Young Professionals Luncheon
Topic: Your Relationship with Stress (and how to improve it)
Everyone experiences stress — it’s a part of life. The good news? Certain stress serves us, it can improve our condition and generate important results we need to succeed. Sadly, this is almost always not the case... most leaders are overcome by stress it derails their judgment, life, work, and wellbeing. Join us as we unpack stress, it’s value and cost, your relationship with it, and how to reduce it (in your life).
Amanda Blanck hacks the dysfunction that plagues teams, repositioning them with strategic communicationat the forefront. Her innate ability to cut through to what matters to — and what hinders — her clients makes her a potent force in leadership development. Her blazing curiosity and insightful connections draw out from hiding the confident and clear leaders that exist within us all. It's a skill set she identified early in her career through over 1,000 accredited hours of performance coaching, 200 hours leading retreats, and numerous workshops. Amanda is known for her innovative design to align teams, rebuild trust, and restore communication.
Amanda is a sought after thought leader on performance topics such as coaching skills for leaders, value based leadership, and trust. Recent interviews include advising entrepreneurs and helping Millennials through the quarter-life crisis.
She is trusted by major brands like The Color Run, Penn State University, and lululemon athletica, which have all benefited from her ability to combine business excellence and the growth of people. From director level transitions, team reorgs, and culture transformation, Amanda leads with intention, rather then by chance.
Chadwick's Fitness and Performance Training
Erin Strickland, a graduate and double major from William Woods University, received a dual major in Athletic Training and Exercise Science. Erin previously worked as a student athletic trainer for William Woods Athletics and the Westminster College football team where she promoted health and well-being of student athletes by providing proper rehabilitation for injuries. She worked 200+ clinical hours each semester and aided teams at home and away games. She enjoyed creating rehabilitation programs for injured athletes and getting to communicate with staff, team, doctors, and William Woods and Westminster medical staff. Erin previously worked for the Sam B. Cook Healthplex as a training and rehabilitation intern. She created workout plans for clients of all ages and backgrounds while encouraging good health and instructing water aerobics.
Erin is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Licensed by the state of Tennessee. Her accolades and accomplishments combined with her personality enthusiasm for fitness makes her a perfect fit for the Chadwick’s Fitness rehab department. She has a wide knowledge and understanding of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and functional exercises for daily living. Erin’s love for face-to-face interaction and her passion for health and fitness help drive her to create a personal bond with each and every client she works with.
Chadwick's Fitness and Performance Training
Jennifer Wilson is a Certified and Tennessee Licensed Athletic Trainer. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Jennifer is a certified member of the Functional Movement Systems and is certified to perform both the Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Functional Movement Screen. She is also a provider of Graston Therapies Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Techniques. Jennifer is a 2006 graduate of Austin Peay State University, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Performance. She is a 2009 graduate of the University of Arkansas’ Graduate Athletic Training Education Program, where she earned a Master’s degree in Kinesiology.
Jennifer’s passion is movement correction and rehabilitative exercise. She loves to figure out chronic, challenging cases and work to alleviate immediate symptoms while improving movement quality to eliminate the cause of the pain. Once the individual is no longer in pain, she focuses on maintaining and improving coordination, motor control, mobility, strength, and functionality. Jennifer strives to educate her clients on the nature of the injury and the path to recovery, to help prevent a recurrence.