As a partner of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown, the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville provides employers in metro Louisville education, resources, tools and support to help develop effective and engaging worksite wellness programs. We facilitate monthly peer learning events – Wellness Conversations and Workshops – and celebrate local success stories at our Worksite Wellness Conference & Awards. Enjoy our resources and engage with us – a great opportunity to learn from others’ experience or share your success with those looking to start or improve their program.

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This month's "CONVERSATION"

Each month we focus on a different topic at our meetings. Below is a summary of our most recent topic along with the Continued Conversation hosted by Matt Schwartz as he interviews our guest speakers.

Addiction Workplace Support

During our monthly Wellness Conversation on Thursday, August 17, 2017, Matt La Rocco, certified drug and alcohol counselor and harm reduction specialist for the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Office of Addiction Services, and Pat Fogarty, CADC, Community Relations for Alkermes, Inc., to discuss the scope of the epidemic, what's being done in Louisville to address the epidemic, and how the workplace can play a vital role in the solution. 

Attendees listening to Matt La Rocco talk about ways to help employees with their addiction related issues.

Attendees listening to Matt La Rocco talk about ways to help employees with their addiction related issues.


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Who We Are

The Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville began as the worksite wellness committee of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement which met regularly to discuss how to assist employers in developing effective worksite wellness programs. In re-branding itself as the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville, it has focused its energies on providing employers with educational activities and resources to develop and grow their wellness programs.


To foster healthy work environments by acting as the resource for worksite wellness in metro Louisville and facilitating cultures of health among employers.


To become one of the healthiest cities in the country by facilitating a culture of health through the development of sustainable worksite wellness programs, promotion of healthy lifestyles and providing support access to essential resources.

The Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville includes representatives from:

Employers with successful or new worksite wellness programs;

Employers interested in starting a worksite wellness program;

Vendors that provide services needed for worksite wellness programs, such as smoking cessation educators, wellness program consultants and physical fitness organizations.


Meet our Board of Directors


Allison Ledford - President

Employee Wellness Director, N Good Health at Norton Healthcare


Matt Schwartz - Past President

CEO, Schwartz Insurance Group


Dena Van Atta - President-elect and Programming Chair

Health Solutions Client Executive, Humana


Dan Fisher - Secretary

Operations Manager, Center for Health & Wellness, Sullivan University


Patti Killion - Treasurer

Small Business Owner, former Employee Communications Manager, Norton Healthcare


Dr. Sonya Wolter - Membership Chair

Co-owner and doctor at Wolter Chiropractic and Wellness


Wendy Hall - Partnership Chair

Consultant, Employee Benefits, Human Resources, Sales


Jonathan Taylor - Conference Chair

Midwest Region Wellbeing & Productivity Executive, Humana


Patrick Smith - Awards Chair

Human Resources Manager, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC


Kathy Harrison Turner - Marketing Chair

Director of Communications and Community Relations, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health & Wellness


Sandy Bennett - Web Resources Chair

Account Executive, Sanofi US



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