Amped Fitness has brought on Matt Smith as its new director of franchise business development.
A California native, Smith brings an impressive resume to Amped Fitness, with an extensive background in sales, management and fitness. He brings years of experience coming from some of the biggest names in the fitness industry including F45 Training, TRX and HealthKick.
“My first visit to Amped, I was immediately attracted to the undeniable dance of energy, comradery and drive, not to mention some of the coolest gyms I have ever seen,” said Smith. “As I continued to hear and learn more about the company, I was even more enticed by the strong business model, powerful community and unquestionably sexy gyms — all fueling its rapid growth. I can’t wait to continue bringing Amped Fitness to the masses.”
The hiring of Smith comes at the perfect time as Amped Fitness ramps up its efforts to launch Amped Fitness Franchising.
“My goal has always been to introduce healthy lifestyles, companies and communities to as many people as possible,” said Smith. “I have been blessed to see countless lives positively impacted by exercise and the powerful benefits of healthy living, and I can’t wait to see how Amped brings that possibility to more and more people across the country.”
Amped Fitness owner and CEO, Travis Labazzo added, “We’re extremely excited to bring on Matt. We’ve talked a lot over the past several months and he just gets it. It’s obvious he’s cut from the same cloth and has been team Amped from the beginning. Now that it’s official, we have all the confidence in the world in his ability on top of our current team to take us to the next level.”