Meet The Team
Merlin Brown - Medical Director
Education: Loma Linda University, School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Internal Medicine Residency Program
1986 – 1993
SolarteHealth’s mission is to propel healthcare into an era where healthcare decisions are made by physicians and patients based on price, quality and location. Real choices made by real people based on real prices.
We have set ourselves apart in distinct and intelligent ways that bring real savings to our customers. We aim to empower physicians, providers, and members to establish a greater model of personalized medicine – one that operates with responsibility, respect, integrity, and transparency.
June 2014 – Present
Oversee multiple med spa locations as the Medical Director.
Tina Stevens - Owner/Stylist, Certified Laser & Safety Technician /Advanced Practice Esthetician
Tina Stevens is the owner/operator of Rejuv Med Spa and The Hair Shop & Beyond. Tina’s passion has always been beauty and its been her dream to apply this passion in the Med Spa and Salon environment. She is a graduate of The Aveda Institute of Minneapolis. Tina’s knowledge of all segments of beauty along with an astute eye for trends in the beauty industry provides you with a strong leader focusing on bringing you the highest quality products and services.
Nichole Lewandowski - Advanced Practice Esthetician/Certified Injector/Certified Microblading/Certified Laser and Eye Lash Technician
Nichole has been in the aesthetics field for 14 years. Licensed on Scottsdale AZ in 2005. I perform many services such as facials, waxing, tinting and laser. I specialize in Filler, Botulism, MicroNeedling and Microblading. My favorites service to perform is Microblading. Transforming the brows can do wonders for framing the face. I have been asked what my hobbies are. This is my hobby, what I do for a living is my hobby.
Alena Daskalyuk- Advanced Practice Esthetician/Certifed Lash Technician
Perusing a career in esthetics has been such a beautiful journey for me. I feel fulfilled when I can contribute to one's confidence and beauty. I love performing facials- that glow within radiates on the outside and its most beautiful look. I love applying lash extensions- accentuating the most captivating part of the face. I love meeting all of the wonderful people that I come in contact with and changing their lives whether its a slight change or a drastic change. My hobbies include, reading, drawing,painting, being in the sunshine, radiating good energy and spreading love in the world.
Katie Tharaldson - LPN / Certified Injector
Katie is currently an Industrial Nurse/Workers' Compensation Lead with a manufacturing company. Katie has always had a passion to be in a Med Spa. Katie has been in the nursing profession for 12 years and has always had a passion for beauty inside and out. In 2018 her dream came true. Katie joined forces with The Hair Shop & Beyond/Rejuv Med Spa and is able to perform her favorite skills being a Certified Injector. Outside of work Katie enjoys time with her family, sunshine and fresh air.
Shannon Ingbretson- Certified Massage Therapist
Shannon is a Certified Massage Therapist and has 13 years experience . Shannon is an Honor Graduate of Aveda Institute of Minneapolis. She worked at Aveda Coporate in Blaine as a Massage Therapist for 10years also as a Massage Therapist at Hazelden/Betty Ford in Center City and Chiropractic Care Facilites Shannon specialize in rehabilitative therapy, muscle mobility, full body deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point and relaxation massage. In her spare time Shannon enjoys spending time traveling, going to concerts, meeting new people and spending time with her husband and four children.