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National Awards and Recognition

Wellness Presentation

Our Staff

Ken Holtyn has provided wellness and health promotion services for over 25 years to more than 500 businesses. Ken was a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Panel Best Practice Ken Holtyn Benchmarking Project for Worksite Health and Productivity management and Worksite Health Index Project. He was also Chair of the Business Group for the State of Michigan, "Michigan Steps Up" campaign. Recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of work place health and wellness promotion, Ken testified in Washington D.C. before the U.S. Surgeon General and the Secretaries Council of Health and Human Services on the status of small business health promotion.

Ken has served as Vice-President of the Health Promotion and Wellness Council of Michigan and as the American Heart Association Chairman of Worksite Health Promotion for Michigan. The Michigan House of Representatives also recognized him for his contributions to the health of the citizens of Michigan by a House Resolution. In 2008 he was inducted into the National Wellness Institutes Service and Leadership Circle recognizing him for his contributions in the health and wellness promotion field.


Holtyn & Associates Staff Biographies:

Mary Connors Werme, Intrinsic Coach, BSW, CWWS

  • Bachelor's of Social Work, Nazareth College
  • Wellness Manager
  • Worksite Wellness Program Manager Certificate
  • Intrinsic Coach
  • Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist, NWI
  • Certified Worksite Wellness Program Manager, NWI
  • Certified in Disease Management, Stanford University
  • Certified in Tobacco Cessation, ALA
  • CPR and AED Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2005

Allison Troyer Wiswell, MA, CWWC

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, WMU
  • Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, WMU
  • Certified Wellness Program Coordinator, Larry Chapman, NWI
  • Certified in Tobacco Cessation, ACS
  • CPR and AED Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2004

Sarah Starry, BS, CWPC, CPT

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sport Science from Spring Arbor University
  • Certified Personal Trainer from National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)
  • Certified Wellness Program Coordinator from Larry Chapman, Web MD, NWI
  • CPR and AED Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2007

Linda Howard, MS

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, WMU
  • Master's Degree in Exercise Science, WMU
  • CPR and AED Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 1995

Beck Argue, BS

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science, WMU
  • Certified Personal Trainer, ACE
  • Certified Worksite Wellness Specialist, NWI
  • Certified Worksite Wellness Program Manager, NWI
  • CPR and AED Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2006

Patti Werme, MS, ACSM

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Fitness and Health Promotion CMU
  • Masters of Science in Preventative Exercise, IU
  • Certified Health Fitness Instructor, ACSM
  • Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist, ACSM
  • CPR Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2012

Darby Fetzer, BS, MAOM

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, WMU
  • Masters of Art in Organizational Management, Spring Arbor College
  • Physical Therapy Technician
  • Emotional Intelligence Trainer
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2008

Katie Alkema

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Oakland University
  • Master's Degree in Exercise Science, WMU
  • Graduate Certificate in Holistic Health, WMU 
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates, since 2013

Meaghan Mejeur, BS

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology, WMU
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid Certified
  • FEMA Certified 
  • Wellness Coach
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2013

Dane Schils, BS, CPT

  • Bachelor of Science in Movement Science, University of Michigan
  • Certified Personal Trainer, NASM
  • CPR and AED Certified
  • Employed with Holtyn & Associates since 2016