Co-Chair, President, LIVunLtd, United States
Wendy Bosalavage has redefined the way Americans interact with their communities, unwind, and live the 21st century American dream. A pioneer in the health and wellness industry, Wendy is the president of LIV unLtd, a global luxury brand specializing in the management of the service experience in residential and commercial properties, spas, and hotels. Helping people take care of themselves, however, is not exclusive to Wendy’s work. She also serves on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, raises funds for charities, teaches courses and workshops, and always finds time to mentor others who are interested in wellness as a profession. A graduate of Manhattan’s Fashion Institute of Technology and Empire State College, Wendy also has a Health Coach Certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to supplement her work with women in underserved communities and those reentering society after incarceration.
Co-Chair, President, Mind Body Spirit Network, United States
Sallie Fraenkel is the founder and president of Mind Body Spirit Network where she connects people through events focusing on spa, wellness, food, beauty and travel. She has a lifelong passion for and expertise in wellness travel which she uses in her consulting practice with full-immersion wellness resorts and spas around the world. Sallie’s latest addition to her portfolio is a certification in Coaching for Transformation. Sallie is the former COO of SpaFinder Wellness, Inc.® and Executive Vice President of the Global Wellness Summit. Prior to that she had a twenty-year career in the entertainment industry. Sallie serves on several non-profit boards including Gift of Hope, NYSPA, and the Green Spa Network.
Vice Chair, Vice President, The Madison Collection, United States
Peace Corps service influenced Gilad early in his career, compelling him toward pioneering social impact programs using his skills as a global marketing professional, brand designer, and behavior-change specialist. The results of his decade-long collaboration with organizations such as Population Services International, Project Concern International, and The Safety Lab were successfully implemented across Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Southern Africa — helping with youth empowerment, reducing prevalence of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, and supporting prevention of violence against women and children. Now co-leading the family business, The Madison Collection — purveyor of eco-luxury terry products for the hospitality and spa industry, Gilad is influencing social impact through the company’s new partnership with Wine to Water, to support clean drinking water efforts in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
VP, Human Resources, The Breakers, United States
Denise Bober is VP, Human Resources at The Breakers Palm Beach, and a specialist in the inspired workplace. She has evolved the company’s culture to make employee fulfillment and wellbeing top priority, driving best-in-class retention, guest-satisfaction ratings and financial results. As a result, The Breakers has solidified its reputation as an enterprise of social impact, dedicated to its team, the community and environmental conservation.
General Manager, Comfort Zone, Italy
As general manager, Brian Brazeau directs and manages brand development and all international trade activates for [ comfort zone ] worldwide. Bringing his innovative vision and strong experience in the global beauty market, Brian will strengthen the communication of the [ comfort zone ] core values and develop new strategies to position this award-winning Italian brand as unique in the industry.
Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, Image Skincare, United States
Monique Iacobacci is the Northeast /Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager for Image Skincare, and is an advocate for several organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House and The Care for Skin Foundation. With over 23 years of experience in the spa and wellness industry, Monique’s professional portfolio includes business development, sales and marketing for medical and wellness practices, prestige beauty brands, spa and fitness management companies and industry associations. Her passion for giving back to her industry and community were put into practice in her twelve years of service as a Board of Director for the Day Spa and International Medical Spa Associations. As the DSA’s Charity and Events Coordinator, Monique organized large fundraisers and spearheaded many philanthropic initiatives, including Consumer Awareness Campaigns and large fundraising events. Partners included nonprofit organizations such a Melanoma Research Foundation and CARE . These efforts have awarded her “Day Spa Association’s Healing Hearts Award in 2007.”
Founder & CEO of Impakt & Founder of HireUp, Canada
Paul is the Founder and CEO of Impakt, a B Corp that helps organizations benefit from social change and an authority on the social purpose of business. In addition to helping global corporations to understand and profit from their social purpose, Paul writes about the intersection of business and social change for publications including Forbes, Advertising Age and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Paul is also the Founder of HireUp– a social enterprise that help employers find, hire and retain youth who face barriers to work.
Executive Recruiter, Hutchinson Consulting, United States
Michael Tompkins has been a hospitality, wellness and spa visionary for more than two decades. Having held senior executive positions for celebrated brands at Canyon Ranch Health Resorts, Turning Stone Resort and Casino, CEO of Miraval Resorts, CEO Hilton Head Health and CEO PALM Health, his forward programmatic thinking has made him a noted keynote around the globe with more than 20 speaking engagements annually.