Our Team

Emily Anne Scalise, M.A., Director of Operations and Business Development

Emily joined NicholsMD in 2015 while she was pursuing her Master’s Degree at Columbia University. At NicholsMD, Emily’s responsibilities include overseeing operations and all business development initiatives so the mission of the company is evident to every client: We want you to look and feel your best every day.

Emily’s passion and expertise for the aesthetic industry has recognized on a national level. She has been an expert speaker for companies like L’Oréal-  SkinCeuticals, and has been a contributor to aesthetic journals and magazines such as Practical Dermatology. You can read her most recent article, “The Importance of Employee Engagement: The most valuable asset to your medical practice is not what you think” here.

Emily graduated Cum Laude from Loyola University Maryland and had a near perfect GPA at Columbia University. Emily is also an alumna of Teach For America-New Orleans, where she taught high school Geometry, and loves anything New Orleans.

Emily and her husband live in Fairfield, CT with their son.

Emily’s Favorite Product: SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic

Emily’s Favorite Procedure: Microneedling with PRP


Katie French, M.S, PA-C

Physician Assistant Katherine French, M.S. PA-C joined the NicholsMD of Greenwich professional team in 2016 as an anti-aging specialist, and medical dermatology provider. With a strong focus on cosmetic dermatology, Katie brings NicholsMD advanced training and skills in the area of non-surgical, anti-aging services, as well as laser hair removal treatments. Certified by the National Commission of Certification for Physicians Assistants, Katie is also a member of the Society of Dermatology Physicians Assistants and the American Academy of Physicians Assistants. She graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University and holds a Masters in Physician Assisting. Katie has been personally trained by leading cosmetic and medical dermatology companies such as Merz Aesthetics, Skinceuticals, Coolsculpting, Syneron Candela, and Allergan. Clients appreciate Katie’s eternal optimism and friendly demeanor.  When she’s not helping the men, women and teens of NicholsMD to look and feel their best, you’ll most likely find her visiting with her family in Chicago, or attending a local yoga class.

Katie’s Favorite Product: SkinCeuticals Metacell Renewal B3

Katie’s Favorite Procedure: Ultherapy

Taylor JennettMedical Assistant

Taylor Jennett is a Licensed Medical Assistant at NicholsMD’s. Since graduating from college with a degree in Health Science, Taylor received certifications in First Aid, CPR, and Phlebotomy. Here at the Boutique, Taylor acts as a clients’ constant liaison, ensuring a seamless experience for every client seeking treatment. In her free time, Taylor enjoys spending time with her family, and being an active Board Member for !MPACT, a non-profit organization educating on the importance of safe driving.

Taylor’s Favorite Product: SkinCeuticals H.A. Intensifier

Taylor’s Favorite Procedure: Fraxel

Shirley Carrion, Lead Client Coordinator

Shirley is our Lead Client Coordinator. Over the last 5 years, Shirley has polished her skills in medical facilities such as Optimus Health in Stamford, and Stamford Health Integrated Practice. Shirley appreciates being the go-to for clients, as finds nurturing and caring for others her favorite part of her support role. Here at the Boutique, Shirley is one of the first-faces you’ll meet when you arrive to our Third Floor, or when you call to schedule an appointment. Shirley lives in the area with her daughter.

Shirley’s Favorite Product: SkinCeuticals LHA Cleansing Gel

Shirley’s Favorite Procedure: CO2RE Intima

Jessica Bergquist, Medical Aesthetician

Jessica is our Licensed Medical Aesthetician at the Boutique. She studied at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in the Boston area, where she became a Master Aesthetician specializing in medical skin care. Before working at NicholsMD of Greenwich, she worked in New York City for over three years as the Lead Aesthetician and Clinical Director at a Spa on Madison Avenue. Having earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Springfield College in Massachusetts and with over 5 years of experience as a Master Aesthetician and Laser Technician, Jessica knows how to provide each and every client with a therapeutic yet clinical approach to address her clients’ every need. She believes that everyone should feel beautiful in their own skin, and enjoys making clients feel relaxed in her sanctuary in the aesthetics room at NicholsMD by offering facial, neck, or scalp massages with every medical-grade facial. Jessica lives in Westchester County, NY and when not at work, she enjoys staying fit by taking dance classes, spending time with her family, and traveling.

Favorite Product at NicholsMD: SkinCeuticals by Phyto Corrective Mask

Favorite Treatment at NicholsMD – Chemical Peels

Shontae Thomas, Medical Assistant

A Certified Medical Assistant, licensed in Medical Aesthetics, Shontae Thomas graduated from Lincoln Technology Institute at the top of her class. She brings to NicholsMD of Greenwich her naturally warm personality, spot on product recommendations, and a unique ability to quickly put others at ease.

A Fairfield County local, Shontae enjoys spending her free time with her nieces and nephews shopping and visiting the Aquarium.

Ali Diaz

Ali joined NicholsMD in 2017 as our Lead Client Coordinator. She grew up in Fairfield County before earning an undergraduate degree from Quinnipiac University. Here at the Boutique, Ali is one of the first-faces you’ll meet when you arrive to our Boutique, but Ali is a jack-of-all-trades. With a special interest in both marketing and client services, our staff and clients describe her as “bubbly, caring, and a go-getter.” 

When Ali is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering with Tails of Courage, a non-profit organization that focuses on animal rescue.

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