Leah brings more than 12 years experience in program development and evaluation, personnel management and relationship cultivation in health and wellness venues. She combines her non-profit and corporate practice, academic training and passion for excellence to develop customized health risk management initiatives and incentive programs that are founded on strong, client-focused relationships. Prior to joining Higginbotham & Associates, Leah worked in sales and marketing for a large health promotion vendor consulting on the importance of effective worksite health risk management programs. She has presented at numerous professional events, been quoted in The Dallas Morning News, The Dallas Business Journal, The Fort Worth Star Telegram and appeared on TXCN. Leah is an active participant in the community, volunteering as a wellness expert for various foundations and symposiums, as a co-chair of Champion’s in Health committee, a state leader for Health Promotion Advocates and an active member of The Health Industry Council of North Texas and the Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health. Her passion for health and wellness has taken various forms throughout her life. During the past 11 years, she has completed numerous marathons, including The Boston Marathon; three ultra-marathons; one Ironman and The Escape from Alcatraz triathlon. Leah holds a masters of science in health promotion management, a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and institutional administration and is a licensed insurance agent.
While tackling the entire problem of the rising cost of healthcare will require a great deal change without our current system. Transferring costs of employees, implementing high deductible health plans and attempting to create greater accountability.
ByLeah A. Tiller
January 29, 2014