Building the Aesthetics Industry of Tomorrow

Synergy provides a fully-customizable, all-in-one solution designed to meet all your aesthetic business needs. We empower our customers and manufacturing partners with unparalleled knowledge of the Midwest market, drive amplification and social media strategies for our providers, and invest in our sales representatives with up-to-date training, coaching and resources. Everything that we do is designed to elevate your service experience with us, and to ensure that our success is our customers’ success.

Building the Aesthetic Industry of Tomorrow​​

Synergy provides a fully-customizable, all-in-one solution designed to meet all your aesthetic business needs. We empower our aesthetic partners with unparalleled knowledge of the Midwest market, drive amplification and social media strategies for our providers, and invest in our sales representatives with up-to-date training, coaching and resources. Everything that we do is designed to elevate your service experience with us, and to ensure that our success is our customers’ success.

Transforming Aesthetic Practices

We are the exclusive Midwest provider of the entire Merz Aesthetics’ product portfolio – including Xeomin, Radiesse, Belotero, Neocutis, and Ultherapy. Our sales region includes Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Synergy Aesthetics also represents Rohrer Aesthetics and SaltMed’s The SaltFacial. Our team of aesthetic professionals work with you to design a business plan that takes your practice to the next level by creating value-added solutions custom-designed to meet your specific needs.

From strategy, marketing plans, educational training and business operational support – our dynamic range of aesthetic solutions are custom-designed to help you grow and to reach new heights.

Where it all started.

Meet our team.

Brendan Sheil

Co-founder & President

Joshua Schoenbart

Co-founder

Rob Messerli

CFO

John Blanck

Kortney Clark

Synergy EDU

Vice President

Serina Heikes

Synergy EDU

Learning Experience Manager

Laura Cassady Director of Marketing

Laura Cassady

Synergy LAB

Director of Marketing

Tony Ginestra

Synergy AESTHETICS

Regional Sales Manager

Brian Cross - Device Regional Manager South

Brian Cross

Synergy AESTHETICS

Device Regional Manager South

Kylie Childs - Injectables Territory Manager

Kylie Childs

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Chantal Ellis

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Jeff Luchtefeld - Injectables Territory Manager

Jeff Luchtefeld

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Kevin Maher - Injectables Territory Manager

Kevin Maher

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Derek Pagel

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Kassie Ridl

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Shelley Schneider

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Allison Zillner - Injectables Territory Manager

Allison Zillner

Synergy AESTHETICS

Injectables Territory Manager

Tammie Harward - Director of Enrollment and Advanced Ultherapy Training

Tammie Harward

Synergy EDU

Director of Enrollment and Advanced Ultherapy Training

Sadie Mueller - Regional Territory Manager, Skincare

Sadie Mueller

Regional Territory Manager

Interested in working at Synergy?

We’re always looking for passionate individuals who can bring something new to the team.  New positions Coming Soon!

Brendan Sheil​

Co-founder & President

Brendan Sheil has over 25 years of commercial healthcare experience and a proven record of sound fiscal and strategic planning. Mr. Sheil recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PogoTec, Inc., a wearable technology company, from August 2017 – August 2018 and is a member of its board of directors since December 14, 2016. Prior to PogoTec, Mr. Sheil was the Founder and President of Synergy Ophthalmic Solutions, a medical device, pharmaceutical and consulting firm from November 2009 to August 2017, where he, among other responsibilities, oversaw the operation, growth and maintenance of a multi-state product distribution for surgeons. Previously, Mr. Sheil spent more than a decade at Bausch & Lomb as a member of the Sr. Executive Team both while Bausch & Lomb was a public company as well as serving through the transition back to a private entity. Mr. Sheil received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Iowa State University in 1990.

Joshua Schoenbart

Co-founder

Joshua Schoenbart recently served as Chief Commercial Officer of PogoTec, Inc. from September 2017 – August 2018. From June 2015 to September 2017, Mr. Schoenbart oversaw strategy, business development and corporate development activities at PogoTec and was a member of its founding team. Prior to joining PogoTec, Mr. Schoenbart founded, and served as the Chief Executive Officer of The EyeBook, a comprehensive database of eye care professionals in the optometric industry, from August 2011 to June 2016. In 2014, Mr. Schoenbart served as one of six entrepreneurs to represent the United States at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance in Sydney, Australia, and was selected to serve as a delegate for United States at the World Entrepreneurship Forum in Lyon, France. Mr. Schoenbart is a recipient of the Future Global Leader Award from Web Summit 2014. Mr. Schoenbart graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in 2016.

John Blanck

Synergy VENTURES, Partner

John Blanck has over 26 years of experience in ambulatory surgery center management for a publicly-traded national company, leading the strategic development and day-to-day operations of ASCs, working with over hundreds of physicians and associates. He is an expert at designing winning syndication solutions for physician-owners, management companies and industry. He has developed ASCs, remodeled sites, and led relocations. As Senior Vice President at Surgery Partners, John was the ophthalmology leader for the company championing growth strategies, partner relations, and revenue cycle management. Before embarking in healthcare, he was CFO for an advertising agency for 16 years. John earned his CPA, graduating from University of Missouri and worked with Big Five accounting firms. His
well-rounded financial, business and healthcare experiences integrate his skills, passion, and experience to support Synergy Ventures clients in structuring business opportunities.

John was a member the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society Board of Directors for over 10 years and was Treasurer for the Missouri Ambulatory Surgery Center Association for 15 years. He remains actively involved in the ASC and ophthalmic industries.