“We are committed to living active lifestyles and we empower you to do the same.”


Founded in 2007, Wellness Collective is an EDGE-certified business in the state of Ohio that continually strives to redefine wellness.
By coming together as a group of diverse and experienced wellness professionals, we are united by one common goal: to nurture a lifestyle of health and wellness in workplaces nationwide. Health doesn’t begin when the workday ends… and our work doesn’t either.

Meet Our Team

KATY TOMBAUGH

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As founder of Wellness Collective, Katy contributes over 17 years of leadership and consulting experience to the workplace wellness field. She is very passionate and enthusiastic in her approach to leading organizations toward a culture of wellness.

Her work has taken her into Fortune 500 businesses, local organizations, non-profits, and schools both public and private. Through effective wellness strategies, program development and engaging delivery of programs, Katy prides herself in the ability of her team to drive motivation and participation within programs nationwide that positively impact adults, families and children.

A driven entrepreneur, Katy values professional development and continuing education for herself and the Wellness Collective team. You will always find Katy in the classroom as a teacher and a student.

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science, Human Ecology, The Ohio State University
  • Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist, The Breathing Association
  • Behavior Change Specialist, American Council on Exercise (in progress)
  • Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor, American Council on Exercise
  • Certified Lifestyle & Weight Loss Coach, American Council on Exercise
  • Certified Holistic Health Coach, Circle of Life
  • Certified Mat & Reformer Pilates Instructor, Balanced Body University
  • Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance
  • CPR & AED Certified, American Red Cross

SARAH M. TOWNING

President

Sarah offers a dynamic approach to wellness and unlocking the better you. As President, she leads Wellness Collective by pinpointing business opportunities, developing team members, supporting marketing and communication efforts, and the enrichment of strategic partnerships.

Sarah’s resilient passion for fitness and wellness truly shine through the ongoing management of program execution and customer care. Providing energetic mentorship and unparalleled devotion toward the successes and potentials of team growth is at her core. She is a responsible champion for the total health of her clients, an invaluable resource of knowledge and inspiration for her teammates and partners. Her motivational results are exemplary.

Sarah also courageously served our country as a Healthcare Specialist/Combat Medic in the Ohio Army National Guard, where she supervised the medical treatment of more than 400 soldiers and was honored with the Army Achievement Medal on two separate occasions.

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Health Education, Health Promotion, and Fitness, and Philosophy, Otterbein University
  • Exercise Specialist/Physical Activity Consultant, Columbus State Community College
  • Certified Exercise Specialist (CES)
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (NCHEC)
  • Certified Health Care Reform Specialist (CHRS)
  • Certified Intrinsic Coach (CIC)
  • Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS)

BRIANNA K. TURNER

Wellness Specialist & Community Relations Coordinator

Brianna developed a passion for movement at an early age. That passion brought her to the Health & Wellness program at The Ohio State University. Her studies focused on the science behind exercise, nutrition and injury prevention. Along with a strong science foundation, the program focused on health programming, behavior change and health education. During her final year, Brianna sought an opportunity to put her diverse knowledge to the test in a corporate setting. Her internship search brought her to Wellness Collective and upon earning her Bachelor of Science in Allied Medicine and a Minor in Agribusiness, she joined the Wellness Collective team in 2010.

As a Wellness Specialist, Brianna creates an atmosphere of well-being for Wellness Collective’s clients. She provides onsite support as she manages various moving parts of the client’s wellness program. Brianna enjoys providing both one-on-one and group wellness coaching, delivering wellness educational sessions and leading health collaborations with program participants. She also designs and executes multi-format campaigns that get people moving.

As Community Relations Coordinator, Brianna collaborates with both local and national wellness organizations in order to successfully execute wellness and benefits expos that drive participation and engagement.

JOE GREEN

Wellness Specialist

Joe has been a lifelong nutrition and fitness enthusiast who has devoted his professional and personal life seeking out how the body performs in order to achieve maximal strength, energy, and well-being.

Joe started out his career at The Ohio State University where he studied Human Nutrition. At this time, he also began competing for the Buckeyes in the top boat on the Men’s Rowing Team. This offered him an opportunity to not only compete nationally against elite, Division-1 schools, but also push him to build his physical and mental toughness beyond what he thought possible.

While at OSU, Joe became an ACE certified personal trainer and began instructing others on how to build solid, foundational strength in an effort to increase overall health and wellness. Joe is an incessant learner and always a student. He prides himself in keeping up with current research to instruct his clients on the practical implications of the science-based protocols he prescribes. It is his true passion and keen interest to wholly improve the lives of those he instructs by building strength, energy, and confidence.


As Wellness Collective continues to grow, our vision is to be nationally recognized as an innovator in workplace wellness by positively impacting workplace culture, group health and employee engagement.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • EDGE Certified – State of Ohio since 2012
  • WBENC Certified – Since 2016
  • WOSB – Pending

AFFILIATIONS

  • Neuroleadership Institute
  • National Wellness Institute
  • Healthy Ohio Business Council
  • Central Ohio Professional Education Council
  • National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Women for Economic & Leadership Development