OUR MEDICAL DIRECTOR:
Elizabeth Ann Erickson, M.D.:
Dr. Erickson is a Board-Certified Family Physician practicing in Colorado Springs since 1997. She has a B.A. degree from the University of California, Riverside, and an M.D. degree from the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine. She served a three-year residency in family medicine with the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in Riverside, CA. where she was Chief Resident in her last year. Dr. Erickson is a member of both the El Paso County and the Colorado Medical Societies. She is also a member of the Colorado Academy and the American Academy of Family Physicians, as well as a member of the American Medical Association.
OUR TREATMENT PROVIDERS:
ANGIE MILLER, CME, CLS / TREATMENT PROVIDER
Angie is our lead treatment provider; she is a certified laser specialist from the Rocky Mountain laser College in Denver. She has worked with Ideal Image for over 8 years doing not just laser hair removal but also working in the Research and Development Department in our Corporate Tampa, Fl office doing everything from acne, cellulite, and micro-dermabrasion treatments as well as getting to test all lasers on the market, confirming that we have the most effective lasers available anywhere. A native of Boca Raton, FL, she became a licensed esthetician and medical electrologist, and then moved to Tampa to embark on a career with Ideal Image, the national leader in laser hair removal.
She takes pride in making people feel comfortable and building long lasting relationships with all of her Ideal Image guests. She jumped at the opportunity to move to Colorado Springs because she and her husband enjoy hiking and snowboarding. Outside of making guests hair-free and happy, she takes great pride and joy as a wife and mom to her beautiful son Ryden.
KRISTEN PAOLI, B.S.N., R.N. / TREATMENT PROVIDER
Kristen was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida, but she now resides in Colorado with her beautiful 8 year old daughter. After earning her Associates Degree, she came to Colorado to complete her Bachelor's in Nursing Degree from Colorado State University at Pueblo. She joined the Ideal Image team in May, 2010, where she received her laser training. Kristen enjoys every part of the nursing profession and especially caring for people. She appreciates being able to work with a great team as well as getting to know our guests and helping them achieve beautiful smooth skin. She spends most of her free time with her family and loves playing sports with her daughter. She also loves to travel and she hopes she can eventually cover the world.
DANIELLE JOHNSON, R.N./ TREATMENT PROVIDER
Danielle is a native of Colorado Springs and has always loved calling Colorado her home. She worked in a local hospital for 3 years as a C.N.A., and then attended the Nursing School at Colorado Technical University in Pueblo, where she graduated in 2012. She joined our Ideal Image team in March, 2013. Danielle loves the outdoors and enjoys snowboarding, camping, hiking, and horseback riding. She also enjoys dinners and game nights with family and friends.
CANDY THORPE, B.S.N., R.N. / TREATMENT PROVIDER
Candy is originally from Ohio, but recently moved here from North Carolina with her husband who is in the United States Army. Candy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Ohio’s Muskingum University in 2012. She worked at a hospital in N.C. on a medical/telemetry unit. She is very excited for this new journey in her nursing career, and is delighted to be a part of our awesome team helping our guests become hair free. Candy’s favorite part about being a nurse is having many opportunities to make connections with patients and being able to reveal that she truly cares about each person. She enjoys her free time in the company of her husband, family, and two dogs. She also loves the outdoors and, very importantly, The Ohio State Buckeyes. Candy is looking forward to exploring all that Colorado has to offer.
DOREEN VASQUEZ, B.S.N., R.N. / TREATMENT PROVIDER
Doreen Is a Colorado native, born and raised in Pueblo. In 2012 she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Colorado State University-Pueblo, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She started her career as an RN in Long Term Care and Rehab before pursuing her interest in aesthetics. Doreen is very eager to exercise her passion for nursing and esthetics with Ideal Image. She enjoys helping individuals achieve their goals by becoming more confident and happy with their appearance. Outside of work she spends most of her time with family and friends, especially being outdoors with her two dogs, and playing softball. Doreen is a huge sports fan, and supporting the Colorado teams, the Broncos and Rockies, is one of her favorite activities.
OUR GUEST SERVICES TEAM:
CHRISTINE PRIBANIC, LEAD CONSULTANT COORDINATOR
Christine, a native of Sandusky, Ohio, has a degree in Business & Marketing, along with more than 20 years of experience in sales, customer service, and management in the beauty and wellness industry. She is also a fully-trained Esthetician. She first joined Ideal Image in Orlando, Florida, in 2005, and quickly helped the Orlando team establish and grow a third office location there. In late 2006, she moved to Colorado Springs to open the first Ideal Image center in Colorado.
She really enjoys seeing the happiness of her guests as they transition into a life-style free of unwanted hair, and she is also quite willing to share her own positive experiences with laser hair removal. When not at work, Christine loves to spend time with her husband, two kids and two big dogs, all enjoying everything that Colorado has to offer.
STACEY AMAYA, LEAD CONSULTANT COORDINATOR
Stacey was born and raised in southern California. She spent the last year living in Tucson, AZ, with her fiancé, who accepted a job promotion to move to Colorado Springs. Stacey is very excited to be living in the Springs and working with the ideal image team. “I have a strong passion for delivering great customer service to every guest I meet”, says Stacey. She also has a wealth of management experience in the cosmetic industry, and she has worked for Apple, Inc. for five years. She loves meeting new people and, at home, spending time with her tiny Chihuahua, Emma, and her kitten, Savvy.
THERA COX, FRONT DESK AND CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSOCIATE
Thera is a native of Colorado Springs and has been with Ideal Image for almost 3 years. She has earned an Associate's Degree in Internet Information Systems and has12 years of customer service and sales experience. She loves working with Ideal Image and having the ability to change someone's life forever. She really enjoys seeing the difference that laser hair removal brings to our guests. Most of her free time is spent with her family and boyfriend, and she enjoys cooking, drawing, painting, and going on hikes with her dog.
KELSEY EDDY, GUEST SERVICES ASSOCIATE
Kelsey was born and raised here in Colorado Springs. She started as a guest at Ideal Image and was so thrilled with her results that she jumped at the chance to be part of our team. Feel free to ask her about her own experience with laser hair removal. Kelsey enjoys interacting with our guests by phone and in person, as well as sharing the happiness with their results along the way. In her free time Kelsey loves playing volleyball and coaching children in the game. She also enjoys the outdoors along with her boyfriend and her three dogs, Beep, Major, and Diesel.