Meet Our Staff

Estheticians, Massage Therapists, and Technicians

Vivian Okotie has been offering services at Plumyumi for 14 years. She is a native of Nigeria, was educated in London, has 36 years of experience, and holds licensure as both an esthetician and a massage therapist. Vivian’s greatest passions are her family and her faith.

Barbi Brown has a long history in the beauty industry having been a Master Cosmetologist for 33 years. She has worked in the field of esthetics for 23 years as both an instructor and a service provider. Barbi loves making every client feel special. She also enjoys spending time with family, working out, creating shabby chic furniture, and finds organizing and cleaning to be therapeutic!

Tawana Hawkins has been with Plumyumi for 9 years and is knowledgeable in a variety of modalities including Swedish, pregnancy, neuromuscular, and hot stone. Her specific areas of expertise include trigger point therapy and Sciatica treatment. During her time away from the spa, Tawanna enjoys culinary arts and her favorite, going barefoot!

Gina Rizzo has 12 years of experience as a Clinical and Neuromuscular Therapist. She has also taken advanced classes and received additional certification in Medical and Advanced Sports Massage. She enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her Lab/Sheltie after a hard day at work.

Jill Adcock joined Plumyumi in 2016 with an array of experience. While providing massage in a variety of modalities, her specific areas of expertise include aromatherapy, reflexology, and deep tissue. Jill has lived abroad, traveled extensively, enjoys many outdoor hobbies, and loves physics. She cites Albert Einstein and Mother Teresa as personal inspirations.

Devorah Bassett - Licensed Massage Therapist

Liz Mares began her Massage Therapy career in 2004. After working closely with firefighters and First Responders, she became a Medical Massage Practitioner in 2011. Liz offers a variety of modalities and her goal is “to create a healing and nurturing bodywork session for each of my clients.”

Michael Garcia brings 14 years of experience to Plumyumi. He specializes in deep tissue massage, focusing on rehabilitation and injury recovery. His areas of expertise include neck, shoulder and lower back regions. Aside from work, Michael enjoys hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

Kourtenay Bouchard is a licensed massage therapist and has been in this field for almost 2 years. She graduated from Peachtree City School of Massage and specializes in deep tissue massages and trigger point therapy. Kourtenay loves spending time with her two boys and enjoys participating in family-oriented activities.

Evan Kubiak, whose area of expertise is deep tissue, is our newest massage therapist and is a welcome addition to our Plumyumi family. Evan enjoys a variety of hobbies including gardening, candlemaking, cooking, sculpting, aromatherapy, and music. Evan is also an amateur kickboxer, is well-versed in German, and enjoys studying foreign languages.
Lady B. joined Plumyumi in 2015 with over 18 years’ experience. She I certified in several different modalities and hold a Cidesco Diplomat Certificate, which has allowed her to work on cruise ships. She is passionate about making her clients feel comfortable, relaxed, and rejuvenated. Her motto is, “I Feel Good Because You Feel Better.”

Robin Martin has 26 years of experience and utilizes a variety of massage modalities. She is passionate regarding her field and loves to educate others regarding the many and lifelong benefits of massage. And as Robin states, “Because I love my craft, I never really work!”

Linda George has been a licensed Nail Technician since 2000 and has also received advanced training in reflexology. She genuinely enjoys taking care of, sharing stories, and becoming friends with her clients. As Linda states, “I love providing healing touch through massage and making feet feel better!”

Tori Dickerson, a Master Nail Technician, comes to Plumyumi with more than 24 years of experience in all areas of natural nails, enhancements, and nail art. She has worked on large scale specialty events and product launches including those for Vera Bradley and Seventeen magazine. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading, watching movies, and listening to jazz music.

Halley Brown is new to the spa industry and is eagerly beginning her career as an esthetician. She is very family-oriented and finds enjoyment in music and art. Halley’s magnetic personality naturally makes others feel relaxed, pampered, and special.

Trisha Colwell has been a licensed esthetician for 15 years and has worked in both medical and day spas. She provides an array of services including facials, dermaplaning, resurfacing treatments, and waxing. Trisha is also highly skilled as a certified lash artist. Trisha tends to be a perfectionist, loves to arrange things in straight lines, and would like for all things to be color coordinated.

Christi Yager - Licensed Esthetician

Sydni Anglin - Licensed Esthetician

Antionette Jones is a licensed Nail Care Specialist whose areas of expertise include natural nail care, diabetic nail care, and pleasing her clients, in general. Antionette is most often described as being “gentle.” She is a Michigan native and a mother of three wonderful children, who also loves singing, listening to music, and reading.

Venus Lenoir - Licensed Nail Technician