The WCWI Leaderboard: 2019 Champion
Debra Lafler (Public/Government, Madison)
Current Organization: State of Wisconsin – Department of Health Services
Job Title: Wellness and Employee Assistance Program Manager
Years in the Field: 20+
Organization size: 6,000 statewide
"I love you anyway."
What does this nomination and selection mean to you?
I’m honored and humbled to be recognized.
What is one long term goal you have for your organization’s employee wellbeing strategy, or those of the employers you serve?
For employees to feel seen, heard, valued and supported by DHS Wellness/EAP.
What is your vision for the future of employee wellbeing?
That employee well-being is a focus for every level of the organization and becomes a part of our identity and culture.
How does your work contribute to transforming Wisconsin’s workforce?
My work makes ripples. The more people I can positively impact, the more they will then positively impact others.
If you were to create a slogan for your life, what would the slogan be?
I love you anyway.
We applaud these individuals who are transforming Wisconsin's workforce.