Fiona Gathright President & Chief Executive Officer
Fiona’s passion for health and wellness led her to think differently about how companies support each employee. A seasoned and award-winning entrepreneur, she founded Wellness Corporate Solutions in 2004 and is committed to sharing the benefit of workplace health programs on the overall wellbeing of a company’s culture.
A leader in both wellness and entrepreneurship, Fiona has received numerous awards and accolades including 2014 Most Promising Women Entrepreneur, Fortune Magazine; 2015 Enterprising Women of the Year; Enterprising Women Magazine; Minority Business Leader, Washington Business Journal; and Entrepreneurial Winning Women, Ernst & Young. She serves in leadership positions with several organizations, including the Enterprising Women Advisory Board. She is also a Foundation Associate with the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation.
Continuously committed to her own health, Fiona can often be found jogging along the Potomac River towpath or on her Peloton bike.
Juliet Rodman Co-Founder & Chief Wellness Officer
As a Registered Dietitian, health promotion and wellness coaching expert and WCS co-founder, Juliet’s mission is to empower employees to live healthier, more productive lives while reducing their risk for chronic disease. Since 2004, Juliet has led the nationwide WCS health coaching team, building a network of more than 1,700 Registered Dietitians who work as health educators, health coaches, seminar leaders, and on-site wellness representatives, creating health behavior change every day.Juliet has been recognized nationwide as a leader in nutrition entrepreneurship, having won the 2017 Outstanding Nutrition Entrepreneur from the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the 2015 Trailblazer Award by Today’s Dietitian magazine.
Juliet can be found moving at most times of the day whether it’s in the office on her treadmill desk or participating in many of her favorite activities such as CrossFit, yoga, stand-up paddle boarding, cycling, hiking and jogging trails wherever she goes.
Emily Kolakowski Chief Operating Officer
A member of the WCS team since 2008, Emily knows that good health makes good business sense. She is responsible for leading and managing the company’s operations, which include screenings, coaching, comprehensive services and new innovations. She has worked with over 500 businesses to help create strategies to shift health behavior change among an employee population. In 2015, Emily was chosen by The Washington Business Journal as one of the Top 40 under 40, honoring the region’s young professionals who have displayed business excellence while maintaining a commitment to the community. She is on the Advisory Board for Back on My Feet, Washington DC Chapter. Emily is also a wellness expert, having earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Elon University a Master of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest University.
Emily is a seasoned runner, having completed various half and full marathons. She also enjoys time on her road bike as well as a weekly yoga practice.
Jeffrey Taylor Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Taylor joined WCS with more than 35 years of financial management experience, and is committed to helping WCS create and develop meaningful programs for every client.
Before joining WCS, Jeff served as Finance Manager and Director of Accounting for a multinational corporation with more than $2 billion in annual revenue. As the company’s first accounting executive in the United States, he was responsible for developing a sophisticated operational and sales reporting system and managing a large staff. Jeff previously worked in the healthcare space and with private accounting firms.
Susan Torroella Executive Vice President of Screening Operations
Susan’s clear passion for people shines through in her work at WCS. An award-winning health care executive, her work has spanned the globe and the health care sector, from contributing to public health programs in Africa to serving as CEO of the medical education company Columbia MedCom Group. Susan oversees and creates strategies for all our health screening partnerships and direct clients, while she also leads our Program Management, Talent Acquisition, Customer Care, and Logistics teams. Susan has won numerous awards for her leadership such as FORTUNE Small Business “Boss of the Year,” The Daily Record’s “Top 100 Women in Maryland,” Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist,” and PharmaVoice’s “100 Most Inspiring Leaders in Life Sciences.” She is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management, where she was valedictorian of her class. Susan has also attended INSEAD (France) and Wharton executive management programs.
Susan is a committed runner having completed numerous 10K races, and is dedicated to the national movement to end heart disease by currently serving on the board of the Go Red! Foundation in Maryland.
Jared Rice Vice President of Technology
Jared is an analytical thinker, dedicated to providing our clients true value to their health programs. A Registered Dietitian by trade, Jared joined WCS as a Wellness Coach and Clinical Content Manager in 2010 and coached hundreds of employees to become healthy and well. In 2013, Jared transitioned to the Health Informatics team, bringing clinical insight and experience to our reports and analytics. Over the past several years, he’s worked to expand and streamline our output, bringing us automation, scalability, and enhanced data integrity through strategic technology implementations. Jared holds a Master’s degree in nutrition, and is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine.
Jared’s commitment to health and wellness is unwavering, as he is a dedicated runner, cyclist and skier.