Three-Year Growth 57% 2016 Revenue $4.9 million City Orem Founded 2004 Employees 108 Industry Beauty/service Website AmaraDaySpa.com Founder Leigh Bennett, 37 The Company A full-service spa, salon, MedSpa and boutique.
NOT THROWING AWAY THEIR SHOT
Amara has had beautiful growth. With set systems in place, a career path for employees, and two booming locations (in Orem and Traverse Mountain), the company’s longest-lasting trend? Success.
JUST YOU WAIT — GOALS
1. Build Coolsculpting and bring on other new innovative services.
2. Potentially expand to Salt Lake County.
3. Have a bigger online store/business.
FUN FACT, SIR
“All employees are women except for my husband, Tyler, and our GM, Taylor,” Bennett says. “Lots of baby showers and weddings happening all the time!”
“Take time and hire the right leadership positions — then empower them and allow them to make mistakes. The founders have to let go of the day-to-day at some point.”