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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.