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2016 Top Health Promotion Professionals

The Top 10 Professionals Are Announced

Announcing the 2016 Top 10 Health Promotion Professionals.

WELCOA will announce the #1 professional in the coming weeks. To learn more about the Top 10, check out the link below.

View the Top 10 Winners

And the Winners are...

1st Place Winner

Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned

Nominee: Lynise Anderson

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First place winner

Lynise Anderson


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profile photo Posted on 9/02/2016 by Diana B.

Live Well, Work Well, Be Well....and have ...

Nominee: Diana Beeson

In March 2016, the Y in Central Maryland created a Director of Healthy Living and Associate Well-being position. With over 3,000 associates spread across Baltimore City and 5 counties, the Y has e...

profile photo Posted on 9/07/2016 by Daniel C.

Wellness Through Leadership and Example

Nominee: Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig is the Tobacco Prevention Coordinator for Central Kansas Foundation, a non-profit substance abuse treatment center in Kansas with approximately 65 employees. For the last 10 years Dan...

profile photo Posted on 9/07/2016 by Michaela C.

Michaela Conley is leading the way for pro...

Nominee: Michaela Conley

Entrepreneur, Master Certified Health Education Specialist, Master Trainer: CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program, Work@Health Program, Subject Matter Expert, Consultant, Certified Intrinsic Coach, Fac...

profile photo Posted on 9/07/2016 by Miles H.

How do I measure engagement? Let Amber cou...

Nominee: Amber Cox

Spire Labs is a health and wellness technology innovation company that helps people lead happier, healthier lives with products that are easy and enjoyable to use. Our mission is to to create life-...

profile photo Posted on 9/13/2016 by Brianna K.

A Wellness State of Mind

Nominee: Brianna Kennedy

I started at Group & Pension Administrators, Inc. (GPA) in 2012 as the Wellness Coordinator for the company. I serve as a Wellness Coordinator for other clients as well, but my role at GPA is much ...

profile photo Posted on 9/29/2016 by Patricia F.

Wellness Engineering, A Holistic Approach ...

Nominee: Patricia Fuller

Patricia M. Fuller, PhD is the Director of Wellness Engineering for BKS-Partners, LLC (BKS), a boutique risk management and insurance brokerage firm, in Tampa, FL. Dr. Pat has been with BKS for ov...

profile photo Posted on 9/30/2016 by Kris D.


Nominee: Kris Drake RN, CHPD

Working as a registered nurse, I have the opportunity to help improve the work/life balance of nearly 4,000 health system employees. Since taking the role of wellness coordinator for Freeman Health...

profile photo Posted on 10/01/2016 by Brian J.

We Promote Health

Nominee: Brian Jolles

A convergence of events led Brian Jolles to become passionate about promoting wellness and fighting obesity. First, his career in health benefits made him acutely aware that the majority of healthc...

profile photo Posted on 10/03/2016 by Tracy M.

Lighting The Way To Wellness

Nominee: Tracy Mitchell

I work for Valley Health, a hospital network, employing over 4800 healthcare professionals and am the Manager of Wellness Services overseeing a department of 7 health coaches, a registered dietitia...

profile photo Posted on 10/05/2016 by Griffin R.

Community Hospital Preventing Chronic Dise...

Nominee: Griffin Reynolds

Griffin Reynolds is the Wellness and Outreach Manager for Tanner Health System in Carrollton, GA. As a community hospital system, Tanner Health System is the leading healthcare leader in the west G...