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For The Record
Jun 18, 2021
Episode 5: Confessions of a Culture Keeper with Chrystal Durnan
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In Episode Five, Tiphany sits down with Director of People & Culture at OVME, Chrystal Durnan.

Chrystal went from a career in Architecture, in which she holds a Masters Degree, to leading the Talent Acquisition and Culture strategy for national medical spa power player, OVME.

Chrystal is definitely an architect at heart- except now, she’s building clinics, Providers and managers instead. She’s been at OVME since the very first location. Now with 9 more locations and several set to open in the next year, her passion is to keep the culture alive, consistent and at the forefront of everything they do. And it’s working!

Chrystal’s success is definitely not by chance. From the way she sources candidates to how she interviews and onboards, she’s obsessively checking over the culture fit and potential of each potential team member. It's easy to hear passion for creating an environment of inclusion and encouragement. Employees feel safe to grow, try new things, and ultimately become vital assets to OVME.

This episode is FULL of tried and tested advise about building and retaining great talent AND doing it amidst massive growth across a large geography. It also includes Chrystal's strategies for staying fit and health to keep the demanding pace of an exciting career.

Learn more about OVME at and follow Chrystal at @directorofbeauty on Instagram.

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