Valerie graduated from Marywood University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the America Council on Exercise (ACE) as well as a Licensed Massage Therapist. While attending Marywood University, Valerie was a part of the swim team. After graduating from Marywood, she quickly jumped into corporate wellness and instantly loved it. While working, Valerie wanted to continue to learn about the human body, especially the muscles, which motivated her to obtain a license in massage therapy. Valerie’s background as a collegiate athlete, certified personal trainer, and licensed massage therapist exemplifies her passion for human movement and performance. Valerie believes in order to achieve a healthier lifestyle, you have to enjoy doing it. She loves working with her clients to create an individualized program that is fun as well as challenging.
Debbie has worked at the wellness center since 2003. She has 20+ years of sales and management experience in the health and wellness, hospitality/private club and benefits industries. As the executive director of the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center she strives to manage the center to be the preferred choice for members, clients and employees in the Washington area. She is committed to the facility, including the safety and management of the staff and the provision of professionally delivered quality services to our members and clients in a clean, safe and respectful environment. Debbie is the 2014 recipient of the “Executive Director of the Year” awarded by the Medical Fitness Association.
Linn is a graduate of Trinity High School and Washington County EMS, with a Pa. certification of EMT/Paramedic. She was employed for 20 years on a local Ambulance Service and worked 1 year in the Emergency Department at Washington Hospital. She has certifications both in Adult and Pediatric Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support and Advanced Life Support. Linn has worked for Cameron Kids for over 10 years, and also trains fellow co-workers in CPR/AED/ First Aide. She says, “It’s the enjoyment of making that special connection with children that makes her life fulfilled. Everyone should live their life to the fullest.”
Marissa is a passionate instructor and supervisor who fuel her competitive spirit by helping others challenge themselves and break through their personal goals. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from California University of Pennsylvania, she was introduced to Pilates and Indoor Cycling to keep her healthy and active. Loving how Pilates challenged her mind and body, she was inspired and took a more involved approach, gaining basic & advanced certifications in mat and reformer Pilates. Marissa has been teaching Pilates for over 10 years and has dedicated herself to the fitness industry as an instructor and business owner.
Mary Jo started at the Wellness Center in the Spring of 2018. She earned a B.A. in Human Resource Management from Wheeling Jesuit University, and has worked in the HR field in a variety of industries.
Mary Jo’s interest in Health and Wellness attracted her to WRCWC. She is excited about hiring and motivating team members, because “our team is our most important asset.”
Katie graduated with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Exercise Science and Physical Education from the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. Katie has worked in fitness management where she was a wellness program developer for children, teens and adults. She has served as a swim coach, swim lesson instructor, water aerobics instructor, swimming strength and conditioning coach and competitive swim lesson instructor through the last 15 years. Katie is a certified pool operator through the National Swimming Pool Foundation. She has also served a certified personal trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine and a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist (XPS) through EXOS In addition; Katie teaches a variety of group exercise classes and holds her Kettlebell Cardio Certification.
Kim graduated from Washington & Jefferson College where she earned a B.A in Business Administration with a minor in Mathematics. Kim joined the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center in August 2016. She has over thirty years of financial operations experience as a Controller in the group life and health benefits industry where she managed revenue recognition, accounts payable, payroll, HR, customer service and employee benefits. She currently manages the Business Office at the Center including the Administration and Front Desk Teams and the Pro Shop. In her free time, Kim enjoys attending theater productions and traveling.
After attending Washington & Jefferson College, Tanya operated a family restaurant and a gift shop in Scenery Hill for many years. Tanya began working at Spa Harmony as a massage therapist in 2011. She then transitioned quickly into roles as Spa Receptionist, Spa Client Coordinator and currently Spa Supervisor over a 6 year period. She is certified in Massage Therapy, Reflexology, and several other spa modalities and spent a year teaching massage therapy at Penn Commercial. Inspiring and training her spa staff is her passion and keeping spa clients and members happy is her specialty.
Stephanie was been an employee of the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center for 10+ years. She is committed to her team and the WRCWC members to deliver a quality environment, service and experience that will enhance the time members and guest spend at the WRCWC. Stephanie prides herself in trying to get to know each member and guest that she meets all while up keeping the facilities appearance.
Elysia is a connector of dots, brand builder and fanatic for all things wellness. For over 8 years, she has spearheaded brand building initiatives from beginning to end, working in the fashion, design and wellness industries. Her foundation of knowledge in the realms of branding and digital marketing have grown in her various roles throughout her career. While building her own brand, she has worn multiple hats understanding the comprehensive demands of a business owner. Through her position at a branding design firm, she gained professional insight on the strategic branding process, working with a design team and clients of all industries and sizes. She continues to be proactively engaged in the wellness & health space, belonging to women’s health organizations and acting as catalyst for the evolving conversation of self-care in the Pittsburgh area.