Ted Vickey

Ted Vickey

Executive Summary

Ted Vickey is Founder and President of FitWell LLC. FitWell is a fitness management consulting company specializing in operations, design consulting and professional development to the fitness industry, government agencies, Fortune 1000 companies and the golf industry. In addition to his FitWell duties, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Council on Exercise, the largest non-profit accredited certification organization in the fitness industry.

From 2001-2006, he was a member of the Executive Team as Vice President at Comprehensive Health Service where he was responsible for the operations, sales, consulting and client account management for the fitness management and wellness screenings division of the company.

Ted is an innovator and leader in the corporate fitness management industry and has presented at industry conferences on many topics including the integration of technology and wellness. In 2004 he was the co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Partner Training. He has been a member of professional organizations such as the Association of Worksite Health Promotion and the American Council on Exercise.

Presentations and Publications

Guest lecturer for San Diego State, Kenne State, University of Pittsburgh

2007 Author, 101 Fitness Games for Kids at Camp, Coaches Choice Publishing

2004 Co-Author, The Complete Idiots Guide to Partner Fitness, Penguin Publishing

2003 APCA Personal Chef Summit: Personal Chef and Personal Training: Combining Healthy Food & Exercise

1998 Association for Worksite Health Promotion Region 2 conference: Using Myers-Briggs in Health Promotion

1998 International Ticketing Association conference Keynote speaker: Fitness in the Stressful Workplace

1997 Association for Worksite Health Promotion Region 2 conference: CYBER WELLNESS

1997-1994 Guest lecturer for Exercise and Sport Science Department at Penn State University

1996 Presenter at the AWHP Region 2 Student Conference at the American University

Proffesional Experience

Association for Worksite Health Promotion

1999 Region 2 President

1998 Region 2 President Elect

1997-1992 International Conference Committee-

Student Activities Chairperson

1997 Region 2 Communication Chairperson

1996 Region 2 Past Conference Chairperson

1995 Region 2 Conference Chairperson

Awarded 1995 Region 2 leadership award

1994 Region 2 Conference Co-Chairperson

1993 Region 2 Conference Food and

Facility Chairperson

1992 Region 2 Conference Evaluation Chairperson

Toastmasters International - CTM awarded 1998. Active member of the Five Star Toastmasters since 1997

1997 Treasurer

American Council on Exercise - Active member since 1994

Certified Personal Trainer-Active member since 1991, Lifetime member since 1997

Penn State Alumni Association

1997-1996 Metro Washington chapter Charity Golf Tournament planning committee

Penn State Health and Human Development Alumni Association

2003 - present Member of the Dean's Leadership Council

1998 - 2003 Alumni Board of Director - Department of Kinesiology

Career Skills & Knowledge

Strategic business planning

Finance/administrative management

Major client development

Start-up operations

Competitive maneuvering

Expansion/turnaround strategies

Staff supervision/development

Communications/public relations

Marketing/sales management

Revenue/profit turnaround

Competitor intelligence systems

Management system operations

Business ownership/buyouts

Operations turnaround

Advertising/promotion

Supply/demand analysis

Facility management

Site selection/space planning

Budgeting/accountability

General management

Financial planning & analysis

Procurement operations

Technology operations

Logistical services

Work History

Work History
Aug 1994 - Present

President

FitWell Associates, Inc.

Founder and President of company created to purchase existing company (Health Matters, Inc.) that has provided services to the White House Athletic Center since 1987.

Provides a turn key approach to health and fitness for government and corporate facilities

Created company systems for technology, customer service, advertising, marketing, and vendor relations

Jul 2006 - Present

Board of Director

American Council on Exercise

Board of Director Member for the largest nonprofit fitness certification and education provider in the world at $10 million in revenues and over 200,000 certified professionals

Provide oversight and industry expertise to help set standards and protect the public against unqualified fitness professionals and unsafe or ineffective fitness products, programs and trends.

Member of the Nominations Committee

Apr 2001 - May 2007

Vice President

Vice President in charge of fitness and wellness programming for privately held company

Member of Senior Staff developing corporate philosophy and business management

Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. (CHS), is a national provider of employer-sponsored on-site health units, wellness programming, fitness center management and occupational medical examination services to majorcorporations and government agencies.

Dec 1991 - Jun 1993

Fitness Specialist

Housing and Urban Development Fitness Center

On-site fitness specialist for a PKI consulting site providing exercise testing using ACSM protocols

Implemented fitness center membership tracking and reporting via computer

Responsible for daily operation of center, exercise equipment maintenance, and membership services

Education

Education
1991

Bachelor of Science

Penn State University