Carol Ford joins Omni Scottsdale Resort

Carol Ford (submitted photo)

Carol Ford (submitted photo)

Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia announces the appointment of Carol Ford as spa director.

With over 15 years of spa and retail experience in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, Ms. Ford is poised to lead the award-winning Joya Spa and Salon, along with Joya Boutique, by strengthening its community relationships and continuing to provide an unparalleled wellness journey for guests and locals alike.

In her role as spa director, Ms. Ford will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Moorish-inspired luxury spa which features an expertly-curated menu of services in 15 treatment rooms and five couples suites, according to a press release.

Offering rituals, face and body treatments, wellness, meditation, and naturopathic services, Joya Spa is also Arizona’s only Hammam Experience – the ancient hot-to-cold bathing ritual and the exclusive after-hours Puerta Privada experience. Additionally, Ms. Ford will manage Joya Terrace, Joya Salon, and Joya Boutique.

Prior to joining Omni Scottsdale Resort, Ms. Ford served in various spa leadership roles at Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, and most recently at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort & Spa. During her tenure, she was awarded “Manager of the Year” in 2008 at Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa and was awarded “Visionary of the Year” in 2011 at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.

An expert in the spa and wellness industry, Ford has been a member of International Spa Association since 2003 and earned a massage establishment manager license in 2010.

Born and raised in Phoenix, Ms. Ford loves spending time with her family, cooking, and tending to her garden where she grows  fresh herbs, tomatoes, eggplant, and green peppers, the release stated.

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