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Meet Our Owner

Sarah Crocker, RN, Advanced Cosmetic Nurse Injector

Nova MedSpa has been a dream developed through hard work, training and a focus on personalized client care.


Our owner Sarah is a Certified Cosmetic Nurse Injector and Licensed Aesthetician with 15 years of experience in the field of medical aesthetics, working under the guidance of our amazing medical director!  Sarah is dedicated to continued education as the ever-changing field of aesthetics continues to develop alongside science. With extensive trainings completed across the country, Sarah has been trained by the best of the best in the field. She prides herself on the ability to provide high-quality services and products that have proven results at an affordable budget. 


Sarah loves to teach her clients the benefits and science behind the multitude of services we offer. She diligently teaches and guides within her thorough consultations to ensure your plan of care meets all your needs and wants. No matter the service or treatment, Sarah strives to provide a variety of services and a one-stop-shop experience that will boost your self-confidence and leave you feeling like the best version of yourself. 

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Emma Culbertson RN, BSN, CLT
Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Ankeny, IA & Dubuque, IA

Emma is a registered nurse with her BSN and a certified laser tech. She specializes in Botox/Dysport, HA fillers, microneedling, BBL, MOXI, medical-grade facials, Kybella, Sculptra, and laser hair removal services. Emma uses her knowledge in multiple modalities to personalize a plan of care that effectively meets client goals while considering timelines, budgets, and preferences. She prioritizes an authentic & genuine approach to meet client goals in a "pressure - free" environment!

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Tia Metz RN, MSN-ED
Aesthetic Nurse Injector
Ankeny, IA

Tia is an aesthetic nurse proficient in Botox/Dysport, Diamond Glow Facials, Microdermabrasion, and Chemical Peels. She provides thorough consultations for your skincare and aesthetic goals to create a plan to best achieve them.

 Tia's background in nursing education fuels her ability to educate her clients in their aesthetic choices. She is passionate about providing clients with the tools and information to best meet their needs.


Christie Vancourt LMT
Ankeny, IA

Christie is a licensed massage therapist who specializes in deep tissue, prenatal and Swedish massage. She supports a therapeutic environment by emphasizing a calm environment, mindfulness, and intuitive intention. Christie prioritizes client satisfaction and utilizing her skillset to best meet individual client wants and needs. 

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Brook Culbertson
MedSpa Director
Ankeny & Dubuque IA

Brook has ten years of retail experience and provides expert client service. With over six years of managerial experience, Brook aids in the overall flow, structure, and environment at the spa.

She cultivates meaningful professional relationships and ensures the success of Nova MedSpa.

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Ashley Heckinger
Spa Coordinator
Ankeny & Dubuque IA

Ashley's experience in retail and expertise in client management is pivotal in her role as a spa coordinator at Nova MedSpa. She is detail oriented and strives to make even the smallest details perfect to curate a seamless client experience. Ashley looks forward to being the first to welcome our clients as they enter Nova MedSpa. 

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