Motivational speaker, consultant, writer and health promotion professional
Janet Edmunson is a motivational speaker, consultant, writer and health promotion professional who is dedicated to using her life experiences and inner values to support the growth and self esteem of the people her life touches.
Janet has over 30 years’ experience in leadership and the health promotion field, working for a Fortune 50 company, Georgia-Pacific, as well as for small and mid-size businesses. She retired in 2007 as Director of Prevention & Wellness for a staff of 20 at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
While still working full-time, Janet took care of her husband, Charles, during the five years he fought an Atypical Parkinson’s disease. During his illness, she helped Charles write his book titled Paradoxes of Leadership. Janet is also the author of her own book, Finding Meaning with Charles.
Janet is Chair of the Board of Directors for The Foundation for PSP | CBD and Related Brain Diseases. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Employee Ownership Foundation. Janet is a former President of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion and has a Master’s degree from Georgia State University.
Janet resides in South Portland, Maine.