Courtney Kruse has been a licensed Cosmetologist since 2011, where she graduated from Alpena Hollywood School of Beauty. She started working at Donovan’s Spa right out of beauty school, where she apprenticed under Sandra Donovan. While apprenticing and learning her craft, she attended yearly the Chicago Hair Show and numerous educational classes. Courtney specializes in bridal hair here at Donovan’s Spa, where she loves making the wedding party and the bride feel and look amazing on the bride’s big day. Courtney also works with our Friends Together (Friends Helping Friends Touched by Cancer) Program. She works directly with Cancer patients as well as those who have survived Cancer. She has a one on one consultation with them personally and gets to know their situation. She brings comfort and confidence to them by helping them choose a wig that is best suited and customizes it to fit so they can still feel self-assurance. Courtney continues to take educational classes and training to stay advanced in her field.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Ciera has lived in Alpena all of her life. She graduated from the nursing program at Alpena Community College in 2015 and attained her nursing license to be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). She graduated the summer of 2017 from Great Lakes Massage Academy located in St. Ignace to become a Licensed Massage Therapist. Great Lakes Massage Academy focuses on using massage for injury rehab and all-around wellness and holistic care. It is her goal to focus on holistic care; she wishes to focus on treating the person as a whole as well as the injury or pain. It is Ciera’s hope to help others by combining her nursing background in healthcare with her massage education and technique. She hopes to provide each and every one of her clients the absolute best care she can. Ciera is looking forward to starting her career as a massage therapist as part of the Donovan’s team and growing along with them.