Our Team

Our team of healthcare professionals are ready to meet your needs.

We specialize in providing health, beauty and wellness treatments to make you feel and look your best. Whether you're looking for IV infusions, facial treatments, body contouring, cryotherapy or semi-permanent make-up, our highly experienced team will walk you through every step and help you choose the treatment right for you.

Dr. Kramarich
Medical Director

Our Medical Director, S. Scott Kramarich, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained practitioner of Functional Medicine. His certification by the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM) designates a medical doctor who has taken on additional training and specialization in this rapidly emerging field of personalized wellness medicine. He is uniquely qualified to provide our clients with customized formulations of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids to optimize recovery, wellness, and longevity. We know you'll benefit from the scientifically demonstrated benefits of our natural remedies.

Emily Rea, MSN, APRN
Cosmetic Injector

Emily is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from the University of North Florida with her bachelor’s degrees in nursing and later her master’s degree in nursing. She has over 10 years of experience in critical care medicine. Emily has always been passionate about making patients feel better both inside and out which led her to transition to aesthetics. She has trained with the area's top injectors and she is continuously staying up to date with the latest injection techniques and trends. Emily strives to enhance her client’s natural beauty while keeping safety the highest priority. 

Emily is a Jacksonville-native. When she is not in office, you can find her spending time at the beach or the pool with her family. Emily is also a big Jacksonville Jaguars fan and loves all things leopard print. 

 

Jade Pigott BSN, RN
General Manager

Jade graduated from Valdosta State University in 2011 with her Bachelor’s of science in nursing and a will to help those in need. She began working in the progressive care unit and quickly transitioned to the medical surgical ICU. It was here that she strengthened and polished her skills in autonomy, critical thinking and patient relationships. From there, Jade transferred to the cardiovascular ICU where she continued to build these skills for 6 years. When the opportunity arose, Jade was prepared to utilize these attributes and shift her focus into management. Today, Jade holds the position as the general manager of Thrive Infusions; assisting patients, leading our nurses, and ensuring that our team is the best it can be! 

Lexie Cubbedge
Assistant Nurse Manager

Lexie graduated from Palm Beach State College in Boca Raton with her Associates of Science in Nursing. After moving back home to Jacksonville she started her nursing career on a hematology and oncology unit. During her first year as a nurse, Lexie went back to school at the University of Florida for her BSN. After 2 years of strengthening her nursing skills at the bedside, Lexie was ready to dive into a new chapter of her career in Aesthetic Nursing and now holds the title of Assistant Nurse Manager at our Town Center Location.

Sarah Johnson
Assistant Manager of Durbin

Sarah graduated with her BSN degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2019 and spent almost two years working in the Emergency Department. Although Sarah has a love for Emergency Nursing, she wanted to get a taste of what aesthetic nursing has to offer! Sarah loves advocating for her patients to live a holistic and healthy lifestyle while feeling & looking their very best.

If you run into her at Thrive, she's most likely raving about cryotherapy and always recommends it for an extra energy boost, muscle recovery, or to decrease inflammation in the body. Sarah loves adding Magnesium to her IV bags because it's a natural relaxant that can aid in better sleep, muscle recovery, and an overall more relaxed feeling. Sarah supports "self-care every day" and loves when you and your best friend come in for a facial & IV to have a spa day here at Thrive! When Sarah is not at Thrive, she loves working out, lounging on the beach, and spending time with her fiancé and two pups! 

Alex Salem
Medical Aesthetician

Alex has worked as an aesthetician for over 13 years. Graduated from Florida College of Natural Health in 2008. The world of endless possibilities in the beauty industry had always intrigued her. With a little encouragement from her mom, she decided to go for it. Alex has dabbled in many aspects of aesthetics. Spa facials, medical facials, electrolysis, laser hair removal and waxing. She is always looking for ways to treat the skin effectively in the most gentle and comfortable way for her patients.

Right now, you can find her working at both Town Center and Durbin, for HydraFacials, chemical peels, Vivace, microblading, waxing and more to come. She is here ready to make you glow and get your skin looking fabulous. Book a free consultation with Alex to discuss your skincare goals.

 

Natalie Ochana
Medical Aesthetician

Meet Natalie, Aesthetician at our Town Center location. After her own journey with skincare and the satisfaction that came along yielding amazing results, Natalie decided to enter the Beauty industry. With over 4 years of experience in the aesthetic world, Natalie finds passion in her work by providing ultimate results for her clients! She specializes in a wide range of Facials including Medical Facials, HydraFacials, Dermaplaning Facials, and is working on becoming a ZO Skin Health Expert! Always up to date on what’s new in the beauty industry, Natalie has been certified in Lash Lifts & Tints, Lash Extensions and Brow Laminations. She has also specialized in Post-Op Lymphatic Drainage and Body Contouring.

You can follow her Instagram @skincarewith_natalie where you will see more of her work.

Jessica Kowalski
Director of Sales

Jessica makes sure all of our patients are aware of all Thrive has to offer. Jessica is also responsible for our corporate and mobile events. Jessica is from Pennsylvania but wouldn’t want to be anywhere else other than Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from The University of Alabama with her Bachelor of Education in Science. She has over 5 years of experience in the fitness industry. She has a passion for the medical aesthetics, and the science behind our services. Jessica has a love for people and helping everyone feel the best they possibly can from the inside out. 

When she is not answering phone calls or meeting with our patient s individually, you can find her bumming it on the beach or trying the next best fitness class. Jessica loves all things Crimson Tide and loves anything astrology. Roll Tide!