Born and raised in Chicago, my husband and I moved to Lakewood Ranch 5 years ago. I’m a Board Certified Physician Assistant and Cosmetic Injector. I have been practicing medicine for over 17 years and have experience in emergency medicine, hospital medicine and family medicine.
Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
I am married to Joshua Englin and we have two dogs.
Q: Please tell us about your current, past, or future career. What do you love most about what you do?
My husband and I own Elite Medical Spa of Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch. I love so many things about my job and business. I love that I can make someone look as good as they feel. I love making clients look more rejuvenated and never overdone. I also really enjoy my relationships with clients and have built so many great ones. My staff also makes my my job so much more enjoyable and we never really feel like were working.
Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community?
Clams Speak Bar and The Grove
Q: How long have you lived or worked in our community?
I have lived in Lakewood Ranch for 5 years and have been working in the area for the same.
Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
My clients. They share a lot of their personal lives, great stories and we do a lot of laughing together.
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
Greece. I love Greek food, the history and the culture.
Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?
Bridesmaids. I love Shark Tank
Q: What advice would you give to people?
Treat people the same way you want to be treated.
Q: What is something on your bucket list?
Sky diving. I think my husband would divorce me if I did it.
Q: What is your go to band when you cant decide what to listen to?
Dave Mathews all the way
Q: What current or former local business makes you the most nostalgic about our community?
The Beach House on Anna Maria
Q: If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?
Matt Bershadker, President of ASPCA(American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)
Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about our community?
I feel like the whole community is so supportive of one another…so much support for local small businesses.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
In Lakewood Ranch for sure
Q: (Even for friends or family), what is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?
I love spending time in my yard…weeding, watering, planting…you name it!
Q: What is the most beautiful place you have ever been?
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and best single day on the calendar?
October because I love Halloween
Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?
Lou Malnati’s Pizza in Chicago
Q: Who inspires you to be better?
Q: What is one or two of your favorite smells?
Indian food and a lemon candle
Q: Finally, what 3 words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME?
love, warmth and family