GWI AMBASSADORS DIRECTORY

Global Wellness Ambassadors worldwide represent their countries and communities and play a critical role in GWI’s mission to empower wellness worldwide. We sincerely thank each of our Ambassadors for their involvement in the Institute.  We invite you to make a gift of $1,000 or more to the Institute and become an Ambassador for a period of one year. Join these Ambassadors, and be recognized as a leader in the global campaign to empower wellness worldwide.
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Jeffrey Abramson
Chairman
Rona & Jeffrey Abramson Foundation
United States
towercompanies.com
Ambassador since 2017

TJ Abrams
Vice President
Global Wellbeing Experiences Hyatt Hotels Corporation
United States
hyatt.com
Ambassador since 2023

Dara Allen
Founder
The DARA Luxury Group
United States
daraallen.com
Ambassador since 2023

Galia Almadani
Founder & CEO
Mindsai
Saudi Arabia
mindsaiway.com/
Ambassador since 2023

Melissa Amerian 
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
The Ranch Malibu
United States
theranchmalibu.com
Ambassador since 2023

Selin Persentili Aral
Founder
Sunshine Projects Branding
United Kingdom
sp-branding.com
Ambassador since. 2022

Joy Atkinson
CEO
Presperse
United States
linkedin.com/in/joyatkinson
Ambassador since 2021

Andrew Barnard
Deputy Managing Director
Sunswept Resorts
Saint Lucia
sunsweptresorts.com
Ambassador since 2017

Sachin Barot
CEO & Founder
Rujha Life
United States
rujhalife.com
Ambassador since 2023

Bija Bennett
CEO
BijaB
United States
bijab.com
Ambassador since 2018

Amber Berger
Founder
The Well Drop
United States
thewelldrop.com
Ambassador since 2023

Carolyn Beste
CEO
Let Wellness Be Your Guide
United States
Ambassador since 2020

 

Tim Bodner
Partner, Global & US Real Estate Deals Leader
PwC
United States
pwc.com/gx/en
Ambassador since 2020

 

Amanda Boze, LMT, LE
Consultant
Spa Life, LLC
United States
Ambassador since 2023

Dondeena Bradley
Global Health & Wellbeing Executive
Nalu Bio
United States
nalubio.com
Ambassador since 2024

Victor Brick
Founder
John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation
United States
johnwbrickfoundation.org
Ambassador since 2018

Colette Brown
Owner
Wellness by Colette
United States
Ambassador since 2023

Dr. Christine Bruckner, FAIA 
Director
M Moser Associates
United States
mmoser.com
Ambassador since 2022

Amy Carenza
Chief Commercial Officer
ActivePure Technology
United States
activepure.com
Ambassador since 2023

Alfredo Carvajal
Senior Advisor
Delos
United States
linkedin.com/in/alfredocarvajal
Ambassador since 2023

Ozgur Cengiz
General Manager
Joali Being
Maldives
joali.com
Ambassador since 2023

Mason Champion
Executive Director – Wealth Management
Morgan Stanley
United States
Ambassador since 2021

Cho Chiu
President
Nuema
United States
nuema.life
Ambassador since 2023

Cary Collier
Principal of BLU Spas Inc & Co-Founder Collier Concepts
BLU Spas Inc
United States
bluspasinc.com
Ambassador since 2023

Dr. Gerald Cooke
Owner/Proprietor
Cooke Medical, LLC
United States
Ambassador since 2021

Kimberly DeOrsey
President of Strategic Partnerships & Operations
CoverWell
United States
coverwell.co
Ambassador since 2023

Iain De Havilland
CEO + Founder
NAD Clinic
UK
NADclinic.com 
Ambassador since 2024

Janine DiGioacchino
CEO
QC Terme Spas and Resorts, USA
United States
[email protected]
Ambassador since 2023

Jim Dobbie
Founder and CEO
Zeal for Living
United States
linkedin.com/in/jim-dobbie
Ambassador since 2022

Desiree DuMont
Founder
Alumina Tulum
United States
Ambassador since 2021

Mollie Eliasof
CEO
Mollie Eliasof, LLC
United States
mollieeliasof.com
Ambassador since 2023

Aliana

Alina Epure
PhD Nutrition, Health Coach
Nutribalance
Romania
nutribalance.ro/
Ambassador since 2023

John Fitzgerald
CEO
JLF Corporation Pty LTD
Australia
jlf.com.au
Ambassador since 2021

Mallory Fox, DHSc
Product Marketing Manager & Wellness Coach
National Academy of Sports Medicine
United States
nasm.org/wellness
Ambassador since 2024

Katrine Formby
VP Sable Investments
United States
mozartscoffee.com
Ambassador since 2015

Lucia Fracassi
Founder
Sensy S.r.l. Società Benefit
Italy
sensy.it
Ambassador since 2023

Antra Getzoff
Founder
GetResultsCo by Antra Getzoff
Dubai
getresultsco.com/login
Ambassador since 2024

Sammy Gharieni
CEO & Founder
Gharieni GmbH
Germany
gharieni.com
Ambassador since 2023

Randi Gold
EVP, Operational Excellence & Chief Publicity Officer
The Blue Zones Center Miami
United States
bluezonescenter.com
Ambassador since 2023

Rachael Grochowski
Founder & Principal
RHG Architecture + Design
United States
rhgdesign.com
Ambassador since 2023

Maria Grudina
Ideologue and Founder
First Line Health Care Resort
Russian Federation (the)
hcresort.ru/en
Ambassador since 2021

Andressa Gulin, MD
Co-founder
AG7 – Building Wellness
Brazil
ag7.co
Ambassador since 2022

Wendy Hagan
Owner
Hagan Properties, Inc
United States
Ambassador since 2021

Cheryl Hardy
President
Cardinal Ventures LLC
United States
[email protected]
Ambassador since 2023

Mark Harms
Managing Partner
Bespoke Capital Partners
United Kingdom
bespokecp.com
Ambassador since 2017
 

Lee Hillman
[email protected]
Ambassador since 2023

 

Dr. Paul Hokemeyer
Psychotherapist & Author
Author, Fragile Power
United States
linkedin.com/in/paul-l-hokemeyer
Ambassador since 2023

Stelian Iacob
Senior VP
Therme Group
Romania
thermegroup.com
Ambassador since 2022

Tomoko Iwai
Vice President
Club Business Japan
Japan
fitnessclub.jp
Ambassador since 2023

Lori Jones
Sr. Asset Manager
LyvWellCommunities
United States
lyvwellcommunities.com
Ambassador since 2023

Anita Jones-Mueller
CEO
Healthy Dining
United States
mymenuusa.com
Ambassador since 2023

Jennifer Gipson Kapp
President
JK Consulting Group
United States
linkedin.com/in/jennifer-kapp
Ambassador since 2020

Gavin Kennedy
Co-founder
Wholetone Wellness
United States
Ambassadors since 2019

Sheri Kennedy
Founder & Lead Researcher
Wholetone Wellness
United States
linkedin.com/in/sheri-kennedy
Ambassador since 2019

Daniel Kessler
Assistant Professor
Dongseo University, International College
United States
dongseo.ac.kr
Ambassador since 2023

Yasmine Khattab
Wellness and Performance Coach & Specialist
Educator & Speaker
United Arab Emirates
linkedin.com/in/yasmine-khattab-967732171
Ambassador since 2023

Yuki Kiyono
Global Head of Health and Wellness Development
AMAN
Switzerland
aman.com
Ambassador since 2023

 

Ashley Kohler
Director of Wellness
Destination Kohler
United States
destinationkohler.com
Ambassador since 2023

JoAnn Kurtz-Ahlers
President
Hidden Doorways
United States
hiddendoorwaystravel.com
Ambassador since 2016

Mia Kyricos
President & Chief Love Officer (CEO)
Kyricos & Associates LLC
United States
kyricos.com
Ambassador since 2023

Mary Leary
CEO & President
Mather
United States
mather.com
Ambassador 2024

Tracy Lee
President & Founder
TLee Spas
United States
tleespas.com
Ambassador 2020

Ong Ling Lee
Executive Director, Sports & Wellness Division
visitsingapore.com
Ambassador since 2022

Lynelle Lynch
CEO & Owner
Bellus Academy
United States
bellusacademy.edu
Ambassador since 2021

Judith Mackey
Co-owner
Garden of the Gods Resort Wellness Club
United States
gardenofthegodsresort.com
Ambassador since 2023

Veronika Malkondueva
Founder & Owner
Rich Travel Group
Russia
rich.travel
Ambassador since 2023

Dr. Bonolo Mannathoko-Molefhe
Dentist & Aesthetic Practitioner
Lefkara Dental Spa
Botswana
lefkaradental.com
Ambassador since 2023

Carolina Rodriguez Martinez
CEO
Conswell
Spain
conswell.es
Ambassador since 2023

Susana Martins
Travel Agent Technician
Executivo Viagens e Turismo
Portugal
executivo-viagens.pt
Ambassador since 2023

Robert McDonald
CEO
OLC Architecture
United States
olcdesigns.com
Ambassadors since 2022

Jim Mikula
Founder
Jim Mikula Consulting Group
United States
Ambassadors since 2023

Adnan Mian
CEO
IRINATECH – An Engineering Company
Pakistan
irinatech.com
Ambassador since 2023

Nicole Miller
Director Of Kohler Waters Spas
Kohler Co.
United States
destinationkohler.com
Ambassador since 2023

Mike Minutillo
Enterprise Portfolio Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Knights of Columbus
United States
linkedin.com/in/mikeminutillo
Ambassador since 2021

Christine Moghadam
Founder & CEO
Corc Yoga
United States
corcyoga.com
Ambassador since 2021

Muirgheal Montecalvo
CEO
Vacayou Wellness Travel
United States
vacayou.com
Ambassador since 2021

Natalie Munk
CEO, Founder
Green Spirit Escapes
United States
greenspiritescapes.com
Ambassador since 2023

William Wesley Myers
Assistant Vice President, Wellness Strategies
Mather
United States
mather.com
Ambassador since 2024

Steve Myers
Product Manager
National Academy of Sports Medicine
United States
nasm.org
Ambassador since 2023

Tammy Pahel
VP of Spa & Wellness
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
United States
carillonhotel.com
Ambassador since 2021

Avani Parikh
Principal Founder
Avani Parikh Architecture
United States
avaniparikh.com
Ambassador since 2023

Eunice Park, MD
Founder & CEO
AIREM United States
airem.com
Ambassador since 2022

Katherine E. (Katie) Potter
Managing Director, Greenfield Advisors, LLC;
Former President & CEO, AlerisLife
United States
Ambassador since 2022

Serena Quaglia, BFA, MA
VP Strategy
SQ2 Life
Canada
linkedin.com/in/serenaqtoronto
Ambassador since 2023

Alison Ragusa
Co-Founder
Ragusa Executive Solutions
United States
ragusaexecutivesolutions.com
Ambassador since 2023

Raquel Rodriguez
CEO & Founder
brtyr inc.
United States
brtyr.com
Ambassador since 2023

Dr. Alisha Reed
Owner
The FLY Pharmacist + Self-Care Specialist
United States
dralishareed.com
Ambassador since 2022

Brent Ridge
Co-founder
BEEKMAN 1802
United States
beekman1802.com
Ambassador since 2024

Christa Riparbelli
Clinic Manager
Galileo Medical Center
Italy
galileocentromedico.com
Ambassador since 2022

Federico Riparbelli
Owner & Occupational Therapist
Galileo Medical Center
Italy
galileocentromedico.com
Ambassador since 2022

Nisha Rodrigo
Founder & CEO
KALA Wellness
United States
kalawellness.com
Ambassador since 2022

Robin Ruiz
Founder & CEO
WITT (Wellness in Travel & Tourism)
United States
wittcertification.com
Ambassador since 2023

Serina Sandhu
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Voya Organic Beauty
United States
voya.ie
Ambassador since 2023

Brynn Scarborough, MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer
JK Products & Services, Inc
United States
jkproducts.us
Ambassador since 2023

Rupert Schmid
Co-chairman
BR SAS Biologique Recherche
France
biologique-recherche.com
Ambassador since 2016

Simon Shelley
Vice President Programme Partnerships at BBC Studios
BBC StoryWorks
United Kingdom
bbc.com/storyworks

Sonu Shivdasani
Chairman & CEO
Soneva Group
Maldives
soneva.com
Ambassador since 2023

Waldyr Soares
Founder
Humana Academy
Brazil
humanaacademy.com.br
Ambassador since 2023

Yoriko Soma
CEO
Conceptasia, Inc
Japan
conceptasia.jp
Ambassador since 2020

Dez Stephens
Founder & CEO
Radiant Health Institute, LLC
United States
radiantcoachesacademy.com
Ambassador since 2023

Lisa Sternfeld
Founder & CEO
WLLW & CO
United States
wllw.eco
Ambassador since 2022

Sidney Stolz
Chief Design & Experience Officer
Blue Zones, LLC
United States
bluezones.com
Ambassador since 2023

David Stoup
Chairman & CEO
HLB
United States
healthylifestylebrands.com
Ambassador since 2017

Mary Tabacchi
Professor
Cornell University
United States
cornell.edu
Ambassador since 2023

Masahiko Takai
Representative Partner
Small Impact LLC
Tokyo, Japan
Ambassador since 2023

Dr. Shawn Talbott
Chief Science Officer
Amare Global
United States
amare.com
Ambassador since 2021

Sue Thirlwall
CEO & Founder
Innovative Growth & Franchise Ventures
United States
linkedin.com/in/suethirlwall/
Ambassador since 2019

Dr. Lola Tillyaeva (Till)
Founder & CEO
The Harmonist
United States
linkedin.com/in/lola-tillyaeva-till
Ambassador since 2022

John C. Tolbert
Senior Vice President, Asset Manager
BRE Hotels & Resorts
United States
brehotels.com
Ambassador since 2023

Leo Tonkin
Founder & CEO
SALT Chamber
United States
saltchamberinc.com
Ambassador since 2022

Dr. Raees Tonse, MD, MBA
Strategic Advisor (Healthcare)
The Private Office of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al-Qassimi
UAE
alqassimioffice.com
Ambassador since 2024

Stella Vidal
Founder
Self Love Harbor
United States
selfloveharbor.com
Ambassador since 2023

Dr. Tanupol Virunhagarun
CEO
BDMS Wellness Clinic
Thailand
bdmswellness.com
Ambassador since 2022

Stephan Wagner
Wellness Director
AMAALA
Saudi Arabia
amaala.com
Ambassador since 2022

Theodora WarriorHealy
Chieftess of Warrior Moccasins
Warrior Moccasins
Canada
warriormoccasins.ca
Ambassador since 2023

David Wood
CEO
Human Touch
United States
relaxtheback.com
Ambassador since 2021