Nancy Nemer

Global Health and Wellness Expert
DeNucci & Associates
4860 Fountain St.
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 520 906 9827

Considered to be the foremost expert in all aspects of the development, operations and management of luxury health/wellness resorts and spas, and medically-supervised wellness and free-standing behavioral hospitals/treatment centers, Joseph De Nucci is a true visionary. His career spans over 30 years and he is credited with the successful development and launch of some of the world’s most prestigious projects.

For the past two years, and until today, Mr. De Nucci has served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Development Strategist for WorldCare Wellness Center in Dubai, UAE. He is responsible for directing the development of WorldCare’s 5-star Health and Wellness Destination Resort in the Health Care City area of Dubai.  The project, which is currently under development includes a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging and screening center, non-invasive cardiology, dental suite, ENT, OPT, sports medicine, the Duke University Medical System’s Diet and Fitness Program for weight management, medically supervised lifestyle programs, spa and fitness centers. 

Prior to his tenure at WorldCare, Mr. De Nucci was a Principle and Chief Operating Officer at Miraval, Life in Balance Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona.  Under his direction, Miraval became an internationally known health destination resort spa and has been consistently voted the top facility of its kind in the world in various categories, including Best Destination Spa for the last 10 years.  His responsibilities included operations of the company’s facilities as well as being a member of the Miraval Holding Company executive team, responsible for brand growth strategies and initiatives.  Before becoming a Principal and COO, Joseph was responsible for the development and implementation of all client/guest programs including education, information, products and services as its Senior Vice President of Wellness and Program Development.  Responsibilities also included business plans, facilities design and financial model for this free standing, comprehensive integrated health and wellness center. 

As interim COO of The Duke Center for Integrative Medicine, a first of its kind free-standing facility in the Duke University Health System, Joseph was responsible for the development of the strategic plan and facilities design including all client programs and services.  His work on this state-of-the-art center which focused on disease management, prospective health care planning and complementary and alternative/natural approaches to achieving health lifestyles and aging is considered to be revolutionary in the industry.  The center is 20,000 square feet and successfully opened under his leadership in 2006.

Mr. De Nucci currently resides in Boulder, Colorado where his visionary approaches continue to influence the world of advanced health and well being.  He is a sought after speaker and business development consultant around the globe.