Say hi to Armando Gutierrez, BS. Armando is the Fitness Manager at Napa Synergy Health Club in Napa, CA. The Club is managed by MFA Best Practice Partner, Active Wellness. Armando has a BS in Exercise Science from California State University Fresno. He has been at Napa Synergy Health Club for two years.
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Say hi to Tom Grace, MS, President and Founder of Black Iron Strength® based in Vancouver, WA. Tom has a BS in General Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a MS in Exercise and Sports Science from Penn State University. Founded in 2000, Black Iron Strength® is one of MFA’s Best Practice Partners who support the work and mission of MFA.
Say hi to Liz LaFrancis, RN, BSN. Liz is the Medical Wellness Nurse at CaroMont Health and Fitness Center in Gastonia, NC. She has a BS in Exercise Science and a BS in Nursing with 11 years experience in wellness. She has been with CaroMont Health and Fitness Center for the past eight years.
Power Wellness Management, LLC (Power Wellness) announced that the company has recently completed the first phase of their Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance strategy (or program) and its prescriptive fitness programs.
The Academy for Brain Health and Performance has confirmed that they have worked with MFA and ACSM to offer CECs for their introductory course, Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain starting March 20th. MFA members can receive 3 credit hours included with the course fee.
Say hi to Samantha Dumas, SSP, NCSP, the Group Exercise Coordinator and Group Exercise Instructor at the Fitness Center of Thibodaux Regional in Thibodaux, LA. Samantha has a BA in Psychology and a Specialist degree in School Psychology (SSP). She has been with the Fitness Center of Thibodaux Regional for two years as an instructor and one year as the Group Exercise Coordinator.
Say hi to Doug Gannon, MSA, the Assistant Manager at Fitness Plus at Saint Francis Healthcare in Cape Girardeau, MO. Doug has been with Fitness Plus for 15 years. He has a BS in Parks and Recreation Administration and a MS in Public Administration. Doug is also the 2018 Rising Star for MFA’s South Central Region.
Say hi to Kierstin Mitchell BA, CPT, CES, the Field Medical Integration/Group Exercise Manager at the William G. Rorher Center for HealthFitness in Voorhees, NJ. Kierstin has a BA in Health and Exercise Science with a Specialization in Health Promotion and Fitness Management and is the 2018 MFA Rising Star for the Northeast Region. She has been with the William G. Rorher Center for HealthFitness for eight years.
According to Club Industry, the PHIT (Personal Health Investment Today) Act was “stymied from being passed by the U.S. Senate by the government shutdown on December 22, 2018. The legislation now awaits re-introduction in both the House and Senate in 2019.”
Meet Emily Janssens! Emily is the 2018 MFA International Rising Star. She is the Communications and Marketing Officer at the Reh-Fit Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. Emily has a BA in Communications and has been with Reh-Fit for two and a half years. We caught up with this Rising Star recently and here’s what she had to say…