Colleen Reilly is the President and Founder of Total Well-Being, a leading provider of comprehensive and turn-key corporate wellness program solutions for small to mid-size companies with up to 5,000 employees As a passionate advocate for lifestyle changes for improved health and wellness for more than a decade, Colleen has become a sought-after expert, speaker and consultant for organizations that are looking to turn their wellness and benefits programs into first-class operations.
Prior to establishing Total Well-Being, Colleen was the Director of Wellness & Benefits at Nelnet, one of the nation’s most successful education planning and finance companies. Her work in improving Nelnet employees’ health and well-being earned the company numerous recognitions for excellence in building a strategic wellness program that continues to produce health improvement results for employees as well as cost-savings for the corporation.
Colleen’s experience also includes time at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic where she worked with more than 60 Fortune 500 clients helping them organize and implement successful wellness and benefits programs.
Before joining the Mayo Clinic, Colleen was manager of health and productivity at Coors Brewing Company in Golden, Colorado. Here she led an integrated health and productivity department and implemented a strategic health initiative projected to save Coors more than $16 million over five years. Colleen was instrumental in earning Coors the 2002 Gold Well Workplace award recognizing Coors as one of the healthiest workplaces in the United States.
Colleen holds a Bachelor of Science in science from Santa Clara University and both a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science Management with an emphasis in sports and wellness management from the University of Denver. She is a certified health coach through EduCoach Ltd. Colleen formerly served on the board of the Colorado Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and was an adjunct faculty at the University of Denver teaching the Philosophy of Wellness.