Todd Whitthorne Profile
Todd Whitthorne`s goal is simple -- help individuals and organizations improve the quality of their life. He firmly believes that embracing healthy behaviors positively impacts all areas of performance, both personally and professionally. Whether he`s speaking to small groups of students or auditoriums packed with corporate executives, Todd`s gift of communication delivers an empowering combination of education and motivation.
Whitthorne is a nationally recognized health and wellness speaker and is frequently invited to present at conferences and events for audiences ranging from corporate to non-profit on topics such as healthy living, fitness, and corporate wellness. His highly sought-after presentations include, "Healthy Living: The Links to Personal and Professional Success"; "The ABCs of Nutritional Supplements"; "Fitness for Life"; "Building a Better Brain"; "How to Build Healthy Habits"; and "Corporate Wellness Pays Big Dividends."
As president of ACAP Health Consulting, he guides the company`s product development, marketing and sales, and client consulting strategies in health and corporate wellness.
Prior to joining ACAP Health, Whitthorne spent 14 years as president and CEO of Cooper Concepts, Inc., a division of the Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, where he assisted organizations in developing strategies to increase employee health and productivity and decrease healthcare related costs. In addition, Whitthorne directed the in-residence, behavior modification program and the Cooper Complete nutritional supplement line.
Whitthorne is an award-winning broadcaster who, for eight years, was the executive producer and host of Healthy Living with Dr. Ken Cooper, a nationally syndicated weekly radio program heard in 42 cities across the United States. He won multiple awards including an Emmy and a Katie while working at the ABC affiliate in Dallas. Todd still stays involved in television and since 2005 has served as the television host for the Dallas Marathon and the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot.
Whitthorne holds a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise physiology from UCLA. He is dedicated to helping people live better and longer through proper exercise, nutrition, stress management, sleep and supplements. In constant pursuit of ways to enhance and share his knowledge of health and corporate wellness, Whitthorne is a member of the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP), the American College of Sports Medicine, and Vistage International.
On a personal level, Todd enjoys most outdoor activities having completed multiple marathons, half-marathons, and sprint triathlons. He`s run the Boston Marathon, rafted Class V rapids in Costa Rica, and recently reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro with his son and nephew. Todd lives in the Dallas suburb of Coppell, Texas with his wife, Kathy. They have two grown children, Lauren and Andrew, both of whom live in Texas.