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Kelly Killen

is a Certified Wellness Coach assessing client's wellness and nutrition needs by using the principles of applied behavior analysis. By modifying eating behaviors, Kelly sets in motion lifestyle adjustments that improve the lives of her clients. Kelly has been a coach and fitness enthusiast since 1999 and a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst licensed with the Virginia Board of Medicine since 2009. Coach Kelly also holds an advanced diploma in Nutrition.

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Kelly Killen

FOUNDER and OWNER,  KKW

Knowledge & Experience You Can Trust

With the lifestyle of living fit and competing since 1999, Kelly attained her professional status in natural bodybuilding in 2012 with the IFPA. She has helped numerous clients achieve their personal fitness and nutrition goals through assessments and monthly contracting. Her passion with nutrition and her license to practice behavioral science allow her the opportunity to change lives daily.

Kelly Killen launched KK Wellness Consulting in 2014, and has worked in the human services field for over 25 years. Kelly holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is licensed through the Virginia Board of Medicine as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Kelly is also a former pro figure competitor, with over twenty years of experience in figure and physique competition. Kelly’s unique combination of professional skills and athletic achievement enables her and her team at KKW to provide their clients a healthy and sustainable long-term solution for weight loss and weight management.

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Rob Killen

Contributor

Rob Killen is a Holistic Health and Wellness Life Coach who transforms the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of his clients through the Peace Benefits principles. Rob developed and patented the Peace Benefits after realizing there was a universal need for a more comprehensive model and approach in helping people improve in all dimensions of wellness.

Rob got his professional start by serving his country in the United States Air Force, where he was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal for helping make the Reese Air Force Base Athletic Program one of the most effective and successful in the Air Force.

For the past twenty-six years Rob has held managerial positions for many high-profile companies in the health and wellness industry, including Nautilus, the Army Navy Country Club and Gym Source. Rob has an extensive background in building 7-figure businesses from the ground up. Rob sold his last business interest in 2019 to pursue his passion of helping others improve their lives through the Peace Benefits.

Rob holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Wayland Baptist University, and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from George Mason University. Rob is a Certified Life Coach and Certified Career Transitions Coach through the Coach Training Alliance, a Certified Personal Trainer and Behavior Change Specialist through the American Council on Exercise, a Certified Nutrition Coach through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and is certified in the Emotional Quotient-Inventory EQ-i 2.0®, the world’s leading assessment tool used for evaluating and measuring emotional and social intelligence. Rob won several bodybuilding titles in the early-mid 90s, culminating with winning the middleweight division at the 1994 Mid-USA Championships. 

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Jodi Sheakley-Wright, PhD

LEAD COACH

A certified Health & Wellness Coach through Wellcoaches, Jodi feels fortunate to support others in achieving their personal goals. Jodi earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and economics in 1995 from the University of Pittsburgh. In her days as a college athlete, Jodi connected with the idea that solid nutrition forms the cornerstone of achieving and maintaining excellent health, including the importance of developing a healthy relationship with food.

These discoveries led to her pursuing and earning master's and doctorate degrees in nutrition at Clayton College in Birmingham, AL. Jodi has been active her entire life, beginning with dance at age five. With her love for fitness and over two decades of strength training experience, she earned professional status as a natural figure competitor in 2016. She enjoys the thrills of competing and digging deep to reach beyond what she once thought possible. Jodi is also grateful to be a living kidney donor and to have grown closer with her recipient and family.

She continues to serve as a volunteer and advocate for organ transplantation. Jodi is excited about supporting others as they reach beyond their comfort zones to improve wellbeing, find balance, and find overall life satisfaction. She believes in the power of surrounding oneself with a strong TEAM for optimal guidance and support. Others have graciously helped me to get out of my own way, and I love helping others experience similar joys!

 

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Kayla Hartline

COACH

Growing up, nutrition and exercise were important values in Kayla’s life. Once in college, she realized she wanted to do more with her passion for fitness and became an NASM certified personal trainer in 2014.

 

Kayla also holds a diploma in advanced nutrition and fitness.  Kayla has helped numerous clients reach their personal goals through exercise and nutrition services.

 

In addition, as a Psychology graduate, she will incorporate nutrition with health psychology and continue working in the field of health and fitness as she pursues future certifications with an emphasis on nutrition and disordered eating. She is passionate about providing clients with lifestyle choices to better their health and overall well-being.

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Chrissy Shuey

Coach

Chrissy Shuey grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and began her love of ballet and dancing at the age of three. Her love of dance evolved into sports and athletics, which led to receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine and a BA in psychology from Duquesne University in 2002. Chrissy continued on to earn her Master's Degree in Rehabilitative Science from Clarion University in 2004. 

 

Licensed as an Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association, Chrissy has worked with athletes on every level - from clinical to professional - for almost 20 years. Chrissy received her personal trainer certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2017 and later began teaching Zumba classes the same year. 

 

Seeking a way to continue to challenge herself personally, she reached out to KKW in 2018 to enter her first competitive bodybuilding competition before turning 40. “I wanted to prove to myself that I could do anything I put my mind to,” says Chrissy. More than anything, Chrissy loves helping others realize their own personal health and wellness goals, and she enjoys supporting them to find that “inner roar” of strength to do anything they put their mind to doing. 

 

Chrissy lives in Williamsburg, VA, with her husband and two daughters. She loves spending time outdoors with her family and her pets. She is strong in her faith and feels the support she receives from her family is what keeps her grounded. Chrissy aspires to guide others in building a confident lifestyle of balanced nutrition and exercise. 

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Lauren Pastore

COACH

As a registered nurse, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Radford University, Lauren sees the value of fighting chronic diseases with nutrition and overall health and wellness. While working as an RN, Lauren became a KK Wellness client herself. She quickly discovered how life changing behavioral coaching is, and knew anyone, her patients included, can also benefit immensely from the same form of coaching. Lauren developed a longing to help others become the healthiest versions of themselves, both physically and mentally, leading her to become a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Coach from Precision Nutrition and Spencer Institute. Her passion lies in helping her clients shift their mindset and behaviors centered around self perception, nutrition awareness, and sustainable lifestyle changes. 

 

Lauren is originally from Richmond, VA. While travel nursing, she landed a contract in Nashville, TN, where she fell in love (with the city and her boyfriend) and decided to lay down roots. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cuddles from her boyfriend and pup, cooking and trying new foods, working out, attending Nashville’s live music venues, and hiking the local trails. Lauren is excited to meet you and help you discover your healthy and happy balance!

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Kelsey Robarts

lead COACH

For over fifteen years, Kelsey has been passionate about fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. An avid figure skater from childhood through college, Kelsey spent the majority of her free time training for her sport, and knew at a young age that she wanted to have a career in the field. As a result, after graduating Marshall University with Bachelor's in Sports Management and Marketing, she pursued her dream of helping others and became a Certified Personal Trainer through the International Sports Sciences Association.

 

She is experienced in individual as well as group personal training and loves motivating her clients to reach their greatest potential. After the birth of Kelsey and her husband's daughter, it became more important to her to not only implement fitness into her daily life, but nutrition as well, not just for her well-being but also her family's. As a result, Kelsey received her Level 1 Sport and Exercise Nutrition certification through Precision Nutrition. Throughout the years, Kelsey has learned that nutrition and exercise go hand in hand, and feels very passionate in teaching others the importance of both, and what a wonderful life you can live when you are actively living a healthy lifestyle. Kelsey will be a coach on the subscription page, and provide one time custom nutrition and workout plans. She will also coach in the challenges we have online.

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LaKeisha Kanen

COACH

LaKeisha Kanen is a Navy Veteran, a wife, and mother of two. Determined to reclaim her body and health, she fell in love with fitness by becoming active and health conscious after the birth of her second daughter. She grew up in a family that believed in growing their own foods, and as a result, has become an advocate of educating and inspiring others of the benefits of whole foods, particularly when it comes to prevention and reversal of diseases such as Type 2 diabetes.

In 2012, she took a chance and entered an online body transformation challenge. Surprised at her top 5 placing, she continued to challenge herself and soon entered her first competitive bodybuilding competition. Soon after, in 2014, she earned her competitive pro status in women’s physique. Recently, she entered her first powerlifting contest, and set several North Carolina state records for women age 40-44.

 

Looking back, she wants to help other moms get “off of the couch” and back into the world so that they can set healthy examples for their children. She holds a certification in Fitness Nutrition through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and plans to seek a second bachelor’s degree in dietetics. Her favorite mantra is “No Pressure…No Diamonds” which means that one must put themselves into a position to be challenged in order to reveal the beauty and strength within.

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Jennifer Rothemich

COACH

Jennifer has a passion for using healthy lifestyles to promote personal health and wellness as well as prevent and combat the onset of chronic diseases such as obesity, type II diabetes, and heart disease in a proactive manner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from William and Mary and her Master of Science in Nutrition Education from American University. 

 

Through her studies and experience, Jennifer learned not only the physiology of nutrition for optimum health, but also studied the science of behavior change to better understand how to help people make sustainable lifestyle changes in nutrition and physical activity. 

 

During graduate school, she worked as a personal trainer to practice her coaching and educational techniques.  She can’t wait to help you on your journey of learning about what a healthy lifestyle means and how and why it can impact your long-term health and quality of life.  In her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with her husband and two dogs, and training for various athletic events such as Tough Mudder, Spartan, and marathon races

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Ann Marie Iannone

COACH

As a certified health and wellness coach through Precison Nutrition and Spencer Institute, Ann Marie is proud to provide the services KKW has to offer.

With an extensive background and many years in Dental specializing in Oral Surgery and Periodontics, she knows the importance of Oral and total Health, and the value of nourishing our bodies beginning with the foods we eat.

 

Originally from Florida, she is a proud mother to a three year old boy, and wife of an active duty Navy service member. She understands the pressure and demands of being a military spouse, and how to balance family while keeping personal wellness a priority.

 

Ann Marie herself came to join KKW several years ago after becoming a first time mom, and achieved results that exceeded her own expectations. She has been living the lifestyle ever since, and has turned her passion for success into  helping others achieve their wellness goals.  

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Amanda Turner

COACH

Amanda is a graduate of Integrative Nutrition where she became a certified health and nutrition coach. She has always had a passion for health and fitness and continues to stay active and lives a healthy lifestyle while being a busy mother of two, wife, and business owner. 

 

 Amanda has been a hairdresser for 21 years and salon owner for 15 years. She has always loved talking with her clients about their health and nutrition and finds joy in being able to help people on a deeper level. She has had much success in her short time coaching, seeing many transformations and helping her clients to live healthier lives.

 

Having been an athlete all her life, Amanda has completed half marathons, the Spartan Race, and has ridden horses competitively since age 11. Recently she competed in Natural Body Building Competitions, where her real interest in nutrition began.

 

The process was fascinating to her and ultimately inspired her to make this a career. She was a client of KK Wellness during her competition season and continued working with them for behavioral coaching post-competition to learn all she could about continuing a healthy lifestyle. She has been forever changed with the help of her health coaches and is dedicated to helping her clients in the same way.

 

Amanda is a Behavioral Nutrition Coach with KK Wellness. She provides her 1:1 clients tools to make permanent behavioral changes to sustain weight loss in a balanced whole foods approach.

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Rachael Higginbotham 

COACH

Rachael is a native of Wisconsin and has been living in Virginia for 20 years as a military wife. She is also a mother to 6 children.

 

She has been a fitness enthusiast most of her life beginning at a young age with competitive swimming. After starting her family and juggling motherhood and a deployed husband, Rachael realized the significance self-care and nutrition had on her overall health. Hungry for a healthier lifestyle, she joined a KK Wellness challenge in January of 2017.

 

Through this challenge, Rachael learned the importance of proper nutrition using balanced whole-food options. The self-confidence and healthy body image gained through her experiences solidified her desire to empower other women and men to gain the same life changing benefits.

 

Rachael earned her certificate as a Nutrition coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is currently studying at Spencer Institute for her Wellness coaching certificate. Through proper nutrition and support from her coach Kelly Killen she competed in her first competitive body building competition. She has a new-found love for powerlifting and has competed at a RAW Powerlifting Federation competition.

 

Rachael aspires to help people become the best version of themselves! She holds a safe place for her clients and desires for them to reach their highest wellness potential by providing education, encouragement and empowerment through evidence-based holistic approaches.

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Ginny Bishop

COACH & Recipe Contributor

Building on her passion for fitness, Ginny decided to become more well-rounded in the industry and improve her knowledge of wellness and nutrition.  She obtained her NASM Personal Training Certification as well as her NASM Nutrition Certification.  She has worked as a personal trainer for several years and has also competed in several bodybuilding competitions, earning her pro-card during her first round of competitions. 

With a competitive nature, Ginny believes that “anything can be accomplished if you set goals, plan, and implement the behaviors that need to take place to achieve those goals!”

Living outside of Richmond, Virginia, Ginny is married with two school-aged children.  Her family loves to snow ski during the winter months.  

 

She also loves involving her kids in the kitchen and teaching them the value of healthy foods.  With a degree in Interior Design, her background in art has carried over into her creativity in the kitchen.  Ginny loves trying new products, coming up with new recipes, and creating healthy, well-balanced and aesthetically-pleasing dishes.  She also enjoys making *fun and exciting* lunches for her kids! 

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Yoanna Vaughan

COACH

Yoanna is a mom of two young and sassy girls, born and raised and still living in Vermont, with some hiatus living in Boston, Los Angeles and Oahu. Yoanna spent most of her post-college adult life working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, serving the population of those with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other disabilities.

After Yoanna’s first daughter was born, she began her health and fitness journey (beyond the popular diet culture fads and yo-yo dieting).  She set out with the goals of improving her overall health and well-being, being a great role model and the best version of herself for her family and continuing her full-time work in Behavior Analysis.  Her health and wellness journey continued after her second daughter was born, along with a career change.  Eager to learn more and more about creating sustainable habits for a healthy life, Yoanna earned certifications as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Weight Loss Specialist as well as a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. 

As a Behavior Analyst, she uses science and data to analyze, modify, and change behaviors that are socially significant using behavior change tactics. When Yoanna discovered she could combine her background with the passion to support others to improve their quality of life and regain a sense of well-being, health/wellness coaching was a no brainer!

Yoanna values the effectiveness of applying the principles of Behavior Analysis to create habits for helping people make significant, meaningful changes in their lives.  She finds that knowing she can be part of that sustainable change in someone else’s life both inspiring and rewarding.

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Amy Israel

COACH

Amy has always been passionate about health and wellness, but before making it her full-time career, she worked for both corporate and non-profit organizations. After never feeling completely fulfilled, she decided to pursue her true area of interest and never looked back!

 

As a Certified Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and Precision Nutrition, Amy focuses on behavioral coaching and creates customized plans catered specifically to her clients’ health and wellness needs. She’s a mom of 3 kids and a wife to a wonderful husband, but they can all drive her crazy! 

 

Working with Amy will help you stay motivated, focused, and ready to reach all of your goals. So if you’re looking to up your nutrition game, shed unwanted fat, and feel confident in your body…Amy’s your girl! 

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Summer Zell

COACH

Summer is a licensed and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and Precision Nutrition ® Level 1 Coach. Her passion for health and fitness started young but really took off during her challenging postpartum healing journey. She is an all-out crunchy mama and natural-living enthusiast who has tried everything from growing microgreens to making deodorant! 

As a former collegiate athlete, she loves all things fitness but firmly believes that nutritional behavior is key. 
Her motto is, “Make your next choice a positive one,” because we can steer ourselves towards a
healthier future at any given moment, not just Monday morning! Summer is currently living her coastal dream life in the Charleston area with her husband and
two young daughters.

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Roseanne Miller

Office Manager

Roseanne has been married 30 years to the love of her life, Phil. Together, they have two adult children and two grandchildren. She was born and raised in Upstate NY. The military brought her to Virginia in 1993. Roseanne is a former court reporter who turned in her steno machine to raise her children.  

 

Roseanne has been lifting since 1998 and has competed in two bodybuilding competitions. She loves being outdoors and enjoying nature. She is passionate about health and has passed that love on to her children. Her other passion is studying God’s Word. She has been a Bible study leader for 17 years.

 

Roseanne handles tasks in the business and office management side of KK Wellness Consulting. She manages accounting, data and client communications. She carries a very important role in the day-to-day operations. 

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Zoe Barnette

Website Administrator

With experience ranging from the Corporate Business World, Non-Profit entities and even Entrepreneurship; Zoe has worked in the communications/marketing and graphic/print design industry for more than 15 years. She is a dedicated problem solver and is always eager to learn new things.

 

Zoe, almost a Hampton Roads native (living in the area since the age of 7) has been married for 22 years. She has 2 beautiful daughters, 2 granddaughters and another grandchild due this summer!

 

 

In her spare time, she can be found at her local Y teaching spin classes as she has always had an interest in health and fitness. 

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KK Wellness Consulting provides one-on-one behavioral consulting and nutrition plans for clients. We open our resources to both contract and non-contract clients. We have more than 20 years of experience, and our licensed, and board-certified nutrition analyst and wellness coach delivers impressive results to people of all fitness levels.

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We place equal importance on helping find the physical, emotional, and spiritual balance. We seek to address eating issues.

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