Carrie, a Central Illinois native, has an immense amount of experience in new club start-ups and ongoing club operations. From the US to New Zealand and back again she’s led large corporate teams at Gold’s Gym International, built new, multi-million dollar clubs turning them profitable in record time in New Zealand, and she has also rehabbed a club devastated by a deadly earthquake for which she and her team won multiple major club business awards including Supreme Club of the Year for New Zealand 3 years in a row. This comeback story was featured in industry publications globally and is still used as a case study in presentations at industry conventions. Carrie currently serves on the Board of Directors for IHRSA as Vice Chairman (International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association) based in Boston, MA. IHRSA is the governing body of fitness club business globally. The association’s role is to grow, promote, and protect the fitness club industry. Carrie has also spent over a decade traveling the globe presenting and training instructors. Her vast knowledge of how to master the craft of teaching group fitness has made her expert in creating a powerful team.