Katie Fry  LE, EI
Esthetics Instructor

Katie has been a Licensed Esthetician for over 6 years.  After working as a Laser Tech at a national med spa, Katie turned her attention to teaching.  She loves educating our future estheticians and is able to bring a real-world med spa experience to the classroom.  Her strong organization skills help keep students on track for graduation and success. 

Taylor Sapienza, LE

Esthetics Instructor

Esthetician at Precision Fitness & Medical Spa

Taylor has been a licensed esthetician for over 3 years and has worked with two prominent plastic surgeons in the Greater St. Louis area.  She is currently working for Precision Fitness and MedSpa. In addition to her hands on experience, her BS in Chemistry from Saint Louis University brings a wealth of knowledge for her to share at Skin Institute.

Shannon Hagerty, LE, EI

Part-Time Esthetics Instructor & Professional Makeup Artist

Owner at Your Beauty Ball, LLC

Shannon has been a licensed esthetician for over 6 years and professional makeup artist for over 9 years.  Her passion turned to teaching when she was a rep for a national skincare line.  Her sales and marketing background help students reach their business goals while learning traditional esthetics techniques.  Shannon appreciates both the scientific and holistic sides of esthetics while believing that blending the two is best.


Med Spa Partners: Metro Med Spa and Precision Fitness & Medical Spa

Medical Director: Dr. Stanley Librach

Skin Institute strategically partnered with the best in the area to have medically advanced treatments demonstrated to our students.  When the team from Metro comes in to show dermaplaning, injectionsl, SkinPen, or other medical treatments, our students get a glimpse into the medi-spa world.​
Dr. Stanley Librach, MD, DDS

Plastic Surgeon


Dr. Stanley L. Librach is a plastic surgeon practicing in Saint Louis, Missouri, specializing in reconstructive and plastic surgery. He oversees six spas and a full practice, and performs cosmetic, reconstructive and hand surgery, and has been recognized by his clients and peers for his attention to detail. Dr. Librach received a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and fulfilled a dental residency at the Topeka VA Medical Center.

He also completed coursework at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and studied general surgery at the renowned Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. In addition, Dr. Librach studied craniofacial surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and plastic surgery at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Dr. Librach understands the importance of individualized patient care, and he attends to each patient on a personal level, in order to best understand their health and perspectives. He intends to continue expanding his knowledge of reconstructive surgery and helping patients to achieve top-quality, beautiful results.

Jennifer Speiser, BSN, RN, LE
Owner of Precision Fitness and Medical Spa

Jennifer is extremely passionate about the aesthetic industry.  She has been in aesthetics for over 13 years and has worked for some of the top plastic surgeons in the St. Louis area.  She is currently a nurse injector at Precision Medical Spa.  Jennifer has extensive experience in all facial fillers, neurotoxin, non-surgical thread lift, peels, facials, medical grade skin care products and microneedling with and without PRP.  She is excited to share her expertise with you and how to get the best results from a microneedling treatment.

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