Vista, California – January 27, 2023 – Living Earth Crafts announced today that Jill Carlen has joined LEC as Vice President of Business Development. Ms. Carlen joins LEC with over 20 years of leadership experience in the Spa, Wellness and Hospitality industries. Her business career spans operations, spa development, business development, and new openings for some of the world’s leading Wellness brands including Bliss, Ritz-Carlton, Hilton, St. Regis, Auberge, and L’Occitane, among others. Ms. Carlen’s impressive wellness background also includes a leadership role as Hilton’s Global Director of Spa, encompassing 17 brands.

In addition, Jill has also served on the executive Committee of the ISPA® Board, the spa industry’s leading trade association. A thought leader in the industry, Ms. Carlen has been a frequent contributor to multiple publications including Hotel Executive, Elle Canada, and Preferred Magazine.

Ms. Carlen will be responsible for business development in Earthlite’s growing LEC Division. “We are delighted to have someone of Jill’s stature and experience join our team. Her impressive wellness background, extensive network of industry decisionmakers, along with her dedication to sustainability make her a great fit with our organization.” says Earthlite CEO, Jim Chenevey.
Based in Baltimore, MD, Jill will be responsible for creating unique business solutions to LEC’s diverse set of spa and wellness clients.

About Living Earth Crafts
Living Earth Crafts is the world’s most recognized manufacturer of premium s a and wellness equipment. Since 1973, LEC has led the industry in product innovation by marrying sustainable manufacturing, comfort, function, and style. With a net zero carbon footprint and an array of sustainable practices, LEC has been awarded “Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year” by GSN Planet®, the wellness industry’s only sustainability non-profit in 2016.

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