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Featured Speaker - Vic Strecher

  • Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH
    Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
    University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Medicine
    Founder and President, JOOL Health, Inc.

    Vic Strecher is a behavioral scientist, professor, and Director of Innovation at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health. In 1995, Vic founded the UM Center for Health Communications Research ( In 1998 he founded HealthMedia, a digital health coaching company that was sold to Johnson & Johnson in 2008. In 2015 he founded JOOL Health (, a digital health solution company that integrates the science of health and well-being, advanced smartphone and biometric technology, and big data analytics. His most recent book is Life on Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything (HarperOne).

Speaker - Sarah Noll Wilson

  • Sarah Noll Wilson
    President, Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc.

    As CEO (Chief Edge Officer) of her coaching and consulting firm, Sarah works with entry level employees to C-Suite executives, but most often finds herself with mid-career managers who are ready to move from good to great. She helps leaders close the gap between what they intend to do and the actual impact they make. Sarah creates a safe, but unreservedly honest environment, preparing managers to deal with real-world conflict, have more meaningful conversations, create purposeful relationships and develop innovative and adaptable workplaces.

    Sarah Holds a Master's Degree from Drake University specializing in Adult Learning and Organizational Performance and a BA from the University of Northern Iowa in Theatre Performance and Theatre Education. Sarah is also an adjunct professor at Drake University where she teaches graduate classes on leadership development, and serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Northern Iowa School of Business. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and Conversational Intelligence Coach.

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