Our Team

Dr Scot Jones


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.

Seaside Nurse Staff

Michele westendorf, Msn, np-c

clinical director & Injection Specialist

Michele is a nationally board-certified Nurse Practitioner. She is a master injector who continues to hone her skills by attending multiple conferences per year, hundreds of hours of continuing education and reading medical journals. One of her deepest interests is anatomy and how that changes as we age. Michele also has a deep appreciation of Eastern Medicine, which focuses on the body as a whole. 

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Maureen Garrett

Maureen Garrett, RN

Injection & 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.
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Kristin Daniel, RN

Laser 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.
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Billie Jo Yost, RN

Ultherapy Specialist

Billie Jo is a registered nurse with over 22 years of experience and 20 of those years as a critical care nurse. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree at Hawaii Pacific University. Billie Jo has vast experience working with plastic surgeons in and out of the operating room since 2017. She has attended multiple seminars and trainings in aesthetics to include Botox, fillers, lasers, and ultherapy.
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MaryEllen Blake, RN

Injection Specialist

MaryEllen began her nursing career in 1996 as a Senior Staff nurse at the NYU medical center. Following that role, she honed her skills further, working in various recovery rooms administering post operative care to both pediatric and adult patients. The past several years MaryEllen has enjoyed the opportunity to stay at home with her children, volunteering at her childrens schools and sporting activities.
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Maggie Richard, RN, BSN

Injection Specialist

Maggie Richard, RN, BSN, has 25 years of experience specializing in Cardiac Surgery and Neurosurgery Step Down.  She has a calm and focused personality and has spent her career compassionately caring for her patients, mentoring her peers, and educating new nurses. Maggie was awarded ‘Nurse of the Year’ at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla due to her professional honesty, warm demeanor, and empathetic personality.

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Seaside Esthetician Staff

Maureen Gaspard

Maureen Gaspard

Medical 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.
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Lilah Morgan

Lilah Morgan

Medical 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.
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Kristine Evans

Kristine Evans

Medical Esthetician

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.
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Kori Hayne

Medical Esthetician

Kori began her career in the Beauty Industry in 2014 doing makeup for Bride’s and bridal parties. In pursuit of helping her makeup clients and herself with their skin troubles, she attended Palomar Institute of Cosmetology in San Marcos and became licensed in 2015!
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Cecilee Bettencourt

Medical Esthetician

Cecilee is a graduate from Advanced Beauty College in Laguna Hills, California. Her quest to learn as much as she can about skin started years before pursuing aesthetics, as she personally struggled with her own skin for many years. She developed a strong compassion for those experiencing skin troubles and a natural drive to help others propelled her into a love of proper skin care protocols and holistic health practices.
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Office Staff

Kiara Jones

Kiara Jones

Director 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.
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Kiley DiLeo

Kiley Dileo

Creative 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.
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Kate Tomalas

Kate Tomalas

Director 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.
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Melanie Clarke

Customer 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. read more…
Deb Stamper

Debbie Stamper

Front 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.
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Deb Forrester

Deb Forrester

Clinical Operations Manager

Deb joined the Seaside team in 2018 bringing 20+ years of experience in the medical field. With her background as a medical technician she has assisted numerous doctors with various procedures as well as worked a qualified CPR instructor for 10+ years. As a clinical coordinator Deb is an invaluable asset to the providers as she performs a variety of tasks to help the office to flow seemlessly.  Deb sets up for procedures, performs office clinical ordering, as well as evaluates special medical cases. However her most important role is acting as a liason between providers, patients and staff.
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Tina Moran

Front office Coordinator

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.
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Stephanie Davies

Stephanie Davies

Emsculpt Specialist & Events Coordinator

Stephanie Davies has an extensive background in sales and customer service that she brings to Seaside Skin Care. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in fashion merchandising and has worked at Nordstrom, Jaeger NA and St. John Knits. After getting married and having her first daughter, then triplets three years later, she put her career on pause and became a stay-at-home mom. Once her kids were independent, she began teaching a variety of work out classes gaining her Schwinn Cycle Instructor certification and American Council on Exercise certification in group fitness and fitness nutrition. A few years later decided to get back into working which lead her to Seaside.
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jennie carpenter

Client care Concierge

Jennie is a seasoned hospitality professional with 10 years of experience as Client Concierge in the Medical Spa Industry. Throughout her career, she noticed a lack of warmth and professionalism in many customer service experiences, particularly within the realm of medical treatments.  These experiences helped shaped her personal goal of making the client feel at ease and comfortable in their environment.

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Kolten Striano

medical assistant

Kolten Striano has practiced medicine for the past eight years. Born and raised in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, he joined the Navy at age 18. There, he began his journey in medicine as a Corpsman. Starting in Nuclear Medicine, he then moved to phlebotomy and lab technician.

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