PRESIDENT: ELENA ZINCHENKO
Born in the former Soviet Union, Elena grew up and studied in Kiev, Ukraine. A graduate of the State University of Kiev, she graduated with MD of Hydro Geological Science.
While working in Institute of Geological Science in Kiev she became fascinated with wellness and the health industry. After further study, she earned a diploma of Cosmetology/Esthetics from the Community College of Kiev.
Elena immigrated to Canada and worked as an esthetician at “Skin International” skin center, was promoted to manager and continued to work as a “hands-on” esthetician. In 2004, Ten Spa at the Fort Garry Hotel was under development and Elena joined the team where she developed an extensive and unique result-oriented menu of services which are all signature to Ten Spa. When Ten Spa opened in 2006, Elena became Spa Director. Ten Spa was a pioneer participant in the Quality Assurance Program piloted in 2009 and won the Leading Spas of Canada Award for Quality Assurance in 2012.
Elena has continued her studies and has received a CIDESCO International Diploma of Cosmetology from St.Paul Technical College of Minnesota, and has also received an Oncology Esthetics Certification through the Clinical Oncology Esthetics Course developed and taught by Morag Currin.