Experienced professionals in the areas of health, technology, wellness, and business.
Caroline R. Richardson(M.D)
Dr. Richardson is a physical activity and diabetes prevention researcher who emphasizes the importance of using low-cost and scalable approaches to promoting physical activity. She develops and tests technology-based, interactive and individually tailored behavioral interventions to increase physical activity, decrease weight, and prevent diabetes.
Walter M. Bortz II(M.D)
Walter is an American physician and author who teaches medicine at Stanford University. He is one of America’s leading scientific experts on aging, and promotes the possibility of a 100-year lifespan. His research focuses on the importance of physical exercise during the process of aging. Dr. Bortz has written over 150 scientific articles.
Michael P. O’Donnell(PhD, MBA, MPH)
Michael O’Donnell is CEO of the Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute. He has worked with healthcare organizations, government agencies, foundations, insurance companies and health promotion providers to develop and refine health promotion programs. He has served in leadership roles at the Cleveland Clinic, and as the Director of the Health Management Research Center at the University of Michigan.
Gerald Wilmink(PhD, MBA)
Dr. Wilmink is an inventor, start-up business consultant for VC firms, and a program manager for the Department of Defense’s $2 Billion Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. He has penned 6 patents, published 55 manuscripts, book chapters, and review articles, and has delivered over 80 invited, keynote, or plenary presentations at conferences including TEDMED, SXSW, and SPIE. In 2015.
Michael is the President of the Bank of San Antonio Insurance Group. His extensive background in the insurance industry and knowledge of risk-management strategies are valuable assets for his clients and partners. Michael worked at Benefit Planners, Inc. as Director of Reinsurance, Senior VP of Compass Insurance, and BBVA’s Manager of South and Central Texas Employee Benefits Division. Michael is a Chartered Benefits Consultant, and a Board Member (Legislative Chair) of the San Antonio Health Underwriters Association.
Janice McCaffrey(M.Ed., C.Psych)
Janice is a retired female racewalker from Canada. She set her personal best in the women’s 10 km race walk event (44:26) on May 11, 1995 in Eisenhüttenstadt. She is an inspiration to Walkingspree and a wise counsel.