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October 9-11, 2019

Hilton Chicago

Conference: October 9-11, 2019
Exhibit Hall: October 10-11, 2019

Frank Ancharski, M.S.

Chief Operating Officer
American Family Fitness


Frank Ancharski's vast array of experience spans more than 25 years, including three start-up companies in the club, non-profit and medical fitness side of the industry as a general manager, area director, vice president, CEO and owner. Some of his partnerships were located in Orlando; Atlanta; Washington, DC; Boston; Fort Wayne, IN; Exeter, NH; Chicago; Pittsburgh, PA; Marblehead, MA; San Francisco; Anchorage, AK; and internationally in Palermo, Italy, and Toronto, Canada. He opened a commercial club for Life Time in Cary, NC, that had 23,000 members and 275 team members and that brought in $16 million in revenue with 43 percent EBITDA.

Certified as an exercise test technologist and health/fitness director for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Frank received his B.S. in kinesiology from Penn State and his M.S. in health fitness management from American University. He is an examiner for the Medical Fitness Association’s Facility Certification and member of its Education Committee. A former president of MACMA, he is also a current curriculum advisor and alumni presenter for the IHRSA Institute.