Aneta K. Filardo
Owner
Aneta K. Filardo is the proud owner of Winter Park Laser & Anti-Aging Center-A Medical Spa that has thrived in Orlando for over 13 years. Aneta K. Filardo graduated from George Washington University with a B.A., and from Rollins College with a M.B.A. She is Board Certified and Licensed in Electrolysis and Laser Hair Removal, and is certified in Dermasonic & Velashape III Cellulite Reduction Treatments by Syneron, Allergan products such as Botox and Juvederm, Palomar/Cynosure Systems, Glytone, Avene, SkinMedica, VI by Kalil, Latisse, Clarisonic and IMAGE Cosmeceutical Skin-Care lines. She has a passion for anti-aging, and loves that the medical spa she envisioned has become a reality and is embarking on its thirteenth year in the Central Florida Community of Orlando. She is constantly educating herself by taking continuing educational courses to improve upon her 13 years of experience. Aneta believes in "treatments that provide beautiful skin as instantly as possible while utilizing new and alternative methods that you wouldn't find in a "traditional" doctor's office."
Katie Bies
PA-C
Katie Bies is a board certified Florida licensed Physician Assistant. She is a graduate of Philadelphia University with a Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Katie began her cosmetic and aesthetic career working in Plastic Surgery and medical spas. She has extensive training in dermal fillers, Botox Cosmetic and various laser technologies and treatments including certifications in Erbium YAG, CO2 and Palomar Systems. Katie is an experienced injector with over 6 years of experience and is certified with Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Juvederm Voluma, Restylane, Perlane, Radiesse, Belotero, and Sculptra. She has a gentle approach and achieves a very natural appearance. Katie is skilled at using lasers to improve the overall tone and texture of skin by reducing fine lines, wrinkles, hyper-pigmentation, sun spots, melasma, vascular lesions, veins, acne, scars, and stretch marks. She is passionate about the aesthetic field and strives to meet each patient’s individual goals through treatments and continued educational courses.  Katie is also trained in medical grade skin-care lines Skinmedica, Young Pharmaceuticals, Latisse, Vi peels by Kalil, Glytone, Avene & Clarisonic. Katie believes "We all have things that bother us about ourselves.  I love being able to help improve these imperfections and make someone feel more confident about themselves. Life is too short to be unhappy."
Candace Valencia
Office Manager
Candace is an integral part of the Winter Park Laser team and has been part of the team for 5 years. Candace has 10 years of front office experience in the the salon and spa industry. She is a licensed esthetician enjoys communicating with new and existing clients regarding the services and benefits available to them. She is extremely patient and steadfast to educate clients on their questions about treatment options based on their needs and has formed strong relationships with our clients who appreciate the level of professionalism she provides. Candace has a passion for the aesthetic industry and enjoys learning new products, procedures, and treatment techniques to better inform clients. Her warm smile, and positive outlook will brighten every visit at Winter Park Laser. Candace believes "Beauty is about enhancing what you have, let your true self shine through!"
Vanessa Gonzalez
Lead Aesthetician & Body Sculpting Technician

Vanessa is a certified and licensed medical aesthetician & Certified Medical Electrologist with over 8 years of experience in the aesthetic cosmetic industry. Vanessa is also an experienced and trained body sculpting technician with 8 years of expertise in fat reduction & cellulite reduction modalities.  She believes in a relationship approach of truly listening and understanding each patient’s needs and implementing a comprehensive custom treatment plan for them. Vanessa’s extensive training and experience includes chemical peels, extractions, laser hair removal, Velashape, and Trusculpt as well as a vast knowledge & personal experience of Physician grade skin care products such as Skinmedica, Clarisonic, & Glytone. She believes “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin when you take care of your skin & body you look and feel more confident.”

Ashley Pontenberg
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Ashley Pontenberg is a board-certified Advance Nurse Practitioner (ARNP-C) with a desire to help her clients look and feel their best. She began as a Registered Nurse in 2004 working with surgical patients and received her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of South Florida in 2011. Ashley has advanced training in techniques in Botox and Dermal fillers for non-surgical facial rejuvenation including the vampire facelift. She is also certified in aesthetic laser procedures such as Photofacials, Resurfacing, Tattoo Removal and Hair Removal. She strives to help clients feel comfortable during consultation and treatment; answering any questions they may have and addressing their individual concerns and goals of treatment. Her clients walk out with minimal pain and downtime. Ashley believes "In creating a natural look—restoring and maintaining what is lost over time to the natural aging process, without others knowing you had something done. They just know you look great!"
Amy Runyan
Esthetic Coordinator

Amy is a licensed facial specialist with over 7 years experience and has owned her own skin care studio since 2009. A former Miss Ohio and life as a professional actress has inspired and driven her passion for helping others achieve healthy, glowing skin. "I am truly passionate about skincare and my objective is to provide professional clinical service on a personal relatable level. Each of us are unique and I find great joy in customizing a treatment plan and home care routine that fits into your life that produce results that last." Amy is an experienced and trained body sculpting technician in fat reduction and cellulite reduction modalities. Amy's extensive training and expertise include chemical peels, Facials with focus on extractions, micro-needling dermaplaning, Velashape, Trusculpt, Sculpture as well as ingredient knowledge and personal experience with medical grade products.

Shanna Varela
Patient Coordinator
Shanna graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida in 2013. Upon graduation she worked at a private school for three years in Winter Park where she showed both warmth and compassion to parents and students. Since being employed at Winter Park Laser, Shanna has developed a passion for working within the esthestics industry. She will be attending Elise Esthetics Institute beginning Fall of 2016 and pursuing her license as a facial specialist. Her patient demeanor and motivation to continue growing in the industry make her a valuable member to our team. Shanna believes that it is important to “love yourself from the inside out” and it can all begin here at Winter Park Laser & Anti-Aging Center.
Paige Schweigert
Patient Coordinator

Paige has two years experience in patient relation services and Latisse sales. She is currently continuing her education in Health Science at University of Central Florida. Paige has great passion for serving others in ways meaningful to them. She thrives off of prioritizing the needs of others, whether be through education or assistance. Paige believes "beauty is being the best possible version of yourself on the inside and out."