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Deborah Evans Parker

Director of Business Development, Lake Austin Wellness Partners

Deborah Evans Parker, of Lake Austin Wellness Partners, has created, designed, developed, consulted, marketed and managed select destination, resort and day spas and salons throughout her career. With over twenty-five years of hands on spa experience, Deborah is a dynamic visionary and recognized industry leader in planning, programming, marketing and public relations and successful management of hotel and spa operations. As a perpetual student, licensed massage and spa therapist, author, educator and spa aficionado, Deborah has developed a unique background and expertise in massage and spa therapies, fitness and outdoor recreational programs and holistic health and is a highly sought after hospitality and spa consultant, providing expert advice to both new and existing spas.

An author of three books, including her last book, Spa Specialties, she is a frequent speaker on spa development, marketing and public relations, industry trends, spa residential development and resort and spa operations. She is an on-line instructor for the University of California, Irvine and teaches Spa Marketing and Branding. Deborah is a licensed massage therapist and certified in spa therapies with ASTEC, The American Spa Therapy Education and Certification Council.

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