Katie Nesbitt

310-309-0156   katiemnesbitt@gmail.com


Northeastern University, Boston, MA                                                                      June 2003

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Sports Psychology), Minor in Business

Certified Wellness Coach, World Coach Institute                                                      Sept 2010

Nutrition Consultant Certification, AFPA                                                                  April 2011

Certified Food Psychology Coach                                                                          May 2011

Certified Yoga Instructor, RYT-200                                                                         April 2012

Certified Yoga Instructor, RYT-500                                                                         March 2016



Soulscape Retreats, Los Angeles, CA                                                                    03/2017 – Present

Founder, Lead Travel Guide & Instructor

  • Manage all aspects of marketing, creative design, travel coordination, communications, logistics and financials for international Yoga & Wellness Retreats in Bali, Thailand, Mexico, Italy and more
  • Manage and growing a team of instructors and co-leaders to assist in organizing and co-leading retreats

Harmony Yoga, Redondo Beach, CA                                                                      06/2012 – Present

Studio Manager & Senior Yoga Instructor

  • Lead all aspects of managing Harmony Yoga studio, including but not limited to: managing a team of 5 front desk staff, 15 yoga instructors, marketing and IT consultants, develop policies, create training manuals, monthly marketing newsletters, flyers, social media management, manage retail boutique, inventory, scheduling, analyzing daily and monthly sales reports, organizing workshops and studio events.
  • Yoga instructor for vinyasa yoga classes, yin restorative, develop and lead workshops on yoga, meditation, mindfulness, chakra balancing, inversions and more. Lead the Harmony Yoga 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training Course and mentor graduates

AT&T (formerly DIRECTV, Inc.)                                                                             06/2013 – 02/2017

Program Manager, Lead Health & Wellness Consultant

  • Develop, implement and drive the company Wellness programs and strategies
  • Manage internal collaboration websites to drive awareness, education and behavior changes; monthly content created and posted based on specific wellness themes and topics
  • Manage all aspects of planning and executing 40+ successful onsite events and seminars annually nationwide, including: biometric screening events, flu clinics, onsite seminars and wellness fairs.
  • Lead a team of national Wellness Champions to promote and deliver company wellness programs and initiatives at a local level
  • Develop a diverse wellness communication strategy to educate employees on available wellness programs, resources spanning a variety of topics including heart health, nutrition, stress management, men’s health, women’s health, diabetes, etc.
  • Oversee all aspects of wellness communications (written, electronic, media, etc.) and marketing while aligning with the internal Communications branding and messaging
  • Manage relationships with multiple vendor partners and develop year-over-year program planning (including multiple RFPs and vendor decision management)
  • Support national wellness programs and initiatives and assist onsite HR with appropriate planning and marketing worksite wellness activities and events
  • Drive ongoing wellness education including collaboration with vendor partners and community-based organizations
  • Committee Lead for the DIRECTV Running Club, which helps employees train for the LA Marathon
  • Assist in coordinating American Heart Association Heart Walks within Los Angeles, CA
  • Measure and track the value of wellness programs by developing a quarterly leadership scorecard 

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA                                                      08/2008-11/2012

Wellness Program Coordinator (contracted by Health Solutions, Inc.)                          12/2012-06/2013

  • Manage the Wellness Program of four Northrop Grumman sites
  • Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, delivery and evaluation of comprehensive corporate health promotion programs (including but not limited to: health seminars and workshops, fitness consultations and exercise classes, health screenings and health risk assessments, organizing health fairs, awareness events and motivational contests)
  • Manage contracted vendors, health educators and part-time staff relationships
  • Responsible for overseeing the maintenance of the wellness facilities
  • Generate reports for wellness program tracking, utilization and program analysis
  • Develop creative program material, presentations, and promotional advertising via flyers, email communications, plasma screens and website
  • Instruct health education wellness classes, workshops and programs
  • Provide one-on-one health coaching and exercise consultations for employees and executives
  • Manage and lead group fitness classes including, but not limited to: Yoga, Resistance Band Training, Stretching, and Walking Groups
  • Integrate wellness/fitness program initiatives into culture and organizational mission

Social Media Manager, Strategy Specialist & Recruiter

  • Develop enterprise social media strategy and implementation plan
  • Manage team of 10 across enterprise to assist with social media strategy for recruiting
  • Manager/Administrator to Facebook page, Twitter, LinkedIn Company Page and Groups
  • Develop enterprise training for Talent Acquisition Department (300+ employees) focused on recruiting and branding via Social Media sites
  • Manage marketing initiatives for social recruiting team (marketing material, email campaigns, etc.)
  • Project lead for company Careers website, Applicant Tracking System, Company Awards
  • Partner and coordinate with advertising agencies on recruiting strategies, advertisement branding & communication, SEO, SEM, and new branding strategies
  • Conduct presentations to employees and one-on-one coaching sessions focused on career search, resume writing, and interviewing skills
  • Coordinate and manage internal hiring events
  • Panel representative Social Media Event on recruiting and branding; Keynote speaker for USC Career Services Center
  • Recruiting: full-cycle recruiting for engineering departments (sourcing, interviewing, creating and extending offers)

Dynasplint Systems, Inc., Long Beach, CA/Stamford, CT/Torrance, CA                                   02/2006-08/2008

Patient & Medical Consultant

  • Educate and sell orthopedic splinting products to Orthopedic Surgeons, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, MD’s, and patients via one-on-one meetings and office presentations
  • Hands-on patient care via custom fit splints, follow-up appointments, and splint adjustments
  • Develop new monthly and quarterly marketing ideas and business flyers for each account
  • Growth of 20% in business within territory

Robert Half International, Los Angeles, CA                                                                          10/2005-01/2006

Staffing Manager – OfficeTeam Division

  • Conduct full-cycle recruiting consisting of: sourcing, phone screening, interviewing, testing, reference checking, counseling and negotiating pay rates
  • Prospect new client business through cold calls, warm leads, referrals, and sales appointments with decision makers to understand their staffing needs

Aerotek Scientific, Culver City, CA                                                                                     09/2003-10/2005

Regional Scientific Account Manager

  • Full-cycle recruiting: sourcing candidates, initial phone screening, in-office interviews, skills testing, reference checks and background investigations, negotiate contract terms and offers
  • Organize and work tradeshows, conventions, and college campus events nationwide
  • Negotiate all billing rates and service agreements with Hiring Managers and HR managers
  • Assist in training and supervising up to 6 recruiters



Hall of Fame Diver in Maine Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame, 2013

Northeastern University Swimming and Diving Team captain, 2001-2002

Northeastern University Scholar-Athlete Award, 2001

NCAA America East Diver of the Year & Conference Champion, 2000-2002