Jon Canarick is the Managing Director of North Castle Partners the leading small cap consumer private equity firm focused in the Healthy, Active, and Sustainable Living sectors. Jon started his career at North Castle Partners as an Associate out of investment banking and played a crucial role in the development of North Castle and many of its portfolio companies. He sits on the Board of Directors of companies including Echelon Fit, Barry’s Bootcamp, Curves, Jenny Craig and SLT to name a few.
Francesca Schuler is the Chief Executive Officer at In-Shape Health Clubs, a California-based chain of over 65 full services health clubs. Prior to her role as CMO and then COO at In-Shape, Francesca held executive positions as BevMo!, Treasury Wine Estates Americas, Method Products, Inc. and The Gap. She has an M.B.A. from Wharton and lives with her family in Sonoma.
Chris Mooney is a Personal Training Performance Coach. In 2016 Chris launched 51FIT with the goal of leveraging his 20+ years’ experience in the industry to help prospective PTs make it through their first 12 months working as a commercial gym personal trainer. His business, 51FIT, has now evolved to offer coaching and mentoring services to established PTs to help keep them focused, accountable and succeed. Further to this, Chris has partnered with Australian based EMF Performance Centres as the PT manager across their 7 and rapidly growing clubs.
Jarron Aizen is the founder of One Fit Stop. He is an entrepreneur immersed in the health and fitness industry with a passion to leverage technology to create efficiencies and experiences.
Tyler J. McCall is Instagram and social media marketer and he teaches people how to use Instagram with the intention to grow their community online and grow their business. He focuses on using Instagram and social media to tell stories, build relationships, and convert followers to fans, drawing from his 10 years of experience in non-profit marketing, management and community organizing.
While studying Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Florida, Shawn Stewart began his career in the fitness industry in 1994 at Gainesville Health & Fitness in Gainesville, FL. He quickly discovered his passion for values based leadership and the power of company culture.
Stewart is an accomplished speaker and educator for the health and fitness industry and has educated fitness professionals all over the world. After 20 years in Gainesville serving as the General Manager for all of the Gainesville Health & Fitness facilities, Stewart is now the Chief Operating Officer for O2 Fitness, based in Raleigh, NC. He oversees the operations of 28 clubs in North and South Carolina.Continue Reading …
Kate Toon is an award-winning SEO copywriter and SEO consultant with over two decades of experience in all things advertising, digital and writing.
Kate is the founder of The Clever Copywriting School and The Recipe for SEO Success eCourse. She’s the co-host on the Hot Copy Podcast and the host of The Recipe for SEO Success podcast.
She recently published her book, The Confessions of a Misfit Entrepreneur and she is the founder of The Copywriting Conference.
Sunil Saha, the Founder and CEO of Perkville. Perkville is the largest rewards platform for the fitness industry.
Sunil started the company to help Small to medium businesses compete with large companies by giving them a powerful, yet affordable program.
He now works with companies of all sizes, primarily in the fitness industry. Prior to founding Perkville, he held product management positions at Yahoo! and LinkedIn.
Adam Witty is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage and Forbes Books.
Adam has authored and co-authored several books including Lead The Field: How To Become An Authority And Dominate Your Competition, 21 Ways to Build Your Business with a Book and the book we are speaking about today, Authority Marketing: How To Leverage 7 Pillars of Thought Leadership to Make Competition Irrelevant.
Emmett Williams is the President of Myzone. Prior to Myzone, Emmett built and owned a chain gyms as well as having owned and grown the international sales & marketing company CFM International.
In recent years Emmett was inducted into Fitness Australia’s ‘Roll of Honor’ for his excellence in leadership, and also accepted IHRSA’s ‘Associate of the Year’ award on behalf of Myzone.