Jessica M. Bottesch
MA, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Jessica is co-owner of Empower Personalized Fitness. She and Ronda Williams founded the company in 2004 and share responsibility for all aspects of the business. Her main focus is on the advertising, marketing and client relationship functions. She works collaboratively with Empower’s management team to help Empower realize its vision of Empowering people and communities to live stronger, healthier, happier lives. Jessica is also an Independent Consultant with Arbonne, an international company that promotes botanically-based health and beauty product.
Through Jessica’s efforts, Empower continues to expand its client base and professional knowledge. She has developed a dynamic team of the finest fitness professionals in the area and imparted her passion and enthusiasm for an integrated approach to health and wellness. And, together she and Ronda have integrated Arbonne products into the Empower experience.
With athletic training practice at both the high school and collegiate level and over 20 years experience in the health and fitness field, Jessica has trained clients of all ages, run athletic enhancement programs, worked with clients suffering from orthopedic injuries, and helped hundreds of people reach their health goals and incorporate fitness into their lifestyle.
Jessica is nationally certified and a North Carolina state licensed athletic trainer. She is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Sports Fitness Specialist (SFS). She is also a certified BLS Healthcare Provider trained in CPR + AED rescue by the American Heart Association. Jessica is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the National Academy of Sports Medicine and IDEA Health and Fitness Association.
Jessica received her B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science and her M.A. in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. GO HEELS!