Workplace Wellness


Congratulations to our 2016 Healthy KC Certified Companies

Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Mentor Program

This year, several Gold level certified Healthy KC Companies have agreed to be Mentors. The Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Mentor Program is open to any and all companies in Kansas City. If you are interested in learning more or would like to sign up to be a mentee, please refer to the Healthy KC Mentor Guide.

Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Mentor Organizations
Organization Contact Person Contact Title
DST Systems Kim McManus Health Promotion Manager
Nabholz Jayme Mayo Wellness Director
CBIZ Jack Bastable Vice President
Pro Athlete Chris Hawkins Corporate Wellness Coordinator
Center School District Michelle Kruse RDN, LD
JE Dunn Stephen Best VP, Director of Comp. & Benefits
Global Prairie Amie Hankel Health & Wellness Manager
Mosaic life Care Jessica Hagey RD, LD, Health Improvement Team Leader

The Healthy KC Workplace Wellness action team has made the following recommendation:
  • Create a regional workplace health and wellness certification program that recognizes area organizations for innovation and excellence in promoting a culture of health in the workplace
You can read more of their report to the Healthy KC Commission here.
The Healthy KC Commissioner for Workplace Wellness is Carolyn Watley of CBIZ.

The following individuals served as members of the Workplace Wellness action team:
  • Kelly Murphy (Chair), Kansas City Power &Light
  • Jason Meyer (Vice Chair), Bardavon Health Innovations
  • Kathy Aken, Former BCBS, now consulting
  • Haley Akin, Garmin
  • Kristie Arthur, St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce
  • Seth Baker, Cerner - First Hand Foundation
  • Jack Bastable, CBIZ
  • Sarah Bradley, BKD, LLP
  • Irene Caudillo, El Centro
  • Essie Davis, 
  • Corrine Everson, HCA Midwest Health 
  • Sean Goodale, Retina Assoc.
  • Amanda Hamker, American Cancer Society
  • Amie Hankel, Health and Wellness Coordinator
  • Juliet Hawley, St. Luke's
  • Kara Hess, Dazium Design Solutions
  • Nikki Howell, Constangy
  • Katie Hulsen
  • Chris Jackson, NCES
  • Erin Kiekbusch, American Heart Association
  • Shawn Long, University of KS Hospital
  • William McGowan, US General Services Administration
  • Jeanette Metzler, Shawnee Mission Health
  • John Mikos, YMCA of Greater Kansas City
  • John Minnis, Bank Midwest
  • Jill Monroe, City of Kansas City, MO
  • Michelle Robin, Your Wellnes Connection
  • Katie Roder, Kansas City Corporate Challenge
  • Mark Rodrigues, Lockton (backup for Sarah Auer out on LOA)
  • Adam Rossbach, Mosaic
  • Lindsay Santee, VPR Patient Outreach Program
  • Patti Sosa, Health and Wellness Consultant
  • Brian Stewart, ARC Physical Therapy +
  • Sarah Tate, KCUMB
  • Mary Timmel, Small Business Majority
  • Aaron Wright, Minute Movement