wellness at Work initiative Members


Joel Hershfield

Manager of Finance, IT and Healthy Workplace Advisor at Materials Distribution Agency, Canada

Joel is the Manager of Finance, IT and Healthy Workplace Advisor at Materials Distribution Agency. He has over 20 year’s involvement in workplace dynamics. Joel has guided MDA to become the provincial government leader in wellness. He has presented locally and nationally on the concept of creating healthy workplaces. He has had several articles published in leading U.S. Corporate Health Magazines. Through Joel’s efforts MDA is now linked to the World Economic Forum Workplace Wellness committee. His passion and vision is to inspire people to create great, healthy and fun workplaces.

Michelle Railton

Health & Performance Manager, Google, United States

Michelle Railton is a Health & Performance Manager at Google, leading its research and design to help 100,000+ global employees move more, unwind and connect. The services and spaces her team provides educate and empower workers to care for their bodies and minds through massage, relaxation, exercise, movement, community and resilience. With 18 years in the spa and wellness industry, Michelle holds a master’s degree from Cornell University and has worked as a global workplace wellbeing programs manager, international consultant, dean of education, wellness instructor and massage therapist.

Mim Senft

President & CEO, Motivity Partnerships, United States

Mim Senft has over 25 years of corporate experience in project management, benefits design and wellness program analysis, strategy development and implementation. Mim serves on the board of directors for the National Wellness Institute, is a member of the Global Wellness Institute’s Future of Well Work Initiative and co-facilitates the Worksite Wellness Academy for the National Wellness Institute’s annual conference.

Gloria Treister

Board Certified Holistic Health Coach and Practitioner/Founder, Wellness Evolution, United States

Since, 1980, Health Activist, Certified Holistic Health Coach & Practitioner, Reiki Master, Advanced Physical Fitness Specialist, Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Author, entrepreneur and community servant, Gloria Treister, HHP, has been a powerful advocate for wellness. She recognized early on that it made better sense to take a proactive approach to one’s health, rather than be reactive. She uses her knowledge and experience to create unique models for delivering client-centered, one-size-fits-one strategies for both individuals and corporations.