12 Days of PCA Day 12: Making an Impact

Welcome back to American Spa's second year of 12 Days of PCA announcements! In 2017, we decided to announce the winners of our annual Professional's Choice Awards a little differently. Instead of giving you all 50 winners (plus the finalists) at once, we broke them up into fun groups to give you a few of the winners each day through out the month of November. This year, we decided to follow suit and unveil the winners of our 14th annual Professional's Choice Awards over the last 12 days.

For our last day, we're announcing the winners of the Making an Impact group, which includes your favorite company for product education, favorite company for manufacturer support, favorite spa consultant, and most influential spa leader. Find out who were our winners and finalists below:


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IECSC Florida | October 6-7, 2019

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Favorite Company for Product Education: Eminence Organic Skin Care 


  • Jane Iredale 
  • Pevonia
  • FarmHouse Fresh
  • NovaLash

Favorite Company for Manufacturer Support: Earthlite / Living Earth Crafts


  • Lemi Group
  • Gharieni 
  • Silhouet-Tone 
  • HydraFacial

Favorite Spa Consultant: Lynn Curry, president and co-owner, Resources for Leisure Assets


  • Christi Cano, president and founder, Innovative Spa Productions
  • Sylvia Sepielli, owner, Sylvia Planning and Design
  • Amy McDonald Founder and CEO, Under a Tree, Health and Wellness Consulting
  • Jim Croghan, CEO, Identity Hospitality  

Most Influential Spa Leader: William Wesley Myers, Regional Director of Spa & Wellness, North America Langham Hotels & Resorts


  • Boldijarre Koronczay, president, Eminence Organic Skin Care 
  • Barbara Close, founder and CEO, Naturopathica
  • Hannah Duncan, founder of Well, owner of Aesthetic Ambassadors
  • Catherine Warren, corporate operations director, spa division, WTS International

Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists of the Making an Impact group, and to all of the winners and finalists awarded this year. Check the related stories tab below for a complete list of PCA stories from this year, and check back here on American Spa on Monday, 12/3, for a round up story featuring all winners and finalists. As always, thank you, our professionals, without whom this wouldn't be possible.

Keep an eye here and on our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for upcoming info on the 2019 Professional's Choice Awards.


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12 Days of PCA Day 9: Final Touches

12 Days of PCA Day 8: For the Skin

12 Days of PCA Day 7: For Hair and Sun

12 Days of PCA Day Six: For Your Spa

12 Days of PCA Day Five: For Hands and Feet

12 Days of PCA Day Four: A Day at The Spa

12 Days of PCA Day Three: Getting Equipped

12 Days of PCA Day Two: Specialized Spas

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