon and spa needs. Extensively trained in their fields, from massage therapy and facials to manicures and wellness counseling, our team members look forward to assisting you and, most importantly, helping you look and feel your absolute best.
Shayne Crocker - Owner & Makeup Artist
Shayne graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Fashion Merchandising from Western Michigan University in 1996. This led her to a career in the cosmetic industry where she spent almost 20 years working with many cosmetics companies. She worked for brands such as Clinique, MAC, Artistry and Bobbi Brown as a makeup artist, account coordinator, brand ambassador and retail manager. She is focused on guest service, and passionate about building long term relationships with her guests, team members, and with the community.
Kathrine Damron- Receptionist
Kathrine has been working in the spa & beauty industry for 8 years. She has attended one year of cosmetology school and plans to pursue a career in skin care & esthetics. She enjoys fishing with her three sons, gardening, and traveling, and has a passion for fitness & exercise.
Tricia Willy - Receptionist
Tricia attended a year of school at Empire Beauty School and plans on pursuing her career in Esthetics and Skincare in the near future. She has previously worked for Lancome as a make-up artist and has received training in Novi, MI with Alex Sanchez. She has a passion for customer service and building relationships with each client that walks through our doors.
Megan Miles - Receptionist
Megan has been working in the customer service industry for over six years. She has completed her associates degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College and is currently attending school to become a Licensed Massage Therapist through the Kalamazoo Center for the Healing Arts. While enjoying her studies, Megan also enjoys spending time with her dog and loved ones.
Jessica Veldkamp - Licensed Massage Therapist
Jessica graduated from the Kalamazoo Center for the Healing Arts in 2012 and has been practicing massage at this facility since. She enjoys helping her clients achieve relaxation and tension relief through her massage techniques including deep tissue massage, acupressure and relaxation massage. Jessica focuses on creating a relaxing and therapeutic environment to help create the ultimate healing experience.
Rachael Ash - Licensed Massage Therapist
Rachael is a gradute from the Kalamazoo Center for the Healing Arts and has been practicing since 2013. She specializes in Pre-natal and Post-natal massage.
Rachelle Dinzik - Licensed Massage Therapist
Rachelle graduated from the Kalamazoo Center for The Healing Arts in February 2013. She specializes in Swedish relaxation massage and prides herself in using a wide variety of techniques to help each client achieve their goals in the relaxation and healing process. Before starting school for massage therapy, Rachelle worked in a Hospice care agency and it was there that she knew she wanted to work with others on a more personal level in helping others to feel better from the inside out. Rachelle enjoys spending time with her husband and son taking care of their farm animals.
Vivian Mullen - Licensed Massage Therapist
Kerry VanderRoest - Licened Esthetician
Kerry has been an Esthetician for 15 years. She has a Bachelors in Psychology, but decided that wasn't the career path that she wanted to follow. Her love of arts and sciences helped direct her to the Esthetics field. She pursued an education in the School of Designing Arts and has been licensed since 2000. Kerry focuses on creating a relaxing and therapeutic environment while providing products and treatments that deliver results. She performs facials, micro exfoliation, peels, facial and body waxing, and make up applications. She is very passionate about helping her clients obtain their skincare goals through facial treatments and at home regimens.
Teresa Fulkerson - Licensed Nail Technician
Teresa has been a Licensed Nail Technician for 17 years, earning her license in Traverse City, MI. After 10 years at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, she relocated to Kalamazoo with her family, and has been with this facility since 2011. She has received continued education in CND Shellac nail services. Teresa joined the beauty industry because she enjoys others feel relaxed and confident in their everyday lives. Her attention to detail makes each nail service a truly special and luxurious experience from start to finish.
Brittney Horton - Licensed Cosmetologist
Brittney graduated from the Douglas J Institute and received her Cosmetology License in 2008. Since graduating, she has received continued education for CND Shellac nail services, Nufree professional hair removal, as well as hair color and styling techniques. Brittney's passion lies with hair artistry, and prides herself in a quality consultation with each of her guests before giving them the look they've always desired. Brittney is always eager to help guests look and feel their best, and enjoys going the extra mile to do so.
Trudy Marshall - Licensed Cosmetologist
Trudy is a Color and Highlight Specialist who has been styling hair since 2007. She graduated from Empire Beauty School and has since received specialized training for Redken Color and Nufree Professional Hair Removal. She performs a wide variety of our salon services including hair services, waxing, manicures, and pedicures. She has a passion for helping each client look as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. Trudy enjoys speaking with her clients beforehand and listening to what they are hoping to achieve from each service.
Jennifer Buck - Lead Stylist
Jennifer has been a hair stylist for over 16 years and has received the title of Master Colorist and the Golden Scissors Award. She has also received certification from numerous classes under John Paul Mitchell, Matrex, Sebastian, Aveda Concept, Vidal Sassoon, Donna Bella Extensions, Redken and many others. She continues her education in an ongoing fashion with many industry education programs.Jennifer enjoys a quality consultation with new clients to overcome their past challenges while finding solutions to achieving their current style goals. She specializes in highlights that accent professional color. She is confident in all areas of cutting from pixie to extra-long, fine to coarse hair. Jennifer’s expertise expands into extensions for guests with fine hair, allowing hair to grow much longer than ever before possible. Jennifer is truly dedicated to her clients many whom have been with her well over 10 years.
Jennifer Piper-Cool - Licensed Cosmetologist
Jennifer graduate from Wright Beauty Academy with a License in Cosmetology. She has over 20 years experience as a Hair Stylist and Color Specialist, as well as a natural nail technician. She enjoys being creative with formal updos and coloring techniques. She volunterrs her time helping Seniors look and feel their best at a local Senior Center. Jennifer enjoys building quality relationships with each one of her clients, helping them to achieve the look they've always dreamed of.
Robin Neeb - Registered Dietitian
Robin is a Registered Dietitian, earning a Certificate in Dietetics from Loyola University in Chicago and a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Iowa State University. She worked in Corporate Wellness for many years and honed her skills as a dietitian through one-on-one patient counseling in a variety of in-patient and out-patient clinical settings. She took time off to stay home and focus on her three active children and most recently was employed as a corporate wellness coach providing one on one coaching and small group presentations. Robin likes spending time in the kitchen experimenting with new ingredients and recipes and enjoys the company of family and friends around the dinner table. She also loves staying active, especially running. Her favorite being training for marathons! Robin is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and helping others achieve their individual goals to live their best life.
Diane Wenger - Esthetician
Diane is a licensed esthician with a nursing background. Diane comes from a holistic organic practitioner background that intragrates products and services that address the skin as part of a healthy and vital body as a whole. Lash and brow tinting,sugaring and facial massage are also services that Diane offers.
Sarah Herr - Cosmetologist
Sarah has been a licensed cosmetologist for 2 years. She enjoys helping people find their inner style and helping them achieve their perfect beauty. From color to cuts to nails, she loves meeting the new people she is blessed to help! She also enjoys singing in her country band around Kalamazoo and helping her boyfriend out with his company section 1776!
April Prior - Nail Technician
April has been a licensed Nail Technician for 19 years, earning her license in Battle Creek, MI. She had worked in the field for 15 years and took a break to get her Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management. Recently, she returned to her true passion dedicated to beauty and wellness.