Meet the Staff of Synergi MedSpa

Tonya Pollak, R.N.

Synergi-Staff-Kelly-WilcocksonWith over 8 years of experience in the aesthetic industry, Tonya has trained directly under Richard Maack, M.D., dual board certified facial plastic surgeon. In addition, Synergi has had the distinction of hosting advanced trainings with distinguished physicians such as
Dr. Danny Vleggaar, Master Trainer of Injectables from Geneva, Switzerland. During this training session he commented that Tonya is one of the most skilled injectors he has seen!

We are extremely proud to be in the top 4% in the Nation for Botox and #1 Sculptra provider in St. Louis!

Tonya obtained her Nursing degree from Belleville Area College, Belleville, Illinois and continued her studies at Webster University. She has been a nurse for 20 years beginning first in Obstetrics with a specialty in Labor and Delivery. Her experience includes Nursery, Operating Room, and High Risk OB in a Perinatel ICU. Her background also includes ER nursing including certifications in Trauma ER Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. Tonya currently holds training certificates with the Sciton Profile Laser, Botox, facial fillers and Sculptra. She is enthusiastic in her constant search for knowledge and trends in aesthetics and skin care. Tonya joined our team shortly after our facility opened. Tonya enjoys the team approach in treating a client’s needs utilizing Dr. Maack and our entire staff of service providers to obtain optimal results.

Ginnie Grimm, R.N.

Ginnie Grimm has been in medicine since 1987 starting as a registered medical assistant then returning to school to become a registered nurse at Cox College of nursing, graduating Cum Laude both times.

Ginnie has a broad range of specialty experience including lab, oncology, ophthalmology, pediatrics, psychiatry, family practice and for the last 9 years medical aesthetics and wellness. She is certified through level 3 in bioidentical hormones, is a certified, national injection trainer for Galderma, and trained for Inmode and Syneron Candela lasers in the past. Ginnie is certified in all dermafillers and neurotoxins and on 15 lasers. She has trained under world famous Drs. Solish, Choppa and Tittle.

She is the mother of 3 grown men and moved to Missouri 24 years ago from California. We are pleased to add her to our amazing team of skilled professionals.

Linda Neel, R.N.

Linda Neel is a Registered Nurse and has worked at Synergi since it opened in 2005. She is currently working part-time as a Nurse Assistant where she especially enjoys the interaction with our clients and the outstanding results we are able to provide. She is fascinated with the industry and the opportunity to help our clients become “a better version of themselves”.

Kelly Wilcockson, Licensed Esthetician

Synergi-Staff-Kelly-WilcocksonKelly graduated Cum Laude from Barnes College of Nursing at UMSL where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her medical background gives her the upper hand in evaluating and treating challenging skin conditions. In 2005, she graduated from Current Trends Academy and obtained her license to practice aesthetics.

Kelly has a thirst for knowledge and a passion for helping others. Kelly has been with Synergi since we opened our doors!

 Jill Struckman, Licensed Esthetician

Synergi-Staff-Jill-StruckmanShe graduated from Xenon International Academy of St. Louis 2011. She is excited to be able to combat the aging process and help someone feel good about their appearance. Her favorite service to offer is our Glo-n-Go facials where she is able to customize a facial to meet someone’s specific needs. She is thrilled to be a part of our team and work in a clinical environment where the products and technology are second to none.

Kate Keiser, Licensed Esthetician

synergi_logo_siconKate graduated from Aesthetic Institute of St. Louis in 2008. To advance in her field, she went to True University in Chicago where she received her medical esthetics certification in 2009. After working 7 years at a health and wellness spa, she comes to us to pursue her desire for a more clinical approach to skin care.

She loves making people feel beautiful about their skin and educating them on the purpose and benefits of skin care.

 Michelle Somers, MedSpa Director

Synergi-Staff-Michelle-SomersWith over 25 years of experience in the aesthetic industry, Michelle was involved in the beginning stages of the medical spa evolution, and has seen many medical spas come and go over the years. She believes that there are two key factors that make Synergi MedSpa unique. First is their Medical Director, Dr. Richard Maack, with his on-site presence over his skilled service providers. Second is their strong customer service focus with a personal, intimate client experience.

Michelle is proud of Synergi’s 10 years and their recent expansion to help accommodate their growth. She loves interacting with all the clients and looks forward to each visit.

Spa Coordinators, Rachel Bryan & Shelly Smith

img_3608We are committed to offering each client an unparalleled level of personal attention and a rewarding experience with each visit at Synergi MedSpa. They are passionate about this industry and helping you achieve the best possible service from start to finish. Most of all, they enjoy and look forward to interacting with our clients.

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