Brandi Barone, CMA
Certified Medical Assistant
With years of customer service experience and training as a Certified Medical Assistant, Brandi takes care of AesthetiSpa patients with every aspect of their visit, from start to finish. A quintessential people person, Brandi enjoys getting to know every patient, answering their questions, and assisting with any concerns they may have. Before moving to Mount Pleasant, Brandi lived in Florida and developed her passion for aesthetic medicine while working for a plastic surgeon. She is an avid runner, loves cycling and spending time with her friends on the water.
Kimberly Bunch, LCE
With deep ancestral roots in Charleston, Kimberly is proud to call it home. Studying Business Management at Towson University and receiving her aesthetics training at the Academy of Cosmetology in 2007, Kimberly is trained and certified in many areas of aesthetic skin care including Microblading, Micropigmentation, Permanent Makeup, Scar Rejuvenation and Areola Replacement. Passionate about helping others achieve their skin and beauty goals, she has an intimate understanding for the necessity of skin rejuvenation after personally suffering and overcoming scarring with successful treatment. She enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter, boating and remodeling houses.
Jennifer Cianci, MSN, FNP-BC
Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner
Originally from the Chicago area, Jennifer has been injecting neuromodulators and dermal fillers for almost a decade. Graduating with her masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013, she is board certified through the ANCC and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Before receiving her degree and certification as a nurse practitioner, Jennifer practiced nursing for 23 years in cardiac, transplant, and trauma ICU; home health care, general medicine, plastic surgery, and aesthetics. Her credo for maintaining a youthful appearance incorporates treatments using many modalities, including a good skin care regimen, the use of neuromodulators, dermal fillers, and laser treatments. Jennifer believes that for an optimal aesthetic outcome, it’s imperative to understand that transformation is a process and consistency is the key. Jennifer is married to a wonderful, supportive husband with whom she has three amazing children, two dogs, and one grand-dog! Her favorite things include Pilates, Barre, hiking with her husband and dogs, and hugging her kids!
Trivette Curtis, LCE, CMA
A licensed aesthetician since 2008, Trivette developed her love for skincare shortly after graduating from the College of Charleston. Combining her passion for aesthetics and helping others, she decided to pursue a career in Aesthetics at Trident Technical College. Her years of experience with skin care and lasers help patients achieve great results. Trivette is a South Carolina native and has called the Charleston area home since 1998. In her spare time, Trivette enjoys spending time with her husband and their rescue dog, Lucy.
Kennedie brings six years of aesthetic experience to AesthetiSpa and has also worked in the specialties of Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, OBGYN, Functional Medicine, and Emergency Veterinary Care. Her training, knowledge, and skill are integral to the patient experience, providing care before, during, and after every procedure. Her gentle, compassionate spirit and meticulous attention to detail perfectly combine to comfort and make every patient feel right at home.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Katrina graduated from Abilene Christian University in Texas with a BS in Marketing. Her marketing background opened the door for her, landing her in the fashion and radio industries. That was all fine, but what honestly fired her up was her passion for medical aesthetics. After a few years, she jumped the fence (with her set of marketing tools!) and began her second career managing patient care for a plastic surgery practice. Finally feeling at home, she found her true calling working with and helping patients realize their best selves. While there, she quickly learned the ins and outs of running a medical practice, while navigating and enhancing patient care and staff management. Beyond ecstatic to join the team at AesthetiSpa, Katrina looks forward to keeping the practice on the aesthetic forefront. A Lowcounty resident since 2004, Katrina gives back to the community through her service and involvement with several Charleston area non-profits. In her spare time, Katrina enjoys seeing the world with her husband and spending time with her dogs, Kodi Bear and Riggs.
Front Office Coordinator
With over 30 years providing exceptional customer service, Monika has extensive experience working in many business arenas. She was born and raised in Germany until the age of 12 and has called the Lowcountry home since 2004. Monika’s favorites are relaxing on the beach, riding bikes and walking. She is married and blessed with three beautiful granddaughters.
Kelly Hunt, BSN, RN
Aesthetic Nurse and Laser Specialist
Kelly is an aesthetic laser specialist with 31 years of experience in the medical field, 22 of which were devoted to skincare. With extensive training in IPL Photorejuvenation, Thermage, laser services, and advanced skincare, she is a certified IPL trainer for health care providers and was awarded Black Diamond status as one of the leading providers of Thermage in the entire southeastern United States. Part of the AesthetiSpa team since 2006, Kelly’s enthusiasm for providing clients with excellent services has garnered her a loyal clientele. Kelly lives on James Island with her beautiful daughter.
Front Office Concierge
A South Carolina native and College of Charleston graduate with a BA in Business Administration, Carla joined AesthetiSpa in March 2020. Along with her “wow” customer/patient skills, Carla brings many years of sales, customer service and cosmetic surgery experience to AesthetiSpa. A team player who’s always willing to go the extra mile and build lasting relationships along the way, Carla is responsible for helping to manage the front desk and strives every day to make each patient feel special. Whether welcoming patients, scheduling appointments, or assisting other team members, Carla’s commitment to the patients and staff of AesthetiSpa ensures a positive experience for all. Carla lives in Mt. Pleasant and loves to be outdoors, travel, and spend quality time with her family.
Lisa Montgomery, BSN, RN
Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
A Registered Nurse and Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist, Lisa boasts over 15 years of aesthetics experience. As a result of her experience, plus her passion for promoting health and wellness, Lisa firmly believes that feeling confident about the way you look is essential for achieving and maintaining overall vitality. She recognizes the value of patient education and advocacy and provides superior service to empower patients to make informed decisions about their aesthetic care. A Charleston native, Lisa enjoys spending time with her boys and dogs on Folly Beach.
Amy O’Shea, LCE
As both a licensed cosmetologist and aesthetician, Amy’s passion for skin health derives from her personal struggle with acne which began at an early age. After many years perfecting her skincare routine, she loves to help others perfect theirs, and achieve optimal results through proper education and a personalized treatment plan. Confidence, and being content in your skin, she believes, is the key to an overall healthy and fulfilling life. A South Carolina native, Amy has lived in Charleston since 2014. She loves the salt life: sun, sand and waves, all topped off with a good SPF! In her free time, she can be found at the beach, in the yoga studio, having fun with her husband, loving their precious pets and visiting family in the Upstate.
As Office Coordinator, Christi supports the entire AesthetiSpa and keeps things running smoothly from day to day. In her free time, Christi can be found at local schools reading her children’s book series, Legare the Lowcountry Lizard or hand-crafting turkey and pheasant feather bow ties for the small business she started with her son. Christi enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, needlepointing, and traveling.
Erica Kuhnlein, MSN, APRN, FNP-C.
A born and raised Michigander, Erica, and her family relocated to the Charleston area. Erica became a registered nurse in 2008 and graduated summa cum laude in 2017 with her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Erica spent the first 6 years of her career working in the Cardiac Unit, Trauma/ER and Cath Lab before transitioning to her passion of plastics and aesthetics in 2015. She has since treated thousands of patients, and has an intimate understanding of the treatments that will deliver the best results for her patients. Over the years, Erica has continuously honed her craft and trained with world-renowned experts within the industry. She specializes in advanced treatment areas and prefers to harmonize the face by replacing volume loss and providing structure where needed to create subtle but impactful changes. Erica believes that “the best injectable is least detectable” and that a combination of treatments is the key to creating an overall refreshed and youthful result.
Erica and her wonderful husband, Ryan, share their beautiful daughter, Olivia, and two fluffy Maltipoos, Ozzi and Emma. In her free time, you can find her spending time with her family on the beach or poolside, reading, or weight training with her hubby.
With over 13 years of hands-on experience in cosmetology and aesthetics, Vicky is excited to share her considerable knowledge and make your visit to AesthetiSpa comfortable and enjoyable. Originally from Charlotte, NC, Vicky has called Charleston home for 30 years. With a background in the service industry and legal world, Vicky soon realized that her love of helping others achieve the best version of themselves necessitated a career change. And she did just that, becoming a licensed cosmetologist and esthetician in 2007. Now, she brings that love, plus her joyful personality, to AesthetiSpa! Vicky enjoys spending quality time at home with her husband and dog, Tilly, and pursuing her many hobbies, including crafting, antiquing, refinishing furniture, being outdoors, gardening, and cheering for her Carolina Panthers on Sunday nights.