MEET THE TEAM

Leaders in skin and laser treatments, Premier Aesthetics has become one of Grand Fork's most reputable medical spas. Our team of professionals consists of only the very best trained and experienced RN's and Medical Aestheticians in the Midwest. Ongoing training for all staff in every aspect is key to our success. Our team is all about customer service and developing great relationships with our clients so we can give you the best individualized treatment plan at the right price.

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LORI MERCIL

Lori Mercil, RN is the owner and nurse injector at Premier Aesthetics. Lori is a northwestern Minnesota native and a graduate of NCTC in Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks.  

Her passion for the aesthetics field began when she worked as an executive flight attendant for various studios in Los Angeles such as Paramount Pictures, Viacom, & CBS.  Lori has lived and traveled to various countries with her 20 plus years in the aviation industry including India, UAE, Germany, & Angola.  

 

Lori’s nursing background contains Emergency Department, Peri-Operative, and hospital float nurse experience. She received her certification for neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, & Xeomin) and soft tissue dermal fillers in 2012 from the Esthetic Skin Institute.  

She has extended her practice with continued training in advanced-level injectable techniques, skin care consults, Sculptra, PDO facelift, Kybella, PRP (platelet rich plasma), micro needling, lasers, and medical grade skin care products & chemical peel treatments. 

 

Lori has mentored and trained nurses in the aesthetics field emphasizing on building strong customer relationships, patient education, evaluation, best practices, product and procedure knowledge and combining the art and science into every procedure.  

NURSE INJECTOR, INSTRUCTOR,
& OWNER

KIMBERLY FENTON

Kimmy is a Licensed Practical Nurse and the Spa Manager at Premier Aesthetics. She graduated from Northland Community and Technical College in the fall of 2018. Kimmy joined Premier Aesthetics with a passion for the aesthetic industry and all things aesthetic nursing. She loves working with local, like-minded businesses including downtown Grand Forks boutique Ann Love where she can be seen modeling for the boutique. She also works at Great Expectations Child Care in East Grand Forks as a lead teacher and the Center Nurse. Kimmy's goal for the future is to become an injector here at Premier. On Kimmy's days off you can find her spending time with family and friends. 

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PRACTICE MANAGER, LPN, &
ALMA LASER FACULTY SPEAKER

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COURTNEY MERCIL

Courtney Mercil, Registered Nurse and Certified Injector received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree through the University of North Dakota. Prior to joining Premier Aesthetics, she was a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Courtney is passionate about creating relationships with clients of all ages and helping them gain confidence in their natural beauty! She is continually advancing her training within the aesthetic field to create diverse treatment plans for any client!

Courtney is currently attending school to advance her knowledge in the industry and become a Licensed Nurse Practitioner!

AESTHETIC NURSE SPECIALIST, RN

ALLY VAUDRIN

Ally is a licensed aesthetician, makeup, and lash artist, certified in Borboleta Lash Artistry. She is a graduate from The Salon Professional Academy in Fargo, ND. Aside from lashes and makeup, Ally also provides services such as facials, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion, body wraps, and waxing. Ally has a strong passion for the beauty industry and strives to make her clients look and feel beautiful. She grew up in Park Rapids, Minnesota and in her free time enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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AESTHETICIAN, LE

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SYDNEY DOCKEN

Sydney originally grew up in Hallock, MN, but moved to Grand Forks, ND, in 2017 to attend college at the University of North Dakota (UND). Sydney graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders and minors in Special Education and Psychology in May of 2021. Sydney will continue her education at UND in the Speech-Language Pathology Master’s program. Sydney loves to connect with others, which drew her to work at Premier Aesthetics. She knew as soon as she met the Premier team that this was the place for her! In her free time, Sydney enjoys drinking coffee, spending time with family and friends, and decorating.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

Kait currently attends the University of North Dakota and is working towards achieving her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. Kait hopes to continue her education and eventually  become a Certified Nurse Injector following her graduation at UND. Aside from the welcoming Premier team, Kait's passion to learn and hopefully pursue a career in the aesthetics industry drew her to her position at Premier Aesthetics. Aside from work and school, Kait enjoys being at the lake and spending quality time with her friends and family!

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KAIT MERCIL

CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

JAMES UPTON

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, DNP, FNP-C

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