ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When companies need assistance with team building, leadership, or strategy they hire business consultants. Wellness consultants provide the same value and assistance when developing a company wellness program. BeneFIT, a corporate wellness program offered by Valley Preferred, a preferred provider organization based in Allentown, Pa. has such expertise - BeneFIT Consultation Package, which includes the award-winning BeneFIT Toolkit. According to Carol Noel Michaels, MPH, MCHES, Manager, Health Education and Wellness, Valley Preferred-BeneFIT, the BeneFIT Consultation Package is an affordable entry-point plan that combines the hands-on expertise of their BeneFIT team with comprehensive tools that can be implemented by a company's in-house personnel. "Valley Preferred's Certified Health Education Specialists lead the way by working directly with an employer's team to get the company's wellness program custom-designed and underway. Our award-winning BeneFIT Toolkit then stays with the employer, providing the step-by-step guidance and resources the in-house team needs to keep the wellness program growing strong." An eastern Pennsylvania bank obtained the wellness consultation services of Valley Preferred-BeneFIT and their BeneFIT Toolkit nearly 18 months ago and is experiencing great progress in boosting employee wellness. "Our employees are our number one asset," says Julie Sheehan, Benefits Specialist for Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania, a regional bank based in Souderton, Pa. with 610 employees. "The success of our business depends upon them. Naturally, we want to keep each of our employees as healthy as possible." "BeneFIT has absolutely proven to be a wellness partner that works for the health of our employees," Sheehan says. "The consultation support of their health educators has helped me plan and implement an overall strategic vision of wellness at Univest."