Tammy Pahel appointed as Spa Director for South Florida?s Turnberry Isle Miami
Turnberry Isle Miami, South Florida’s legendary resort and private club, has appointed Tammy Pahel as Spa Director, effective immediately. In her new role, Pahel is responsible for overseeing the property’s Mediterranean-style Spa & Fitness center, which has consecutively maintained its Four-Star Spa status from Forbes Travel Guide since 2004, when the spa ratings were first published. Pahel returns to Turnberry Isle Miami after opening the spa under the same position in 2001.
“Tammy has established herself as a leader in the spa, fitness and wellness industry, with twenty-plus years of experience,” said Paige Koerbel, Managing Director. “Her visionary instincts in enhancing and developing world class spas, while setting trends and developing new spa treatments will all be crucial to her new role in insuring the continued success of Turnberry Isle Miami’s award-winning spa.”
Prior to joining Turnberry Isle Miami, Pahel’s spa industry experience included work at 4- and 5-star spas, such as Nemacolin Woodlands, The Spa at Arizona Biltmore, Caesars Palace, New York Hilton, Aroma Wilshire Spa, Loews Miami Hotel, St. Andrews Country Club & Spa, La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa, Cinzia Spa at North Beach Plantation and Deer Lake Lodge & Spa.
Pahel has served on the Board of Directors of the International Spa Association and American Aesthetics Education Association for the past four years, and is currently on the Advisory Board of Healing Arts Guide Magazine. Additionally, she performed committee work for the International Spa Association for eight years. Pahel has shared her extensive knowledge in the wellness industry by participating on the board of the Spa & Resort & Medical Expo Conference, and assisting in the development of the spa operations curriculum for Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Annually, she teaches a spa operations and management certified course at Atelier Esthetique Institute in New York.
Tammy received her BS in Business Administration and Marketing at Penn State University.