Sami Card, BA RBT
Sami is the Operations Manager at Yonick Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Center. She specializes in navigating the behind-the-scenes tasks that keep the business smoothly operating day to day. Sami received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Saginaw Valley State University in 2017. Since her start in upper management, Sami has had crossover and training with human resources, financing, legal, clinical and credentialing departments. These experiences have proven helpful in supporting the powerhouse team that Yonick Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Center has today.
“My philosophy of leadership is to model, teach, listen and grow. It is crucial for me to model the tasks and behaviors that I expect others around me to display. I strive to empower both the administration team and the clinical team alike to seek out new opportunities for learning, and to share that knowledge with others around them. I, myself, look for learning opportunities daily and welcome them with open arms. Having an open mindset and being willing to personally and professionally grow has a strong correlation with business growth. By listening to our team’s accomplishments as well as setbacks – and growing with them, I know they will succeed and in turn our company will succeed.”
Sami in her personal time enjoys crafting, traveling, camping, and spending time with her fiance and their four children.
Haley Smith, RN
Haley is our Aesthetic Registered Nurse here at Yonick Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Center. Her journey into the nursing field began with achieving her Bachelor’s Degree in the Science of Nursing from Saginaw Valley State University. She has a passion for connecting with people and a love of learning which made her an excellent fit for the aesthetic field. Haley spent the first three years of her career as an intensive care nurse at MidMichigan Health. This gave her a great foundation for procedures, organization, and attention to detail.
Haley joined the Yonick Team focusing on injectables and laser treatments. She underwent a lengthy and intense training program led by Karen, our nurse practitioner. She loves the close attention to detail injectables require and the ability to get to know her clients. She has a natural love for laser treatments as seeing first hand how they transform skin. Haley is excited to work with multiple laser modalities and takes great pride in listening to her clients to achieve their goals. Haley is blown away by the continuous advancement in the aesthetics industry and she is excited to seek out continuous learning. In her free time, Haley loves a good cup of coffee and reading anything with a mystery. Quality time with her husband and her puppy is a must!
Alyssa earned her Associates Degree in Fashion Merchandising and Bachelor’s Degree in
Cosmetic and Fragrance Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY while she lived in New York City for 4 years. She has a strong background in customer service, marketing, and retail merchandising.
Alyssa is an intrical part of Yonick Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Center’s administrative team. Always wearing two hats, Alyssa is our Aesthetic Coordinator, as well as one of our Client Liaisons. Alyssa specializes in the multi-faceted process that navigates patients from their initial phone call, all the way through their follow up. She is dedicated to providing an unforgettable experience for patients from the moment they enter the office to when they leave. With her organizational skills and detailed-oriented mindset, she is committed to helping patients have a smooth front desk experience by successfully scheduling in-office treatments, processing finances, and following through with online patient inquiries. Alyssa’s favorite part of her job is being able to build long-lasting relationships with patients and be a part of their journey.
In Alyssa’s spare time, she enjoys crocheting, traveling up north, and spending time at home with her husband and three cats.
Seth Velderman is the Surgical Coordinator for Dr. Yonick, working as the communication link between the clinical team, surgery centers, and cosmetic patients. Along with surgery coordination, Seth is well versed in the financing programs that Yonick Plastic Surgery partners with and has a large role in online patient engagement.
Seth received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a bachelor’s in Communication from Hope College in Holland, MI. Seth is also an Ontologically trained Life Coach recognized by Accomplishment Coaching located in San Diego, CA. In recent years, Seth has spent most of his time working in the nonprofit sector of West Michigan.
Seth first became interested in plastic surgery while living in Boston, where he was “bitten by the Botox-bug and never looked back”. Seth enjoys the empowering and transformative effect cosmetic surgery