Industry Innovators Complete Leadership Team at 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc.

Key Hires Position Company for Next Phase of Growth


SAN RAMON, Calif. - Aug. 29, 2014

24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. announced the completion of its senior leadership team and the appointment of renowned industry leaders in key roles in business development, legal, real estate, fitness, group exercise and marketing. The Company also named John Tovar Senior Vice President, Club Operations, a new position created following the retirement of Danny De La Rosa, who was President of Clubs.

The Company’s leadership team now includes Richard Boyd, a global fitness consultant who has joined 24 Hour Fitness as Senior Vice President, Business Development; and Jane Borden, named Senior Vice President, Real Estate. Tom Lapcevic, Executive Vice President, Legal; Jason Stella, Vice President, Fitness; and Lashaun Dale, Vice President, Group X Creative bring a track record of success and innovation in the fitness industry to their respective roles. Mike Carney, Vice President, Marketing brings extensive experience leading revenue-producing initiatives for household-name brands in a wide range of industries.

“24 Hour Fitness now has the benefit of a leadership team that blends deep expertise from within and outside the Company – a team that shares a passion for fitness, commitment to our members, and the drive to take 24 Hour Fitness to the next level,” said Mark Smith. “We are building the future of the Company on a solid foundation, and I’d like to thank Danny De La Rosa upon his retirement for more than 30 years of unwavering dedication to members and team members, which helped bring the Company to where it is today.”

In addition to those mentioned above, the 24 Hour Fitness senior leadership team includes Frank Napolitano, President; Patrick Flanagan, Executive Vice President and CFO; Beth Taska, Executive Vice President, Human Resources; Steve Schillinger, Senior Vice President, Club Experience; Ryan Berk, Senior Vice President, Revenue Management and Strategy; and Fenn Hall, Senior Vice President, Construction and Design.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly 4 million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, popular group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.

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