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Strategy For Impact's Jessica Payne Earns Well Accredited Professional (WELL AP) Credential

Updated: Dec 9, 2020

For Immediate Release



(LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2020) – Jessica Payne, Owner & Lead Consultant from Strategy For Impact has earned the WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) credential through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), placing her among a group of leading professionals who are dedicated to supporting human health and well-being in the built environment.

The WELL AP credential is the new, leading credential signifying advanced knowledge of health and well-being in the built environment and specialization in the WELL Building Standard (WELL).

WELL APs have successfully passed the WELL AP exam, an assessment based on the expertise of leading practitioners in the field of design, health and wellness in the built environment. Developed using GBCI’s rigorous test development best practices, the WELL AP exam is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge and proficiency in building wellness and the principles, practices and applications of the WELL Building Standard. The WELL AP Exam was launched last October and was complemented by a comprehensive educational program.

“I’m excited and humbled to join the ranks of individuals and organizations committed to bringing wellness into our global communities and daily lives,” said Jessica Payne. “As the daughter of critical care registered nurse with my own work championing health and wellness campaigns, I’ve seen first-hand how healing is possible when stories and experience are shared – and how holding a vision for a better future can be a catalyst for change.”

About Strategy For Impact

Strategy For Impact was founded in 2014 when the trust between people and organizations began to falter and has since been recognized for its innovative campaigns around social justice and promoting health and wellness, including mental health. Founder Jessica Payne's WELL AP certification formalizes her commitment to health and wellness advocacy by making it a key focus area for the firm, in addition to a deeper technical understanding of the Well Building Standard.

About the WELL Building Standard

The WELL Building Standard is the first building standard to focus exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in buildings. WELL is an evidence and performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features that impact human health and well-being in the built environment, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.

To learn more about Strategy For Impact’s commitment to health and wellness in the built environment, visit The WELL Building Standard and more information on the WELL AP is available at


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