George Jennings

George Jennings

Health Promotion Specialist

Location
Kansas City, Missouri Area
Industry
Health, Wellness and Fitness

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George Jennings's Overview

Current
  • Health Promotion Specialist at G&M Health Promotion Services
  • Biometric Team Lead & Health Educator at CIGNA
  • Wellness Screener Team Lead at TotalWellness
Past
Connections

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George Jennings' Summary

Core competencies include:

• Worksite Wellness: Implementation of successful, evidence-based and sustainable worksite health promotion programs; integration of employee health management goals with overall organizational goals while engaging wellness champions and management; achieve successful outcomes of cost reduction and improved productivity through worksite health promotion programs.

• Lifestyle Change: Well-versed in the trans-theoretical model of behavioral change, client fitness and nutritional assessment, risk factor screening, and exercise planning and instruction; adept at planning and implementing customized plans to engage and motivate clients toward fundamental changes to their lifestyle resulting in dramatic health and fitness improvements.

• Weight Management: Superior understanding of optimum nutritional planning for overall health and well being, with personal history of success in nutritional modification for substantially increased health. Utilized proven guidelines to promote life-long behavioral change related to eating and nutrition.

• Education: Employ professional experience in public speaking, training development, and workshop / seminar delivery to create customized instructional approaches tailored to learning styles of groups and individuals; utilize high-energy, participatory teaching style to drive performance and encourage achievement.

• Client Relations: Proven history of consulting with and identifying needs of top business professionals, with background of success in systems design, sales and delivery; leverage professional background to rapidly establish a relationship and rapport as a trusted partner in achievement of client goals and overcome emotional barriers.

• Fitness: Broad-based proficiency in physiological assessment techniques, nutritional coaching, and safe and effective exercise instruction spanning indoor / outdoor cardiovascular, strength, flexibility, balance, and meditation for optimal health and wellness.

Specialties

Lifestyle Behavioral Change, Fitness Assessment, Risk Factor Screening, Exercise Planning and Instruction, Nutritional Assessment and Coaching, Biometric Screening, Public Speaking, Training Development, Seminar Delivery, Client Relations, Physiological Assessment Techniques, Business Development, Pre-Sales, Martial Arts Instruction

George Jennings' Experience

Health Promotion Specialist

G&M Health Promotion Services

2007Present (7 years) Kansas City, Missouri Area

Worksite Wellness Specialist delivering the highest quality health and physical fitness screening, education, training, products and inspiration to help a variety of corporate clients realize their employee wellness goals.

Continually on top of the latest research data in the field of health, fitness and corporate wellness programming and converting that knowledge into results oriented corporate wellness solutions.

Key Achievements:

• Wellness Coordinator & Trainer for several industry leading companies such as Cigna, Aetna, Balancing Life's Issues and JI Companies (a York Services Company)

• Services include chairing Wellness Committees, communicating health and wellness advice via professionally created newsletters, providing individual employee health coaching and delivering wellness lectures to large employee groups.

• Manage organization, communication & identification of appropriate health and wellness providers for company Health Fairs.

• Utilize effective communication techniques to successfully advise clients on positive lifestyle changes for weight loss, lowering blood pressure, controlling glucose levels and obtaining healthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels without the use of pharmaceutical drugs.

• Guest contributor to the Four Points News providing articles on Health & Wellness.

Biometric Team Lead & Health Educator

CIGNA

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CI; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry

2010Present (4 years) Kansas City, Missouri Area

• Biometric screening services Team Lead ensuring quality biometric screening services delivery with the up-most attention to detail and adherence to participant privacy.

• Deliver biometric screening services for hundreds of employees at dozens of companies as well as presented aggregate biometric employee data reporting and recommendations to company executives.

• Perform Health Education services delivering one-on-one employee health coaching and group wellness seminars covering topics such as diabetes prevention, lowering cholesterol, combating hypertension, healthy food & cooking, goal setting, proper nutrition, weight management and fitness tips.

Wellness Screener Team Lead

TotalWellness

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry

April 2013Present (1 year 1 month) Kansas City, Missouri Area

• Biometric screening services Team Lead providing quality biometric screening services delivery with the up-most attention to detail and adherence to participant privacy.

• Successfully managed a team of 34 screening professionals in the biometric screening of over 2500 employees for Children's Mercy Hospital.

Wellness Screener Team Lead

Impact Health Biometric Testing, Inc.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry

July 2013Present (10 months) Kansas City, Missouri Area

• Biometric screening services Team Lead providing quality biometric screening services delivery with the up-most attention to detail and adherence to participant privacy.

• Successfully lead teams consisting of 23 health screening professionals in the biometric screening of over 1600 employees for SSM Health Care.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry

August 2013Present (9 months)

Operations Administrator & Martial Arts Instructor

Villari's Martial Arts of Texas

2010Present (4 years) Austin, Texas Area

• Implementation of automated student registration, billing & scheduling system.

• Manage marketing and advertising campaigns.

• Delivery of professionally created newsletters.

• Mange registration of new students.

• Manage customer service & communications.

• Manage customer billing.

• Deliver Martial Arts Instruction.

Senior Systems Engineer

Motorola Solutions

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSI; Information Technology and Services industry

20012007 (6 years) Austin, Texas Area

• New business development through inside / outside sales, cultivation of strategic partnerships for integrated solutions, and educationally based industry and market outreach.

• Designed and delivered product training to hundreds of distribution and business partners, prospective customers, end users, and associates

• Developed online training and certification modules in Microsoft Director.

• Invited to serve as Guest Keynote Speaker for national industry conference hosted by distribution partner.

• Consistently exceeded sales targets; honored with selection for President’s Club.

Senior Systems Consultant

Intermec Technologies

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; IN; Computer Hardware industry

19982001 (3 years) Greater Denver Area

• Supported 5 Account Managers across all aspects of technical prospecting, consultation, proposal development, and contracting.

• Provided representation of company portfolio at industry events and trade shows.

• Created and conducted technical seminars to promote product and educate target market.

• Selected for President’s Club and recipient of nomination for Consultant of the Year

George Jennings' Certifications

  • Worksite Health Promotion

    • International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP)
  • TaijiFit Instructor

    • TaijiFit
  • Silver Sneakers Classic Instructor

    • Healthways
  • Certified Personal Trainer

    • American Council on Exercise
    • License T149066
  • Black Belt Instructor - Shaolin Kempo Karate

    • Villari's Martial Arts of Texas
  • Heartsaver First Aid - Adult / Child CPR, Adult / Child AED, Infant CPR

    • American Heart Association

George Jennings' Projects

George Jennings' Publications

George Jennings' Organizations

  • International Association For Worksite Health Promotion

  • American Council on Exercise

  • American College of Sports Medicine

  • IDEA Health & Fitness Association

  • World Health Organization

    Global Action Framework for Healthy Workplaces

  • The Human Resources Social Network

George Jennings' Skills & Expertise

  1. Corporate Wellness
  2. Wellness Programs
  3. Wellness Programming
  4. Wellness Initiatives
  5. Wellness Coaching
  6. Health Education
  7. Health Promotion
  8. Nutritional Counseling
  9. Biometrics
  10. Public Speaking
  11. Business Development
  12. Pre-sales
  13. Newsletters
  14. Martial Arts
  15. Tai Chi
  16. Group Exercise
  17. Personal Training
  18. Fitness
  19. Nutrition
  20. Stress Management
  21. Wellness
  22. Health
  23. Healthcare
  24. Coaching
  25. Lifestyle
  26. Wellbeing
  27. Yoga
  28. Fitness Training
  29. Healthy Lifestyle
  30. Strength Training
  31. Lifestyle Coaching
  32. Exercise Physiology
  33. Weight
  34. Conditioning
  35. Meditation
  36. Behavior Change
  37. Nutrition Education
  38. Strength
  39. Exercise Prescription
  40. Corporations
  41. Workplace Wellness
  42. Workplace Health
  43. Workplace Coaching
  44. Employee Wellness
  45. Employee Training
  46. Prevention
  47. Strategic Partnerships
  48. Weight Management
  49. HIPAA
  50. Functional Training

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George Jennings' Courses

  • Health Promotion Specialist

    G&M Health Promotion Services

    • Core Training Anatomy (CEP59077)
    • Integrated Fitness Training Workshop: Effective Tools and Techniques (CEP17469)
    • Building Stress Resilience (CEP62640)
    • Heart Rate Training (CEP42193)
    • TaijiFit & TaijiFit Flow Instructor Training
    • Silver Sneakers Classic Instructor Training

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