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Meet the Team

Here at Bare Medical Spa + Laser Center we pride ourselves with an unparalleled commitment to serving you, our valued client. We take standards very seriously and insist on delivering the highest level of beauty and comfort that will leave you completely satisfied. You can relax in knowing that all of our staff members at Bare are superiorly trained within their specialty, have a tremendous passion for the industry, and a sincere interest in helping you reach your cosmetic goals.



Jamie Clayton Spano founded Bare in 2012. She is licensed in the state of Vermont as a medical aesthetician, certified laser technician, and makeup artist. As a certified Allergan Medical Faculty Trainer, Jamie will often travel the US to train other industry leaders.

Jamie has focused her business on providing a luxurious and welcoming atmosphere where clients can learn more about caring for their skin and body. She believes skin health determines the body’s overall health, especially one’s emotional well-being. When Jamie is not at Bare she enjoys jet-setting with her family!



Scott Strenio, MD is a board-certified family physician who was in practice for 20 years in both rural Vermont and Pennsylvania before going into administrative medicine in 2007. He has been Medical Director for BCBSVT, and UPMC Health Plan before accepting the CMO position at VT Medicaid in 2020.

Currently, he is the acting Medical Director for the Vermont Department of Corrections. He is a member of the VT Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.



Shelby Gillespie has been working at Bare since 2017. She holds a strong background in business management and has traveled all over the world on leadership teams, opening boutiques! Shelby has outstanding customer service and prides herself on the connections she makes with clients daily. 

She resides in Underhill with her two daughters, and in her free time, loves hot yoga, spending time with her family (and having a glass of wine or two).



Lynn Lena brings over 25 years of team building and direct client fulfillment experience to her role at Bare. She excels at accommodating clients busy schedules and collaborating within the office to ensure an absolute perfect experience for customers. 

Lynn loves to travel to Mexico with her husband when not taking care of her French Bulldogs and Maine Coon cats.



Alyssa Lyman joined Bare in 2016. She delivers comprehensive service to clients by attending to their personal needs for scheduling, following up on treatments, and assisting with reward accounts. Her attention to detail keeps the Bare team organized, while also ensuring clients’ satisfaction.

She resides in Essex, and enjoys traveling, yoga, and spending time with her son.



Taylor Gagne joined the Bare team in 2022. She brings over 15 years of customer service to her role here and strives to make the client experience exceptional.

When Taylor is not at work you can find her watching her son play hockey and football or walking her 2 dogs! 

Roselie Phillip

Client Coordinator

Roselie Phillip has been working in sales and marketing since 2014. She graduated from Castleton University in 2014 with a B.S. in business marketing. Roselie enjoys connecting with all customers and brings a hard working and positive attitude to the Bare team.

Roselie loves the outdoors and finds any excuse to spend her free time enjoying it!

Shannon Dunlavey, Client Coordinator

Shannon Dunlavey

Client Coordinator

Shannon joined the aesthetic industry as a cosmetologist in 2016. Her love for making customers look and feel their absolute best has led her to join the medical side of aesthetics, where results happen fast! She prides herself on sharing her excitement for the industry with each customer that walks through the doors by providing them the absolute best customer experience possible. Fun fact about Shannon…she’s a huge gamer! Anything from PC, Switch, or Playstation! She loves it all!

Danielle Russin

Physician Assistant, Certified

Danielle Russin is a certified Physician Assistant, who has been in the medical field since 2014. She thrives in a fast-paced environment, loves paying close attention to detail and creating a friendly and respectful relationship with her clients. Danielle has been performing medical weight loss and hormone therapies since 2021.

When Danielle is not at work, she enjoys working out, traveling, eating good food, and spending time with her family, friends and golden retriever. In the summertime, you can find her on the lake any chance she can get!

Ashley Birtz

Physician Assistant, Certified

Ashley Birtz, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant who has been in practice since 2010. She has practiced in California, New York, and Vermont and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Ashley has previous experience as a cosmetic injector and believes the growing field of medical aesthetics is beneficial as preventative care to one’s self and considers it a valuable tool in allowing one to bring their best self to all aspects of their life.

Ashley resides in New York with her family and enjoys fishing, kayaking, hiking, and running.



Nicole Nadeau is a Registered Nurse who has been in the medical field since 2012. As a  talented Cosmetic Injector and Master CoolSculpting Clinician Nicole takes pride in her ability to make people look and feel their best. 

Nicole resides in Williston with her two boys and enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.



Olivia Couture is a Registered Nurse who joined Bare in 2021. She has an eye for detail and symmetry and aims for facial balance when treating patients. Olivia specializes in advanced injectable techniques and lasers. Her true gratification comes from building clients self confidence.

Olivia resides in Georgia with her son and looks for any opportunity to be by the water. When she is not at work, she enjoys traveling, boating, biking, and spending time with family and friends.



Leigha Molgaard is a licensed medical aesthetician and lash technician who has been working in the aesthetic field since 2019. She obtained her licensure from Paul Mitchell in Southern California and has since attended CoolSculpting University to become a Master CoolSculpting Clinician. Leigha has found her love for body contouring services at Bare. Her main goal is to make her clients feel beautiful and confident. 

In her free time, Leigha likes to sit by the fire, play board games, go shopping, and spend time with family!

Whitney Remington, Registered Nurse and Laser Tech

Whitney Remington

Registered Nurse and Laser Technician

Whitney Remington is a Registered Nurse that has been in the medical field since 2016. Whitney has been working as a full-time travel nurse at a local Emergency Department as well as a consultant for a large skincare company which is where she discovered her love for aesthetics and all things beauty. Whitney obtained her education to become a Laser Nurse and certified Cosmetic Injector through the National Laser Institute. In her free time, she loves relaxing by the waterfront and exploring new trails with her dogs.
Asia Armstrong

Asia Armstrong

Licensed Esthetician and Laser Technician

Asia Armstrong is a Licensed Esthetician and Laser Technician who has been working in the medical aesthetic field since obtaining her licensure from Aveda Institute in 2018. Asia is passionate about all-things-skincare and is dedicated to making meaningful connections with every one of her clients.

In her free time Asia enjoys spending time outside with her husband and hiking with her German Shepherd!

Makayla Gonyea

Medical Esthetician

Makayla Gonyea is a licensed Esthetician who specializes as a Lash Technician. She has been working in the industry since 2021. Makayla received her esthetics license from The Aveda Institute in Burlington, VT. Her main goal is to help make her clients feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin!

In her free time, Makayla enjoys spending time with her son, being outside with her black lab, and reading!

Potrait of Lilly McAllister, spa coordinator.

Lilly mcallister


Lilly McAllister is a motivated and hardworking member of the Bare team. She offers assistance to both the administrative and medical staff throughout her day, while ensuring the spa runs efficiently and effectively. Being around the aesthetics industry for as long as she can remember, it has become her passion.

She is a Vermont native who after attending UVM, settled in Fairfax with her two Yorkies, Mia and Milo.



Gillian Wright is a licensed Cosmetologist who specializes as a Lash Technician. She has been working in the industry since 2019. Gillian studied at The Aveda Institute and became certified in lash extensions through Zazen Beauty. Gillian’s main goal, while she provides, is to help make her clients feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin! 

In her free time, Gillian enjoys going on adventures with her dog Scout, and spending time with her family! 



Valentina Morse obtained her licensure from The Electrology Institute of New England in 2007 and has been performing electrolysis at Bare since 2015. Valentina is extremely educated, holding 3 degrees as well as actively working as a massage therapist.

When Valentina is not at work she loves to visit her daughter in New York and participate in barre sculpt.