Potosa Spa Names Names New General ManagerPotosa Spa Names General Manager ▾
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dubuque, Iowa (May 5, 2014) – Shannon Runde has recently been named the General Manager of Potosa Spa, located in the lower lever of Hotel Julien Dubuque. In her new role, Shannon manages operations, develops new treatments and packages, handles group bookings, and leads a team of estheticians, massage therapists, wellness coordinators, nail technicians, and cosmetologists.
Shannon’s experience in the industry dates back to 1995 when she began working as an assistant stylist in Hinsdale, Illinois. She went on to complete training with Vidal Sassoon Stylists and Colorists at Frank Gioranda Salon and spa in Wheaton, Illinois. Upon graduation, Shannon opened a small salon in Schaumburg, Illinois. Shannon moved to the area when she began her family and, most recently, worked in a supervisory capacity at Stonedrift Spa in Galena, Illinois. Shannon is also currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Clarke University.
Tucked away in a tranquil corner of Hotel Julien Dubuque, Potosa Spa is Dubuque’s one true destination spa. The spa is named in honor of Potosa, daughter of Meskwakie Chief Peosta. She was married to explorer Julien Dubuque and storytellers have called theirs “a great romance of the Old West.” Inspired by the Native American Medicine Wheel, the Potosa Spa menu of services is designed to offer treatments that are restorative for both the mind and body.