Category - Entrepreneurial and Early Stage

Alex Patterson, Founder, Beat the Bomb

 "Some of the best sports-ish businesses are putting data over existing sports. . .just look at Top Golf for example," states Founder Alex Patterson. Alex...

Brian Anderson, Principal, Small Pond Group

"A leader's job is to put a really buttoned up, solid, strategic plan in place to execute on [the company] vision, and after that. . .it's ALL about people,"...

Dennis Remorca, Founder Remorca Fitness

"Action prevents anxiety. If I have this gut instinct and I feel like the risk is worth taking, I'll go all in," states Remorca. Dennis began his career at...

Samer Hamadeh, CEO ZEEL

"People are recognizing the more they do things like massage, the more they can prevent injury, the more stress and tension they can reduce. . . and as the...

Sean Iacobone Founder & CEO, Holisticly

Sean entered the entrepreneurial world after launching a company around a concussion detection sensor. "You need to have a big vision and fully understand...

Olivia Young, Founder Box & Flow

"What do you mean boxing and yoga? That makes no sense!" said basically everyone when Olivia floated the idea of this particular combination during her...

Brett Maloley, CEO Ladder

"We wanted to find a way for health and wellness professionals to sell something that they were more confident in," states CEO Brett Maloley. Their team...

Denise Debaun, DeBaun Development

With 30+ years in the beauty & skin care industry, Denise knows how to build and scale massive consumer brands from the ground up. How do you take a concept...

Nicolas De Alejo, BeingWell Lifestyle

As a Portfolio Manager in Emerging Markets at Blackrock for over 8 years, Nicholas effectively created his own "HALO portal" within the massive organization...

Keith Nowak, Founder & CEO Ten Thousand

"We launched for a very simple reason: It was way too hard to find a great pair of workout shorts!" laughs Keith Nowak, Founder of Ten Thousand. They're now...

Jackie Stauffer, CEO & Founder RECESS

"I'm naturally scrappy, I love a good challenge. . . I don't need to be a hero and do it alone!" says Jackie Stauffer, CEO & Founder of the innovative company...

Ron Lamb & Jeff Van Dixhorn, Daxko

Ron is currently the CEO of Daxko but spent 26 years with Reynolds & Reynolds--the leading tech company in the retail automotive space. Jeff founded Club...

Hari Singh, Owner CrossFit NYC

Hari Singh was the Dairy Barn President for 15 years and learned about this "CrossFit thing" when it started making waves in NYC. He became a convert and...

Wayne Strobel, Founder Beachbox

Wayne Strobel's ambitious goal is to have Beachbox become, "The Disney of health and wellness, creating cohesive brand experiences in our studios, at home, on...

Gail Levy, Founder Hfactor Water

With two successful exits behind her, Founder Gail Levy wanted to aid a friend who was searching for something to minimize effects of chemotherapy. With 150...

Simon Mansell, Co-Founder Cryofuel

Using a device called the Cryoskin (and in only 28 minutes per session) how does $38K in revenue the first month with no advertising sound? "It's already...

Nick Staples, Founder of Zenergy Cycling

Indoor cycling without the mirrors?! YES! And there's a specific reason why Nick Staples, Founder of Zenergy, does it that way. Zenergy started in Charleston...

Mark Page, CEO of Zyn22

Mark Page is a former finance executive who initially turned to fitness because it was a passion. "I thought I'd seed it, but I ended up running it going on 3+...

Adam Greenfield, The Go Life

Diagnosed with depression and anxiety when he was younger, Adam Greenfeld has been his own ‘guinea pig’ for years. He’s remained incredibly driven to find...

Cate Luzio, CEO & Founder of Luminary NYC

"Women really want to help each other, but how do they do that in a bigger and broader way while also learning themselves?" was a key question Cate Luzio asked...

Lauren Foundos, Founder of FORTE

"I am the super user in this market. I wasn’t analyzing the data after the fact,” says FORTE Founder, Lauren Foundos. Launched in May 2015, learn how this...

Marcus Antebi, Founder of Juice Press

Visionary Founder of Juice Press (85 stores & counting) Marcus Antebi says, “For entrepreneurs, the greatest lesson should be Enlightenment 101!” A retired...

Jeff Stokes, VP of HYPOXI North America

A hybrid of fitness & beauty that can generate significant revenues in 250-500 sq feet. A feeder to your club that brings in a different type of customer. A...

Robert Creech, CEO of DeSoto Athletic Club

“Play where your budget will allow,” says Robert Creech, CEO of Desoto Athletic Clubs. In 2014 they “blew up their business” to move with the market, redid...

Jeff Matlow, CEO and Founder of imATHLETE

Listen to how Jeff has made his move from the music to the fitness industry, and how he & his team plan to scale opportunities for athletes & organizations.

Blair McHaney, CEO of MXM Medallia

Blair provides the framework of MXM Medallia - the enterprise software that solves problems for fitness companies, with data visuals on UX & other vital...

Andres Moran, CEO of iKizmet

If you're into Business Intelligence, specifically the technology side in terms of recent innovation, you'll want to listen on Andres Moran, CEO of IKizmet...

Al Noshirvani, CEO of Motionsoft

Al talks on the positives & negatives of the fitness industry, & how Motionsoft provides solutions with advanced cloud-based club management software...

Dana Milkie from InTouch

Catch Dana Milkie on #HALOTalks where we discuss his role at InTouch, the global leader in solutions to acquire and retain members for the Health & Fitness...

David Hardy from Franvest

"It all comes down to unit economics" - David Hardy, a Partner at @orangetheory Fitness & President of Franvest Capital Partners, as he discusses the rules and...

Terry Blachek from Orange Theory

Terry tells us why Orange Theory differs, offering "affordable group personal training," while also providing different perspectives on fitness as a whole.

Emmett Williams from MyZone

Listen in on how Emmett Williams, President of Myzone has shaped the business behind #heartratetracking

Amro Qaddura from Blender Workspace

Amro sheds light on his entrepreneurial journey, and community & energy building to creating a space for personal connections, and professional collaborations.

Jasmin Rahim from Moving Nutrition

Jasmin discusses her Integrative Health business and her workshops which focus on digestion, nutrition, mental & emotional health, and empathy in the workplace.