leadership

Jaime Huffman Joins Universal Companies as Senior Vice President of Spa Development

Universal Companies announced that Jaime Huffman, MPH, joined its team as senior vice president of spa development. In her new role, Huffman will lead the product development, education, and equipment teams. “We are very glad to welcome Jaime to the team,” says Brenda Elliott, CEO of Universal Companies. “She has an impressive resume, with more than 25 years of leadership experience in spa, hospitality, education, and healthcare. Her experience and understanding of the complexities involved in delivering an exceptional spa experience makes her a perfect fit for this spa development position.” Most recently, Huffman was executive spa director, member of...

Green Spa Network Introduces Sustainability Assessment Tool

The Green Spa Network (GSN) released its first Sustainability Assessment Tool (SAT) and Toolkit for the spa industry. Designed to help spas and industry resource partners measure their green progress and potential and understand the components of a more sustainable spa, the online tools are available free of charge for members of the spa industry. Available at www.greenspanetwork.org/toolkit , the SAT is an online questionnaire to assess a business’ sustainability across 15 categories, including water management, energy use, waste reduction, laundry processes, food and beverage, textiles leadership, and community connection. Upon completion, the user submits the results electronically and receives...