The Omni Grove Park Inn (Asheville, NC) has appointed Ellen McGinnis as spa director. With more than 20 years of experience in hospitality, spa and wellness, McGinnis will be responsible for all operations of The Omni Grove Park Inn's spa and wellness programming. She first held the position of spa director at the Blue Ridge Mountain resort in 2011, where she oversaw the initial launch of The Spa. McGinnis comes to The Omni Grove Park Inn from Springs Eternal Spa located at its sister property Omni Bedford Springs Resort (Bedford Springs, PA), where she oversaw the daily operations of the spa, spa boutique, wellness programs, and salon, in addition to managing special events. Prior to her position at Omni Bedford Springs Resort, McGinnis served as an industry consultant to establish new divisions, oversee openings, and develop advances in education and management for spas nationally. "With her strong background in spa and wellness management and familiarity with Omni Hotels & Resorts, Ellen is a tremendous addition to our Inn," says Barry Sondern, general manager of The Omni Grove Park Inn. "We are excited for her to return to the spa that she originally opened."
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