Joy Osterhout, MS, MCHES, is HECC’s current Principal/Owner. Osterhout started at HECC in 1999 as the Research Associate in the East Coast office and in 2001 moved to California and became HECC’s Project Director. Osterhout has worked with local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as non-profit and healthcare agencies since 1995. Osterhout is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist, and holds a MS in Health Education and Health Administration and a BS in Marketing and Communications. She also recently completed training as a Health and Wellness Coach. In her free time you may find Joy in a Yin Yoga class, gardening, reading a humorous novel, or exploring the great outdoors, anywhere between the oceans and mountains, with her family and friends.