Nicole B. Stec, MBA, CWP, CSCS
Employee Health & Wellness Manager
City of Mesa
National Wellness Institute Member since 2016;
CEO/Founder of Capital Wellness Consulting;
Recipient of the 2018 Wellness Council of Arizona Senior Leadership Award
Nicole Stec is the Employee Health and Wellness Manager for the City of Mesa, Arizona and a national speaker on employer on-site clinics and wellness programs. For the past ten years, Nicole has worked in community and corporate health settings, designing and implementing population health management strategies for organizations, including healthcare systems, small businesses, the U.S. military, and local government. Nicole is also the CEO/Founder of Capital Wellness Consulting, a health management and wellness consultancy that specializes in population health management, benefit design, wellness coaching, and programming.
Nicole’s mission is to improve the health of businesses by implementing evidence-based strategies and programs that are customized to a population’s needs. Nicole is passionate about improving the lives of others, which is demonstrated through her enthusiasm, persistence, and innovative ways of addressing health.
In her current role, Nicole is responsible for the City of Mesa’s Health and Wellness Center and the City’s worksite wellness program. The Wellness Center and Program offer many health resources to City of Mesa employees and families, including chronic disease self-management programs, health coaching, preventative health services, and screenings. In her time at the City of Mesa, Nicole has developed an award-winning health and wellness strategy that has increased healthy behaviors of City employees from 36% to 60%, with a 93% satisfaction rate, and achieved cost savings of $2.1M over three years. The City has been recognized by many national organizations for its innovation and progressive stance on employee health, including the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), the American Heart Association, and ComPsych.
Nicole also volunteers her time with community organizations focused on improving the well-being of others. She serves as an Officer and Board Member for a non-profit Future For Kids, which provides after-school mentoring programs concentrated on academics, athletics, and ethics to improve the lives of youth facing adversity in the Phoenix metropolitan area. With one of their values being “Healthy Living,” Nicole has contributed her time and knowledge to assist in program design over the past several years.
Nicole is a graduate of the University of Southern California (B.S.), the University of Phoenix (MBA) and is currently completing her Master of Public Health (MPH) with concentrations in Public Health Practice and Social Marketing with the University of South Florida. She also holds many certifications, including being a Certified Wellness Practitioner (National Wellness Institute) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (National Strength and Conditioning Association).
People that know Nicole well recognize her for her abilities to lead cross-organizational teams to success, cultivate trusted relationships with key stakeholders, and deliver captivating speaking engagements. Nicole has also chaired regional committees focused on population health. She recently launched Capital Wellness Consulting to provide her expertise to organizations (businesses, healthcare facilities, communities) seeking to improve the health of their populations.
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