Support Within One EcoSystem
The employee benefits landscape is fragmented, with single-point solutions scattered across the industry, leaving serious gaps in supporting today’s workforce. Physical, mental, and emotional health are treated separately, causing a disconnect in overall wellbeing. Traditional programs – disease management, employee assistance, financial wellness, walking challenges – meant to fill those gaps continue to silo aspects of people’s lives, resulting in large segments of employee populations being underserved or outright overlooked.
WellSpark brings employee wellbeing into one ecosystem designed to address the complicated needs of the modern worker and make sure no one falls through the cracks.
We see each person as the sum of everything in their life; from their culture, to their social circle, to their home life, to their physical health and beyond. With this life-dimensional perspective, we meet people where they are and provide personalized, culturally-relevant solutions that move them toward lasting change.
Certifications and Recognitions
Our well-being solutions are certified for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance.
Our health risk assessment earned the Wellness and Health Promotion certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Our Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) has been recognized as exceeding national averages of traditional CDC programs.
Founded in 2013, WellSpark was built to address the complicated needs of modern employees and provide wellness solutions that account for every dimension of their life. We leverage a set of behavior diagnostic tools for greater, more constructive engagement and more effective, personalized plans. We serve clients across the US, both onsite and virtually, with our headquarters in Farmington, CT. We proudly support more than 600,000 participants, including some of the country’s hardest-to-reach state, city and municipal workforces.
Work at WellSpark
Want a job where you can make a real difference? At WellSpark, we offer career opportunities where you can help people along their path toward a more enduring well. If you’re looking for your next calling, click below to learn about our current job openings.
Igniting the Movement Toward a Culture of Wellbeing
Stay up-to-date with the latest news from WellSpark and see how our life-dimensional approach is impacting employers, employees, and the wellbeing industry.
Meet Our Team
For our team this is more than a job. We are on a mission to keep people out of the “sick care” system and we believe every person in this country should have access to the unique support they need to thrive. We work everyday to make that vision a reality. Click the button below to meet the humans behind our movement.
Roberta (Bert) Wachtelhausen is the visionary and strategic leader of WellSpark Health. Bert has over 30 years of senior leadership experience at national and regional health plans, including Cigna, Meritain and LifeCare. She also co-founded a health benefits startup, Averde Health. Bert earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education, while competing as a Division I athlete for the Huskies. She completed graduate-level coursework at the University of Hartford, studying Organizational Behavior. Bert was named a 2020 Distinguished Alumna by the UConn Neag School of Education. She was also recognized as the 2019 Chief Marketing Officer of the Year by the Hartford Business Journal.
Sr. Vice President, Chief Growth & Operations Officer
Andi Campbell is a progressive executive with an emphasis on driving results through people. As the Chief Growth Officer for WellSpark Health, she is responsible for developing and delivering holistic, “total person” well-being programs to thousands of employees across the U.S. Andi is an experienced senior HR leader and previously SVP, Head of People + Culture for LAZ Parking, one of the largest parking companies in the world. You will find accolades for Andi’s work with people strategies in CLO, ELearning, Parking and TD Magazine. She was awarded on the list of the Top Young Trainers by Training Magazine in 2012 and as a “Game Changer” award by Workforce Magazine in 2014. You can hear Andi’s passion for people in her TEDx Hartford talk from 2017 or her DisruptHR talk from 2018. Honorably recognized as the Women in Parking Impact Award winner in 2020, Andi is also a registered yoga teacher, certified Intuitive Coach, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and black belt in Tang Soo Do. She has an MS in Industrial / Organizational Psychology, a BA in English.
Dr. Wayne Rawlins
M.D., Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Wayne Rawlins steers the medical foundation of WellSpark Health. He is a leading immunization expert who spent his career partnering with national organizations to promote health and wellness. At WellSpark, he is responsible for health, prevention and wellbeing strategy and value demonstration. Dr. Rawlins previously served as the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at ConnectiCare and served in senior clinical leadership positions at a large national health insurer. He received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut, completed an internal medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Rochester and received an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Rawlins is board certified in internal medicine and treated patients in a primary care practice for more than a decade.
Dr. Kelly McGuire
M.D., MPA, Senior Clinical Advisor
Dr. Kelly McGuire serves as Senior Clinical Advisor to WellSpark Health, as well as Medical Director of Psychiatry for EmblemHealth, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health insurers and the parent company of WellSpark. In her role for WellSpark, she supports the behavioral health initiatives and oversees WellSpark’s behavioral health strategy. Dr. McGuire previously served as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and as the medical director of the Translational Medicine Program at the NewYork-Presbyterian Center for Autism and the Developing Brain. She received her medical degree at Quillen College of Medicine in Tennessee. She completed her psychiatry residency in New York at Mount Sinai and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at New York-Presbyterian. Dr. McGuire is known for her work in policy analysis, evidence-based practices and systems of care.
Senior Director, Program Delivery
Mark Zappone leads operational delivery and execution of WellSpark products and services. Mark brings over 20 years of exceptional service delivery in his position as Senior Director of the award winning member and provider service operations at ConnectiCare. Formerly, he was the Director of Group Benefit Service operations at The Hartford and oversaw service for accounts ranging in size from 10 members to over 50,000. He leads with passion in delivering a low effort member experience through tools, processes and engagement with clients and members.
Who We Serve
WellSpark was built to address the complicated needs of today’s workforce. We pride ourselves on reaching the hard-to-reach and meeting people where they are along their wellbeing journey. For us it’s about progress, not perfection.
Preventing T2 Diabetes
I thought during the monthly sessions I wouldn’t have as much support in the program, but you proved me wrong! Thanks to the community wall and your calls, I’m just as supported as I was in the beginning of this program!
Latest Blog Posts
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WellSpark’s Commitment to Cultural Competency – Understanding Workplace Culture and Beyond
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WellSpark Giving Back
At WellSpark, we know that giving back builds personal connections between employees and their communities. Since we see each person as the sum of everything in life - culture, community, health - we make it a priority to improve the quality of life in the communities where we live. We strive for better places to live, work, and play.