Women on the Move: July 2021



 

Vavina Lapham serves as the aquatics director and head coach for Salem College Swimming (NCAA Division III), the Brookberry Farms head coach (first female to assume the role) for Greater Forsyth Summer League and is also currently a head coach at Enfinity Aquatic Club. Lapham now enters the private sector of swimming by developing her very own year-round team and nonprofit, King Triton Aquatic Club as owner and head coach, and owner and executive director of Triton Amateur Swimming Foundation. Lapham’s history as an elite-level coach with Swim Atlanta has given her strong experience combined with her role as NCAA Division III swim coach. From weekly Team Talk with the Pros to an individualized approach targeting the swimmer’s strengths and weaknesses to increase sports performance, Lapham’s mission is to empower young people to be champions in and out of the water. Lapham then took her plans a step further to develop Triton Amateur Swimming Foundation to provide families the pool space that will serve 300 children weekly and is establishing scholarship opportunities for learn-to-swim and competitive swimming.

 

 

Alex Dummit is an executive with more than a decade of experience in sustainable business development. Previously serving as an cxecutive director and COO, Alex has led teams of more than 2,000 staff and has operated 12 unique businesses simultaneously. In her extensive entrepreneurial experience, Alex prioritizes her passion not only for spearheading business development, but also for developing effective and transferrable techniques for motivating leadership teams. Alex works to make Decent Concepts a reliable, compassionate and sustainable service across the Triad region. Alex appreciates the ability to give back 10% of her revenue to Net Impact Triad to help build and sustain the local community. In her spare time, Alex enjoys spending time helping local farmers, volunteering, climbing and doing anything in nature.

 

Kim Baggerly attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA where she obtained her undergraduate & graduate degrees before relocating to North Carolina to be closer to family. She has a medical background in transplant surgery & orthopedics, but her passion lies in aesthetics. She has been practicing & training in the aesthetics field for nearly 2 years. Kim has always dreamed of opening her own practice to help others look & feel their best self. She knew she wanted to provide a luxury one of a kind self-care experience where everyone is welcome for their beauty & skincare needs. The Aesthetic Haus doors opened in November 2020, & Kim is so excited & grateful to be apart of the amazing Triad community! In her spare time, Kim enjoys traveling and fitness. She is also a home interior enthusiast, a wife and a mom to Ledger (3) and Loucille (1).

 

Introducing the team of the new Renewal Med Spa at Salem Plastic Surgery:


Joy Goins, RN, Nurse Injector and Aesthetic Nurse
“I’m passionate about fillers, Botox and laser. It’s so rewarding to help people feel more confident about themselves.”
Alejandra Santos, RN, Nurse Injector
“I’ve loved art since I was a little girl, and filler is like art. Making people feel their best is so important to me.”
Jade Simmons, RN, Aesthetic Nurse
“I chose to be an aesthetic nurse because, with each patient, you have a blank slate and can customize treatments to fit the patient individually. It is not only fun, but very rewarding when you help someone feel great about themselves. It makes what I do each day more than just a job. I have a passion for what I do. I enjoy coming to work each day!”
Becky Matlock, Patient Care Coordinator
“I love seeing the beauty we bring out in our patients and their smiling faces when this is achieved.”

Meredith Luke, Licensed Aesthetician – “Aesthetics is not only a rewarding career but a chance to be creative and innovative daily. Being a skin therapist is my passion, and I look forward to enhancing, treating and transforming all of your skincare and body needs.”

We’re proud of our team at the new med spa. They are highly trained, dedicated to their patients and work as a team to make sure every spa patient gets the best of care and results. The nurses are also operating room nurses. The team has the added benefit of first-hand experience on the surgical side of the practice with the anatomy of the face and body, which helps them determine the best treatments for patients.


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