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Ilana Alberico

Founder, CEO
Ilana Alberico
Ms. Alberico is dedicated to empowering well being as an essential component to the health of individuals, families, businesses and communities. Over the past 20 years, she's built a dynamic collection of vertically integrated wellness companies including managed services, product and technology. Her wellness concepts for the hospitality industry are complimented by her vast business and operational experience owning, developing and operating resort spas, destination spas, day spas, salons and wellness centers. She is the Cofounder of skin and body care line Privai and WBENC certified management company Innovative Spa Management (ISM). ISM has been twice named to Inc. Magazine's Fastest Growing Companies and is the recipient of the International Spa Association's Leadership Innovation Award. In 2020, she launched SpaSpace technology, a platform that delivers on the promise of wellness personalization by activating spaces with real-time reservations delivering cost savings and operational excellence for facilities. Joyously pragmatic and dedicated to high performance, she focuses on long term value creation by ensuring culture, people, service and business fundamentals are clearly aligned to achieve goals. As CEO of SpaSpace and ISM, Ms. Alberico leads a team of over one thousand professionals throughout the United States all working together to empower facility partners with wellness experiences.

She believes the future of well being relies on personalization, convenience, choice, and control. Her newest venture, SpaSpace a SaaS and Fintech company that creates convenient, guest focused solutions while driving new revenue and cost savings to facilities. Day spas like Privai Spa + Salons, SpaSpace Chicago and resort spas Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Marriott, Autograph Collection, Kessler Collection, The Inn on Biltmore Estate feature her conceptual experiential design, operational plans and programming. She is located in Atlanta, GA and Tampa, FL.