Welcome to Buckner’s 2021 Wellness Series!
This year, we’re traveling coast-to-coast to bring you some of the greatest experts on wellness. Our goal each session is to give you deeper insight into the multi-dimensional world of wellbeing. The tools from this wellness series will help you better understand the essential role that you play in building and fostering a culture of health and wellbeing – both at work and in your personal life.
Join us for our online events on March 3rd, June 2nd, September 1st, and December 1st.


Carl Sokia

Founder & CEO, Experience Management Solutions

A Figure-It-Outer & self-described Experience Evangelist focused on the Human Experience, Carl Sokia started his career in the hospitality industry as an airport shuttle driver for a small hotel. His contagious positivity, commitment to customer service, and innate leadership ability led to his rapid ascent as a thought leader creating successful development, engagement, and customer service initiatives, overseeing the HR & People Operations functions for luxury resort properties across the United States, including the St. Regis, Waldorf Astoria & Grand America Hotel & Resort brands. Aside from embarking on his current entrepreneurial journey with Experience Management Solutions, Carl has most recently served as Chief Human Experience Officer and Founding Team Member at the Farmington-based SaaS Startup, Life Engineering.

Carl has received global performance awards, including Utah Business Magazine’s distinguished Forty Under 40 award (2019) & the Human Resources Business Professional of the Year (2020), and recently served as President of the largest professional HR organization in Utah, Salt Lake SHRM. He is also host of The HX Podcast featuring Carl Sokia, a podcast dedicated understanding of how personal experiences impact work today.

He is a proud husband and the father of six daughters and lives with his family in Sandy, Utah.

Carl will be discussing The Power of Peopletivity: The value of mastering the Human Experience & the impact it will have on the future success of our organizations.
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Cody Rigsby

Peloton Instructor

Cody brings energy, movement and authenticity to everything he does. Born in the West but raised in the South, Cody always dreamed of a life in the big city. Now that he proudly calls NYC home – and the best city in the world – he strives to be the best version of himself while inspiring members to be the same. Cody reminds everyone in his class to push themselves, but have a good time doing it, because we all need to have a little more fun.

Cody will be discussing physical, mental, and emotional wellness.
What is Buckner Wellness?
Thoughtfully and proactively addressing the full spectrum of workplace wellbeing.
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