Here's the Contest

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 10/05/2016 by Marie S.

Creating a Culture of Wellness

Nominee: Marie Story

At some organizations — like Walsh Duffield, wellness is infused within the culture. In fact, over the past eight years, they’ve developed and implemented a robust wellness program for its 100+ emp...

profile photo Posted on 10/05/2016 by Michaela C.

Industry Expert and Entrepreneur

Nominee: Michaela Conley

Master Trainer for CDC's National Diabetes Program, Worksite Wellness Consultant, Strategist and Subject Matter Expert, Intrinsic Coach, Entrepreneur, Master Certified Health Education Specialist a...

profile photo Posted on 10/11/2016 by Chris H.

3rd Healthiest Program/Company in America

Nominee: Chris Hawkins

In 2012 Pro Athlete, Inc., the leading E-Commerce Baseball Company, had vision of being at the forefront of a Wellness Program that actually saw results. Chris Hawkins was hired on as the Corpora...

profile photo Posted on 10/12/2016 by Michelle W.

Star Wars, Pokémon, Superheroes and Wellness

Nominee: Michelle Welch, RD, LMNT

What do you get when you mix Star Wars, Pokémon, Superheroes and Wellness? Success and a whole lot of fun. Michelle Welch, RD, LMNT, is the District Wellness Facilitator for Lincoln Public Schools ...

profile photo Posted on 10/13/2016 by Christiana S.

Mindful Wellness

Nominee: Christiana Serle

My passion for employee wellness began as a Division I lacrosse player at Vanderbilt University. I was fascinated with how the health of each individual affected the overall wellbeing of the group...

profile photo Posted on 10/13/2016 by Stephanie M.

Building Healthy Lifestyles - Celebrating ...

Nominee: Stephanie Morris, CWWPM

As a previous Top 100 Health Promotion Professional, I feel very fortunate to be included again with this amazing group of health professionals. I have now been in employee benefits and wellne...

profile photo Posted on 10/13/2016 by Bret R.

Common Sense Without the Fairy Dust

Nominee: Dan Keith

It Starts With Me Health CEO, founder, managing partner Industry type is Employee Health Promotion 21 years in the field, 26 in healthcare ISWM has 33 employees

profile photo Posted on 10/13/2016 by Victoria D.

If I change the life of one person, I have...

Nominee: Victoria Davis

My name is Victoria Davis and I am born and raised in Buffalo, New York. I have been in the health promotion field for 6 plus years now and I have enjoyed every minute of it. My corporate wellness ...

profile photo Posted on 10/14/2016 by Emily E.

A Genius with 10,000 Geniuses

Nominee: Emily Elrod

"The kiss of death is to think you are a genius with 10,000 helpers, instead, be the genius with 10,000 geniuses." Even though I classify myself more as a good ‘ol country girl over a genius any d...

profile photo Posted on 10/14/2016 by Sarah B.

A Public Health and Holistic Approach to H...

Nominee: Sarah Berkley, MPH, CHES

Over the past 6 years, I have experienced a 360 degree view of corporate wellness through holding diverse positions in the field, providing different vantage points. Initially I was a Wellness Spec...