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Jessica Claire
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Career Focus

Accomplished Wellness Specialist/Sales that possesses a broad-based background working for highly competitive and dynamic organizations with formal training in business development, leadership, health and fitness. Extensive sales and customer service experience that includes working closely with employees to improve health outcomes. Worked hand-in-hand with clients to set health and wellness goals for their employees while inspiring positive action and beneficial decision-making to maximize achievement.

Summary of Skills
  • Certified Athletic Trainer/ Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Extensive class work in Community Health
  • Wellness Specialist with 20+ years of experience
  • Excellent communication skills and maintaining professional relationships
  • Up to date on all Federal and Local COVID -19 restrictions in the workplace.
  • Proficient in all HIPAA and ACA guidelines.
  • Provide educational information on all common vaccines, flu shots, shingles and COVID-19 vaccines and boosters to employees.
  • Extensive knowledge on viral load premise and the COVID-19 research and how new medications with FDA approval
  • Proficient in Program Development and education on products
  • Self-motivated and have worked independently for 15+ years
  • Diligent in maintaining daily work log, time management and travel planning. Use of Excel, Microsoft Office, 365, Google Drive/Calendar.
  • Proficient in using Zoom, Microsoft teams and Skype
  • Place extreme importance in maintaining daily and weekly call check-ins.
  • Proficient in designing and managing disease management programs that include diet, exercise, medication and mental health support.
  • Capable of managing multiple accounts
  • Skilled in biometric screenings/weight management
  • Fund raising and major donor development
  • Vendor management/customer service
  • Program leadership
  • Marketing expertise
  • Telehealth background
  • Team building
  • Founder of J3 Wellness LLC.
  • Developed a unique approach to corporate wellness called the Series of 3 Approach.
  • Awarded the "Energizer Bunny" Award at GMS for consistently maintaining high level of work cold calls and current client list
  • YWCA Stark County Women's' Hall of Fame 2012 - Inducted for work in the Health and Wellness field. Emphasis on empowering women and children.
  • YMCA Innovation Award -2009 - Received " In the Spirit of Activate America" for the development of the "HI-FI" ( High Intensity Fitness). Award stated that my fresh, innovative programming has brought new value to YMCA members.
  • Designed incentive programs for all YMCA employees to participate and improve on their fitness assessments.
  • Awarded Grant for the implementation of the LIving Strong, LIving Well Cancer exercise program.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Created highly effective new corporate wellness approach that significantly impacted efficiency and improved overall wellness for Group Management PEO clients.
Professional Experience
Founder/Wellness Specialist, 01/2020 to Current
Advisacare Quincy, MI,
  • Developed and maintain an excellent web based corporate wellness platform for self insured companies looking to enhance their employee benefits.
  • Created a fun, easy to use, wellness platform that engages employees in healthy lifestyle activities and promotes healthy living
  • Responsible for group and individual counseling on wellness topics such as fitness, nutrition, mental mindset, stress, sleep and work/life balance.
  • Design and implement company HSA incentive plans, wellness rewards
  • Design, implement and manage tobacco cessation programs and incentive policies.
  • Provide onsite biometric screenings and tobacco use testing.
  • Developed marketing campaigns to promote healthy lifestyles and participation in fitness and wellness programs.
  • Responsible for all billing, financial planning and invoicing for the wellness platform
Wellness Coordinator, 06/2013 to 12/2019
Group Management Services Inc. City, STATE,
  • Created, implemented and maintained a corporate wellness platform to enhance client benefit plans as well as running the internal employee wellness program for GMS.
  • Created all materials on wellness related topics such as exercise, nutrition and stress management for corporate wellness clients.
  • Responsible for cold calling and closing deals on ancillary wellness program for self-funded companies
  • Lead onsite and web-based educational sessions on wellness products, disease management, tobacco cessation NRT medications and mental health programs.
  • Developed budgets, pricing of programs, custom HSA programs and incentive plans for self-funded healthcare companies
  • Created new programs focused on key groups in the corporate setting and types of support needed to provide a healthy wellness community in the workplace
  • Negotiated contracts with service providers, PEO clients, and self-funded insurance holders to create and implement company wellness programs.
  • Identified customer needs to deliver relevant product solutions and promotions and meet target budgets.
  • Designed and implemented schedules, standards, processes and policies for comprehensive and ancillary corporate wellness platforms to keep companies compliant with federal and state guidelines
  • Responsible for scheduling and performing biometric screenings for employees participating in their company wellness program.
  • Developed and maintained excellent employee relationships to promote health and wellness with health or exercise questions.
  • Provided individual support and counseling on general wellness and nutrition to all employee wellness members for all groups
  • Negotiated contracts with service providers including group fitness instructors and maintenance contractors.
Director of the Living Strong, Living Well Cancer Exercise Program, 12/2008 to 03/2013
North Canton YMCA City, STATE,
  • Began a dual role of Director of the Living Strong, Living Well Cancer Exercise program in conjunction with my other duties as Head Exercise Specialist.
  • It is a FREE 12-week cancer group wellness program designed to improve strength, flexibility, and cardio-respiratory endurance, as well as reduce fatigue for anyone in the community who was in treatment for cancer or has just finished treatment.
  • Wrote, submitted, and received grants in the amount of 20,000.00 to initiate this program
  • Assisted in organizing and promoting an annual fund raiser to support this program. Brought in donations of 15,000.00 + for 3 consecutive years.
  • Organized promotions and screenings at area Relay For Life events.
  • Developed program from the grant stage up- Marketing, class structure, research, day to day programming, data collection for fund raising and grant proposals
Director of Personal Training and Specialized Exercise, 01/2008 to 03/2013
YMCA Of Central Stark County- North Canton Branch City, STATE,
  • Carefully selected, developed and retained qualified staff, as well as trained new staff annually.
  • Created annual goals, objectives and budget and made recommendations to increase revenue while maintaining control of overhead costs.
  • Assisted in the design and execution of programs that contributed to a substantial growth of the organization in the 2009 fiscal year that attributed to the YMCA creating a full-time Director position for me.
  • Expertly planned, coordinated, organized and directed all operations of my dual departments.
  • Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations in community activities ( Health Fairs, Healthy Kids Day, Choose to Lose programs, etc).Jumped in to fill gaps for on call rotation when necessary. Developed and arranged continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills.
  • Kept abreast of advances in Health and Wellness, computerized data processing technology, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
Head Certified Athletic Trainer , 02/2002 to 12/2005
North Canton YMCA City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated leadership by creating and expanding the Sports Medicine Department when football was added to their program to implement new processes and helping to train others.
  • Developed multiple professional relationships with area Orthopedic Surgeons, hospitals, physical therapy groups and dental group and securing contracts to insure medical care for injured athletes.
  • Acquired yearly contracts for a Team Physician and sports injury clinics for all athletes.
  • Offered professional knowledge on ways to properly integrate supplements into diet and lifestyle.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Helped to design fitness and conditioning programs for student-athletes.
  • Traveled with sports teams to assist in medical coverage.
  • Collaborated with coaches to maintain consistent and successful athletic program.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Acquired yearly contracts for a Team Physician and sports injury clinics for all athletes.
Bachelor of Science: Sports Medicine/Athletic Training, Expected in 1989
University of Akron - Akron, OH,

Minor in Exercise Science

Coursework in Community and Public Health

3.65 GPA

Coursework in Biology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology

Coursework in Physiology, Anatomy and Chemistry

Attended Sports Nutrition seminar

Workshop on Diabetes Management and Weight Loss

Certified Fitness Instructor

Certified Personal Trainer

  • Honor Roll 1987-1988
  • Graduated in 3.5 years
  • Cum laude graduate
Professional Affiliations

National Athletic Trainers Association - NATA

2012 YWCA Stark Stark County Women's Hall of Fame inductee

2013 YWCA Hall of Fame panel judge

ACSM member CSCS

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School Attended
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Job Titles Held:
  • Founder/Wellness Specialist
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Director of the Living Strong, Living Well Cancer Exercise Program
  • Director of Personal Training and Specialized Exercise
  • Head Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Bachelor of Science