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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, serving six of those years as their EVP, Global Retail. His earlier experience included senior roles with Store of Knowledge, eToys, and Babystyle.

Paul joined the OrangeTwist team in early 2020 and will help lead the team into the next phase of growth.  His energy will be focused on driving both future strategy and operational excellence, with the priority on customer experience, while joining the management team in leading with a spirit of optimism.

Denise Keeler

Chief Commercial Officer

Denise Keeler is our Chief Commercial Officer. She is native to Canada, moving to the Bay Area in 2004. Denise has been a part of OrangeTwist from the very beginning, and has been instrumental in the growth of the centers, team and culture.

Denise 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, under Ed Levine, gave her the experience in launching restaurants and operating them once opened, responsible for revenue growth of 20% YOY. In this role, Denise was also responsible for revenues, employees and overall growth during her tenure.

Transitioning into a Customer Experience position in the medical device space 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.

Brittany Slater

Chief Financial Officer

Brittany Slater is our Chief Financial Officer and has over a decade of broad-based finance and accounting experience. Brittany’s background includes large company experience at Raytheon and small business experience opening and operating her own yoga studio. Most recently, Brittany was the CFO of a privately held aerospace manufacturing company. Brittany has a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Cal State Long Beach.


Dr. Taylor Pollei

Chief Medical Director

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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