Annie Leko has always had a natural drive in the fitness world and held a personal passion for wellness. Annie has over six years of corporate experience; of which the last three include working for Honeywell Aerospace in Arizona, through the Healthways Health Support Team. The past six years have included working with personal training clients/groups, teaching aerobics, providing wellness services that include: one-on-one coaching, administration of seminars and workshops, blood pressure outreaches, Health & Benefits Fairs as well as mini fairs, health screenings, program design, development, and implementation (i.e. ongoing weekend hiking program, weight management series, tobacco cessation classes, individual/group challenges, and working with incentives). The Honeywell Health and Wellness Center (HAWC) provides services to over 7,000 employees throughout three sites within the valley; Phoenix, Tempe, and Sky Harbor and including remote access employees across the nation.
Annie’s education includes a BS from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in Health and Human Performance, multiple certifications in the fitness field-aerobics, PT, etc., and she is currently seeking completion of a Master’s in Exercise Science and Fitness Promotion from the University of California, Pennsylvania. Annie also holds memberships in WELCOA, NWI, and BPA.
Annie’s work experience, education, and drive is helping her make strides within the wellness program at Honeywell, and as such, she hopes to make it one of the most successful corporate wellness programs over the next five years.