Charelle Fernandez, MS
Director, HealthySteps to Wellness (Hospital)

PHONE (408) 489-8275 EMAIL charelle@stanford.edu

About Charelle

Charelle joined the Stanford Health Improvement Program in 2016 as the director of HealthySteps, the hospital employee wellness program for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health (Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford). She has over 25 years of experience in the health, fitness and wellness industry and a passion for enhancing the lives of others through creating an environment of health, wellness and happiness. Before joining the wellness team, Charelle was a district manager for Optum / Plus One. She provided executive oversight of wellness centers focusing on employee engagement, operational excellence, quality service, and integrated wellness programs for several Fortune 500 companies in the Bay Area.

For 15 years, Charelle served as Cisco’s wellness center manager showcasing cutting-edge facility design, technology solutions and the latest trends in programming. Before relocating to California, Charelle worked for the private club leader, ClubCorp in New Orleans, LA. Charelle received a MS and a BS degree in Health and Human Sciences, both from the University of Southern Mississippi.