Introducing our new Wellness Director
Anne Marie Farley
Friday, May 16, 2014
is thrilled to introduce Maggie Gough,who has joined the HealthWorks team as Wellness
Director. In her new role, Maggie brings
her creativity and experience to help our clients build and administer wellness
Maggie graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2005,
with a BS in Dietetics and is a Registered Dietitian. She began her career as a Corporate Dietitian
with the Kroger Company, where she was instrumental in building an
enterprise-wide, consumer-facing health and wellness platform. She then expanded her career by becoming the
Student Wellness Manager at Northern Kentucky University (NKU), creating and
developing an innovative program including peer education, policy, and
research. In 2011, she was promoted to the Assistant Director of Wellness for NKU,
which has won the title of "Healthiest Employer in Greater Cincinnati" for the
past three years.
Maggie's wellness priorities have always been culture and
engagement, with routine research to evaluate the effectiveness of the program
and initiatives within it. Her extensive background in the industry, and her
health and nutrition credentials, make her a valuable asset to the HealthWorks
team and to our clients. Plus, we love
the way she views wellness:
OUR TOP 5 "MAGGIE QUOTES" ABOUT WELLNESS:
- "Tracking your health isn't the same as being
- "Wellness programs have to be designed for real people."
- "Promise big; deliver big."
- "The grass is always greener where you water it."
- "Wellness plans without a strategy become white
noise for your employees."
Maggie is a Cincinnati native, and currently lives in Covedale with her husband, two daughters, and dog, Lucy. She finds her creative outlet in cooking healthy foods for her family and enjoys hiking and camping as a hobby.
If your company is looking to strategize and move to the next level with your Wellness initiatives, contact Maggie at firstname.lastname@example.org. She can walk you through the attached wellness planning worksheet to assess your needs.