HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – August 20, 2009 – Fitness Together Holdings, Inc., parent company over Fitness Together Franchise Corporation and elements therapeutic massage, inc., has announced several executive promotions and new hires in a reorganization that will position the company for its next level of strategic growth. With more than 550 sold locations, the leadership team was expanded to address an increase in franchise support and to embark on a franchise development campaign to expand the number of Fitness Together and elements therapeutic massage locations.
“The talent and expertise of our team today has set the stage for an exciting future across our entire franchise network,” said Jeff Jervik, president and CEO of Fitness Together Holdings. “We remain committed to supporting our existing franchisees in their goals for health, wellness and business success while also introducing more studios in the marketplace.”
Serving both franchise brands, Kristine Fisher has been promoted to senior vice president of human resources and Sue Beranek has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing.
For Fitness Together Franchise Corp., Kevin Betts, chief operating officer, has added the title of senior vice president and Tom DeLosa has been promoted to senior vice president and chief sales officer.
For elements therapeutic massage, Kyle Gjersee has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer and Scott Wendrych has been named senior vice president and chief sales officer.
In addition to the executive promotions, Fitness Together Holdings recently hired Amy Powers as executive vice president and general counsel and Bob Haimes as executive vice president and chief growth officer over both franchise brands.
Fisher, Betts, Gjersee, Powers and Haimes will report to Jervik on the organization chart. And Beranek, DeLosa and Wendrych will report to Haimes.
About Fitness Together Holdings, Inc.:
Based in Highlands Ranch, Colo., Fitness Together Holdings, Inc., is one of the world’s largest wellness organizations. The parent company oversees Fitness Together Franchise Corporation, http://www.fitnesstogether.com, a one-on-one personal training fitness franchisor established in 1983 that began franchising in 1996, and elements therapeutic massage, inc., http://www.touchofelements.com, a massage therapy franchisor that began franchising in 2006. Today, the combined franchise network has hundreds of franchises sold across the United States, Costa Rica, Israel, Ireland, and Canada.