— Advanced Practice Esthetician
Maggie is a graduate of Central Lakes College in Brainerd, MN completing her Associate in Arts degree. She is also a graduate of Park Avenue School of Cosmetology in Brainerd, MN completing her education in Esthetics. Maggie was born and raised in the Brainerd Lakes Area. She truly loves the people of this community and looks forward to many more years here. Maggie's primary goal is to educate her clients. She wants them to feel comfortable and confident when it comes to their skin care routine. Dermalinfusion and SkinMedica's Illuminize Peels are her go to skin care treatments. She is also a huge fan of Laser Hair Reduction, just ask her!
Jennifer (JD) Droher
— Advanced Practice Estheticiann
JD graduated from Minnesota School of Massage and the Park Avenue School of Cosmetology where she completed her education in Esthetics. JD is a Minnesota native born in St Paul then moving to the Brainerd Lakes area in 2006. After graduating from the Park Avenue School of Cosmetology, JD joined the Cascade team in 2013. JD takes the time to get to know her clients personally so she can truly understand what they are looking for in a skin care regimen. She thrives in making her clients feel better about themselves. JD can’t decide on a favorite service but lists PRP, BBL, and Laser Acne Treatments as her top three.
JD loves spending time outdoors with her four amazing children and her four year old granddaughter. She stays busy shuttling her kids to and from practices for football, basketball, and track and enjoys attending their games.
— Advanced Practice Esthetician
Jenna graduated from M State in 2012 completing the cosmetology and advanced esthetics program, as well as her certification in advanced body sugaring.
Jenna loves working and spending time with her fellow coworkers here at Cascade, and truly loves the work that she is able to preform. IS Clinical is Jenna’s go to for products and routine regimes, due to their pure yet powerfully effective ingredients. She is a huge fan of all the treatments, but the BBL laser and skin medica chemical peels top her list of favorite services to both preform and receive.
Jenna was born and raised around the Brainerd area, and plans to raise her family in this wonderful community as well. Jenna has two daughters who keep her busy and full of adventure.
Jenna is a graduate from Willmar Ridgewater College where she received her certification in advanced massage therapy. She specializes in swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, prenatal, coldstone migraine therapy, sports, and hot stone massage. Jenna is passionate about what she does using her holistic health knowledge and experience in healing touch to help and teach each client to achieve optimum health benefits and goals without the use of traditional medicine. Jenna and her husband own 40 acres in the lakes area where they plan to establish their own hobby farm and love to spend most of their days enjoying the great outdoors.
—Director of First Impression
Diane graduated from Concordia College with a degree in Organizational Management. She retired in May 2010 from Central Lakes College after 21 years of service. The last 11 years as Executive Director of the CLC Foundation. Diane had the opportunity to join Cascade as a part-time employee in July 2011 and enjoys the positive, relaxing atmosphere of the Spa and more importantly, working with the clients and the great staff. She uses Jane Iredale Mineral Make-Up, IS Clinical and has SkinMedica peels which gives her skin a brighter more radiant look. Dr. Waters provides Diane with periodic Botox around the eyes and brow. Diane is involved with several non-profit organizations and is an avid walker. She and her family enjoy spending time at their cabin on Madeline Island.
—CMS General Manager
Marla graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Hospitality Management and a minor in Business Administration. After spending 30 years in the hospitality industry Marla joined the Cascade team in May 2015. She thoroughly enjoyed her transition from taking care of guests in the restaurant and catering industry to taking care of clients in the Med Spa industry. To learn the industry, she experienced all of what Cascade Med Spa offers so she can personally describe each service to potential clients. Her favorite service is PRP where plasma rich platelets are micro needled into the face and neck. Offering superior client service in a relaxed and professional environment is her main goal. Marla transitioned from Ivory soap to using professional skin care products and has not gone a week without being asked, “Your skin looks amazing, what have you changed?” With a simple daily regimen of cleansing, moisturizing, retinol, and sun screen, Marla shows how it is never too late to start taking care of your skin properly.
Marla enjoys spending her free time with her family, husband Pat, and Son Hunter and dogs on the family farm or on the lake. She loves to vacation and visits her son Cole (who is in the Navy) whenever she gets a chance.
Kurtis Waters, MD
Dr. Waters is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the lakes area’s only board certified facial plastic surgeon who has been practicing for more than 20 years. Dr. Waters performed his undergraduate training at Concordia in Moorhead. After completing medical school he received post graduate residency training in Syracuse, New York. He underwent fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in Minneapolis, MN.
Dr. Waters’ current practice encompasses all aspects of head and neck surgery. He has practiced in the lakes area since 1998. Dr. Waters understands that trust, communication, and the highest level of confidentiality are critical in the care of his patients. His significant patient following and return of his patients time and time again speaks for itself. Dr. Waters’ reputation alone draws patients to his facial plastic surgery practice in Baxter, MN. He has become a primary referral source for physicians around the states of Minnesota and North Dakota based on his experience, artistic abilities, and excellent patient outcomes. He prides himself on honest answers and solutions for his patients … with each patient treated with the ultimate attention they deserve. Both Dr. Waters and his team genuinely care about every patient, and it shows.
— Advanced Practice Esthetician
Victoria received her Esthetic License from the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis in 2020 and her Advanced Practice License from the MedSpa Institute of American in Edina, MN in 2022. Victoria comes to us with four years of experience at an established spa where she spent two years working with clients at the front desk with scheduling and product training prior to graduating as an esthetician and an additional two years as an esthetician. Victoria’s favorite services include Chemical Peels and Diamond Glow Dermalinfusion. Victoria was born in Russia then adopted as a baby. From the time she was adopted she has lived in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Victoria loves the Brainerd Community and her hobbies include gardening and boating.