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LEADERSHIP

With years of experience and a passion for the aesthetics industry, these are the visionaries who lead OrangeTwist each and every day.

Clint Carnell

Founder + Chairman

Clint has served as Chief Executive Officer for The HydraFacial Company since December 2016, bringing broad and deep experience in non-invasive aesthetics and skin health. Clint championed the rebranding of the company in 2017 and drove the company strategy and culture shift that has resulted in explosive revenue growth and rapidly growing global recognition.

In 2000, he founded and later successfully sold Charleston Renal Care, a chain of dialysis centers, to DaVita. He was instrumental in the development of LASIK during the early 2000s as head of surgical for Bausch + Lomb, contributing to the rapid growth of corporate refractive chains.

Clint brought his skills to non-invasive aesthetics, joining Thermage in 2005 where he was chief operating officer and helped take the company public in 2006. Later named Solta Medical, the brands Thermage, Fraxel and Clear + Brilliant are still globally recognized by consumers and physicians alike. He is also chairman of OrangeTwist Brands.

Paul Gainer

President + Chief Executive Officer

Paul Gainer is our President and Chief Executive Officer, bringing with him over 20 years of executive management and global retail experience, from leading start-up companies to overseeing multi-billion dollar businesses.

Paul spent 15 of those years at Disney, overseeing their direct to consumer retail business (Disney Store and ShopDisney) and serving 6 of those years as the EVP, Global Retail. Previously he held senior executive roles with Store of Knowledge, eToys, and Babystyle.

Paul joined the OrangeTwist team in early 2020 and moved into the CEO role in April of 2021. He brings with him a passion for the client experience, operational excellence, and leadership development. His proven track record of driving growth and delivering results makes him well-suited to lead the team into the exciting future ahead at OrangeTwist!

Denise Keeler

Chief Commercial Officer

Denise Keeler is our Chief Commercial Officer. She is native to Canada, where she graduated from McGill University in Montreal before moving to the Bay Area in 2004.

Denise returned to the books and graduated from Cordon Blue in San Francisco, which led her to a role as General Manager in French Brasseries and high-end Steakhouses. This opportunity with Vine Solutions, gave her the experience in launching restaurants and operating them once opened. Transitioning into a customer experience position for a medical device company helped to bridge the gap between hospitality and medical making a seamless, simple, yet high touch experience to our doctors and now to the OrangeTwist clients. 

Denise has been a part of OrangeTwist from day 1, and has been instrumental in the growth of the centers, team and culture. Her role follows her passion which include team and culture, our brand, and driving revenue. She  is very excited for our future growth.

Brittany Slater

Chief Financial Officer

Brittany Slater is our Chief Financial Officer, bringing several years of finance and operational experience, from small businesses to large publicly traded corporations.

Brittany has a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University where she studied finance and entrepreneurship. Most of Brittany’s experience is in the aerospace and manufacturing industries, with early years at Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA and Raytheon. Brittany also owned, operated, and sold her own yoga studio business.

Brittany joined the OrangeTwist team in the middle of 2020 and oversees Finance, Accounting, IT and Supply Chain while also leading the development of standardized operating processes and procedures. Brittany is a strategic leader with a great track record of detailed execution. She leads with kindness and integrity and will roll her sleeves up to work alongside her team to get the job done. Brittany is passionate about the beauty health industry and is excited about the future of OrangeTwist.

Dr. Taylor Pollei

Chief Clinical Officer

Following medical school, five years of surgical training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic, and a facial plastic surgery fellowship year in Albany, New York, Dr. Pollei established his “concierge-style” private facial plastic surgery practice in southern Orange County. Dr. Pollei focuses on facial rejuvenation treatment through injectables and other non-surgical options as an addition to his passion for cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery.

We designed our centers for client convenience, invested in recruiting the best teams, trained them extensively and carefully curated our treatments to optimize your experience and your results.

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