Hutchinson Consulting Welcomes Jean Kolb to Firm

Jean Kolb joins the team at Hutchinson Consulting // Photo courtesy of Hutchinson Consulting

Hutchinson Consulting has welcomed Jean Kolb to its recruiting team. Kolb, former director of wellness for Kohler Waters Spas (multiple locations) and owner of Well by Choice, an executive coaching company, brings with her more than 35 years in the wellness and hospitality industries. 

“We are extremely excited that Jean has joined our recruitment firm,” says Michael Tompkins, executive recruiter and partner at Hutchinson Consulting. “Jean brings unparalleled hospitality experience, having worked at one of the most iconic American brands in a senior leadership role for more than two decades.” 

In her new role, Kolb will expand the firm’s recruitment services in hospitality, food and beverage, and spa in the Midwest. She is the past chairman and a current member of the International Spa Association (ISPA) and served on the ISPA board of directors for eight years. Today, she serves on the organization’s nominations committee.

While at Kohler, Kolb was instrumental in the hiring, development, and success of over 250 associates. Under her leadership, the Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler, WI was named one of only 48 Forbes Five Star spas in the world. During her time at Kohler, Kolb also coached potential executives through the Kohler Co. Leadership NXT Program for the development of future leaders.

Through Well by Choice, Kolb offers one-to-one professional coaching, spa consultancy and directing, and professional speaking engagements. For inquires, contact [email protected].


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