In July of 2001, AesthetiCare opened with 2 employees and 1100 SF. Today wehave 21 employees and 8500 SF. We have experienced 15 consecutive years of double-digit growth, exceeding $4M in annual revenue in 2016. AesthetiCare is now one of the most successful aesthetic centers in North America. Running a successful clinic has taught us the value of having a highly trained and educated staff. The majority of our Mint trainers are also providers at AesthetiCare, and are national trainers for many manufacturers, including Allergan and are A.R.R.A. Board Certified Laser Instructors.
Combined years of staff experience
Our team of experts
Kathy Metcalf-TarantoCMLI, CMLT, Managing Partner
Kathy’s love for skin began in 2000 when she started working with a French cosmeceuticalRead Bio
Matt entered the field of Aesthetics in 1996 as an independent rep for non-surgical aestheticRead Bio
Kathy GaumerMD, Faculty
Dr. Gaumer is the Medical Director at AesthetiCare of Lawrence. She is a Board CertifiedRead Bio
Dr. Holding offers her expertise in advanced procedures like perforator flap breast reconstruction. She alsoRead Bio
Rachel is a 2007 graduate of Kansas State University. She brings 10 years of retailRead Bio
Judy SandersRN, CLT, CANS, Trainer
Judy Sanders has over 21 years experience as a nurse in aesthetics. She worked forRead Bio
Ardeth ArmanRN, BSN, MS,CANS, Trainer
Ardeth started her nursing career as a Neonatal Intensive Care nurse working for five yearsRead Bio
Megan LynchRN, BSN, MSE, Trainer
Megan graduated from the University of Kansas in 2001 with a Masters in Science EducationRead Bio
Jessica TapusoaLT, LMT, Trainer
Jessica is a true Midwestern girl, born and raised in the Ozarks. Growing up, her familyRead Bio
Jennifer KennedyLE, Trainer
Jennifer graduated in 1989 from the University of Kansas and worked for the University ofRead Bio
Laura MadsenLE, Trainer
Laura started her career at 17 as a professional Makeup Artist before obtaining her AestheticsRead Bio
Laurie MorrisseyMarketing Consultant
With over 20 years in top positions in the Marketing and Public Relations industry, LaurieRead Bio
Noreen BollingerRN, Trainer
Noreen Bollinger graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.Read Bio
Brett HoustonTeam Member
As a 16-year veteran of the aesthetic device industry, Brett seeks to be a resourceRead Bio
CMLI, CMLT, Managing Partner
In 2007, Kathy was certified in laser aesthetics and quickly became a laser trainer at multiple laser institutes in Arizona. In 2011 she developed laser curriculum and opened the first ARRA laser certification course in Arizona.
Over the last 15 years, Kathy has been fortunate enough to work in almost every position within the industry including; retail sales, front desk, laser technician, laser trainer, sales rep, event coordinator, sales consultant and manager. She has been awarded both Rep of the year and Presidents Club. Kathy started MINT in 2013 and is thrilled to now partner with ACG. Kathy loves to run, travel (especially back to Arizona), and spend time with her favorites (Matt, Emmy and Jax)!
In 2005, Matt transformed Cosmetic Surgery Consultants into Aesthetic Consulting Group (Now MINT). MINT continues to sell equipment in the Midwest, and also works with 50-60 clinics a year in the US focusing on advanced training for lasers and injectables as well as consulting for marketing, performing consultations, retail sales, equipment evaluation and price negotiation, personnel, etc. Matt speaks at 50 aesthetic meetings each year throughout the country and is considered one of the top authorities in non-surgical aesthetics.
She had a very busy general Ob/Gyn practice in Lawrence, KS for over 16 years at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and is now an Ob Hospitalist at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Kansas City.
She has been involved in Aesthetic Medicine for over 10 years and personally trains all of the nurse injectors that are employed at AesthetiCare of Lawrence.
Dr. Gaumer has been involved in women's healthcare for over 25 years and is passionate about providing the best care available.
She is excited to bring the next generation of treatments in women's health to the market with the introduction of diVa by Sciton. "The ability to treat vaginal laxity, vaginal dryness and stress urinary incontinenece without surgery is revolutionary. Patients will reap these benefits without the risk or cost of surgery.
RN, CLT, CANS, Trainer
RN, BSN, MS,CANS, Trainer
Ardeth is passionate and enthusiastic about sclerotherapy and is grateful for the opportunity to get to teach others how to perform this very specialized treatment. Ardeth is both a patient and gracious instructor happily sharing the "pearls of wisdom" she has learned in the 10 plus years she has been a practicing sclerotherapist. Ardeth's passion and enthusiasm for the practice of sclerotherpy is evident as she gently guides each new trainee through the treatment process and is genuinely thrilled to see them succeed.
RN, BSN, MSE, Trainer
LT, LMT, Trainer
Jessica takes a deep interest in the well being of her clients, believing communication is vital to understanding any current limitations as well as developing long term goals. As well as massage, Jessica specializes in multiple treatments that result in skin tightening and fat reduction for the body and face.
For over three years, Jessica has taken pride in being a clinical trainer for BTL Industries and their Exilis device, covering the Midwest to help other aesthetic clinics to understand the technique and science behind being a success in treating their clients. At AesthetiCare, Jessica uses her knowledge to deliver results to those desiring to help minimize cellulite, unwanted fat, and loose skin.