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Dr. Scot Jones, MD.
Owner & Medical Director
Being an Emergency Room Physician for over 30 years, Scot Jones has a long history in the medical field and understands firsthand the importance of quality patient care. Dr. Jones earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree and graduated Medical School at the University of Utah in 1978. Following his formal education, he served a residency at Queens Hospital Surgical Center in Honolulu Hawaii. With his extensive knowledge and work experience he has hand selected competent, highly trained, clinically oriented staff members to give patients the best experience and results.
Sandy Hoff, RNInjection Specialist & Clinical Operations Manager
Sandy Hoff, a Registered Nurse for over 22 years, joined the Seaside Skin Care team in 2012. She earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing at California State University Long Beach, graduating Cum Laude. Her Nursing skills were first applied while working in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit, where her critical thinking skills were mastered. She then shifted her focus to nursing outside of the hospital, working in Pediatric Care and in an Advanced Wound Care Center.
Her love for people, the relationships she builds with her clients and her love for skin care led her to shift to the Aesthetic side of Nursing. She has attended numerous trainings in Botox, fillers, and laser and has an undeniable desire to continually educate herself on the latest expert techniques in Aesthetics Nursing. Most importantly, she educates her patients to make sure they understand and feel comfortable with their treatments.
Maureen Garrett, RNInjection & Laser Specialist
Maureen Garrett has practiced as an RN for over 25 years. Born & raised in Chicago, she attended Bradley University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing . She moved to California to work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Cedar -Sinai in Los Angeles. Maureen relocated to Orange County in the 90’s to help open CHOC Children’ Hospital at Mission where she served as the director for 10 years. She continues to work in the NICU caring for premature and ill infants while also pursuing her career in aesthetics. She joined the Seaside team in 2016. She enjoys engaging with clients from our beach town , getting to know them as individuals. She loves the artistry of filler and how it can be customized to achieve the best results for each person’s unique needs. As a nurse, I am in the business of touching people’s lives in a positive way – in aesthetics I love helping people to feel good about themselves…helping them to achieve their goals of looking on the outside how they feel on the inside!
She is mother to two daughters and a Puggle, Wrigley, who she loves to spend time with. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, socializing with friends and reading books. She loves to travel and hopes to see 1 new country every year!
Kristin Richmond, RNLaser Specialist
Kristin began her career in the NICU in 2003. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Golden West College. Kristin’s caring demeanor and thorough attention to patient care, allow her to offer our patients superior treatments with a gentle touch. She has extensively trained in numerous aesthetic modalities, but has exceptional expertise in all laser treatments.
She is our “Go To” for any of your questions regarding Vein Therapy, Laser Genesis, IPL, and Laser Hair Removal. She also works with Dr Sanjay Grover, a plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, as his lead MedSpa nurse. In her downtime, Kristin enjoys being an involved mother to with her two teen-age children, baking, weight training, and hiking with her German Shepherd. She is also well-versed in the art of using essential oils for healing.
Maureen GaspardMedical Esthetician & Director of Sales & Professional Development
Maureen Gaspard has been practicing skin care for over 18 years. She attended Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in 1999 and graduated from their Advanced Medical Esthetics program of 1,200 hours. From there, she began treating clients privately in their homes. She then secured employment with a Medical Spa & Plastic Surgeons Office where she learned additional advanced techniques for medical skin care treatments. During that time, she attained her Bachelor of Science in Health Science at CSU, Fullerton.
Her true passion is in the clinical aspect of skin care services and products. Her top priority is to ensure that her clients are satisfied with their results and she strives to exceed all expectations. Maureen is incredibly passionate about esthetics and her clients are extremely important to her. She has continued to expand her education in the esthetics industry so that she may offer the most recent and innovative products and services to her long-time, loyal clientele.
Lilah MorganMedical Esthetician
For over 12 years Lilah Morgan has been combining her love for holistic therapies with result oriented treatments. She attended esthetics school in North County San Diego in 1999 and found her first job at a beauty salon on Ave del Mar San Clemente. From there she went to work at a Med Spa in Encinitas for three years, where she was trained in medical grade skin treatments. Lilah received extensive training in holistic and organic skin care while she treated clients at Spa Montage in Laguna Beach, CA.
After six great years at Spa Montage her husband and her decided to be adventurous and moved their family to Spain to experience a different way of life. After returning home, Lilah continued working in the aesthetic feild at Seaside Skin Care Medical Spa. Lilah enjoys educating her clients on how to take care of thier skin. Her wide variety of corrective and holistic driven treatments will leave your skin feeling rejuvenated inside and out.
Chelsea EversMedical Esthetician & Esthetic Operations Manager
In 2011, Chelsea enrolled in the Cosmetology program at Athena College of Beauty and has been an esthetician for over 6 years. While in school, she gravitated towards esthetics and found her passion. She started her career at Massage Envy Spa in San Clemente as a sales associate, continuing there as an esthetician once she became licensed. The fast-paced environment gave her opportunities to see hundreds of clients while learning to understand all the complexities of various skin types and conditions. Since transitioning into a medical environment at Seaside Skin Care, she has broadened her skill set to include face mapping, Ultherapy, and advanced treatment options for severe skin imbalances.
Chelsea has a knack for recognizing underlying causes of skin conditions, which allows her to advise clients on both internal and external techniques to manage healthy skin. Chelsea enjoys learning about the latest, innovative technologies and products for treating diverse skin disorders and is currently working towards attaining her AA in Biology. She is a San Clemente native and has a passion for working within her community, building strong client relationships.
Kristine EvansMedical Esthetician & Front Desk Concierge
Kristine Evans draws upon over eighteen years experience in the esthetics industry. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Kristine fulfilled her life long dream of moving to Orange County. She went on to earn a diploma in Esthetics and completed an apprenticeship at the International Dermal Institute. Kristine spent eight years working at Burke Williams Day Spa where she served as Lead Esthetician. Her career also includes teaching esthetics through Saddleback College, helping aspiring estheticians earn their licenses from the California State Board.
When I meet a new client, I have no agenda other than to give them what they want. And if they don't know what they want, I will teach them! When you share with a sincere heart, the benefits flow both ways! Esthetics is always evolving and I love learning as much as I can. I always invest in my continued education to stay informed and on top of industry trends.
Kiara JonesDirector of Operations
Kiara Jones has been the Director of Operations for Seaside Skin Care since the company was founded in 2010. In this role she has complete business responsibility for the day to day operations of the medical spa and overseeing patient relations, customer service, front/back office operations, as well as the sales and marketing efforts. Kiara brings over 10 years of aesthetic field experience, with a prior background working in emergency room medicine. She holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of California Santa Barbara. Initially brought in to aid in getting Seaside off the ground, she quickly realized her true passion for entrepreneurship and business development and the rest was history! Kiara has been instrumental in the expansion and success of Seaside Skin Care into the well respected top medical spa it is today. She avidly works to grow the company with her creativity and leadership skills. Along with Dr. Jones, she has used her expertise and industry knowledge, to bring in a team of exceptionally skilled providers and office staff to help our patients achieve their aesthetic goals and make them feel at home.
Born and raised in San Clemente, her vision was to build a company similar to the town she grew up in, where patients could feel like they were part of the family. Kiara brings a genuine enjoyment for all spa related operations, especially in developing client relationships which has remained her number one priority. As the company has grown, she has remained determined to keep the family oriented feel and high level of customer care which is apparent the moment you walk in the door.
On her free time you will find Kiara at the beach or ebiking around town with her husband Josh and daughter Kaia, along with Murf & Mille, both terrier mix rescue dogs.
Kiley JonesCreative Director
Kiley Jones has been with Seaside Skin Care since it opened in 2010. She has been instrumental in marketing Seaside since the doors first opened. Kiley knew she wanted to go into the marketing field after graduating from the University of Utah with a Communications degree in 2008. She continued her education, taking art classes at Saddleback, to focus in on the design component of Marketing. Since then, she has taken on the daily tasks as the Marketing Director. Kiley’s greatest strength is her creativity, which assisted in the branding of Seaside Skin Care. She can be found at Seaside managing and monitoring marketing campaigns, and creating advertising designs while also delivering excellent customer service in the front office.
Kiley is a San Clemente native and she makes great effort into making Seaside’s customers feel at home in store and through her marketing/branding efforts. Kiley’s love for skin care continues to grow along with learning about new skin care techniques to give Seaside’s patients the best care possible. Being a part of her families business is one of her greatest accomplishments and she could not be more proud of the team they have built.
On her free time you will see her enjoying time with her family and friends, at the beach, appreciating a cup of coffee at a local San Clemente spot, or walking her two pups.
Kate TomalasDirector of Marketing
Kate is a seasoned marketer with over 10 years experience in the field. Her passion for delivering an authentic brand experience in the digital space has garnered her senior marketing roles at companies ranging from Fortune 100 company, GrubHub to local nonprofit Share Our Selves. Kate now brings her knowledge and drive to Seaside Skin Care. She is excited to move into the aesthetics space and work with the incredible Seaside team to showcase the incredible quality and skill of Seaside's Nurses & Estheticians.
During her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband Adam and their adorable terrier mix, Steve.
Melanie ClarkeCustomer Service & Operations Manager
Melanie joined the Seaside team in 2013. She brought 30 years of account management, business process management, training, selling and customer service experience with her from her prior careers. In 2018, she formally became our customer service operations manager. Melanie has a passion for this business, our customers and loves her Seaside Family.
On her time off, Melanie enjoys spending time with her daughters, extended family and friends. She loves walking with her big rescue mutt Marty at the beach and on the trails.
Debbie StamperFront Desk Concierge & Events Coordinator
Debbie has worked at Seaside since 2012. She is an amazing asset to our front desk and is also responsible for planning the many events we have at Seaside. She considers her passion to be the ability to help others and enjoys seeing the thrill in our clients eyes after any of our treatments. When she is not at Seaside, you can find her traveling with her husband and baking sweets. She has been married to Mike for 35 years and has 3 adult children and 6 grandchildren.
Brittney CaponeFront Desk Concierge
Bio coming soon.
Tina MoranFront Desk Concierge
Tina comes to Seaside Skin Care with many years of experience in sales, customer service & instructional education. A graduate of the University of Georgia, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and has worked for Shell Oil Company, E & J
Gallo Winery & most recently Capistrano Unified School District. She played a major role in setting up a Science Lab at Concordia Elementary in San Clemente where she taught hands-on science classes for grades K-5 for 6 years. It was her desire for a new career challenge and interest in the aesthetics field that led her to Seaside Skincare. Tina is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the amazing Seaside team & strives to make sure each client receives the very best experience possible.
Deb ForresterFront Desk & Nurse Concierge
Bio coming soon.