Tampa, FL (July 28, 2020) – CR Fitness, headquarted in Brandon, Florida, announces the appointment of Christy Stross as the company’s Chief Legal Officer. In this newly created role, Stross will leverage her roots in the fitness industry to handle all legal affairs for the company.
Stross brings over 17 years of legal, real estate, human resource and marketing experience as a board certified liscensed attorney as well as a licensed full service real estate development broker. Having worked as the director of real estate development and legal counsel for You Fit Health Clubs, Stross has a strong track record of advising on real estate strategy as well as location selection and development. She has experience handling compliance on the state/federal level, trademarking, drafting/ negotiating contracts and leases and membership agreements.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Christy’s background join our organization and support the CR Fitness mission,” said Vince Julien, CEO of CR Fitness. “When you’ve set a very specific goal to build over 100 clubs throughout the Southeast Region, your number one priority is to seek and recruit the most experienced and proficient team of highly skilled professionals the industry has to offer. Christy Stross is clearly one of the most talented well rounded individuals I’ve ever met and worked with throughout my entire career. She’s the perfect fit for our team!”
CR Fitness operates 24 locations in Florida (Tampa, Sarasota, Clearwater and Orlando) and Atlanta and has plans to open 12 more locations by the end of next year. CR Fitness is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale and Jeff Dotson. As an ownership team, they have a combined 150+ years of industry experience and have opened more than 100 gym locations.
About CR Fitness
CR Fitness is a leading franchisee of Crunch Fitness. The company is rapidly expanding its club footprint throughout Florida and Georgia and is led by a veteran management team with over one hundred and fifty years of combined experience in the fitness industry. With a comprehensive fitness offering and affordable price point, Crunch Fitness offers unmatched value to its members regardless of fitness level and is well positioned to take advantage of consumers’ increasing focus on health and wellness.
Crunch is a gym that believes in making serious exercise fun by fusing fitness and entertainment and pioneering a philosophy of ‘No Judgments.’ Crunch serves a fitness community for all types of people, with all types of goals, exercising all different ways; working out at the same place together. Crunch is renowned for creating one-of-a-kind group fitness classes and unique programming for our wildly diverse members. Headquartered in New York City, Crunch serves over 1.3 million members with over 300 gyms worldwide in 30 states, Puerto Rico and 4 countries. Crunch is rapidly expanding across the U.S. and around the globe. For more information, please visit Crunch.com.