Meet The Team
After attending Lancaster School of Cosmetology, Ashlee attended Nova Laser Academy and became a certified laser technician. After years of working in a medical setting, Ashlee decided that she not only wanted to treat her clients for all of the skin health needs, but create long-lasting relationships with her clients in the process. In addition to her experience with aesthetics and laser treatments, Ashlee is also trained in permanent makeup, specifically microblading and eyeliner. Ashlee has long-awaited the chance to own a small business, and the chance for her clients to see all that she can help them accomplish. Originally from Berks County, PA, Ashlee lives in Montgomery County, PA with her long-term boyfriend, Mark, and four-legged baby boy, Knox.
Kassidy, Operations Manager
Meet The Team
Jamie Garland, Partner
Esthetician, Laser Technician & Certified Cutera Trainer
Jamie began her career as a hair and makeup artist for photography, theatre, and commercials, eventually growing interested in what was under the makeup. She attended Lancaster School of Cosmetology and later moved into medical esthetics. Her passion, personality, and experience help her to thrive in this field and led her to forge her own path with James Street MedSpa. Originally from New York, Jamie has lived in Pennsylvania since 1997 and now resides in Lancaster city. Jamie believes that family is one of the most important things in life, and enjoys spending time with her two adult children and fur baby.
Ashlee Ludwig, Partner
Esthetician, Laser Technician, Permanent Makeup Technician
& Certified Cutera Trainer
After attending Lancaster School of Cosmetology, Ashlee attended Nova Laser Academy and became a certified laser technician. After years of working in a medical setting, Ashlee decided that she not only wanted to treat her clients for all of the skin health needs, but create long-lasting relationships with her clients in the process. In addition to her experience with esthetics and laser treatments, Ashlee is also trained in permanent makeup, specifically microblading. Ashlee has long-awaited the chance to own a business, and she can’t wait to be a part of the Lancaster community.
Dr. Nazafarine Keyvani
Dr. Keyvani is a board-certified gynecologic surgeon with extensive training and expertise in routine gynecologic care, complex female surgeries, and medical cosmetics. She is also an advanced robotic surgeon who has trained numerous other surgeons in da Vinci surgery. Dr. Keyvani has been in practice since completing her specialty training in 2002 and believes in a personalized and comprehensive approach to each and every patient in her care. She is known and celebrated throughout the community by her patients and colleagues as a physician who spends time with her patients, genuinely cares about their well-being, and aims to have them feel good about themselves.
Licensed Esthetician & Front Desk Coordinator
Denise earned her degree in Psychology from Elizabethtown College and has spent most of her career working in the social service field. She began a new journey as the Front Desk Coordinator at James Street Med Spa and decided to expand her horizons by attending and graduating from the Lancaster School of Cosmetology. Now a licensed esthetician, Denise looks forward to educating and helping clients as they address their skin care needs. Denise has a great passion for whole person health and wellness and enjoys working out, spending time at the beach with her family and friends, and performing live on stage in community theatre. She is grateful to have the support of her family as she continues to find ways to help people achieve their goals and to live their best lives.
Licensed Esthetician & Lash Technician
After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and working in the field for 5 years, Rieley attended Barber and Beauty Academy. It is there that she found her true passion for Esthetics. Rieley began her career in esthetics working in a day spa setting, giving each client a truly relaxing experience with luxury facials. On top of facials, Rieley is an expert when it comes to eyelash and eyebrow enhancement services like eyelash extensions and eyebrow laminations. After working in the day spa setting for 2 years, Rieley decided she not only wanted to ensure her clients had a relaxing experience, but left knowing they received results-driven treatments. She loves helping other feel beautiful in their own skin! Outside of the treatment room, Rieley is a coffee lover, book worm, and reality TV junkie. She is so excited to be part of the James Street Family!
Body Sculpting Specialist & Client Care Coordinator
Rachel has a vast array of experience as a business manager in the hospitality, customer service, construction, and finance fields. Her personality, enthusiasm, and motivation has contributed to her success as a model, manager, and mom. Rachel met her husband in 2009, and together, they have three beautiful children, Finley, Ella, and Maxxon. Rachel absolutely adores being a mom and is passionate about working out and doing pilates. You can find her by the pool or by the lake with her family and friends in her free time.
Massage Therapist, Reiki Master & Shaman
After 16 years working as a CNA, Amber found energy work and Massage Therapy. With 6.5 years in Massage, she has come to learn several modalities that set her apart. Aromatherapy, Cupping, and Oncology Massage are among her favorite modalities. Massage and reiki are her way of doing what she can to help others relax and find peace. In her spare time, you can find her hiking, learning about metaphysics, trying new food, or making mala beads with her three kids.
Chris has always been fascinated with natural remedies for the human body, more specifically our innate ability to heal ourselves. After graduating from Colgate University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, he spent several years selling organic produce and herbal supplements. After deciding he wanted to take a more hands-on approach to help people on their path towards healing, he enrolled at Cortiva Institute’s School for Massage Therapy. Chris became a licensed Massage Therapist in May 2018, and his passion for massage increases every day. He is eager to keep growing his knowledge about the human mind and body, so he can continue to serve his clients to the best of his ability.
After graduating from the Lancaster School of Cosmetology and Therapeutic Bodywork, Grace began her journey as a Licensed Massage Therapist! She is eager to aid clients in both relaxation and relieving muscle pain and tension. After working as an assistant at a salon and spa for a year and a half, Grace decided she wanted to work in a healing environment that prioritizes a client’s treatment goals. When she’s not behind the massage table, you can find Grace creating artwork, thrifting, and dog-sitting. She couldn’t be happier to join the team!
Kassidy graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2017 with a dual degree in English and Women & Gender Studies and is currently working on her Master's Degree in IT with a concentration in Web Design. As Brand Manager, Kassidy is in charge of everything IT and marketing-related. She built and maintains the website, manages social media, and designs marketing material for digital and print publications. Kassidy could not be more excited to be a part of the James Street MedSpa team. In her spare time, Kassidy loves to read, write, watch movies, and listen to true crime podcasts. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and boyfriend.
Lynda is an accomplished and knowledgeable financial controller with extensive experience in public accounting and non-profit arenas. With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Accounting, Lynda is pursuing her master's degree with a focus on Human Resources. Hailing from London, England, she is an avid gardener who loves travel and outdoor activities. In her spare time, Lynda can usually be found volunteering for a worthy cause. She is enthusiastically proud of being a trusted and loyal employee who values personal and business integrity.