WellBites: Brett Powell - Working together for overall wellbeing
WellBites is a Michigan Wellness Council Podcast. Our mission is to inspire implementation of leading workplace wellness strategies through thought leadership and strategies. In this podcast series, we interview people in the field to offer different perspectives and insights. This episode is a conversation with Brett Powell, MWC Board Member and Vice President, Wellness Consultant with American Institute for Preventive Medicine. Brett has been involved in the Wellness field for over a decade. Most of that time has been dedicated to designing and implementing health promotion programs for companies and communities. Brett is considered to be one of the nation’s foremost authorities on engaging a multigenerational workforce in wellness programs. Due to his expertise in this topic area, he is a sought after speaker at national conferences including the National Wellness Conference, the Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference, and WELCOA. He has also written extensively on the subject including an article for the American Journal of Health Promotion. He was instrumental in the development of a comprehensive wellness program for the largest insurance company in Peru, the first program of its kind in South America. Brett also has a degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. He enjoys utilizing his background in Psychology to help organizations provide suitable programs that ensure positive behavior change. Brett’s career is motivated by the prospect of affecting one person’s life in a positive manner, let alone the lives of many.