Marlene currently serves as the Director of Global Wellness for Alcoa Inc. with the primary responsibility of developing and maintaining the wellness strategy and infrastructure for a network of more than 200 locations in 30 countries. Prior to joining Alcoa, Marlene was a Senior Health Promotion Consultant for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. She previously served as Director of Nutrition for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Lifestyle Interventionist for nationally funded research trials at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health. She has more than 15 years of experience working with large employer groups and employees to design health management strategies and lifestyle intervention programs to improve health and reduce risk.
Marlene earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition science and management from Seton Hill University and a master’s degree in health education from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a board-certified registered dietitian and exercise physiologist and has completed advanced certification as a worksite wellness program consultant.