Katie Fry LE, EI
Katie has been a Licensed Esthetician for over 7 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.
Sara Gonyaw, LE, EI
Esthetics Instructor & Laser Tech
Sara has been an esthetician for over 10 years. She comes to the school with a medical esthetics background with eight years experience at two of the nation's top laser companies. Prior to esthetics, Sara served our country as a Naval Search and Rescue Swimmer. From there, she went on to be a H3 helicopter mechanic before turning her passion towards esthetics. She shares her passion and enthusiasm for esthetics with every student at Skin Institute.
Annisa Eastepp, LE, EI
Specializing in Sugaring, Eyelash Lifts, Waxing and Threading
Annisa graduated from the Skin Institute in 2012. She went on to further her education by obtaining her Instructor’s License in October of 2015 in Alaska. Annisa's experience includes working in day spas and medical spas performing laser treatments including hair removal and IPL Facials. Annisa is certified in sugaring, threading and multiple skin care lines as well as lash treatment companies. In Alaska, Annisa was the Director of Education & Lead Esthetician at a well-known brow bar as well as an Instructor at an undergraduate esthetics school. Annisa is dedicated to ensuring that the education she has received is passed on to everyone she touches to ensure that they meet their personal goals in the skin care industry.
Shannon Hagerty, LE, EI
Part-Time Esthetics Instructor & Professional Makeup Artist
Owner at Your Beauty Ball, LLC
Shannon has been a licensed esthetician since 2012 and a professional makeup artist for over 10 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.
Tony Vorachack, LE
Front Desk Manager and Assistant Admissions Director
Tony graduated from Skin Institute in 2017. His experience includes managing massage franchises and high end retail stores. Tony's ability in management helps the school run smoothly every day. His knowledge in admissions, booking appointments and helping students with anything and everything they need is his super power. The students tend to adore Tony and he has become a vital part of the school.
Med Spa Partners: 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 Precision comes in to show dermaplaning, injections, SkinPen, or other medical treatments, our students get a glimpse into the medi-spa world.
Dr. Stanley Librach, MD, DDS
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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