Meet The Staff
Jola has worked alongside of Dr. Cruise as practice director for over 10 years. She holds bachelor’s degrees in marketing/management from Poland and public relations/communications from CSULB. Jola is passionate about her work and strives to continually improve all aspects of the practice to provide the best possible experience for our patients. Her entrepreneurial mindset, operational and leadership skills, along with her dedication, have contributed to the success of Cruise Plastic Surgery. Jola enjoys supporting Dr. Cruise in changing people's lives and is grateful to work with a man who is such a visionary in the field of plastic surgery and who genuinely cares for his patients and their outcomes. Managing a team of driven dedicated professionals who are selfless and caring has been extremely rewarding for her.
Outside of work - Jola is a devoted wife and mother of three beautiful children who values her time spent with family. She enjoys learning new software programs, working out, and is dedicated to leading a healthy lifestyle. She is an active member and supporter of MOPS.
Cristin has worked in the aesthetic industry for over 9 years and at Cruise Plastic Surgery for 7 years. As patient care care coordinator she is dedicated to assisting our patients by providing an experience which empowers them to achieve their cosmetic goals. Her knowledge, compassion, and commitment to each patient is present throughout the entire surgical journey. Cristin feels honored to be a part of our patient’s transformation, both physically and emotionally. She enjoys the family-like environment between the staff and patients. When she is not assisting patients, Cristin oversees daily operations to ensure the practice is operating at the highest level possible.
Outside of work - Cristin is a devoted mother to boy/girl twins. She has a passion for all things holistic; plant-based diet, yoga, alternative medicine. She enjoys photography and recently started learning to play the piano.
As patient care care coordinator, Tasha is committed to meeting the individual needs of each patient. She understands each person’s situation is unique and must be addressed accordingly. Tasha helps navigate patients through the decision making process, scheduling, financial matters, and pre/post operative needs. After graduating from Fordham University in NYC with a degree in business management/marketing, she had her first cosmetic surgery, and from that point forward she knew she wanted to work in the field of plastic surgery. Her knowledge and expertise in the aesthetic industry, along with being a consummate professional, assures patients feel confident and at ease throughout their surgical experience. Tasha also handles much of our social media in an effort to connect with our community and establish new relationships, as well as maintain existing ones. Watching patients successfully undergo their aesthetic transformation and emerging more confident is what she enjoys most about her job.
Outside of work - Tasha received a full athletic scholarship to play volleyball in college and was recognized as a scholar athlete. In her free time she continues to play volleyball and does Cross Fit, along with coaching both. She enjoys spending time with her husband, going to “foodie” events, and helping feed the homeless with the Fred Jordan Missions.
As a former model working in Los Angeles, Jennifer was exposed to the aesthetic industry and eventually decided she wanted to pursue a career in plastic surgery. She received a license to work as a vocational nurse and shortly after began working for Dr. Cruise. Her warm, friendly personality, and passion for the industry is evident from the first time you meet her. Whether Jennifer is assisting Dr. Cruise with procedures performed in the office or she is helping patients with their pre or post operative care, she always remains calm and collected in the fast paced environment at Cruise Plastic Surgery. She takes pride in helping patients realize their cosmetic goals and seeing the positive impact it makes on their lives.
Outside of work: Jennifer is a devoted mom spending most of her free time enjoying her son’s company. She is a true SoCal girl who enjoys the outdoors and loves going to the beach, hiking, and dining out. She is the biggest foodie we know.
Jessica is a certified medical assistant who has been specializing in the field of plastic surgery for over eight years. She works closely with Dr. Cruise assisting patients with their pre/post operative care. Her extensive training and knowledge of all procedures offered at our practice, along with her bubbly personality and bright smile, give Jessica the ability to educate, inform, and guide patients through a positive surgical experience. She is grateful to work for such a well regarded plastic surgeon, as well as working in an environment which feels like a home away from home. She also enjoys the connection she makes with our patients, many of whom she stays in contact with well after their journey has concluded.
Outside of work: Jessica’s hobbies include art, painting and reading. She enjoys being active, especially outdoors where she can hike. She is an avid animal lover and spends much of her spare time with her dog.
Kim is likely the first person you will come into contact with at Cruise Plastic Surgery whether it be by phone, email or when you visit us in person. She is passionate about patient care and customer service, which is evident when you interact with her. In our fast-paced environment, Kim remains highly organized, a wizard at multi-tasking, and efficiently handles all of our patients’ needs. She is proud to represent such a talented and dedicated surgeon and to be a part of our patients’ surgical transformation. She has worked in the aesthetic industry for a little over two years and is a certified medical assistant. She is continuing her education to become a registered nurse.
Outside of work - Aside from going to school, Kim enjoys working out and spending time doing things that keep her healthy, happy and active.