IEC Summer Event Accomplishes Thought Leadership of Wellness in the Workplace

July 20th, 2018


On a July summer night filled with over 200+ CEOs and leaders throughout Southern California, the IEC hosted a magical evening that blended thought leaders around the topic of “Wellness in the Workplace” with great experiences and warm executive networking.


The night included an atmosphere of elegance that started with tray passed gourmet appetizers and ended with synchronized swimmers performing in a crystal blue pool framed above the Pacific Ocean.

A detailed photo and video gallery can be found here.

  John Cain speaks

The topic was, “The Cost of Waiving Wellness: Building Health and Wellbeing into Workplace Design,” at the Lozowski home in Crystal Cove, Newport Coast.

Workspaces have a significant yet often unseen impact on mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. These environments are being transformed through innovations in design thinking, ergonomic furniture and technology integration. The results include healthier and happier employees, a more motivated and productive workforce, and reductions in absenteeism.

Providing their unique insights on the importance of this topic and the latest trends were:

  • Joe Lozowski, CEO and President, Tangram Interiors
  • Nick Payzant, CEO, Cerna Healthcare
  • Ashley Gilliam, Regional Healthcare Manager, Steelcase (supported by two Steelcase executives)
  • John Cain, Principal, CAIN Group at Pacific Sothebys International Reality

New approaches to workplace design address physical factors such as improving posture and movement along with reducing eye strain and stress. In addition, progressive workplaces are incorporating options for collaborative and private work as well as lifestyle amenities such as cafes with healthy foods, fitness centers and recreation spaces.

 Crystal Cove Home

In addition to its core furniture offering, Tangram operates five business units for a comprehensive approach to workplace design and installation that encompasses custom furniture, technology, flooring, walls, lighting, noise cancellation, furniture and facility revitalization, and move management.

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