uplift and energize your employees' health so your business can exceed its goals.
We strive to transform the health and vitality of our members through wellness solutions that are simple, realistic and reproducible—with the goal of generating a positive social impact that reverberates throughout your business and society.
Attivo; [/atˈtivo/] Middle English, meaning: active; from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French actif, from Latin activus, from actus, past participle of agere to drive, to do more.
EDWARD CUNNINGHAM, D.C.
FOUNDER OF ATTIVO WELLNESS
Dr. Edward Cunningham, B.S., D.C., CSCS, USAW-L2, Mayo Clinic™ trained wellness coach is deeply committed to his work as a wellness professional versed in cutting-edge technologies. In 2016, Dr. Cunningham was an early adopter of one of the most advanced percussion vibration tools on the market built by Hyperice™. The stunning results he observed among his clients inspired his driving passion today: delivering advanced solutions to companies engaged in their employees’ health and wellness. He has over 25 years of experience as a health professional, working for a wide range of individuals, small business clientele, and the employees of world-class corporations. Dr. Cunningham has a proven track record in helping clients achieve their maximum wellness and remains passionate in his belief that wellness is scalable; and an attainable goal for all—with proper guidance, commitment, and consistency.
In 2013, Dr. Cunningham received the highly sought-after National Strength and Conditioning Association's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification. He attained USA Weightlifting's Level 2 Coaching Certification (USAW-L2) in 2017 and SafeSport® certification in 2019. He completed the academic portion of The Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach Training & Certification Program in August 2019, which is an approved training program accredited through the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). The certification exam is administered by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), the next opportunities to sit for this exam are February 2020 and October 2020.
piper harris, B.S., (DM)
director of coaching and h.i.i.t
Piper Harris received a double major from the University of Utah, B.S. (DM), studying kinesiology and classical ballet. Her natural talents in dancing led her to a career as a professional ballerina. She performed with many notable ballet companies, including the American Ballet Theatre and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Passionate about wellness, fitness, and helping others, her devotion to her field is evident from her impressive list of certifications, which include: CSCS, Titleist Performance Institute, CHEK Practitioner, NASM, NCCPT and Pure Barre. "I'm excited about directing the fitness education and classes Attivo provides. Bringing fitness together with the future medical technologies Attivo delivers to the workplace is a smart combination,” Piper states. Attivo is grateful to have an industry leader like Piper heading up their HIIT and onsite fitness classes.
Possessing diverse work experience, she's played a leadership role as a personal training manager at Equinox's premiere 'Tier 4' Club, and has worked in the PT department of world-renowned Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Currently, Piper is Director of Wellness at Diablo Country Club in Northern California.
tamara margolis, RN, bsn
director of Medical services
Tamara Margoils brings a wide range of experience to Attivo, from translating for NATO Forces in Bosnia and Kosovo, to serving as the executive secretary of a Saudi Arabian Ambassador in Italy, to her training at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. She attained her associates’s degree in nursing at LA County College of Nursing and her Bachelor’s of Science in nursing from USC. With a strong background in management roles, Tamara oversees medical services for Attivo, including: managing onsite blood draws for general health assessments; and biometric screenings—all of which add substantial value to a company’s benefit package. Knowledge is power, especially in the field of health, and Tamara’s passion for educating others is her gift. She exhibits a joie de vivre in all of her pursuits.
Tamara is an accomplished salsa dancer and recently competed on the national stage as an amateur fitness competitor.
SEAN MILAM, D.C.
CORPORATE HEALTH COACH
Dr. Sean O. Milam, B.S., D.C., has degrees from Chapman University and Palmer Chiropractic College and, in 14 years, has helped thousands of patients achieve amazing new levels of health, youth and vitality. He has the privilege of serving as an associate faculty member of Southern California University of Health Sciences, Western States Chiropractic College and Concordia University. He has owned multiple clinics and has mentored other doctors on patient management and the development of successful clinics. Dr. Milan maintains a keen sense of the future of healthcare through ongoing education, and he's passionate about cloud-based wellness management.
Voted as Orange County's Top Chiropractor in 2014, Dr. Milam has worked with college teams and amateur and professional athletes, including cyclists of Ellsworth mountain bike team and Team BMC road race team. In addition, he is an on-set chiropractor for numerous film and TV studios. By incorporating the latest in active therapeutic exercises and sports rehabilitation into his treatment protocols, he prides himself on helping his patients achieve dramatic results in relatively short periods of time.
Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Milam is a sponsored mountain bike athlete and road cyclist. He married his high school sweetheart, Jennifer, and has two girls that he adores. The fifth and happiest member of their household is Mocha, their loving therapy dog.
LAUREN BROOKS, B.S.
kettlebell BOOTCAMP DIRECTOR
Lauren Brooks holds multiple certifications, including: ACE Fitness Trainer, Clinical Nutritionist, Functional Movement Specialist, TRX and Battling Ropes. Lauren is the published author of a book called "Kettlebells For Women: Workouts For Your Strong, Sculpted & Sexy Body.” She is also the creator of a number of highly acclaimed kettlebell workout DVDs, including “The Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells” and “The Kettlebell Body,” as well as the only pregnancy kettlebell DVD on the market today: "Baby Bells.” Lauren is a very proud mother to two little girls. Drawing on her own experience and research, she inspires others to stay fit and strong even after going through pregnancies and surgeries.
Lauren earned her B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Fitness, Nutrition, and Health from San Diego State University in 2002. She went on to become kettlebell-certified under Pavel Tstasouline in 2005 and was invited to be a Senior Strong First instructor (SFG). Lauren emphasizes nutrition, lifestyle, training, and a positive mental attitude, and has authored numerous fitness and nutrition articles that have appeared in online magazines, fitness websites, and hard copy magazines worldwide.
Lauren has had the privilege of helping and inspiring thousands of people from all walks of life achieve their fitness dreams. Working with Attivo Wellness, she offers implementation assessments in order to develop a wide range of corporate kettlebell classes, bootcamps and seminars, as well as live streaming workshops.
director of sales
Christopher Weger has packed a wealth of life experience into his 29 years on the planet. Having experienced his own personal health setbacks in early adulthood, Chris has overcome the obstacles along his path and shares a passionate belief in Attivo’s vision of helping people maximize their full health potential. His goal is to utilize his diverse sales experience in supporting Attivo to become a major player in the corporate wellness industry. “Working with Attivo, I am thrilled to tap into my entrepreneurial passion, rooted in my strong skill set in sales and customer relations. I feel honored to expand the mission of Attivo so we can help hundreds and eventually thousands of customers.”
Chris earned eight varsity letters during his high school sports career and built an impressive track record in sales, selling televisions for Sears starting at the age of 17. He’s earned numerous distinctions as a leading salesman and manager working with a wide range of products, from jacuzzis to auto parts to craft teas. He takes pride in educating management on the important trends in the wellness industry and plays an active role in designing customized plans to meet the unique needs of Attivo clients.
Chris has traveled extensively across the U.S. and throughout the world, and currently resides in Minnesota, where he enjoys gardening, reading, and working on his motorcycle in his spare time.
“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.”
~Steve Jobs, Apple~