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Jamie Matthews

Jamie Matthews

Monroe County CEO's Facilitator

Jamie Matthews is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Communications. In addition, she earned a Master of Arts in Communications, specializing in Training and Development, from Lindenwood University. Her work background includes employee management, marketing, recruitment and communications.

Jamie's entrepreneur ambitions began three years ago when she stepped back from the workplace to focus on her growing family. This allowed her to pursue her passion of health and fitness through earning her certification as an Integrative Nutrition Coach, from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. This launched the start her own nutrition/health coaching business, Strong Roots Health Coaching. Her services include various programs that teach individuals and families to live a healthier lifestyle, primarily through fitness and nutrition. She also created and leads the Waterloo No Excuse Mom fitness group. Branching off the international No Excuse Mom movement, this group offers online nutrition tips, motivation to live a healthy life and host free workouts where kids are welcome to attend.

Along with her husband Josh and three children, she resides on her husband's family farm outside of Waterloo.

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