Fusion Fitness by Jelyse started in 2014 to address health and wellness among cross generational audiences.
Jelyse Dawson, a former student athlete, continued her passion for fitness while pursuing a business degree at Grambling State University. During that time, she taught yoga to student-athletes and faculty. It wasn't until she was hired as a Recruiter at John Deere when she began designing programs to help employees achieve work-life balance over the lunch hour.
In 2016 she developed Workout at Work, an employee engagement solution for health and productivity. Leading workshops for companies like IBM and Fidelity Investments, she has traveled the country promoting wellness.
Jelyse holds an MBA from NC State University. Upon graduation, she was hired by Cisco Systems as a Marketing Manager analyzing global customer data. Her recent role as an Executive Communications and Employee Engagement Manager facilitated culture and collaboration in 5 countries.
She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and volunteers with Train Them Up for Success non-profit organization.