Chief Contaminator of Infectious Fun
President and CEO
Shannon joined the team in February of 2008 from the Center for Advanced Dental Education. Shannon has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Dallas in Psychology with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, a Master of Arts in Business Administration (Nonprofit Management) from Washington University and completed her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Certification. She is also an alum of Leadership St. Louis 2013-14. She loves exploring St. Louis, taking trips with her son Lachlan and is also a professional actress and model.
Caity started in February 2016. She graduated from Truman State University with a degree in Public Health and Health Administration. While there, she also became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). She has a passion for preventative education, especially targeting low income populations. In her free time she enjoys learning to cook and walking her dog.
Dr. Kourtenay Green
Captain of the Universe
Lead Health Educator
Dr. Kourtenay Green joined the team in July 2016. Kourtenay has a Bachelor of Science from Jackson State University in Biology and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry. Prior to joining the team, she practiced dentistry at a nonprofit dental office for ten years. She also has experience as a dental assistant instructor and an administrative director for a school-based mobile dental program for children. She has realized that her passions lie in nonprofit organizations, healthcare education, and public health. Dr. Green is very excited about the rewards that can come from being a part of the HealthWorks! team.
Loc joined the team in November 2017. He has a Bachelor of Science from Fontbonne University in Health Education and Promotion. During his time at Fontbonne, he played men’s lacrosse and help lead youth lacrosse clinics. There, he discovered his passion for working with children and health education. In his free time, he loves woodworking, weight training, and exploring with his son and daughter.
High Flying Kid Motivator
Barb started working at HealthWorks in July of 2018. She has taught health and physical education in the Ferguson-Florissant School District and also teaches for the Gifted Resource Council’s Summer Academies. She has a Masters of Education degree +30 hours in physical education, emphasizing exercise physiology, and health. She has written two books for physical educators and created Health Beats, a health education program. Barb was selected as one of the Dole Company’s Creative Teachers of the Year and as an Olympic torch bearer for her creative teaching ideas in health. She has run over 150 full marathons, including all fifty United States and 13 countries. Barb loves being creative to motivate children and adults to lead healthy and active lifestyles.
High Flying Kid Motivator
Keilya joined the HealthWorks! team in September 2018. She is originally from Florida, where she graduated in 2016 from Stetson University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Keilya spent the last two years serving with an AmeriCorps organization called City Year, where she tutored and mentored high schoolers at underfunded schools in Little Rock and Memphis. Keilya is currently enrolled at Washington University here in St. Louis, where she is pursuing her Master of Public Health degree and is specializing in Global Health and Epidemiology & Biostatistics. She likes to spend her free time exploring St. Louis and watching Netflix.