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(OAKLAND, CA, TAMPA, FL, February 16, 2018) – The Association of Fitness Studios (AFS) today proudly announced the addition of well known fitness industry leader Dr. Kerri O’Brien to its Advisory Council.
Dr. O’Brien, owner of Bottom Line Weight Loss, has nearly 30 years experience in the fitness industry working for for-profit fitness facilities, spas, trade associations, rec centers, university and college settings, weight management clinics, corporate wellness, franchises and police and fire services.
“Kerri O’Brien brings a vast depth of fitness business knowledge to the table,” said AFS CEO Josh Leve. “We’re thrilled that she will now share her knowledge, insight, and expertise with our community through the AFS Advisory Council. Our members will benefit greatly from Kerri’s participation.”
A well known industry expert, Kerri often delivers seminars and workshops and writes articles world-wide on a variety of subjects such as population programming, data collection and use, facility design, all aspects of the fitness business, corporate wellness and motivational behavioral change.
“I am truly excited and looking forward to joining AFS’ Advisory Council,” said Kerri. “Early on I watched AFS grow and more recently I’ve been involved in several AFS projects. AFS is moving the needle for the entire studio space and I can’t wait to be more active.”
Kerri’s tours of duty at the American Council on Exercise (VP Product & Business Development) and Life Fitness (Director of the Life Fitness Academy), along with her health, fitness, and weight loss credentials provide valuable experience and perspective to the business of studios.
Kerri earned her B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Arizona State University, her MBA in Organizational Behavior/Healthcare Reform from University of Phoenix, and Doctor of Education from Argosy University Phoenix.
The Association of Fitness Studios (AFS) is the only membership community dedicated solely to the business of fitness studios. AFS provides studio owners and developers a wide array of business-specific products, services, and benefits that enable them to more effectively manage and grow their businesses, building on the passion, compassion and courage they’ve already shown. www.afsfitness.com