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  MEET        TEAM  


We are the "minds" behind Mindful Luxury. Industry experts Kayla Childress and Tracy Aschenbrenner, along with a carefully selected team of successful professionals in their own respective fields of consulting, sales, graphic design, video production, and finance, help Mindful Luxury clients harness today's ever-evolving technology and trends to become industry leaders.

Giving Back

Another way we strive to make the world more beautiful is through our commitment to our amazing community through Giving Grace. 

This not-for-profit assists in-need families and the homeless community in Charlotte.

To help us support this incredible organization

Thank you

Sara Solomon

Graphic Design Guru

For 18 years, Sara has owned her own full-service graphic design firm. She now brings her talents to Mindful Luxury. She can  create all of your marketing collateral including logo and business identities, direct mail and email campaigns, ads, brochures, catalogs, trade show materials, plus website design and development. She will manage every aspect of your project from printing to web hosting and more.


Tracy Aschenbrenner

Brand & Buyer Matchmaker

Tracy's leading roles at iconic beauty retailers like Estée Lauder and Nordstrom, along with her own consulting firm IN Beauty Consulting, gives her expert insight into what exclusive outlets want in a great brand. Her buyer network includes top names in the premiere beauty industry, eCommerce sites, and independent boutique channels, allowing her to always find a perfect match between brand and buyer.

Kayla Childress
Founder, World Changer

After years of rising through several of the largest companies in the beauty industry, Kayla launched Mindful Luxury to put her executive leadership talents to work for her clients. Now, Kayla gives emerging brands a path toward broader success, and in turn, she exposes her spa clients to exciting and enriching products that delight their customers, plus keen expert insight that help their business grow. 

Amy Humbracht

Finder of Amazing Clients

For two decades, Amy has worked in beauty retail with roles from advisor to account executive. She seeks out and develops amazing opportunities with promising brands and spa/resort prospects. Working with Mindful Luxury gives Amy the opportunity to fulfill her passion of helping women feel good about themselves and thrive as entrepreneurs in a highly-competitive industry! 

Laura Aguirre
Visual Content Barista

From her start as a U.S. Navy journalist to 25+ years in TV news and corporate video production, Laura brings every perspective to your multi-media project. From training and sales videos, to broadcast and radio spots, to high-impact brand identity videos, Laura will keep your project on time and on budget from concept through final delivery. She also brews up compelling content for video, web, and print endeavors.

Cheryl Short

 Purse Strings Keeper

Cheryl keeps Mindful Luxury's financials humming along with more than 25 years of bookkeeping experience. Along with being a team lead at Consistent Results, she's also served as a Senior Tax Accountant for a CPA firm. Cheryl is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, a Certified Professional Bookkeeper and a Tax Planning Professional. Now, she leverages those certifications (and number-crunching prowess) to give our clients the financial blueprint they need to be successful.

Sara Holler

Sage Advice Giver

Sara’s role at Mindful Luxury perfectly synchronizes her professional journey through the corporate world of finance, communications, and strategy with her personal passion for lifelong health and wellness. Having risen through the ranks from licensed financial services assistant to owning her own firm, Sara's wealth of knowledge is a valuable resource that our entire team draws on as we serve our clients.

Kayla works diligently to establish a meaningful partnership and provide consistent support and training to maximize the effectiveness of the product and services to her clients’ operations.

Kayla creates positive and profitable relationships by combining  authentic care and compassion for her clients and their unique needs with business savvy strategies.

Deborah J Waldvogel

Director of Spa Development & Operations,

Sedona Resorts

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