Born in Paris, France, Catherine Davalle studied International Business Management before moving to Miami where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University. After a successful career in hotel and business operations, Catherine discovered the world of spas and quickly achieved her certifications in Massage and Skin Care. As part of the opening team of the luxury Spa at Mandarin Oriental Miami, she went on to become a Spa Consultant for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Spa Division and a trainer for Aromatherapy Associate’s Skin Care line. Catherine was also Spa & Wellness Director at the renowned Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables where she managed a spa with 13 treatment rooms and a fitness center with more than 1,000 members. In December 2017, Catherine joined the award-winning Acqualina Spa by ESPA, a Forbes Five-Star Spa, as Spa Director. Catherine is passionate about wellness and luxury as well as nurturing any team she works with in order to bring the best spa experiences to guests.