Michael J. Gerend
Michael J. Gerend has served as a member of the board of directors since May 2017. Mr. Gerend previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Edge Fitness Clubs, a group of thirteen health clubs, where he was responsible for the company’s strategy and operational infrastructure. Prior to Edge Fitness Clubs, Mr. Gerend served as President of Schwan’s Home Service, an online grocery delivery service, where he helped lead the company’s national expansion. Mr. Gerend also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Life Time Fitness, Inc. during the period when Life Time Fitness, Inc. became a public company. Prior to joining Life Time Fitness, Inc., Mr. Gerend served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Grand Holdings, Inc. He also held senior management positions at Northwest Airlines, Inc. from 1991 to 1997. In addition to YogaWorks, Mr. Gerend currently serves and has served in the past on the board of directors of a number of private companies, including Edge Fitness Clubs and Movati Athletic, a chain of fitness clubs primarily located in Canada. Mr. Gerend earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.