Company Background

Fitness & Wellness Professional Services, LLC (F&WPS) was formed to provide fitness and wellness services for the advancement of the community's health and well-being. Partnering with hospitals to deliver full-service, hospital affiliated fitness and wellness centers has been determined to be the preferred approach to achieve the mission.

F&WPS not only provides its time-tested expertise but contributes capital along with its hospital joint venture partner. The equity structure of the relationship engenders aligned interests and promotes the economic well being of the enterprise. Additionally, a host of collateral benefits accrue to the health care provider.

Partner Bios

Gary Reidy - Mr. Reidy is one of the founding partners of Fitness and Wellness Professional Services. Prior to his present position, Gary owned and operated Lifestyle Fitness Centers, highly successful health clubs located throughout central and northern New Jersey from 1990 to 1998. Gary has worked in the fitness industry for over thirty-five years, opening and operating approximately sixty (60) fitness centers throughout the United States. Today Gary, as managing partner, is instrumental in the continued growth and success of the company.  
 

Leslie Adelman Banks - Mrs. Adelman Banks is one of the founding partners of Fitness and Wellness Professional Services and a native of New Jersey. Leslie is a graduate of Rutgers University and Rutgers Law School. Prior to her present position, Leslie, as a seasoned attorney, spent twelve years specializing in commercial, banking, bankruptcy, and transactional law. Leslie's experience in operations comes not only from representing Lifestyle for years, but she also worked along side Gary Reidy learning the business operations. Leslie as a founding member, has been involved in all aspects of the Fitness & Wellness business and has been instrumental in the company’s continued growth.  
 

Steve Kay - Mr. Kay joined the team in September 2002, leaving his position of 25 years as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel, New Jersey. Steve received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University and a Masters of Arts degree in Health Care Administration from George Washington University. Steve spearheaded Bayshore Hospital's initiative into the fitness and wellness arena, believing it one of the best community services a local hospital could provide for its population. Steve remains a zealot today, passionate in his work to make our communities healthier.
 

Katharine Mann - Mrs. Mann left her position as Chief Financial Officer with Bayshore Community Hospital after twenty years of service to join Fitness & Wellness Professional Services. Kathy was responsible for fiscal operations of the Bayshore "parent" and all of its subsidiaries, including the Hospital. Kathy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dickinson College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University. Kathy and Steve served as Bayshore's liaisons for the hospital's first fitness and wellness center, which opened in September 2000. Kathy, a strong believer, joined the team shortly thereafter.
 

Bruce Traub - Mr. Traub joined Fitness and Wellness Professional Services in September 2012 as a Partner and the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Fitness and Wellness Professional Services Bruce was a Senior Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer for Princeton HealthCare System from June 2000 through August 2012. During his career with Princeton HealthCare System Bruce worked with Fitness and Wellness Professional Services to open the Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center in May 2003 and the Princeton Fitness and Wellness at Plainsboro in January 2013. Bruce began his career in Rochester, New York where he served as a Financial Analyst for Blue Cross Blue Shield, an Audit Manager for Price Waterhouse and a Chief Financial Officer at ViaHealth, an integrated healthcare delivery system. Bruce is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow of the HealthCare Financial Management Association.
Kenneth Host - Mr. Kenneth Host received his Bachelors Degree from Rutgers University in Physics. Mr. Host began his career at Basking Ridge, NJ as a manager of a group of computer system designers for AT&T. Mr. Host is a Partner in a few of the Fitness and Wellness Centers throughout New Jersey, including those in New Brunswick, Plainsboro, and Hackensack. Prior to joining Fitness and Wellness, Mr. Host partnered with Mr. Reidy in constructing, owning, and operating Lifestyle Fitness Centers. Mr. Host is a capital investor and assists in the procurement of the real estate.


HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants now open!
December 30, 2013...

HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants opening Monday, December 30th, 2013!
December 20, 2013...

Join us for a FREE Health Fair this Saturday, June 15th, at the Timex Performance Center!
June 10, 2013...

Time-lapsed video of HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness - Powered by the Giants' roof elevation!
June 5, 2013...

HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants Construction Photos (May 22)
May 22, 2013...

Princeton Fitness & Wellness at Plainsboro now open!
March 22, 2013...

Exciting News: Princeton Fitness & Wellness at Plainsboro has moved from our trailer into the Center building!
February 21, 2013...

HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants Information and Enrollmen Center now open!
February 1, 2013...

Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center now open in New Brunswick!
December 20, 2012...

Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center opening December 20!
December 20, 2012...

Princeton Fitness & Wellness at Plainsboro Enrollment and Information Center now open!
March 16, 2012...

Princeton Fitness & Wellness at Plainsboro Enrollment and Information Center opening soon!
March 6, 2012...

Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center Enrollment and Information Center now open in New Brunswick!
November 23, 2011...

Photos and videos from the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Festivities!
November 1, 2011...

Join us Tuesday, November 1st for our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Festivities at RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret!
October 31, 2011...

"Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret" Nears Completion
August 6, 2011...

City Breaks Ground on $105.1 Million Health and Wellness Plaza
July 21, 2011...

RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret Enrollment and Information Center now open!

"Zumba for Autism" Charity Event on November 19

Photos from our Halloween Events

Check out our new E-Magazine, www.fitnessandwellnessnews.com!

Welcome to our New Website!

CentraState Fitness & Wellness Center
CentraState Ambulatory Campus
901 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
732.845.9400
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: CentraState Medical Center
Opened: November, 2007
Size: 40,000 sq. ft.

HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness Powered by the Giants
Information Office: 137 Route 17 North
Maywood, NJ 07607
201.843.4422
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: Hackensack University Medical Center
Opened: December, 2013


Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center
Princeton North Shopping Center
1225 State Road 206
Princeton, NJ 08540
609.683.7888
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: University Medical Center at Princeton
Opened: May, 2003
Size: 50,000 sq. ft.

Princeton Fitness & Wellness at Plainsboro
7 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
609.799.7777
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: University Medical Center at Princeton at Plainsboro
Opened: March, 2013
Size: 55,000 sq. ft.

Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center
100 Kirkpatrick St., Suite 201
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732.873.1222
Click here for Center website

Hospital Joint Venture Partner: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Opened: December, 2012
Size: 62,000 sq. ft.

RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center
1044 US Highway 9
Parlin, NJ 08859
732.525.2900
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Opened: November, 2003
Size: 45,000 sq. ft.

RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center
Clover Square Shopping Center
3100 Quakerbridge Road
Mercerville, NJ 08619
609.584.7600
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton
Opened: September, 2004
Size: 86,700 sq. ft.

RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center
2120 Lamberts Mill Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
908.232.6100
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
Opened: February, 2007
Size: 53,000 sq. ft.

RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret
60 Cooke Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008
732.541.2333
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Hospital Joint Venture Partner: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
Opened: November, 2011