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.
As a Health Strategist, Vicki provides wellness leadership to Hylant's clients and assists with the development and execution of thoughtful health and wellness strategies. She is actively involved in the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce where she serves as a 2019 Trustee member. She was the 2018 Immediate Past President of the JAX Chamber Health Council and a 2018 Trustee member. In 2017, she served as the JAX Chamber Health Council President, and was also a Trustee member and Board of Governors member. She is the past chair of the JAX Chamber Health Council Membership Committee and the Jacksonville Association of Health Underwriters Membership Committee, where she served on both association’s Board of Directors. She is a member of the World Golf Village Toastmasters Club, First Coast Worksite Wellness Council, National Wellness Institute and WELCOA.
Vicki earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia. She holds a 440 customer representative license and is also a licensed health and life agent. Vicki has earned a Worksite Wellness Specialist Certification through the National Wellness Institute and has achieved Faculty Status Certification through WELCOA.
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 Manager, Compensation & Benefits for Regency Centers where she develops best-in-class compensation and benefits programs for approximately 450 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 and wellbeing program that provides educational resources and 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 serving her seventh term on the Board of Directors currently as President for North Florida Compensation & Benefits. In Reese’s spare time she volunteers with HabiJax, Blessings in a Backpack, United Way, the YMCA, JBCOC, and spends as much time as possible with her husband and two sons.
Lindsey Russell is a an Onsite Wellness Consultant for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and came to the Jacksonville area in 2015 to serve as the full-time, Onsite Wellness Consultant and Coordinator for Southeastern Grocers. Russell originally hails from West Virginia where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology at West Virginia University. She brings a broad experience of developing customized wellness strategies, implementing wellness products and services, working closely with the employer to build engagement, and has even had the honor of receiving awards recognizing the healthy culture successfully created through tactical programs implemented and coordinated by Russell.
Russell also has a great deal of experience in event coordinating. She possesses a keen eye for detail and creativity and is accomplished in each stage of planning for events of all sizes. A snapshot of her event planning experiences include: annual corporate meetings and seminars, corporate team building events, coordinator for charity golf tournaments, coordinating program implementations for 10k plus members, along with planning health fairs and biometric screenings at multiple locations.