Angie leads the vision for Blue Shield of California’s lifestyle medicine offerings as part of the MindBody Medicine team. This includes the operations and growth of a suite of clinically proven lifestyle medicine programs for Blue Shield’s members under the Wellvolution brand, as well as health education and cultural and linguistic support for members of the Promise Blue Shield of California health plan (Medi-Cal). Angie and her team work to drive seamless operations, enrollment, and engagement in these personalized interventions by delivering access both digitally and in person. Angie strongly believes lifestyle medicine can transform the current healthcare model by introducing clinically effective, cost-effective, and non-invasive lifestyle approaches into the care continuum. She has incorporated lifestyle medicine into her life to prevent disease and live in optimal health. Angie is strategically working to forward Blue Shield’s philosophy that lifestyle is medicine.
Before joining Blue Shield in 2010, Angie worked as the Wellness Program Manager at Visa, Inc., creating and implementing a new suite of global wellness programs for Visa employees. Part of her role at Visa was incorporating Visa wellness programming with health plan offerings so employees had a seamless experience. Before her time at Visa, Angie served as the Fitness Director at the Sports Club LA in San Francisco, where she oversaw a staff of 60 trainers, nutritionists, and sports coordinators. In her role there, she also managed new member fitness programs, trainer education, and direct private training sales. Angie has also worked in marketing, business planning, and accounting.
Angie holds an MBA from Golden Gate University, a BS in Business from the University of California, Haas School of Business, Berkeley, and is a Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach.