Jessica Wadley, is the Vice President of Business Development of Spa & Massage for the US Division of Oakworks Solutions LLC. She will be sharing a session on Global Manufacturing Best Practices: NEW advances in the green, sustainability and wellness movement on May 16 at our upcoming Spa & Wellness Conference at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix. The focus will be on creating an environment within your spa centered around environmental and human health.
For over 15 years, Jessica Wadley has been coaching, speaking to, or helping franchise salon, spa and medical professionals build their businesses and advance their careers. Her unique ability is “to lead and energize people by using quick, intuitive alternatives to build action plans and outline career paths that reverse engineer their dreams.”
Jessica is one of the country’s most innovative spa and salon industry leaders. She was a leading force behind one of the most successful medical spas, La Jolla Spa MD, where she was Chief Operating Officer for just under five years. Her innovative business leadership enabled La Jolla Spa MD to gain international notoriety while being ranked the “Top Medical Spa in America” by American Spa Magazine and nominated as one of the “Best places to work” by the San Diego Business Journal.
During her tenure, the company served as a training facility for top dermatologic companies such as Allergan, Lumenis, Medicis, and Cynosure. Jessica helped this leading edge company grow from $2 Million to $11 Million in revenue in 4 years. Prior to her association with La Jolla Spa MD, Jessica was recruited to position a privately-held spa chain for a lucrative sale to the only publicly-held spa corporation that is in existence today – Steiner Leisure, Ltd. As the Regional Manager for the Day Spa Division of Steiner’s seven locations on the West Coast, she gained the insight into tried-and-true systems from having been involved in the sale, branding and integration of 19+ locations in North America.
Jessica has a unique understanding of the Spa Industry as a whole, having led business areas of Operations, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategic Alliances, Sales, Call Centers and Expansion. Her work has helped companies gain national coverage on The Today Show, E! Television, and coverage in leading publications that include O Magazine, InStyle, Elle, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, Self and Allure. Specialties: Despite the media coverage and business accomplishments, Jessica says, “Every day I wake up feeling excited to help current and future spa professionals realize their dreams – that’s a highlight.” To learn more about Oakworks click here. Jessica can be reached at email@example.com