Lori Arden, MSOD, CCWS
Director, Wellness Programming
As a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Lori’s expertise provides the background to assist worksites in developing and implementing ConnectWell’s Worksite Wellness Initiatives. In her role as Director Wellness Programming, Lori works with ConnectWell’s team of experts to create informative, interactive and engaging wellness seminars and challenges that have received rave reviews by ConnectWell clients.
Lori’s career began with Baxter International in the healthcare industry. She brings 25 years of diversified business experience from the medical device and healthcare industries to her role as Director, Wellness Programming for ConnectWell. Lori is recognized for bringing a creative and positive approach to complex issues and in building collaborative partnerships. Through the years she has led teams to produce successful results in the areas of new product introduction, corporate ad marketing communications, and change leadership. Lori is passionate about the wellness side of healthcare for individual and organizational health and is creative in finding solutions that meet each client’s need.
Lori contributes in her community through participation in her role as a Board Member of the ValleyCare Charitable Foundation and ValleyCare Medical Foundation. She also acts as a leader managing the relationship between Blue Oaks Church and the Pleasanton Unified School District. In her spare time, Lori hikes regularly and supports her children when playing lacrosse throughout the nation.
Lori earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Trinity University, cum laude and a Master of Science in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. She is a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist (CCWS).