Lindsey DesArmo has been responsible for engaging in and encouraging positive change as a profession since 2006. As Wellness and HR Communications Manager at Grand Valley State University, Lindsey develops, implements, manages and evaluates the wellness strategic plan, programs, and health campaigns for faculty and staff and HR Communications functions. Lindsey is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion, growth and well-being for students, faculty and staff at the university as well as the surrounding communities and state in which they live. In her role at GVSU, Lindsey is a liaison to national, state and community organizations, agencies and businesses including the Michigan Wellness Council, West Michigan Corporate Wellness Coalition and Partnership for a Healthier America. Lindsey holds a bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University in psychology, Master’s degree from GVSU in Public Administration and is a certified Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach and Group Fitness Instructor.