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Grace DeSimone

Grace DeSimone

As product director of group fitness for Optum®, Grace DeSimone designs and vets innovative group fitness and well-being programs for employer markets. She directs the quality of more than 2,000 group fitness classes per week, taught by more than 900 instructors throughout the U.S. and abroad, for over 150 on-site fitness locations that support employee well-being. She has been the national director of group fitness for Plus One Health Management, an Optum company, for the past 20-plus years. In 2016, DeSimone was named IDEA Program Director of the Year.