Carmen Sargeant
Carmen SargeantGrand Beauty Spa Owner
Carmen is President / CEO and the owner of The Grand Beauty Spa. Carmen has enjoyed the opportunity to create The Grand Beauty Spa, a whole new level of salon and spa services in the Tampa Bay area, spoiling guest with beautiful, safe, clean, environment while providing the most relaxing innovative spa treatments and fashion forward salon services in the country.

With over 20 years of experience, Carmen founded The Grand in 2007. She literally grew up in the industry !

Carmen has now had the honor to train with top stylist representing the most luxury hair care brand Kerastase and Shu Uemura. She now enjoys giving back her knowledge as a An artist on both the Kerastase Tech team as well the Shu Uemura Artistic team. She also regularly continues to work under lead stylist Odile Gilbert for Kerastase Paris in NYC Spring and Fall Fashion Week

Our Grand Beauty Spa Staff Directors and Leaders

The mission of our Grand Beauty Spa staff  is to provide the finest in luxurious Tampa Day Spa and Hair Salon services. We hire only the very best Cosmetic Medical, Spa Therapists and Salon Professionals and then provide training, traveling the country or bringing in celebrity stylists and specialists to ensure that our clientele receive the very finest luxury Day Spa experience.

Meet some of our staff here!

Rita-ClaudiaAesthetic Director
Rita-Claudiawas born and raised in Switzerland. She is Swiss from her father’s side – who is a well known Swiss Hotelier family – and Hungarian – Hungarian Actress and Model – from her mother’s. Rita-Claudia speaks several languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, remembers a little Hungarian and Schwiizerdütsch.

She met her American husband in Vienna, Austria where he was a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Embassy. After Vienna, they traveled together and spent three years in La Paz, Bolivia, where they adopted a little Bolivian boy who is now 17 years old and where their daughter was born. They moved to Tampa in 2003.

Rita-Claudia became a licensed Aesthetician in Tampa in 2005 and she began working in 2006 at Posh (sister Salon Spa to The Grand) in South Tampa. She “moved” to The Grand Beauty Spa when it opened in 2007 and is now the Grand Beauty Spa Aesthetic Director.

Rita-Claudia’s mantra is “Beauty is about being comfortable in your skin” and that is her ultimate goal and she does everything that she can, to reach that goal!
Tanya Marie
Tanya MarieMaster Stylist
Hairdressing to Tanya is an art. She shuns the cookie cutter approach for a customized hair design to bring out the best in everyone. She builds a foundation for an enduring relationship with her clients by first understanding their way of life.

Tanya Marie’s mission as a stylist is to heighten beauty from the inside out by giving each client the hair design they need and formula to continue a daily regimen that will provide endurance to each clients’ new found transformation.

Tanya Marie’s dedication to the beauty industry started at Walt Disney World where she developed a love for makeup and found a passion for the beauty industry. This lead he to The Salon Professional Academy by Redken where she perfected precision cutting and styling techniques as well as color formulation and application. After starting her career at The Grand, she became part of L’Oreal Professional Artistic Technical Team where she attends classes with platform artists from around the world and educates other stylists in L’Oreal Professional Color. Thriving for more in the industry, Tanya Marie has expanded her knowledge and art into the world of hair extensions. She is a trained professional in seamlessly applying top quality, natural looking hair extensions. Tanya Marie continues to keep up with the latest trends and techniques, training with talented stylists like Travis Parker, Jo Blackwell, Nick Arroyo, and Martin Parsons, to name a few.

Whether it’s a classic cut/color or a funky avant-garde style, Tanya Marie looks forward to providing you with a modern, customized hair design that fits your individual style.

Grand Beauty Spa Staff

Carolina Arango
Carolina ArangoStylist
Carolina was born and raised in Colombia. When she was 17 years old her mother decided to move to the U.S. looking for a better future for her an her brothers.

In 2012 she began her journey at Summit Salon Academy to do what she loves. Her greatest joy is to make clients feel pretty.

Her career began in 2013 at The Grand Beauty Spa where she found a great team to work with. She really loves learning new techniques for haircuts and color so she can help every client with their needs.

Carolina specializes in cutting. She took a Destination Kèrastase cutting class in Miami under artists Carmen Lee Sargeant and Jessica Keglovich. She has been trained under Jo Blackwell, Daniel Mason Jones, and Susie Bond to name a few.

As a bilingual stylist she will make sure every guest gets an individual experience!

MaithetHair Stylist
Joanna Glazier
Joanna GlazierStylist
Joanna has been licensed since 1986. She has always had a passion for beauty and health.

She has worked for The Grand owner, Carmen for over 18 years. Joanna specializes in Cutting, Coloring, Blow Dries and Keratin.

Joanna has taken the Redken master design specialist program. Joanna is alumni of USF with a Wellness degree.

Bruce Harburg
Bruce HarburgMassage Therapist
I received my massage therapy training from the Suncoast School of Massage Therapy in 1980 and my Florida Massage License in May of 1981.

My first massage job was at Hyatt Regency Tampa and then transferred to the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando where I was the senior massage therapist for a number of years.

I have worked at Spa Hyde Park, Avila and The Harbour Island Athletic Club before joining The Grand Beauty Spa in August of 2009.

I spent one year apprenticing with Aaron Mattes in his Active Isolated Stretching Clinic in Sarasota.

I have studied Hand and Foot Reflexology with The Immortal Dwight Byers at the International Institute of Reflexology, and Neuro-Muscular Therapy with Judith Delaney.

From 2008 to 2010, I was a massage therapy instructor at Everest University specializing in the practical application of massage techniques.

Additional areas of study include Hot Stone Massage, Massage Cuping and Medi-Cupping, Electro Trigger Point Therapy, MyoFacial Release, Chair Massage, and Neuro Kinetic Therapy.

I describe my style of massage as “Deep Tissue Relaxation Therapy.”
My goal is for you to receive not only the absolute best massage that you have ever had, but a memorable life experience as well.

Bruce F Harburg, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
MA 3840

Delia Lee
Delia LeeStylist
Suzanne Davis
Suzanne DavisNail Specialist
Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Suzanne has been in the industry since 1989. Working in the top day spas of Ohio she later found her Florida home here at The Grand Beauty Spa.

While living in Ohio Suzanne attended many beauty shows across the country. Inspired by the education she later began to teach her nail artistry at several salons across the Midwest. Aside from teaching she also opened her own Nail Studio in Cleveland. She has been featured on daytime television several times showing the latest in nail trends and fashion.

After trading the Ohio snow for the Florida sunshine she began her journey here at The Grand Beauty Spa. Specializing in Pedicures she has began crafting her own signature style and focuses on a form of reflexology massage.

While in Florida Suzanne has had the opportunity to work on several celebrities and television personalities. Working backstage at The Amalie Arena painting Janet Jackson’s crew before her big show was by far the most exciting moment. Let her give you the Janet Jackson experience on your next spa day!