Meet Allan! President of the Day Spa Association and International Medical Spa Association and all around wonderful person!
How many years have you been involved in the spa industry?
This year makes 22
What was the path that led you into the spa industry?
I started in the Chiropractic business and the offices we serviced started bringing in massage therapists, viola, here I am
What is your favorite place in the whole world?
My home! We’re on an acre of land, in the middle of the city, surrounded by oak trees and have fox, coyote, deer, wild turkey and our 11lbs Poodle named Rocco, all in the yard
If you could have any profession in the world, other than what you do now, what would you be?
I’m in several other businesses now and my 2nd favorite is our company called http://www.simulationcurriculum.com/ We make software in the Geology and Astronomy fields that is sold to schools systems across the globe
What is your go-to spa treatment?
90 minute massage with firm pressure
What is your proudest accomplishment?
3 kids, twin grandsons and all doing well
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I love what God gave me…no changes
Care to share any details on family life; i.e. spouse, partner, children, pets?
Married 26 years to Kathy (who still let’s me live in the house), love to travel (going to Sao Paolo and Beijing this year), read, golf, football, and all my industry friends…who are truly friends and not just business contacts
Two things about yourself we don’t know
Italian cooking is my junk food and I love fast cars
What is your motto or concept that you live by?
This was written by Norman Vincent Peale and I keep it posted in my office and on my Skype header: Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture…Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
What is your most treasured possession?
Life. Every day I get vertical, I just know it’s going to be a great day!