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Spafinder Wellness, Inc. Announces Organizational Changes Following Move of Global Headquarters to Miami

Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®, the largest media, marketing and gifting company for the spa and wellness industry, today announced organizational changes in conjunction with the move of its global headquarters to Miami. Chairman Pete Ellis will resume his role as CEO, effective today, and Missy Godfrey, who assumed duties as CEO of Spafinder Wellness, Inc. last [...]

Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®, the largest media, marketing and gifting company for the spa and wellness industry, today announced organizational changes in conjunction with the move of its global headquarters to Miami.

Chairman Pete Ellis will resume his role as CEO, effective today, and Missy Godfrey, who assumed duties as CEO of Spafinder Wellness, Inc. last year and led day-to-day operations, will continue as a member of its board of directors, a position she has held since 2004.

Kristin Valentine, who has been a member of the Spafinder Wellness sales team since 2011, has been promoted to vice president, digital sales and advertising, and will lead network development.  

“Missy has helped Spafinder Wellness tremendously, allowing me to focus on preparing the company for the important and exciting move of our global headquarters to Miami,” said Ellis. “We also appreciate her contributions to initiatives and strategies for the coming year.”

 “We are also very pleased to tap Kristin Valentine to lead digital sales and advertising, working with our vast network of spa and wellness partners,” said Ellis.  “Kristin joined us three years ago and has consistently demonstrated her deep experience, and passion for our industry, while effectively managing our sales team and the relationships we have with our partners, which number over 18,000 in the U.S. alone.” 

Valentine most recently served as director, digital sales and advertising for Spafinder Wellness. Prior to joining the company, she worked for seven years with Bonnier Corporation, which published titles including ISLANDS, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons and Spa Magazine.

Valentine holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

About Spafinder Wellness, Inc.: Spafinder Wellness, Inc.® is the world’s largest media and marketing company for the spa and wellness industry and the leading consumer resource for feeling good and living well all year round. With nearly 30 years of experience as a spa and wellness authority, millions of people find inspiration to keep well every day via the Spafinder Wellness 365® brand, also known for its widely distributed gift cards—available at 70,000-plus retailers worldwide—and its global network of 20,000-plus spas, salons, fitness, yoga and Pilates studios and travel destinations. The company’s Corporate Wellness 365® division offers incentive products and partnerships that help to foster wellness in the workplace. Learn more at spafinder.comspafinder.co.uk and spafinder.ca.