Meet Our Team
Every member of our health and wellness team has years of specialized training in their respective field. Personal trainers and group exercise instructors maintain some of the most elite, nationally recognized industry certifications. Exercise physiologists and fitness specialists have degrees in a related field and are involved in continuing educational programs to provide you with the most accurate and effective guidance, to help you reach your personal wellness goals. Stop any member of your fitness family and say “Hi” and get to know the pros who'll help guide you on your wellness journey.
Director, Florida Hospital Institute for Lifestyle Medicine (FHILM)
Christy oversees all aspects of FHILM, which includes The Fitness Centre & Day Spa, The Lifestyle Clinic and Executive Health Program. Christy received her Master’s of Business Administration from Georgia State University as well as her Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science. She has extensive experience in the health and wellness industry, coming to us from WellStar Health System in Marietta, GA where her leadership at WellStar Health Place helped garner a Top Ten Fitness Center ranking by the Atlanta Business Chronicle consistently during her time there. Christy is thankful for the opportunity to be part of this unique facility because it's always "...a beautiful day to change lives!"
Patrick Faulk, BS, CPT
Senior Operations Manager
Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in Applied Physiology & Kinesiology from the University of Florida. Starting as an intern for the Fitness Centre in 2009, Patrick was soon hired as a part-time Personal Trainer and Representative. He has also worked as Fitness Program Coordinator and Fitness & Wellness Manager prior to moving to Senior Operations manager.
During his tenure at The Fitness Centre & Day Spa at Celebration Health, Patrick has remained committed to educating as many people as possible on the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle through public speaking engagements that focus on stress management, injury prevention, and exercise tips to name a few. Patrick maintains his Personal Training Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine and believes that everyone is capable of attaining their goals as long as they believe in themselves.
Business Development Coordinator
Sarah joins the Fitness Centre & Day Spa with years of guest service experience. Originally from Derbyshire, England, Sarah has traveled the world as a member of the Guest Experience Teams for multiple cruise lines assisting cruise directors in creating a welcoming and enjoyable guest experience. As the Business Development Coordinator, Sarah will assist in all of your membership needs. She will also oversee the Membership Representative team and work to create the best member experience possible.
Group Fitness Manager
As the Group Fitness Manager for more than 11 years, Mitchell brings over 28 years of health and fitness experience to his current role, where he oversees more than 100 group fitness classes a week. He is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Mitch is also certified to teach several Les Mills group fitness classes, including BODYATTACK™. BODYPUMP™, CXWORX™, BODYSTEP™, BODYFLOW™, and BODYVIVE™. His bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Trevecca Nazarene University helps him to motivate group fitness members to stay fit in a fun and engaging way.
Day Spa Operations Manager
With an educational background in Business Administration, Maria has been an employee of Florida Hospital for 15 years. Since 2009, as Day Spa Operations Manager, Maria has been dedicated to providing her clients with a world-class spa experience. In this position, she oversees the Day Spa staff including massage therapists, estheticians, and nail technicians.
She also manages Acupuncture services, Celebration Healthy Kids Child Care and coordinates the Path to Wellness program, which is designed to help referred Florida Hospital patients reclaim health in every area of their lives.