Jason Rexroth, MD
Medical Director

A graduate of the University of Iowa Medical School, Dr Rexroth founded Innovative Aesthetics in 2006 to provide aesthetic services to the women and men of Eastern Iowa. Dr. Rexroth is Board Certified in OB/GYN and a Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN and the American College of Surgery. He has always had an interest in beauty and how the healing process works. He makes sure all the employees of Innovative Aesthetics are highly trained in the procedures offered and oversees the spa as the Medical Director. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Gynecologists and the International Society of Cosmetogynecologists. He is pleased to add medically supervised weight loss to the services already offered by Innovative Aesthetics.

Dr. Rexroth enjoys spending time with his wife Teri, and their three children: Jaxon, Jevon, and Taylor. He also enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and motorcycle riding as well as reading and traveling.

Dusty SwehlaDusty-Swehla
Diet Consultant

Dusty Swehla is one of the Ideal Protein Diet Consultants and Ideal Protein Director at Innovative Aesthetics. Dusty was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. Also, worked in the medical community since 1999. She has worked in the medical field for the past fourteen years within the community.

Dusty and her husband, Robert, reside in Cedar Rapids with their children.

Outside of work, Dusty enjoys spending time with her family, working out, Iowa sporting events, music and outdoor activities.

Andrea Weiss, RN, BS
Diet Consultant

Andrea graduated with an RN and Bachelors in behavior health and psychology in 1995. She has worked as a cardiac and vascular nurse for the past 18 years. She loves helping her clients help themselves to become as healthy as they can be through diet consulting and B12 Injections.

When she is not working, Andrea enjoys spending time with her 4 children and likes being outdoors.

Janette Roehrich
Diet Consultant

Janette joined the Innovative Aesthetics team after experiencing great amounts of success on the Ideal Protein program. She takes care of many of the behind-the-scenes aspects of Ideal Protein as well as filling in for main consultants.

Janette lives in Cedar Rapids with her husband. She has 2 children and 2 grandchildren that she loves spending as much time as possible with. Janette enjoys traveling and spending nice days outside by the pool.

Hanna Listebarger

Hanna grew up in Cedar Rapids, IA and received her Management Degree from Kirkwood Community College in 2011. She enjoys the relationships formed with clients during their transformation at Innovative Aesthetics.  When not at work, Hanna likes spending time with friends and family.

Brook Van Dee, ARNP

Brook graduated from the University of Iowa with her masters and nurse practitioner degree in 2011. She has been a nurse for 11 years and is currently working at St. Luke’s Hospital as a nurse practitioner in Palliative Care. Brook loves to be outside, spend time with family and friends, and run. She ran her first Half Marathon this past September. Brook has a basset hounds, Chloe, who makes her smile every day.

Stephanie Kruse
Diet Consultant

Stephanie Kruse is one of the Ideal Protein Diet Consultants. Stephanie was born and raised in Robins, IA. She graduated from Mount Mercy College in 2009.

Stephanie and her husband, Brett, both have had wonderful success on the Ideal Protein program. Together they have lost a combined total of 230 pounds. They have truly made this a lifestyle change and they owe it all to the Ideal Protein program. Stephanie has become very passionate about health and nutrition since going through this journey. One of Stephanie’s favorite sayings is, “Fall in love with the process, and the results will come.”

Stephanie and her husband, Brett, currently reside in Alburnett. In her spare time, Stephanie loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves attending country concerts, going to the movies, and spending time by the pool on those nice summer days.

Stephanie Leff
Diet Consultant

Stephanie Leff is one of the Ideal Protein Diet Consultants. She and her family moved to Cedar Rapids in 2011 from Reno, Nevada. After losing over 50 pounds herself, she is so excited to be working at Innovative Aesthetics helping others work on becoming healthier versions of themselves.

Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys being active outdoors, spending time with her family, traveling and working out.

A quote Stephanie loves: “Eat like you love yourself, move like you love yourself, speak like you love yourself, act like you love yourself” -Tara Stiles

Beth Winkie, RN, LE

Beth graduated from LaJames in Johnston, IA in November 2005.
She has worked in as an esthetician in medical spas for 11 years.  Beth wanted to add Injectable wrinkle treatments to her service offerings so she returned to school to earn her RN degree in 2013 and graduated Feb 2016 from Hawkeye in Waterloo, Iowa.

Beth Lives in Waterloo with Fiancé, Jeremy. She enjoys spending time with him, family and friends and sporting events, concerts, traveling and being active.

Beth is passionate about building trusting relationships, educating on products and services to help others enhance their self-esteem through her skills as an Esthetican and certified RN Injector.

Rhonda Schneider-Smith, RN

Rhonda Smith, RN: Rhonda began her career in nursing in Orlando where she worked and trained under Dr. Christopher Crotty, owner of a prestigious dermatology practice. After returning to Iowa in the late 1990’s she became an operating room nurse in the Cedar Rapids area until joining the team at Innovative Aesthetics.

Originally from Monticello she now lives with her husband on their farm near of Cedar Rapids.

Renee Meade, ARNPrenee-mead

Renee graduated from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with her masters and nurse practitioners degree in 2002. She worked in the department of cardiothoracic surgery while in school up until 2006 when she joined a neurosurgical practice in Cedar Rapids Iowa.

She has worked in the operating room and clinics in both professions. Renee is now working in the department of vascular surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Renee has two boys, a freshman at the University of Iowa (go hawks) who is studying electrical engineering and an 8th grader who is involved in cross country. I also teach kickboxing and work out six days a week.

Rennie Sarchet, LMT

Rennie Sarchett is a graduate of Carlson College of Massage Therapy. She has practiced massage therapy since 2005, specializing in Swedish, deep tissue, stretches, trigger point therapy, (among various other modalities), and the connection between mind and body care.

Rennie lives in Cedar Rapids with her husband and her three children Ben, Allie, and Felicity. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, the performing arts, volunteer work, upcycling old furniture, and healthy living.


Josie Winter, LMT

Josie Winter graduated from Carpi College of Cedar Rapids in April 2013. She is trained in Swedish, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, and Prenatal Massage as well as Salt Glow Treatments. Her favorite modalities are Swedish, Prenatal Massage, and Salt Glows. She also enjoys working on feet.

In her free time, Josie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves being outdoors, fishing, and taking photos. Josie strives to help her clients by creating a relaxing environment to relieve stress and pain.

Amy Reyhons, LE

Amy graduated from Capri College in 2004 with a license in esthetics. For the past three years she worked at a medical spa where she received training and experience working with medical grade skin care lines and treatments and providing clients with microdermabrasion, chemical peels, facials, and waxing. Amy is passionate about being an esthetician and committed to helping clients achieve their skin care goals.

When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, running and gardening on their farm.

Erica Nygaard, ARNP

Erica graduated from Allen College in Waterloo with a Masters of Science in Nursing in 2014. She was a Registered Nurse for 11 years prior to becoming an ARNP with focus in Postoperative Care and Emergency Medicine. She is now working in the Emergency Department at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

Erica lives in North Liberty with her husband and 4 – legged child, a chocolate lab. She enjoys traveling, cycling, and currently is training for her first duathalon.

Brooke LinnBrooke-Linn

Brooke is our front desk receptionist at the Diet Center, she has been an in the administrative field for the past few years. Brooke was born and raised in Marion, Iowa.

Brooke enjoys meeting all of the clients and assisting them through their journey on Ideal Protein whether it’s providing them with new recipes, answering questions, or relating to their experience.

Her and her husband, Justin reside in Marion with their two boys, Anthony, and Jayce.

Outside of work Brooke enjoys boating, camping, photography and spending time with family and friends.

Brooke leaves you with one of her favorite quotes, “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” -Dr. Robert Schuller

Mandy Recker, LE, LMT

Mandy is a licensed esthetician, graduating from Capri College in 2013, and is also a licensed massage therapist, graduating from Carlson College of Massage Therapy in 2010. As an esthetician, she specializes in chemical peels, microdermabrasions, facials, waxing, and sugaring.  Her massage therapy is focused in deep tissue, hot stone, and Swedish massage. Mandy is also a Level I, II, & III certified yoga instructor, studying under master yoga teacher Jimmy Barkan, creator of Barkan Method Hot Yoga. She is a passionate believer in the harmony of mind, body, and soul and channels this energy into the care and well being of her clientele.

Mandy enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, traveling, and strengthening her abilities in helping people reach their personal goals.

Amy Kuster, RN-BSN

Amy graduated from Mount Mercy University and began her career in nursing in the neonatal/pediatric world. She currently works at the University of Iowa as a neonatal/pediatric Aircare nurse. She joined the Innovative Aesthetics team because she enjoys helping others feel beautiful! Amy lives in Cedar Rapids and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Ashley Thomasashley
Administrative Assistant

Ashley is a part-time Administrative Assistant here at Innovative Aesthetics. Ashley handles many of the behind-the scenes projects and paperwork for Ideal Protein. You also might see Ashley filling in at the front desk or for the diet coaches doing weigh-ins. Ashley is a graduate of the Kirkwood Paralegal Studies Degree Program and the University of Iowa where she obtained her bachelors degree. During the regular work day, she works as a full-time paralegal at a large Cedar Rapids law firm. Ashley enjoys cheering on clients and helping them reach their goals and lifestyle changes. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Jake, and their two labs Jessi & Maddi at their acreage north of Cedar Rapids. She also loves spending time with friends and family, going on motorcycle rides, baking, working out, and doing crafts.