Wellness Team Lead, Human Resources & Benefits – Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
Jesse Gavin serves as the Wellness Team Lead for Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, TX. Since the implementation of the full program in 2014 BCM has won numerous awards including being named the nation’s 5th Healthiest Employer by Healthiest Employers LLC in 2016.
Jesse began his health and wellness career in college and over the past 10 years has worked with multiple industries including NASA, British Petroleum, and Shell building strategies to create a healthier workplace culture.
Before moving back to Houston Jesse worked with a third party startup corporate wellness company, Personalized Prevention, who specialized in individualized programming for various sized companies. During those 3 years Jesse created programs for 20+ organizations and produced measurable outcomes for each. Serving as a Regional Director, Jesse executed the vision of Human Resource departments and senior leadership around the future of their organization.
Aside from his role at Baylor College of Medicine Jesse volunteers his time in the community for both the wellness sector and different organizations. He served as Co-Chair for the Houston Corporate Wellness Group in 2015 and routinely works with the American Heart Association and Houston Business Group on Health. Jesse is also very involved with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo, Vice President of the Come and Taste It Cooking Team, Multiple Sclerosis Society and a Houston Superbowl Volunteer.
Over the years Jesse has had the privilege of speaking at multiple conferences. The main scope of Jesse’s speaking engagements involve creating healthy workplace cultures and creating programs for the new workforce which includes millennials. Jesse’s current research interests are the changes in corporate structure to fit a modern lifestyle, millennials, and telomere research.
Jesse received a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Fitness and Human Performance.