Getting to know… Laura Wheeler

These are the core values we hold as a team. We are so fortunate to have such highly skilled & passionate Coaches at The Hill.
Part 7 of our “Getting to Know The Hill” series..

Laura loves to connect with people. She is a lifelong learner and believes the best in people. She loves playing board games and having fun with friends easygoing and loves her two dogs.

Let’s get to know more about Laura…

Your Job Title at The Hill:  Director of Corporate Partnerships.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Bad A$$ Business Woman/Boss Lady.

Where did you grow up? Sweet Home Alabama.

Favorite class or activity in high school? Volleyball.

Voted in high school most likely to…? Or known for ? Most Athletic.. heck yeah!

Most interesting part time job? Lifeguard.

What’s a movie you can quote? I have probably watched the movie Bridesmaids a zillion times.

What do you like about KC? KC has everything you need from a City (culture, arts, food) without all the bad stuff like traffic or high cost of living.

How & when did you get connected to The Hill? I joined CFMH when I first moved to KC in 2012 and have remained connected ever since.

How long have you been working at The Hill? May 2018!

Why is developing Corporate Partnerships important to you personally? I want to change the way our society thinks about health and wellness in the workplace. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your customers and your business will take care of itself. It’s time to shift the paradigm!

What do you love about your job? Do you guys have all day? No seriously, if I had to pick one thing it would be the people of The Hill KC. It doesn’t get any better. 

What certifications do you hold and which are you most proud of? Certified Personal Trainer.

What continuing ed are you planning or currently doing? Currently working on my Behavior Change Coach certification through ACE.

How would you describe your coaching style? Trial and Error. lol

What’s something you wish everyone knew about health and fitness? “Small changes lead to lasting change. Don’t try to do too much at once. You could be setting yourself up for failure. Forget about everyone else. Are you doing better today than you did yesterday? That’s all that matters. “

What is something you are working on improving as an athlete personally? Listening to my body.

What are you looking forward to in 2018? Getting The Hill KC Corporate Wellness Program off the ground and running like a well oiled machine!