WHEATON  – Massage Envy owner and entrepreneur Jan Gentner was recently honored with the President’s Award of Excellence from the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce.

The annual award recipient is selected by the president in appreciation for his/her service to the Chamber. Gentner has the distinction of earning the award in her very first year of service.

“This is Jan’s first year as a director, and she has offered a fresh perspective right from the start,” said Kerry O’Brien, Executive Director of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. “She is always willing to participate and contributes value to the discussion,” she added.

 “I am so grateful to have received this award!” said Jan Gentner. “I have enjoyed participating on the Board of Directors, and this award shows how much it means to me. I simply strive to make a positive contribution to every organization I serve.”

Gentner was the first entrepreneur to open a Massage Envy clinic in Illinois, back in 2006. Today she successfully operates two Massage Envy franchises in Wheaton and Oswego and recently opened a European Wax Center in Geneva. She is a regarded expert and passionate, industry spokesperson on employee retention and creating a positive corporate culture.