Alexander Chriest, Ed.D. is a renowned health and wellness expert, whose recent work focuses on self-regulation, perseverance and motivation. As a Performance Coach and Implementation Consultant at the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, Alexander draws on this comprehensive expertise, unparalleled insights and extensive research, providing optimal and innovative opportunities Institute-wide.

A sought after exercise and fitness expert, Alexander has an extensive client base that includes private clients, schoolaged athletes as well as senior-level executives at top-tier organizations. Working in tandem with cutting-edge partners, facilities and techniques, Alexander delivers innovative and actionable fitness plans that tap into energy management, nutrition habits and wellness education to maximize results.

For the last decade, Alexander has served in a number of leadership roles, bringing his unique approach to thousands. Most recently, he oversaw key education and research for a leading healthcare system and, prior, was an exercise physiologist within the same organization. Before joining that group, Alexander led an education team for a top wellness program. He also ran the health and wellness programs for Eckerd College, located in St. Petersburg, FL, including the fitness center, intramural sports, club sports and staff and student wellness.