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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 Coolsculpting providers and conduct the master class at Coolsculpting University.

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. She has a passion for helping people feel self-confident and assisting them in enhancing the parts of themselves that hinder this feeling. When Jamie is not at Bare she enjoys traveling with her family!



J. 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 15 years ago. He has been Medical Director for BCBSVT, VT Medicaid, and UPMC Health Plan before accepting the CMO position at VT Medicaid two years ago.

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.



Our wonderful spa director, Shelby Gillespie, has traveled all over the world on leadership teams opening boutiques, as well as working with other boutiques locally!

Shelby has been working at Bare since 2017, brought with her a strong background in business management. She lives in Underhill with her two daughters. In her free time, she loves hot yoga, spending time with her family (and having a glass of wine or two).



Lynn brings 25 years of team building and direct client fulfillment to her role at Bare. Lynn’s specialty is identifying the unique needs of each client, and translating those needs into a clearly defined plan that maximizes the result for the customer. Lynn loves to travel to Mexico with her husband when not taking care of her French Bulldogs and Maine Coon cats.



Alyssa joined Bare in 2016 as a client service coordinator, after returning home from Boston and traveling as a flight attendant with American Airlines, she now resides in Essex with her son, Brayden. Alyssa delivers comprehensive service to clients by attending to their personal needs for scheduling, answering client inquiries, following up on treatments, and assisting with allē and aspire accounts. Her attention to detail keeps our team organized and efficient, while also ensuring clients’ satisfaction. 
Alyssa is a Vermont native and attended the University of Vermont. She is passionate about the industry and all things skincare related. 
When away from Bare Alyssa enjoys traveling, yoga, and spending time with her son. 

Lilly mcallister

spa coordinator

Lilly is a sweet and friendly personality that joined our team in 2022. Being around the aesthetics industry for as long as she can remember, it has become a passion for Lilly. She is a Vermont native who after attending UVM, settled in Fairfax with her boyfriend and two Yorkies, Mia and Milo.



Sarah Dietschi is a Family Nurse Practitioner. Sarah’s professional focus for the past 16 years has been on Medical Aesthetics and Women’s Health. She is known for her artistic eye and natural-looking approach with her aesthetic treatments. Sarah is spearheading the Intimate Wellness services offered here at Bare. 

She recently moved back to Vermont after living in Southern California and is thrilled to be back! She lives in the New North End of Burlington with her husband, and three teenage children. Outside of work she can be found enjoying the lake and trails in the area, practicing yoga or cheering for her children on the sports field. 




Kellie Malaney is a Physician Assistant who has been working in Medical Aesthetics since 2007. She began her aesthetic career while specializing in Plastic Surgery in California. Kellie grew up in Vermont, spent 20 years in California, and returned to her home state 10 years ago after reconnecting with a high school sweetheart. Kellie resides in Shelburne with her husband and 2 teenage boys.

Kellie is passionate about women’s health, medical weight loss, nutrition, and aesthetic treatments that help women look and feel their best.

Outside of work, Kellie can be found golfing with her family, refinishing/painting furniture, watching her boys play hockey and lacrosse and spending time with her family.



Nicole Nadeau has been in the medical field for ten years. In addition, she is a small Vermont business owner. Nicole was a labor and delivery nurse at UVM Medical Center for over six years. Nicole is certified in both advanced neurotoxins and dermal fillers. Nicole’s passion is women’s health, and she is most fulfilled by her ability to make people look and feel their best. Nicole resides in Williston with her two boys. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.



Olivia Couture is a Registered Nurse who has been working in the medical field for over eight years. She specialized in Orthopedic Surgery for 4 years at UVM Medical Center. Olivia has completed training through the National Laser Institute in both neurotoxins and dermal fillers, PRP, and advanced injectable techniques. She is also a certified laser technician.

Olivia has an eye for detail and symmetry. As she has developed her medical aesthetics nursing practice, she has become passionate about helping others become more confident in themselves. 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.



Jasmine Fuller is a Medical Esthetician and certified Cosmetic Laser Technician who has been working in the Medical Aesthetics field since 2009. Jasmine specializes in skin care, laser treatments, and body contouring. She was a professional makeup artist for 10 years and also has a wealth of knowledge about skincare and laser services. Her passion lies in making everyone feel confident about not only their appearance, but also their inner beauty. Jasmine lives in Essex with her son and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.



Leigha Molgaard is a licensed esthetician and lash technician who has been working in the aesthetic field since 2019.

She went to school at Paul Mitchell in Southern California to obtain her licensure and took a lash course to learn classic, hybrid, and volume lash extension techniques.  Her goal is to make her clients feel beautiful and confident.

In her free time Leigha likes to go on hikes, play board games, go shopping, and spend time with family!



Valentina Morse studied electrolysis at The Electrology Institute of New England (600 hours) and was certified in 2013. Valentina has also been practicing massage therapy for 15 years, and was a licensed nursing assistant for 10 years. In 2007, she received a Bachelors of Science from Johnson State College in Alternative Medicine and graduated as a Chesamore Honor Society Member. In 2003, Valentina also received two associate degrees from CCV, a Liberal Arts major and an 800 hour massage therapy focus.