Janis Clapoff Appointed as New Managing Director at Lake Austin Spa Resort

December 15, 2016

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Janis Clapoff Appointed as New Managing Director at Lake Austin Spa Resort


AUSTIN, Texas (December 2016) – Lake Austin Spa Resort has announced the appointment of Janis Clapoff as Managing Director to the 40-room award-winning destination spa in Austin, Texas. Clapoff joined the 220-person team on October 24, 2016, and brings over 30 years of experience with a strong emphasis in the luxury hospitality industry.

As Managing Director, Clapoff oversees all aspects of the daily operation of the 40-room resort as well as the 25,000-square foot LakeHouse Spa. Providing excellent customer service has been a primary focus of her career and her deep passion for people creates an atmosphere where ideas and innovation can thrive.

Clapoff has extensive experience in hospitality management at world class properties. Some of her past properties have included: Managing Director of the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa in Ojai, California; General Manager of the Halekulani Hotel in Honolulu; Managing Partner of the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California; Hotel Manager of the Four Seasons Biltmore in Santa Barbara and General Manager of the Sheraton Park Avenue in New York City.

Clapoff holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from Antioch University in Santa Barbara and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto.

“Janis brings a wealth of talent and expertise to our spa resort. She will become a huge asset to our team and will assist in further enhancing the quality and excellence that our property is known for,” says Mike McAdams, co-owner of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

The spa resort is known for providing a stellar experience on the shores of beautiful Lake Austin in the scenic Texas Hill Country featuring stylish interiors, an on-site organic garden which provide ingredients for deliciously healthy spa cuisine, as well as local and global inspired spa services in the LakeHouse Spa, up to 20 fitness classes and activities daily and a welcoming environment that prompts rejuvenation and relaxation. Lake Austin Spa Resort has consistently been ranked a Top Ten Spa over the 10 Years in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards and the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.



Nestled along the shores of scenic Lake Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers guests the sanctuary of a world-class spa and the warmth of a best friend’s lake house. Lake Austin Spa Resort offers all-inclusive vacation packages, which include accommodations in one of 40 charming lakeside guest rooms, three gourmet meals daily, indoor and outdoor fitness activities and classes, and a selection of spa and body treatments in the resort’s 25,000-square foot LakeHouse Spa.

The wellness resort has received numerous awards and accolades from prestigious national travel and spa magazines since its multi-million dollar renovation and expansion in 2004. Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, US News & World Report, Fodor’s, Allure, the Zagat Survey, Health, Garden Design, SpaFinder Wellness, and American Airlines’ Celebrated Living magazine have honored Lake Austin Spa Resort as one of the best in the country and in the world.

For additional information and reservations, call 800-847-5637, or visit www.lakeaustin.com.