Avante Mary Ann Urban

Director

Mary Ann Urban holds the CLHRP (Certified Laser Hair Removal Professional) and the CME (Certified Medical Electrologist) designations, and is a LE (Licensed Aesthetician. She has been working in the hair removal industry for over 26 years. She started as an Electrologist in 1985 then trained in 2000 at Rocky Mountain Laser College along with her business partner Stacey Upchurch. Mary Ann and Stacey opened the first Avante Laser & MediSpa in The Woodlands, TX in August 2000 and a Houston, TX location in October 2001.

Avante Sue Cote

Instructor

Sue Cote, Certified Nurse Practioner, has been a health care professional for over 30 years. In 1997 she incorporated an Aesthetic component into her women’s health practice. Her motivation was in response to people’s unique wellness and medical Aesthetic needs. Sue has attended many dermal filler and Botox advanced courses, qualifying her to teach an Injectibles course, or perform injections on clients herself, according to best practices and the most up-to-date information and care available.

Currently she has a Women’s Health Practice in The Woodlands, and is an associate professor at the Texas A&M University Medical School. She also injects dermal fillers and Botox at Avante, as well as instructs in Avante's training institute in The Woodlands, Texas.

Avante Patricia Garcia

Instructor

Patricia Garcia, licensed aesthetician, certified laser hair removal professional

Patricia received her esthetic training from Aveda Institute. She has been a licensed Aesthetician since 2010, and laser hair removal technician since 2014. She received her laser hair removal training and certification from Avante Laser Training Institute.

Patricia’s esthetic experience includes customized facials, diamond tip Microdermabrasion, chemical exfoliation, and Skin MicroNeedling. Patricia is certified in Viora Reaction, Microdermabrasion, chemical peels, laser safety, and Sciton advanced applications.

She teaches ALTI seminar classes in IPL/ Photofacial, skin tightening, body contouring, microneedling, and skin resurfacing. Patricia also has experience using GLO Minerals, PCA, Biopelle, and Apeele. She believes in providing her students and clients with the best professional care and service.

Avante Anne Voss

Instructor

Anne Voss’s has been in the hair removal and skin care industry since 1994 where she started as an Electrologist. Anne has progressed in her training and educationis currentlyaLicensed Laser Hair Removal Professional, through the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration (TDLR) and is licensed, certified and authorized to perform Laser Hair Removal (LHR) procedures as a professional. She is approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to teach laser hair removal classes.

In 2001 Anne receiveda certificate as a Certified Laser Specialist (CLS), through the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools-Health Occupations and the Rocky Mountain Laser College given by the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners and has completed Laser-Based Hair Removal Training on:
• Laser Physics
• Hair/Skin Biology and Anatomy
• Indications
• Technical Specifications Pre and Post Treatment Protocol
• Hand-On Training
• Laser Safety
Currently an Instructor at Avante Laser Training Institute, Anne teaches the theory and physics Laser Hair Removal course, as well as the Tattoo Removal course. She also supervises student procedures on clients. Anne also conducts remote site training classes for Avante Laser Training Institute.

In an effort to build experience and knowledge, Anne attends workshops and is committed to continued studies, as well as exposure to the latest advances in the fields of Laser Technology in order to provide personalized service so her clients can achieve optimum results.

Avante Anne Voss

Licensed Aesthetician, Laser Hair Removal Senior Technician

Nina Bergeron received her esthetic training from Aveda Institute. She has been a licensed Aesthetician since 2010, and laser hair removal technician since 2014. She received her laser hair removal training and certification from Avante Laser Training Institute.

Nina’s esthetic experience includes customized facials, diamond tip Microdermabrasion, chemical exfoliation, and Skin MicroNeedling. Nina is certified in Viora Reaction, Microdermabrasion, chemical peels, laser safety, and Sciton advanced applications.

She teaches ALTI seminar classes in IPL/ photofacial, skin tightening, body contouring, microneedling, and skin resurfacing. Nina also has experience using GLO Minerals, PCA, Biopelle, and Apeele. She believes in providing her clients with the best professional care and service.