Scott Thompson, AD of NY Named Rising Star
on May 10th, 2006
Scott Thompson, Area Director of New York for Fitness Together, Named ?Rising Star- Westchester's Forty Under Forty
Yonkers, NY - May 10, 2006
Scott Thompson, Area Director of New York for Fitness Together, the world's largest personal training organization, was named a winner of the ?Rising Star- Westchester?s Forty Under Forty? by The Business Council of Westchester. Thompson, 27, is among the youngest of this year?s winners. He was honored for his professional accomplishments, leadership qualities and outstanding success. The Business Council of Westchester?s program to honor business leaders throughout Westchester is modeled after the national business recognition program, Forty Under Forty. On June 8, forty awards will be given to young men and women who exemplify professional or entrepreneurial skills and have demonstrated leadership, foresight and a vision for the future of Westchester.
Thompson has a strong track record of growing his company. Before moving to New York in October 2005 and taking the position as Area Director of New York, Thompson owned a Fitness Together franchise in Dedham, Mass. He oversaw daily operations, sales and marketing, and facilitated employee and customer relations.
Under his leadership, Fitness Together was featured in The Boston Globe?s Business Digest and on Channel Five?s Chronicle as Boston?s ?Hottest Trend? for fitness. Fitness Together was recently ranked #118 in Entrepreneur magazine?s 27th Annual Franchise 500?.
To date, Thompson has facilitated the purchase of six sites in Westchester County and Long Island and has pending sales for 10 other sites around the state.
Thompson is a member of I9Sports League, an amateur men?s basketball league; the International Health & Racquetball Spa Health Association; the National Strength & Conditioning Association; and the Business Council of Westchester.
The company's main headquarters are located at 9092 Ridgeline Blvd., Suite A, Highlands Ranch, CO; their New York satellite office is located in Yonkers, NY. For additional information, visit www.fitnesstogether.com or call 877.663.0880. About Fitness Together: Fitness Together is part of Fitness Together Franchise Corporation. The franchise corporation, which was founded in 1996 by fitness leader Rick Sikorski, is built on three main foundations: strong corporate support, proven operating systems, and excellent leaders. There are currently over 400 Fitness Together franchises throughout the United States as well as sites in Israel, Ireland and Canada. For additional information, log onto www.fitnesstogether.com or call 877.663.0880 ext. 23.