13th Annual Ohio Employee Health & Wellness Conference

Many thanks to the 13th Annual Employee Health & Wellness Conference Sponsors

Fitbit Health Solutions

The EX Program

Opening Keynote

Opening Keynote - Importance of Sleep for Employee Health, Productivity & Well-Being – Sleepiness in the Workplace, Cost of a Sleepy Company, Current State of America’s Sleepy Workforce and Best Workplace Practices to Keep Your Employees Alert & Producti

Adam Pleister, MD, Board Certified in Sleep Medicine, Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, Dublin

Concurrent & Interactive Workshops

Worskhop A is combined with Workshop I

See below for Workshop I presentation.  

Workshop B - Fundamental Practices –How Corporate Wellness Programs Can Motivate, Inspire & Retain Employees, Bolstering Morale & Building a Better Corporate Culture … the Connection between Productive Employees & Wellness

David Drap, President, WellnessIQ, Independence

Workshop C - Advanced Practices - How to Maximize Technology to Advance Your Employee Health, Well-Being and Wellness Program

Katy Tombaugh, CEO & Founder and Lauren Palm, Account Manager & Wellness SpecialistWellness Collective, Columbus

Workshop D - Employee Engagement – Motivating Employees to Improve Their Health & Tailoring Your Wellness Program to Achieve Maximum ROI

Rich Siegenthaler II, Vice President, Employer Solutions, DHS Group, Cleveland

Workshop E - Ohio Healthiest Employers Small-Sized Gold Award Winners -- Best Practices & Successes at Cultivating a Culture of Employee Health, Wellness & Well-Being, Employee Engagement & Participation in Wellness and the Value of a Healthy Workforce

Moderator:  James Andrews, Director, Client SolutionsThe EX Program, Washington, DC; Mary Stone, SPHR, Benefits & HRIS ManagerLake Shore Cryotronics, Inc., Westerville and Sherry Leggett, Wellness & Medical Benefits Manager, Certified Angus Beef LLC, Wooster

Workshop F - Employee Engagement – Empowering Employees to Live Life Fueled by Healthy Behaviors

Nick Batanian, Corporate Wellness Coordinator & Tina Thornton, Occupational Health & Wellness ManagerMarathon Petroleum Company LP, Findlay  

Workshop G - Wellness Programming – Employers’ Role in Preventing & Responding to the Harmful Use of Opioids and other Substances

Karen Pierce, Managing Director, Working Partners Systems, Inc., Canal Winchester

Workshop H - Well-Being Evolution – 2018 & Beyond Workplace Well-Being Trends & Best Practices

Maddison Bezdicek, Health Strategies Team Leader & Rachel CrowderHealth Strategist, Hylant, Toledo

Workshop I- Ohio Healthiest Employers Large & Medium Sized Gold Award Winners -- Best Practices & Successes at Cultivating a Culture of Employee Health, Wellness & Well-Being, Employee Engagement & Participation in Wellness and the Value of a Healthy Work

Moderator:  James Andrews, Director, Client SolutionsThe EX Program, Washington, DC; Lisa Igel, Wellness Program ManagerHuntington National Bank, Columbus and Jillian Jacobs, MS, CEASWellness Program Manager, American Showa, Inc., Sunbury 

Workshop J - Wellness Programming –Promoting Physical Activity, Flexibility & Agility & Musculoskeletal Fitness through Movement Screening

Rick Wickstrom, PT, DPT, CPE, CDMS, PresidentWorkAbility Systems, West Chester and Dale Bugay, Executive DirectorOccupational Accountable Care, Dublin

Workshop K - Employee Engagement –Holistic Approach to Workplace Well-Being. Let’s Grow Gratitude: Building a Culture of Gratitude & Appreciation

Priya N. Lakhi, JD, Chief Wellbeing OfficerAlyfe Wellbeing Strategies, Lewis Center & FounderAwaken Ananda, Atlanta, GA

Workshop L - Advanced Practices – Creating a Culture of Total Well-Being … Attracting & Retaining Employees through Strategic Well-Being Programs

Charlotte Schaar, Wellbeing Strategist & Cindy Mills Allen, Wellness StrategistHuntington Insurance Company, Columbus

Workshop M - Ohio Healthiest Employers – Best-in-Class Wellness Programs … A Healthy Business Council of Ohio Worksite Wellness Award Winner After Only One Wellness Program Year!

Shanna S. Dunbar, BSN, RN, COHN-SPresident, Workplace Health Inc., North Royalton and Denise Smith, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Manager, Member Experience & Client Services & Liz While, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Program Coordinator, MetroHealth Skyway Health Solutions, Cleveland

Workshop N - Fundamental Practice – Wellness Programs: Navigating Legal Landmines and Designing Legally-Compliant Employee Communications

Christine Poth, Partner & Linda Mendel, Of CounselVorys, Columbus

Workshop O - Employee Engagement – Effective Employee Health & Wellness Incentives that Result in the Highest Level of Engagement

Tori Sinclair, MPA, CHES, Wellness Coordinator and Doug Foust, CEBS, CPHR, Managing Director, County Employee Benefits Consortium of Ohio (CEBCO),  Columbus

Workshop P - Advanced Practices – The Future of Healthcare & Employee Well Being … Onsite Health & Wellness

Chris Murphy, Business Development Manager & Andrew Thetford, Onsite Health & Wellness Manager, CareHere LLC, Nashville, TN