James Larcus, MA, NBC-HWC, serves as a Learning Experience Designer at BetterUp. In addition, he serves as a Lecturer in the Department of Health Professions at Metropolitan State University of Denver. In both of these roles, he is committed to cultivating whole-person development and holistic well-being. He has authored 9 whitepapers, book chapters, and peer-reviewed journal articles, along with over 40 state, regional, or national presentations as it relates to the science of coaching and well-being. James stays diligent to the intersecting national and higher education trends related to coaching and well-being practices and develops and consults on community-based strategies within university contexts. He has overseen programs that have been awarded national and state innovative program awards and has been named a rising star and emerging outstanding professional in wellness by leading higher education organizations.