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.
Read on to learn what Doug enjoys most about his work…
What do you enjoy most about your work?
I truly enjoy meeting and helping people. I could spend the entire day talking to our members and learning more about them. People come to us with goals in mind and the desire to make a change in their lives and we have the tools to make that happen for them. The Health and Wellness environment provides a great opportunity to have a very positive effect on people.
What has been your favorite / most successful initiative at Fitness Plus?
In 2017, I was offered the opportunity to expand my role and provide managerial oversight of our second Health and Wellness Center in Dexter MO. This has been a challenge and a great experience. I am proud to say the Dexter facility has been very successful heading into the 3rd full year of operation.
What do you do outside of work?
My wife, Maile and I have two children; Garrett, 15 and Payton, 13. We stay very busy with sports and a variety of extracurricular activities. We love the outdoors and enjoy hunting, camping and fishing for rainbow trout. I have become a huge proponent of exercise and enjoy running and staying active.