Our Tampa Wellness & Aesthetics Staff
Hernan Gonzalez and Claudia Conde – Owners
Hernan Gonzalez has been a Tampa Bay resident for the past 14 years. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration and he is currently Be Bellus Wellness and Aesthetics CFO, his wife Claudia Conde is the company’s CEO and she has been a Tampa Bay resident for the past 12 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and has over 10 years of experience in the Weight Loss and Aesthetics industry. Since they arrived to the US from Colombia they struggled with weight gain for many years.
This is why both had decided to study, research and learn to help people with this issue so they can achieve a better quality of life. Following this idea they created Be Bellus Wellness and Aesthetics in June 2013.They also share a passion for Golden Retrievers and they breed them. They both started Del Conde Goldens 10 years ago and they are located in Brooksville Fl. They work hand in hand with Puppy Jake Foundation, a Non for profit organization located in Des Moines IA. This organization provides assistance to veterans with PTSD providing them with therapy dogs that help them to manage this terrible condition.
Sara Hughes, MSN-FNP, NP-C, ARNP
Sara was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her ASN from St. Petersburg College in 2009 and started her career as a Registered Nurse. She later obtained her BSN in 2011 and graduated with honors from Sigma Theta Tau, Golden Key, and Phi Theta Kappa honor societies. Her leadership was recognized by college faculty and she was awarded the Who’s Who Among Students in America Universities & Colleges in 2010. She has over 5 years experience as a RN working in cardiac, transplant, infertility, and OBGYN.
In 2015, Sara graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She became board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Sara has over two years experience working as an ARNP in family medicine and aesthetics performing non-surgical procedures including laser, injectables, body contouring, and skin tightening. Sara is dedicated to helping others improve their confidence and is excited about joining the Be Bellus Wellness & Aesthetics team. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Larry Vickman, MD, MHA, FACEP, FACPE – Partner
Dr. Vickman is certified as an American Board of Obesity Medicine Physician. He is Be Bellus Laser LLC Medical Director.
His current practice focuses on weight management, hormone replacement therapy for both men and women, and various age management and risk-reduction techniques. He has had extensive training and experience in these topics and his patients enjoy great success under his tutelage. Dr. Vickman is one of only a small number physicians who are Board Certified in Obesity Medicine in Tampa Bay.
He is also member of the Rotary Club of Tampa and is a former president of this group (2009-2010). He is the current president of the Rotary Club of Tampa Foundation.