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Rexford I. White, MBA

Director of Sales and Marketing

Rex's goal is to assist the organization in becoming the premier medical spa in the Charlotte Metropolitan area. Rex earned a Bachelors degree in Business Logistics from Wayne State University in Detroit,  MI followed by an MBA in Strategic Management from Davenport University in Dearborn, MI.

He spent 17 years working in the automotive industry in multiple managerial roles in Materials Planning and Logistics for Ford Motor Company, Chysler and GM. After which,  he changed careers in 2008 and managed teams as a Market Director in the insurance industry over Northern Illinois and Western North Carolina.

Over the course of his career he had had a passion to create systems and build businesses. Rex enjoys spending time with his wife,  and kids, traveling,  and engaging in physical activities.

Erika A. Clarke, MS

Director of Events

Erika A. Clarke M.S. is a school counselor with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. She earned her B.A. at The University of Richmond, her M.S. at North Carolina A&T State University, and her school administrators license from University of North Carolina Charlotte.

Erika believes in advocating for those who can't advocate for themselves, and enjoys helping families by utilizing community resources. Outside of work, Erika loves spending time with her daughter, and laying out at the beach. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Crystal "Skye" Smith, LME

Director of Aesthetics

Crystal has over 5 years of aesthetic experience. She has a deep passion for customizing skin care for her clients and assisting them in loving the skin they are in! Prior to completing her studies at RCCC School of Advanced Aesthetics, she interned at a local spa gaining comprehensive knowledge of major pharmaceutical grade product lines such as PCA,  IS Clinical, and Image MD. She went on to work under a cosmetic MD as a certified laser technician and chemical peel specialist, treating a variety of skin types and conditions.

As a leader in her field. Crystal has performed and conducted many training classes and tutorials on several procedures including: IPL, Micro-needling, Laser Hair Removal, Radio Frequency for skin tightening, Advance Chemical Peels, LamProbe for skin tag/mole removal, Derma-planing and Customized Facials.

Crystal has appeared on Good Day Charlotte where she discussed the effects and safety of these cosmetic procedures on ethnic skin.

As the new Director of Aesthetics and Master Aesthetician here at White Diamond Medical Clinic and Spa , Crystal looks forward to bringing her expertise into every experience!

Leslie Kelson

Director of Body Works 
 Leslie graduated from Southeastern Institute and obtained her Yoga certification from Evolution Yoga, both located in Charlotte, NC. Her unique style integrates training in several Western and Eastern modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Connective Tissue release. Leslie strives to make each session on her table meaningful, guiding your body toward peace, balance and relaxation. Leslie also specializes in Restorative and Yin Yoga. When Leslie is not healing others she is taking care of her husband two children.

Simone Garcia, LME

Lead Aesthetician

Simone  is a Licensed Laser & Master Medical Aesthetician as well as a trainer /educator in the vast industry of medical and clinical aesthetics.  She has worked in the industry for over 10 years. 

 She decided to pursue a career in corrective skin care watching her family in Brazil at an early age. While spending her summers in Brazil,  she was introduced to the work of aesthetics by her family. She found herself naturally drawn by seeing her older relatives work as medical professionals , mostly as plastic surgeons and having many of her female relatives work as the medical aestheticians in their family offices. After dealing with skin issues of her own and learning through trial and error, she decided she wanted to help others.  She graduated at the top of her class from the National Aesthetics Institute of Charlotte in 2005. She worked for a local plastic surgeon and  gained additional advanced training in Medical Laser Aesthetics. 

She went on to work for med spas and perfected her craft in treating all types of compromised skin conditions. She found a need for better training and education in the industry at which time she began writing her own training manuals and CÉU class books which led her to teach her own classes in Medical Laser Aesthetics & Advanced Medical Aesthetics: Specializing in safety & effectively treating compromised skin with advanced procedures/Methods & proper application/How to analyze skin conditions/Treat all Fizpatricks safety through combining modalities such as advanced chemical peels /Clinical skin care / advanced ingredient knowledge & how to choose the right ones depending on the ethnicity and skin type; in conjunction how to use ablative and non ablative Laser/IPL treatments as well as using wellness methods by changing the skin from within to achieve better and more lasting results.

 She went on to get jobs as a free lance trainer & educator for some of the top clinical skin care and laser companies in the industry.  She also decided to finish her associates degree in Applied Arts, with a focus on writing/journalism/marketing & PR in 2009 at CPCC.

Today,  she continues her passion at White Diamond Medical Clinic & Spa, hoping to help more people of all conditions & skin types get the correct help they need.  She wishes to use her talent in  medical aesthetics while offering comforting support using her nurturing bedside manner to make them life long clients and friends! 

Besides her career, she is the most proud of being the lucky mommy of her 6 year old boy & spending quality time with him as well as their dog Dougie!  

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