Meet Our Staff

Medical Director Dr. Erika Francis

Erika M. Francis, M.D.

Dr. Erika Francis hails from Ohio, which is where she earned an undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition then graduated from Ohio State University Medical School in 1999. She headed south to complete her residency at University of South Carolina Medical School in 2002. For more than 10 years, Dr. Francis has practiced medicine in the Clearwater-St. Petersburg area, working in both Cosmetic Medicine and Emergency Medicine, in which she is Board Certified.

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Galena Neal

Board certified Nurse Practitioner Galena Neal comes to the medical aesthetic field following a long, successful career in nursing. After earning a B.S. and an M.S. in Nursing, she spent nearly a decade as a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric and Neonatal ICU at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Delving into aesthetics, she realized having the opportunity to help other women and men feel their most beautiful self was where she wanted to focus her career. She has now earned certifications in Lasers, Injectables like BOTOX and fillers, and CoolSculpting.

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Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Donna Gosine

Donna Gosine

With a background in Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Donna Gosine knows how to expertly handle a variety of medical situations. She turned her professionalism to the area of Aesthetic Medicine seven years ago and has continued to increase her medical knowledge gaining extensive training and certifications in BOTOX, dermal filler injections, and Cosmetic Lasers including IPL, Fraxel and Laser Hair Removal.

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Board Certified Nurse Practitioner Joanne Nuttall

Joanne Nuttall

Native Floridian Joanne Nuttall is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and Diplomate of American Academy of Anti-Aging. After earning a B.S. in Nursing and an M.S. as a Family Nurse Practitioner from University of South Florida, she began her career working in emergency medicine and has practiced aesthetics for the past 11 years. Joanne’s drive to help people with their health started early. During high school she volunteered for multiple organizations and was involved with rural health in college.

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Patient Experience Manager Chrissy Rosolowski

Chrissy Rosolowski

Patient Experience Manager and management guru Chrissy Rosolowski hails from New England, although her father came all the way from Poland to meet her mother. Chrissy’s career started early when she worked for the family business during high school while earning promotions to assistant manager and then manager at the retail store where she was concurrently employed.

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Research and Development Engineer, and Owner and Director Stephanie Schlageter,

Stephanie Schlageter

Behind the incredible Radiance Medspa staff stands Owner and Director Stephanie Schlageter, a former Research and Development Engineer for a medical device company with a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. It is her insistence that all clients receive only the most appropriate treatments for their individual needs.

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Courtney Cole

Bringing together science and nature, Florida native Courtney Cole has earned certification in a plethora of medical aesthetic treatments as well as yoga, meditation and alternative therapies. She started down the path of beauty and healing as a little girl when she began creating skincare creams and doing makeup. Her appreciation for creating beauty from the inside out appears in her treatment room, where she may incorporate medical grade essential oils, or in her conversations, which might focus on nutrition or even astrology. Courtney’s compassionate nature has found a true home at Radiance Medspa, and she finds both the staff and the clients to be caring and “heart” centered.

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Digital Marketing Manager Alyssa Morales

Alyssa Morales

Having worked in the fast-growing field of digital marketing for more than 10 years, Alyssa Morales has joined Radiance Medspa to keep the practice on the cutting edge of today’s communication platforms. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Alyssa earned an A.A. in American Literature followed by a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies. She honed her marketing skills with big names like Valpak and CBS Radio Tampa before turning her attention to the medical aesthetics industry. Joining the female-owned Radiance Medspa and being part of a team of beautifully empowered women has given Alyssa the opportunity to witness how today’s most advanced cosmetic treatments help clients not only look but also feel their best.

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Medical Assistant Eliza Kendt

Eliza Kendt

Hailing from New York, Eliza Kendt knew at a young age that helping people look their best was her calling. Watching a childhood friend go through the experience of having laser treatments to remove a birthmark on her face and witnessing the increase in her confidence only crystalized Eliza’s passion. At Radiance Medspa, she is thrilled to have the opportunity to help patients feel more beautiful and self-assured every day, especially when it comes to the immediately gratifying effects of dermal fillers that can really make people’s eyes light up.

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Alexa Kurish

Alexa Kurish always had a passion for making people look and feel good about themselves, so she attended cosmetology school straight from high school. From her early days as a hair stylist to managing a beauty supply store and working as a beauty industry educator, Alexa did not veer from her path. Transitioning to the world of medical aesthetics proved to be her exciting next step. In her position as Skin Care Concierge, Alexa enjoys the thrill she sees on the faces of Radiance Medspa clients, and she personally appreciates the lip-pluming effects of Juvéderm Volbella as well as the slenderizing results of SculpSure.

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Medical Aesthetician Linda Rhodes

Linda Rhodes

Although she was born in Michigan, Medical Aesthetician Linda Rhodes grew up right here in Belleair Beach. After attending St. Pete College and the American Institute of Beauty, Linda, who has been in the industry for more than 10 years, served as a medical assistant to a board certified plastic surgeon. She earned certifications in a multitude of treatments, such as microneedling, ultherapy and dermaplaning as well as certification from SkinMedica. Linda was called to the field of beautifying and caring for others when she saw her terminally ill mother’s spirits rise each time she did her makeup or treated her to a massage.

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Our Mission

We make people feel great. We do this by helping them look their very best using state of the art non-surgical cosmetic medical treatments and by delivering a memorable experience that energizes their senses, calms and relaxes them, makes them smile, and boosts their self-confidence.