Pacific Palms Resort Appoints Maureen
R. Vipperman As Director of The Spa at Pacific Palms
Industry Hills, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2006) Maureen R. Vipperman
has been named spa director for The
Spa at Pacific Palms, the newest and perhaps most extravagant
spa in the San Gabriel Valley and eastern Los Angeles County. She
joins Pacific Palms Resort five months prior the spas scheduled
opening of February 2007.
Vipperman will oversee day-to-day operations of the new facility,
which is being constructed as part of a $17 million refurbishment
project that also brings Elements Bar & Grill restaurant, a new
golf pro shop and golf course landscape improvements. Her priorities
include working with the design team; developing the spa fitness and
recreation team; and creating the spas signature line of products
The hiring of the spa director is a mission-critical step as
we prepare for the opening of The Spa at Pacific Palms. In addition
to Maureens business sense, her personalized approach to providing
each guest a memorable experience will help us establish one of the
most unique spas in the region. said Scott Huntsman, general
manager of Pacific Palms Resort.
Adds Vipperman: Pacific Palms Resort is a hidden treasure.
With 650 acres of lush surroundings, golf, tennis, fine restaurants
and new The Spa at Pacific Palms, our guests will return to refresh
their bodies and renew their spirits. I look forward to being a member
of a world-class team of associates at this award-winning property.
Since 2004 Vipperman served as director of resort spa operations
at The Spa at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort in Dana Point, Calif.
She worked for five years as the director of resort spa operations
at The Spa at The Inn at Bay Harbor, a Renaissance Resort in Bay Harbor,
Mich. As a former U.S. Marine she directed fitness routines and testing.
Vipperman teaches spa hospitality management and operations at University
of California, Irvine. She is a member of the International Spa Association,
a Certified Spa Director and a Certified Spa Supervisor.
About Pacific Palms Resort
Pacific Palms in Industry Hills, Calif. is an award-winning conference
and leisure destination. The resort offers state-of-the-art meeting
facilities, luxurious guest accommodations and two championship golf
courses. The 650-acre hilltop property is centrally located between
Los Angeles and Orange County. For more information, visit www.pacificpalmsresort.com
or call (800) 524-4557.