A respected authority in the spa industry, Alexis Ufland is the owner of Lexi Design, a spa consultancy firm that has developed premier spas and fitness centers across Europe, Asia and the United States. She has written numerous articles on spa and fitness development, has been quoted in the top industry trade magazines and has lectured at national trade events. Alexis is the nation’s preeminent expert in medical spa development. She is currently based in New York, and continues to develop luxury day, resort, hotel and medical spas throughout the US. Some of her clients include Deepak Chopra, Starwood Hotels and the Marriott Hotels. With a degree from Pennsylvania State University in Exercise and Sport Science and 15 years’ experience in the spa and fitness industry, Alexis truly has an unparalleled familiarity with every facet of spa development, operations, marketing and management.