Bob Merberg, wellbeing consultant and employee mental health advocate

Bob Merberg

Founder and Principal Consultant

After 25+ years leading some of the most highly acclaimed employee well-being programs in the US, Bob Merberg — through his consultancy, Jozito LLC — provides no-nonsense solutions to achieve superior business outcomes via workforce wellness and mental health advocacy.

NEW! Bob now offers in-person Mental Health First Aid training. (Use the Contact Form to request information).

Bob’s work has consistently emphasized employee mental health, launching in 2007 the first-ever evidence-based employee happiness program, managing innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP) partnerships, and serving as trusted advisor to companies seeking to improve employee mental health support and services.

Bob has…

— Earned academic certificates in Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, Return-on-Investment of a Happier Workforce, People Analytics, the Future of Work, and Psychological First Aid;

— Presented a popular webinar spotlighting employee mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic;

— Authored the seminal white paper, Emotional Well-Being Drives Organizational Performance: A Roadmap to Success;

— Played a lead role in development of a client’s best-in-class emotional well-being product.

Bob is a graduate of the Coach U Training program — which includes 24 months of extensive study (200 hours of class) with the leading provider of global coach training — and was an early faculty member of Wellcoaches. He currently volunteers as a trained Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line.

Programs Bob managed received a Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles award from the Business Group on Health seven times. The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism named Bob a Superstar for Employee Empowerment. And in 2017 industry experts convened by the Rochester Business Journal recognized him for…

“Creativity and ability to effect measurable improvements, sustainability, and program outcomes.”

Bob is available to present keynotes at regional and national conferences, and for appearances on podcasts, webinars, and other media outlets.

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