Meet the Avanti Skin Center Team
“The California Girl”
We wish they all could be Alyssa! She hails from sunny San Diego, CA, where she was born and raised, and arrived in Yuma Summer of 2012, when she joined our team here at Avanti. A licensed esthetician, Alyssa attended the Poway Beauty Academy and graduated in 2004, later earning her Laser Safety Officer certification at Clearskin Institute, Phoenix, Arizona.
Alyssa’s upbeat demeanor conveys her passion for skin care and makes her a favorite of our patients, as well as our team. Alyssa’s expertise in the area of client education has been beneficial in support of those desiring to adopt a consistent routine for achieving their best skin that really works.
Ginny; Nurse Manager
“The Pale Stunner”
Originally from Savannah, GA, this southern belle relocated to Yuma in the summer of 2005, and later joined Team Avanti during summer 2012. Ginny’s nursing career spans 17 years, including health policy consulting, and extensive background in emergency, critical care and flight nursing, in which she still practices with a locally-based critical care air transport company. In 2013, Ginny earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University, and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Public Health Policy, also from Walden U.
Over fifty and having journeyed to the “sun” and back again, Ginny promotes the concept of beauty at every age, and is passionate about helping clients honor and embrace their truest selves and optimizing and loving the skin they are in. As in the bigger picture of health, Ginny knows that ultimately, beauty and health go hand-in-hand, and that many of our health and beauty issues are actually avoidable. Helping patients redeem the toll past stress, mistakes and hardships have taken on skin and overseeing the various aspects of Avanti Yuma keeps Ginny busy and very happy.
Irene; Massage Therapist, Cosmetologist
Irene’s career of service has spanned nearly 10 years, beginning with her graduation from the Yuma School of Beauty in 2005, when she offered women’s hair design, nails and esthetics. Irene soon realized that she found performance of facials so rewarding that she decided to specialize in facial treatments. Irene found that the ability to focus her complete attention for the maximum benefit of the client enabled her to transfer tranquility along with the treatment rendered.
Recognizing the potential to impart a deeper level of wellness to her clients, Irene continued her education, enrolling in Arizona School of Massage Therapy and graduating in 2008. As a Licensed Massage Therapist, Irene finds fulfillment knowing she helps her clients to look and feel their best by inducing complete body relaxation through muscular manipulation
Jennifer; Paramedical Practitioner
In the medical field for 11 years, Jennifer has acquired a wide range of esthetic medical experience. Her drive and inspiration come from personal experience close to her heart—Cancer. Jennifer’s mother and father are both survivors, and she has walked close to the devastation that sometimes occurs when the body grapples with illness and injury. Jennifer knows that improving the self-esteem and self-image of her patients gives them the needed confidence to love themselves and to see and manifest their truest beauty. Jennifer’s gift for restoring the beauty of the body transfers to the soul as well, and gives her patients the confidence needed to reengage with the world.
Some of Jennifer’s most satisfying work has been donation of tattoo removal and camouflage for kids and young adults trying to change their lives, for instance when joining the military. Jennifer proactively promotes natural beauty enhancement and holistic living concepts.
Kasey Jo; Office Manager
“The Rodeo Queen”
Born and raised in Yuma, AZ, this lovely and dynamic young lady joined Team Avanti in July 2008 as a laser technician. Her abilities to multitask and help the practice run smoothly soon became apparent, and she quickly advanced to her present role as Office Manager, assuming responsibility for operational support of our busy practice. Kasey embarked on a parallel journey as community advocate and beauty queen by securing the Silver Spur Rodeo Queen title in 2009, and selection as Miss Rodeo Arizona 2010. Our community was further delighted to be represented by Kasey at the national level in the Miss Rodeo America’ 2011 pageant.
Along with providing support for the care and service given at Avanti, Kasey especially enjoys sharing the happiness of patients experiencing transformation in their appearance, whether it is from Botox or dermal filler injections or any of the other treatment options offered by our diverse and talented team.
Marty; Owner, CEO
Marty Fuller is the owner of Avanti Skin Center of Yuma. Avanti opened in 2006, and the medical spa staff of 9 serves over 6,000 clients and specializes in a wide variety of laser, medical and aesthetic treatments.
Having experienced skin cancer, Marty became interested in healthy skin care practices while living here in Yuma. As a former Army nurse, her experiences in a variety of settings provided her with the much needed personal and professional skills to assist her clients.
She works closely with several Yuma Physicians as well as Dermatologists to promote skin health.