Stephen P. Smith

Chief Executive Officer at Planet Beach

Location:
6070 W Behrend Dr Ste 139, Glendale, Arizona, United States
Company:
Planet Beach
HQ Phone:
(623) 561-9100
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Last Updated 10/11/2017

General Information

Employment History

Gym Matrix

Education

Ole Miss

B.A.  - Political Science , University of Mississippi

Masters Degree  - Organizational Management , 

Web References  

The Corporate Team | Gym Matrix - Group Training Center - Open 24/7 for workouts

Steve Smith -MA, CFE
Mr. Smith, a former arena football player and a national bodybuilding champion, began his business career by opening a gym in the town of Oxford, MS upon graduating from Ole Miss. Mr. Smith is a former licensee of three Gold's Gym locations, and recipient of the International Gold's Gym Marketing Award. He has been involved in the fitness and wellness industry since the age of 18. In 1996, he founded Planet Beach which has grown into the world's largest fully automated spa franchise, and is now operating 345 locations in 8 countries. In the fall of 2009, While training under the guidance of Coach Duke Rousse, an NFL strength and conditioning expert, he was inspired to create a group training fitness concept which resulted in the formation of GymMatrix Franchising Systems, L.L.C. and the launch of the GymMatrix brand as a new fitness franchise. He is a resident of New Orleans, LA. To contact Mr. Smith please email him at stephen.smith@planetbeach.com

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GymMatrix Tchoupitoulas Combines Best of Gym and Personal Training | Gym Matrix - Group Training Center - Open 24/7 for workouts

GymMatrix is the brainchild of CEO Stephen Smith, a former professional arena football player and an icon in the health and fitness industry.
He sold his first gym membership when he was 18 and has been involved in the industry for the past 28 years. A former master licensee in the Gold's Gym system, Smith looked at the health club landscape and realized something was missing. "Most people don't know how to use workout equipment or how to structure workouts," said Smith, who is also CEO of Planet Beach Franchising Corp.

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The Corporate Team | Gym Matrix - Group Training Center - Open 24/7 for workouts

Steve Smith -MA, CFE
Mr. Smith, a former arena football player and a national bodybuilding champion, began his business career by opening a gym in the town of Oxford, MS upon graduating from Ole Miss. Mr. Smith is a former licensee of three Gold's Gym locations, and recipient of the International Gold's Gym Marketing Award. He has been involved in the fitness and wellness industry since the age of 18. In 1996, he founded Planet Beach which has grown into the world's largest fully automated spa franchise, and is now operating 345 locations in 8 countries. In the fall of 2009, While training under the guidance of Coach Duke Rousse, an NFL strength and conditioning expert, he was inspired to create a group training fitness concept which resulted in the formation of GymMatrix Franchising Systems, L.L.C. and the launch of the GymMatrix brand as a new fitness franchise. He is a resident of New Orleans, LA. To contact Mr. Smith please email him at stephen.smith@planetbeach.com

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