Lockton Names Health Risk Manager for Southeast

November 1, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Lockton has named Valerie Houghton, RD, LD, as Health Risk Manager for its southeast operation, based in Atlanta. 

According to a press release, Houghton supports clients in evaluating, recommending, implementing, and measuring wellness programs that improve employee health and reduce employer costs.  

Houghton’s career in health and nutrition has taken her around the world, including her most recent stint working as a nutrition consultant with the SOS International Clinic in Baku, Azerbaijan. She has also worked in health and nutrition in the United Arab Emirates and as ARAMARK Healthcare’s Director of Patient Services in London. In addition, she has several years of experience in leadership roles with ARAMARK in Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Houston health care and school nutrition divisions.

Houghton is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in food, nutrition, and institutional management, and is pursuing a Master’s degree in sports nutrition. She is both a registered dietitian and licensed dietitian, and is a contributing writer for several professional nutrition and health Web sites.