Meet Our Staff

Michael Bedecs, D.O.

Board Certified Physician in Portland, ME

Michael Bedecs, D.O. is the founder and senior consultant of CEC. Dr. Bedecs is a triple board certified physician and in addition to his previous medical career in Family Practice leading to a specialization in Rectal Surgery, Dr. Bedecs had several successful medical related businesses that have contributed to his interest in Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Bedecs’ primary focus is now Age Management Center.

Audrey Forastiere, R.N.

Registered Nurse in Portland, ME

Audrey Forastiere, R.N. Audrey is a graduate of the University of New England, and has over 8 years of experience as a R.N. Injector specializing in CoolSculpting®, Botox®, Facial Fillers, and Sclerotherapy. Audrey also has experience with other non-invasive procedures including Laser Hair Removal, Laser Tattoo Removal, CoolSculpting® and Ultherapy®. She also has an extensive knowledge of Skin Care product lines including Zo® SkinHealth, Obagi®, SkinMedica® and Jane Iredale® Mineral Make-up. Audrey’s main concern is the satisfaction, safety, and comfort of patients looking to achieve a more refreshed youthful look.

Ashley Wedgewood, R.N.

Registered Nurse in Portland, ME

Ashley Wedgewood, R.N. Ashley has over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse, and 6 years of injecting experience. Ashley specializes in Injectables, Fillers, and much more. In addition to injection experience, Ashley has 6 years of experience independently evaluating and treating patients. Ashley comes to us with a genuine desire to ensure natural, beautiful results!

Tiffany Nelson, R.N.

Registered Nurse in Portland, ME

Tiffany Nelson, R.N. Tiffany comes to the Cosmetic Enhancement Center of New England with over 9 years of nursing and aesthetician experience. After graduating from the University of Southern Maine with her BSN, Tiffany worked in the plastic surgery and medi-spa field. She has a wealth of knowledge of Cosmetic Injections and Medical Lasers, and specializes in Laser Tattoo Removal, Laser Hair Removal and more.

Shirley Millett, M.E.

Medical Aesthetician in Portland, ME

Shirley Millett, M.E. Shirley is a Maine licensed Medical Aesthetician with over 17 years of experience. Shirley is a graduate of the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics and the Victoria Raynor Institute for medical aesthetics. She specializes in a number of aesthetic treatments, including Ultherapy®, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Tattoo Removal, Skin Tightening, Acne, Ultrasonic Facials and Skin Care Consultations.

Christina Ackroyd, L.E.

Licensed Aesthetician in Portland, ME

Christina Ackroyd, L.E. Christina Ackroyd, L.E., is a Licensed Aesthetician with 10+ years of experience in the aesthetic care industry. Following her graduation from the Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook, Christina gained experience in both the medi-spa and spa industry. Her specialties include Advanced Facials such as Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels and Ultrasonic Facials. She is also highly-skilled with Laser Hair Removal, Pelleve, Pellefirm, Waxing and Tinting, as well as Skin Care and Makeup Consultations. In addition, Christina graduated from CoolSculpting University and is an expert in the treatment.

Jules Brodeur, L.E.

Licensed Aesthetician in Portland, ME

Jules Brodeur, L.E.. Jules is a Licensed Aesthetician and has 10+ years of experience in the salon & spa industry. She earned her certification from Spa Tech Institute. Jules specializes in Acne and Pigmentation issues, Milla Extractions, Ultrasonic Facials, Microdermabrasion, Skin Care Consultations and Make Up Consultations. Additionally, Jules has a certification from CoolSculpting® University and has in-depth experience with the procedure.

Vanessa Cavallaro, L.E

Licensed Aesthetician in Portland, ME

Vanessa Cavallaro, L.E.. Vanessa comes to CEC with over five years of experience in the medical aesthetics field as a Licensed Aesthetician. Prior to joining CEC, Vanessa worked for Rejuvenations Medical Spa in Falmouth, Maine. Her specialties include Dermaplaning, Microneedling, Microdermabrasion and Specialized Facials and Peels. In addition to her aesthetics experience, Vanessa is trained in CoolSculpting®, and is currently studying at SMCC to become a Medical Assistant.

Carollee Lumb, C.M.A.

Medical Assistant in Portland, ME

Carollee Lumb, C.M.A. Carollee has over 20 years of experience in the hospital and cosmetic field. Carollee attended Thornton Academy, and went on to earn her C.N.A. degree from Southern Maine Medical. Carollee worked at Maine Medical Center as a Medical Assistant for a number of years before coming to CEC. She is a CoolSculpting expert, having earned her certification from CoolSculpting® University. In addition to CoolSculpting®, Carollee assists providers with a variety of aesthetic and laser treatments.

Kristen Hopkins, C.M.A.

Medical Assistant in Portland, ME

Kristen Hopkins, C.M.A. Kristen has 17+ years of experience in the family practice, Orthopedic and cosmetic laser industries. She earned her Medical Assistant degree from Southern Maine Community College, and worked in family practice before finding her passion at CEC. At CEC, Kristen works as a CoolSculpting expert with a certification from CoolSculpting University. Kristen also assists providers with all other Cosmetic and Laser Treatments.