Jennifer Speer - Director of Wellness & Health Risk Management


Ms. Speer specializes in developing wellness intervention programs to meet the specific cultural needs within a corporation. With over a decade of experience, Ms. Speer has created wellness programs that engage employees, improve morale, and offer a proven return on investment.

Currently, she is the Director of Wellness and Health Risk Management for Higginbotham & Associates where she develops worksite wellness programs and initiatives and provides numerous wellness services in a variety of corporate cultures. Prior to joining Higginbotham & Associates in 2009, Jennifer designed, implemented, and managed worksite wellness programs for over 17,000 aerospace employees as the Wellness Director at NASA – Johnson Space Center. Her previous experience includes developing wellness and fitness programs for over 100 companies including professional sports teams, special needs populations, and individuals.

Jennifer has taught health promotion courses to upper level college students pursuing a career in worksite wellness for the University of Houston Clear Lake since 2004. She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist through the National Commission for Health Education and Credentialing. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science from Baylor University in Health Fitness Studies with a minor in Business and a Master of Arts from the University of Houston in Fitness and Human Performance with a concentration in Health Promotion.