Jess Elmquist

Chief Innovation Officer & EVP of Human Capital

Jess Elmquist brings 20 years of experience to his role as Chief Innovation Officer and EVP of Human Capital. He will leverage his background and expertise in human capital and organizational effectiveness to cultivate a high-performance organization, unlock innovation and build a culture that will support Regent’s ongoing growth.

Before joining Regent, Jess served as the Chief Learning Officer and EVP of Human Resources for Life Time, where keeping people and mission first, he grew the nationwide team to 40,000 employees in 152 locations.   Jess holds a graduate degree in organizational psychology & change leadership from Columbia University, NYC.  Prior to his tenure with Life Time, Jess served as a public school teacher, coach and mentor in Minnesota.