September 2010 :: State Highlights

Len Garrison to Head Corporate Health and Wellness at Jackson Healthcare

Published Monday Aug 30, 2010

 ALPHARETTA, GA – Len Garrison, a fitness and wellness expert and autho with nearly 15 years of experience, has been named Director of Health and Wellness for Atlanta-based Jackson Healthcare.
“We are a company who invests in our people and supports them in living a holistic life,” said Shane Jackson, Executive Vice President of Jackson Healthcare. “The formation of a Director of Health and Wellness position, and the selection of someone of Len’s caliber to serve in the position, exemplifies our ongoing commitment to the wellness of our associates.”
Jackson Healthcare demonstrated that commitment when it included the Coliseum – a state-of-the-art fitness center – in the design of its Corporate Headquarters, which opened in Alpharetta in 2008.
Garrison, a certified fitness specialist who formerly served as Corporate Wellness Director for Toyota (South Region) and as Athletic Supervisor for the Atlanta Athletic Club, will be responsible for the operations of the Coliseum. He will also work to expand the breadth and effectiveness of the nationally recognized Jackson Healthcare wellness program. He will be a resource to every individual in the company for personal wellness coaching.
Among Garrison’s previous accomplishments is the development of a fitness consulting business called “Train with Len” He also authored a book entitled Stop And Think, and is currently finishing a health and wellness book entitled 5 On 5. He has performed public & motivational speaking for over a decade, and has appeared on local and national TV programs inspiring people and teams of people to “live well”. Len also has taught high school and college, conducted overseas mission trips, and developed programs for at risk youth.
“Len has been in the people-empowering business for nearly 15 years, and we are pleased to have him on our team,” Jackson said.