616.493.0476peaches @ mccahillgroup.com
Owner / President
Peaches McCahill is the Owner and President of The McCahill Group and is a pioneer in the health and wellness industry with three decades of experience. Her business partnership model is reflected by numerous long term relationships, some spanning over 25 years.
Peaches has a proven track record of designing, developing and operating profitable health and fitness programs and spas in a wide variety of both corporate and private environments. Her unique entrepreneurial, education and bottom line orientation has provided her clients with a full range of services from initial idea conception through full scale build out, implementation, and turn-key staffing. Her passion for excellence is instilled in every member of her growing organization.
Her hands-on approach keeps her involved, aware, and in touch with the latest trends in the Health and Beauty Industry. A born entrepreneur, Peaches started her first business at the age of 10. By 26, she designed, created and managed the first wellness center for Steelcase Corporation. Peaches’ has a Bachelor and Master of Arts degree from Michigan State University
616.401.8484ryan @ mccahillgroup.com
Growing up in the McCahill family, health and wellness has always been a top priority. As the first born son of a father who coached high school basketball and a mother who was a fitness expert, Ryan learned early in life the importance of living healthy in relation to athletic success and overall happiness.
Ryan graduated from Villanova University in Philadelphia with a degree in Finance and Marketing, which included a six-month study abroad program in England at the University of Cambridge with a focus on global economics. After spending 5 years working for private commercial Real Estate acquisition investment funds in Chicago, Ryan moved home to join the family business with the goal of developing new service offerings, creating new client relationships, and spreading the lessons of a healthy culture to the corporate community.
His role now as the company's Vice President is promoting The McCahill Group’s services as a local leader in Corporate Wellness Consulting and Management and working directly with TMG clients to ensure their wellness programs produce successful results..
To have fun and stay fit, Ryan enjoys walking 18 holes, playing basketball and roaming around town with his best friend, a golden retriever named Hogan. He also takes time to volunteer his time in the community by being a coach in the First Tee of West Michigan youth golf program and as a coach & supporter of the GR Catholic Central basketball team.
616.915.7243andy @ mccahillgroup.com
Director of Health & Wellness
Andy has been an employee with The McCahill Group since August of 1999 and currently serves as the Director of Health & Wellness initiatives for the company. Andy is a certified Fitness Specialist as well as the Fitness Facility Manager.
Andy has a Master of Science in Health Promotion Management from Nebraska Methodist College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Wellness Program Management from Graceland University.
He is certified from the National Strength and Conditioning Assoc. as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and he has been recognized as an Elite Personal Trainer from the organization IDEA. Andy specializes in Functional Training. This type of training method is designed to enhance the quality of life by strengthen the body for everyday movements, whether it be lifting a child, unloading groceries or training for a sport.
Andy’s hometown is New Market, IA, and his hobbies are biking, landscaping, and a wide variety of recreational activities.
Office & Human Resource Manager
Lynn arrived in the United States when she was a toddler from her birthplace of Vancouver, British Columbia, and became a US citizen in 1998. She joined The McCahill Group in the summer of 2015 and instantly made a positive impact as office manager by utilizing her diverse experience gained from a previous work positions where she had legal, finance, accounting and human resource responsibilities. Lynn prides herself on her strong work ethic, interpersonal skills and her ability to balance out her career and very busy personal life.
Lynn is the proud mother to three teenage daughters (Elizabeth, Sarah and Lia) two dogs (Willie and Ollie), and will be marrying her best friend, Bruce, in August of 2015 after a long 10 year courtship. For fun, Lynn likes to camp with her family and spend as much time as possible in her in backyard paradise where she enjoys relaxing by the pool, watching movies in the dark on the patio and entertaining friends. Lynn also is the adventurous type and likes to drive in demolition derbies, zip cord through the Mexican jungles, go on Jeep trail rides, sumo wrestle, become a human bowling ball and get tossed at a velcro wall like a human fly.
Lynn's guilty pleasures are Criminal Minds on Netflix, Candy Crush, fresh Italian bread from the bakery, and making the family (including the dogs) walk to the ice cream store once a week in the summer for a treat.
Kristin Sadler joined The McCahill Group team in 2016 as the Wellness Manager. Kristin grew up in a sports loving family and many of her life lessons were taught through sports and physical activity. She believes that there is much more to gain from physical activity other than just physical change in strength and endurance. Originally from the small farm town of Hart, Michigan she decided to following her passion for exercise with a desire to help others, and she left her one stop light town (literally!) for the “city” to pursue a degree in Clinical Exercise Science from Grand Valley State University.
Over the last few years, she has gained valuable experience working in several different capacities within the health and wellness field. Such as health clubs, group fitness, corporate wellness, clinical settings, pre-diabetes and cancer wellness. Kristin has a deep rooted passion for helping individuals achieve wellness in all areas of their life. She loves building relationships and connecting with others. She believes in a holistic approach treating the whole person with a balance of mind, body and soul. Kristin looks forward to a bright future with The McCahill Group of helping others learn and love the benefits of overall wellness.
Kristin enjoys staying active by playing recreational sports such as volleyball and softball. She loves being outdoors and taking part in activities such as, fishing, boating, golfing, skiing and hiking.
Jessica is a fitness fanatic who will encourage anyone to step outside the box and try something new. After receiving a B.S. in Psychology at Grand Valley State University, she immediately started working in the field and discovered the important role physical activity plays in mental health and wellness. Jessica started experimenting with group fitness classes and stumbled upon Zumba. Immediately, she was in love and decided to become certified as an instructor. She began by teaching a few classes part time, and before long, she found herself teaching multiple classes all over the greater Grand Rapids area. The enjoyment of this experience made it an easy decision to make her passion for fitness into a full time career. At Amway's Optimal You Fitness Facility, Jessica is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their goals no matter how big or small.
Jessica joined The McCahill Group in 2011 by initially teaching Zumba at Amway, and in 2014 took on the role of Membership Coordinator at the Optimal You Fitness Facility. Shortly after, she became a Wellness Specialist for Warner Norcross and Judd as well as The McCahill Group's Office Manager.
When Jessica is not trying something new at the gym, she loves taking family camping trips, kayaking with her husband, experimenting with healthy recipes, and traveling to visit friends and family.
As of the summer of 2015, Jessica added the role of Wellness Specialist for Dematic, where she will play a significant role in growing their wellness program as a health coach, group fitness instructor and overall program coordinator in an effort to improve the overall culture of health in their organization.
Jody specializes in providing individual nutrition recommendations to help individuals and families eat healthfully for life. She focuses on developing nutrition goals which each client can achieve and maintain. Jody also can tailor nutrition recommendations for specific conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, etc.
Jody Koutz has been an employee since November 2008. She currently holds the position of Dietitian. Jody received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics from Eastern Michigan University, a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rutgers University and has been a Registered Dietitian since 2003. She has previously worked providing outpatient counseling in a medical office. Jody enjoys cooking, staying active, vacationing in warm places and spending time with her husband, daughter, and son.
Farmers Fitness Center - Site Manager
Emily joined The McCahill Group in 2015 as the Site Manager of Farmers Fitness Facility, located on the Farmers Insurance Campus in Caledonia.
Emily has a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University, where she studied Clinical Exercise Science and Spanish. She has gained valuable experience working in many different roles throughout the health and wellness industry, including corporate fitness, group exercise, health coaching, chronic disease management, and community wellness. In doing so, she has become extremely aware of the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of exercise, and firmly believes that the human body was made for movement. For that reason, she is passionate about empowering others to counteract the negative effects of today’s increasingly sedentary society.
Emily is a certified Group Exercise Instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine, as well as a Mad Dogg Athletics certified Spinning Instructor, TRX Level 1 Trainer, and Les Mills Certified GRIT Instructor. As a manager, Emily’s aim is to create a supportive and strong culture of overall wellness, where members have the tools to thrive in every aspect of their daily lives.
In her free time, you can find Emily trail running, exploring outdoors, watching college sports or professional baseball, and spending quality time with her family and friends. Believe it or not, Emily loves to dance, and she learned how to do the Salsa while living and studying in the Dominican Republic for a short time during college.
Recreational Coordinator / Wellness & Fitness Specialist
At the core of Tim's training philosophy is development of cardiovascular fitness, while incorporating functional strength with dynamic movements. His model caters to a wide variety of clientele as it establishes the client's baseline ability, and builds on it systematically using scientifically proven modalities. Tim ensures his clients achieve their fullest potential and will challenge you to limits you didn't know were possible! Tim has been an employee of The McCahill Group since January 2005. He holds the positions of Fitness Specialist and Recreation Coordinator. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science from Calvin College. He is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health and Fitness Specialist, and National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist. Tim hails from Calgary Alberta, Canada, and has an extensive background in golf, ice hockey, and downhill skiing but enjoys playing any sport. He enjoys spending time with his wife, daugher Rebekah, and Son Elijah. During his downtime, he enjoys playing the guitar to his favorite rock songs, watching movies, and training Dutch, his German Shepherd
Assistant Facility Manager / Fitness Specialist
Brad has been employed with The McCahill Group since December 2004. His current positions include; Assistant Manager, Program Coordinator and Fitness Specialist. Brad graduated from Michigan State University in May of 2000 with a degree in Kinesiology. During this time he also spent over one year working with the Strength and Conditioning Department. Establishing programs and training for elite athletes. Brad's hobbies include weight training, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.
Brad specializes in multipurpose functional training models. His training principles revolve around compound movements that build overall strength for daily activities. Programs are customized to your goals and unique needs, utilizing scientifically proven methodology's and practices.
Wellness Specialist & Health Coach
Tina joined The McCahill Group in the fall of 2015 as the lead Wellness Specialist for Progressive AE. As an experienced health coach and corporate wellness specialist, she is passionate about inspiring a holistic approach to personal wellness with the goal to inspire long-term behavior change in others.
Tina has a Bachelor of Business degree from Calvin College, with dual major in psychology and health education. She is also a certified wellness program manager and has multiple certifications in wellness/health coaching.
Perrigo Wellness Center - Site Manager
Jenny began her health and wellness journey as a child, where she spent most of her time on the basketball court and softball field. Through her involvement with athletics, Jenny found her passion for fitness and leading others. She attended Grand Valley State University, earning a degree in Exercise Science – Health Fitness Instruction and became an Exercise Physiologist through The American College of Sports Medicine. Jenny loves helping others through every point of their journey for health and wellness. She has helped individuals striving towards weight loss and injury prevention. When she is not in the gym, Jenny is often traveling, coaching sports teams, and playing with her three dogs: Grizzly, Cleo, and Calvin.
Perrigo Wellness Center - Fitness Specialist
Ryan’s interest in health and wellness started when he was in high school, researching different workout programs to help him train for football, basketball, and track. This led to himattending Grand Valley State University where he received his Bachelor’s in Clinical Exercise Science. After completing school, he became a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Corrective Exercise Specialist through NASM, and a Level I Speed and Explosion Coach through the National Association of Speed and Explosion. Ryan recently completed his Master’s in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, concentrating in Wellness Coaching. He believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness, focusing on all areas of an individual’s life. When not at work, Ryan enjoys weight lifting, golfing, snowboarding, and reading.
Emily specializes in providing nutritional recommendations to help individuals and families create lifelong health changes. She uses motivational coaching and achievable goal setting to meet her client’s specific nutritional needs which include; weight management, sports performance, allergies, diabetes, heart disease etc.
Emily currently holds the position of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Amway. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University, and is also completing her Masters of Science and Nutrition there as well. She’s previously worked in a weight management and allergy clinic setting. Emily enjoys kickboxing, gravel biking, and yoga, creating unique healthy recipes, and being around friends and family.
Farmers Fitness Center - Fitness Specialist
Justine Graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Clinical Exercise Science. Justine has found that exercise is very important to maintain and enhance quality of life, and plays an important role in an individual’s health. Her true passion is carrying that message out to others! Justine truly believes that health has three key aspects; mind, body, and spirit, and feels that each of these needs to be pushed in order to reach our highest potential. Justine is a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, and loves seeing clients meet and surpass goals through a mix of strength training and interval training. When she is not helping others improve their health, you’ll find Justine running long distances, strength training, trying new and exciting recipes, or watching professional hockey.
Wellness Specialist & Health Coach
Maureen Carlomagno is a Wellness Specialist & Health Coach at one of our client locations in Charlotte, SC. Maureen is an enthusiastic advocate of integrated wellness, community engagement, and following your heart. She provides a unique and dynamic style of coaching that inspires clients to find their way to a healthier, happier life.
She has worked in the health and wellness industry for more than 10 years in the government, private, and non-profit sectors. She has a master's degree in public health from Boston University and is a Certified Health Education Specialist, a Certified Intrinsic Coach®, and a Certified Valuations Specialist (CVS-FR).
She serves on various committees in the Charlotte community and teaches healthy lifestyle classes at local partner organizations. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and participating in local wellness events.