WCS President Emily Roberts Earns 40 Under 40 Award
BETHESDA, Md., August 24, 2018 / We’re proud to announce that Emily Kolakowski Roberts, President and Chief Operating Officer of Wellness Corporate Solutions (WCS), has been selected as a 40 under 40 Honoree by the Leadership Center for Excellence.
Roberts has been a leader at WCS for over 10 years, helping place the company on the Fortune 5000 list five times and working with over 500 businesses to inspire healthy behavior change among their employee populations.
“I’m honored to receive this award,” Roberts says. “I’m proud to lead a motivated, accomplished team that has brought wellness to hundreds of workplaces across the country.”
The Leadership Center for Excellence chooses trailblazers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area who have demonstrated a strong personal and professional impact through their work.
Under Roberts’s leadership, WCS has implemented some of the most advanced technology in the business, particularly when it comes to biometric screenings and health coaching. Roberts has not only helped WCS grow and support clients’ employees, but also focused on building the strongest team possible at WCS, unified around six core values: innovation, teamwork, open communication, self-improvement, respect, and living well.
“Emily has always stood out for her compassionate leadership, big vision, and ability to see ambitious plans through,” says Fiona Gathright, WCS Co-Founder and CEO. “She is an exceptional choice for this award, and our whole team is thrilled!”
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 also maintaining a commitment to the community. She is also on the Advisory Board for Back on My Feet, Washington DC Chapter, a nonprofit that combats homelessness with an empowering running-based model.
She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Elon University a Master of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest University.