Britnee Bell, MPH
Britnee's broad experience includes development and implementation of federally funded curriculum for community-wide initiatives and building strong relationships with large healthcare systems, clinics, physicians, healthcare organizations and the community at large. Britnee received her Bachelors of Science in Health and her Master of Public Health the University of North Florida, where she is also a well-known and well-regarded professor and guest lecturer.
In her role as a Project Manager for Health Designs, Britnee works closely with clients to design, communicate and implement a customized results-oriented wellness program. She joined the worksite wellness company in June 2012 and is extremely passionate about supporting her clients in developing healthier and happier workplaces to reduce risks and improve productivity and performance.
Responsible for enhancing the effectiveness of the First Coast Worksite Wellness Council’s mission by supporting fellow board of governors and members.
Duties: Record keeping of board actions, transcribing Board of Governor (BOG) meeting minutes, coordinating BOG meetings, sending BOG meeting announcements, primarily responsible for answering FCWWC phone and general council email.
Kathryn Gay, CWPC, GEI
Kathryn is the Onsite Health and Wellness Coordinator for GatorCare Jacksonville where she provides customized wellness programming for approximately 5,000 employees across four different entities. Her work includes identifying risk factors through onsite screening data and implementing programs to improve those factors. She is continually striving to develop a culture of wellness throughout GatorCare Jacksonville entities.
Kathryn comes from a clinical background where she spent a combined five years in Cardiology and Sleep Medicine. Following her experience in a clinical setting, she helped establish an employee wellness program for a company in Michigan and their 2,500 employees. During the programs inaugural year, she achieved a 60% participation rate company-wide.
In 2002, Kathryn graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. She also has earned her credentials as a Certified Wellness Program Coordinator (CWPC) with the Chapman Institute and as a Group Exercise Instructor (GEI) from the American College of Sports Medicine .
Reese is the Sr. Compensation & Benefits Analyst for Regency Centers where she assists in developing best-in-class compensation and benefits programs for approximately 400 employees nationally. Related to worksite wellness, her responsibilities include organizing events for employees such as an annual health fair with biometric screenings, corporate challenges, flu shots, health and welfare lunch ‘n learns, benefits education sessions and more. Reese analyzes biometric screening results and develops an annual communication campaign providing educational resources and designing programs that target high risk factors.
Reese earned a BBA with a focus in Human Resources from the University of North Florida. She has received her CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) through WorldatWork. She also is in her fifth term on the Board of Directors currently serving as President Elect/Membership Director for North Florida Compensation & Benefits. In Reese’s spare time she volunteers with HabiJax, Blessings in a Backpack, United Way, the YMCA, and spends as much time as possible with her husband and two sons.
Addie started with Bailey’s Health and Fitness in March of 2010 and came into the company with a strong background in sales and fitness. She came to Jacksonville to attend the University of North Florida where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA Business Management and BBA Business Marketing. In her role as Corporate Sales Director, Addie enjoys helping employers start or enhance their Employee Wellness Programs through Bailey's Gym memberships, health fairs, lunch and learns, walking meetings, diabetes prevention programs, BMI screenings, smoking cessation programs, on site group fitness classes and weight loss challenges.
She is currently serving on the board of directors of the Jacksonville Chamber Health Council as the Secretary. She is the President of the Dreams Come True Horizon Board and is on the young professional’s board for the Jacksonville Zoo and American Heart Association. In her free time she enjoys traveling and volunteering with the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund and the Movember men's health awareness initiative.
Develops marketing strategy by identifying how best to support the mission of the FCWWC and the current and future needs of our members.
Duties: Developing communication timelines and strategy for events, managing social media presence, developing content for written and digital marketing correspondence, overseeing email delivery and maintaining website.
Florida Department of Health Liasion
Monique Ellis is the Program Coordinator with Healthy Jacksonville, a division of the Florida Department of Health in Duval County. Through her work with Healthy Jacksonville, Ellis engages and organizes the community to address issues related to the health of all Duval County residents. Her work includes coalition building, community engagement with a focus on decreasing the incidence of chronic diseases, enhancing worksite wellness, reducing health disparities and focusing on the social determinates of health. Ellis has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, with a minor in Exercise Physiology and a Masters in Business Administration. Ellis’ passion is to help change the health of all Duval county residents through education, community development, program planning, implementation and evaluation.