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About Us

Our Passion

Designing unparalleled fitness facilities has been at the heart of our company since its inception in 1984. Advanced Exercise’s founder, Gregg Spieker, has been surrounded by fitness his entire life and this passion for health and wellness is organically ingrained in our culture and is inherent in everything we do. Our commitment to be at the forefront of the latest trends and technology in every market we serve empowers our clients to be one step ahead of their competition.

Advanced Exercise is among the largest full service fitness design and equipment firms in the nation. Our fitness design consultants specialize in specific market segments, and their foundation of expertise in specific market segments provides a ready understanding of each client’s needs and objectives along with a wealth of ideas on how to move forward. Our passion for fitness, combined with our motivation to help every client maximize their fitness investment, creates mutually beneficial partnerships that ultimately fuel the success of everyone involved.

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Partners

We take our partnerships very seriously and strictly evaluate each of the manufacturers we partner with. Advanced Exercise aims to provide a wide selection of the best available products to our clients. Our quest for quality is evident through our dedicated partnership with Life Fitness and Hammer Strength, both sought-after brands in the fitness equipment industry and Advanced Exercise partners for over 20 years.

Meet Our Team

Aaron Woods

Aaron Woods

  • 16 years in the Health & Fitness industry
  • I coach football and love spending time with my kids
  • Enjoying Hawaiian BBQ and watching the Pittsburg Steelers or EWU Eagles is a spare time favorite pastime

(208)515-2784

awoods@advancedexercise.com

 

Andrew Enguito

Andrew Enguito

  • 10 years in the Health & Fitness industry ranging from service and installation, to sales and design
  • Find me playing basketball, hiking, kayaking or anything outdoors, enjoying the California weather
  • My wife and two boys are what I enjoy most in life, especially when we’re visiting family in Hawaii

(916)412-2809

aenguito@advancedexercise.com  

Bob Billings

Bob Billings

  • Over 25 years in the Health and Fitness industry
  • Find me at the park with family playing basketball, soccer and riding bikes together
  • Those who know me describe me as engaging, happy, and a team player – which I try to live up to

(949)306-2274

bbillings@advancedexercise.com   

Bob Dicandia

Bob Dicandia

  • 28 Years of experience in the Health and Fitness Industry
  • I love listening to any tune that Frank sang. If you don’t know who Frank is, I got nothin’ for you.
  • I have a Masters degree in Kinesiology/Sports Medicine from Washington University, and a fondness for pizza and fried chicken

(602)550-5032

bdicandia@advancedexercise.com

Brandon Finenco

Brandon Finenco

  • 15 Years in the Health and Fitness Industry
  • Certified Design Trainer for Multi Family and commercial structures, with a degree in Business & Marketing from Utah Valley University
  • Nothing is more motivating than my wife and kids – I strive to be the best, every day, for them.

(949)612-1994

bfinenco@advancedexercise.com

Dave Farrell

Dave Farrell

  • Loving competitive mountain biking around my home hills in Colorado
  • 18 years in the Health and Fitness industry
  • Earned my degree in Sports Medicine from Colorado State University

(303)667-8772

dave@advancedexercise.com

Debby Jones

Debby Jones

  • 20 Years in the Fitness Industry.
  • Ironman finisher, Boston Marathon finisher, 2-time Duathlon Worlds Championship Competitor
  • I am the happiest when I am being active and helping/ supporting others to reach their goals.

(520)409-2800

djones@advancedexercise.com 

Eric Jenican

Eric Jenican

  • Any tune from The Beach Boys can put me in a sunny mood.
  • Mountain biking at the end of a hot summer day is a favorite pastime, along with coaching Little League and Flag Football when I can
  • Earned my Economics degree at Claremont McKenna College

(949)637-5017

ejenican@advancedexercise.com

Erik Hillestad

Erik Hillestad

  • 22 years of health/fitness industry experience
  • My favorite things include Japanese food, playing football with my son, and going to a Lakers game.
  • Spending time with family and friends, laughing, and dining out make me happy

(310)218-7700

ehillestad@advancedexercise.com

Flossie Stiles

Flossie Stiles

  • My three boys motivate me every day
  • People describe me as enthusiastic, kind and engaging, and I’m always up to share pizza and beer with a friend
  • My degree is in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the university of North Texas

(201)632-7345

fstiles@advancedexercise.com

Franci Alberding

Franci Alberding

  • Working my way from from Personal Trainer to Fitness Competitor to Fitness consultant, I’ve been working with clients in the Health & Fitness industry for more than 15 years.
  • I’m a rock and roll fan with a crush on the classics: Led Zeppelin, Coldplay, Johnny Cash, Elvis, and too many more to name…
  • I’m an avid reader and student of metaphysical and spiritual practices around the world.

(602)708-3764

falberding@advancedexercise.com

Gus Rodriguez

Gus Rodriguez

  • 19 ½ years in the industry
  • I love some good Texas BBQ, watching the San Antonio Spurs win, and relaxing on the beach
  • I enjoy working out with my 18 year old daughter Ali - best workout partner a person could ask for!

(210)862-8919

gus@advancedexercise.com

Heather Doane

Heather Doane

  • 14 years in the Health & Fitness Industry, and a nationally Certified Personal Trainer to boot (with multiple related certifications)
  • My biggest food weakness is ice cream – who doesn’t love ice cream??
  • I have a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion from the University of Nevada Las Vegas

(971)227-0599

hdoane@advancedexercise.com

Jason Pooler

Jason Pooler

  • Though I’m relatively new to the fitness industry, I have nearly a decade of experience, mostly in the flooring business
  • On any given day, you can find me playing basketball, hiking, climbing, swimming, surfing, beach volleyball, etc. I love to be active
  • What I enjoy most in life is taking drives up the coast to wine county and spending time with family and friends (and my dogs too)

(714)770-1512

jpooler@advancedexercise.com

Jay Gallagher

Jay Gallagher

  • 34 years of marketing and sales experience
  • I can’t resist a hot loaf of sourdough bread, spread with real butter.
  • I have my degree in Economics from California State University, Long Beach

(405)205-3275

jgallagher@advancedexercise.com

Jeff Paxton

Jeff Paxton

  • 30 years in the Health & Fitness Industry
  • My favorite fitness activity was rugby…in a previous life and body (now I just watch)
  • I have a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas
  • My wife Jodi is my biggest inspiration

(913)980-1233

jpaxton@advancedexercise.com

Jen Maurath

Jen Maurath

  • I’ve amassed more than a decade of experience in fitness and wellness, starting with my days as a personal trainer straight out of college
  • I love to travel with my family and get outside to take walks and hikes
  • A good day of honest work and being around the people I love (most of all my boys) makes me happiest.

(314)795-7515

jen@advancedexercise.com

Jeremy Garcia

Jeremy Garcia

  • My bucket list includes traveling to all 50 states and 7 continents.
  • I’m a Certified Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer, with 8 years in the Health & Fitness industry
  • I have a Masters in Exercise Physiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio

(361)673-6292

jgarcia@advancedexercise.com

Jody Huddleson

Jody Huddleson

  • 30 years in the Health & Fitness industry, kicked off with a degree in Exercise Science from CU Boulder
  • I dream of week-long rowing camps somewhere with larger bodies of water than we have in Colorado
  • Cookies are a major food group in my opinion

(303)750-2595

jhuddleson@advancedexercise.com

Jon Sewell

Jon Sewell

  • I’ve been involved in the Health and Fitness industry for more than 15 years
  • When I’m not working, I’m trying to improve my skills as an amateur fisherman.
  • My degree is in Health Sciences from James Madison University

(703)300-3759

jsewell@advancedexercise.com

Josh Martinez

Josh Martinez

  • 14 years in the Health & Fitness industry
  • My happy places include anywhere I can spend time fishing with my son, or good seats at a Real Madrid futbol game in Madrid.
  • My degree is in Spanish from New Mexico University

(505)307-8046

jmartinez@advancedexercise.com

Laura Emrich

Laura Emrich

  • 17 years in the Health & Fitness industry
  • I wake up every day to set a good example for my sons (some days it all works out, and some days it doesn’t)
  • I received my degree in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois.

(970)445-0153

lemrich@advancedexercise.com

Lisa Miceli Standage

Lisa Miceli Standage

  • 15 years in the Fitness industry.
  • A self-proclaimed Prancercise Fanatic, I love spending time with my husband and two little ones as much as I can.
  • I received my degree in Business Administration & Marketing from Truman State University

(970)445-0153

lemrich@advancedexercise.com

Lori Beall

Lori Beall

  • Involved in the health industry for 15 years.
  • My 3 beautiful girls make me smile. Laughing with them is the best.
  • I received my Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce

(214)533-2238

lbeall@advancedexercise.com

Mario Rodriguez

Mario Rodriguez

  • I’m an avid runner and mountain biker, exploring the hills and valleys of southern California
  • 21 years in the Health and Fitness Industry has helped me understand that excellent customer service is everything.
  • Others would describe me as a focused relationship-builder, passionate about helping clients create fitness and wellness communities of all kinds

(858)205-5800

mrodriguez@advancedexercise.com

Mike Howard

Mike Howard

  • 20+ years of industry experience
  • Opened and owned Berry's Barbell and Total Fitness in Ft. Myers, Naples and Sarasota Florida
  • Born and raised in Columbus, OH, Mike is the father of 4 boys and is a College Football and NHL Hockey fanatic!

(239)405-2723

mhoward@advancedexercise.com

Mike Keller

Mike Keller

  • 24 years in the Health & Fitness Industry
  • I’m an avid outdoorsman – with a particular love for mountain biking every chance I get.
  • My degree is in Fitness Management from Kent State University

(760)458-5773

mkeller@advancedexercise.com

Mike McNeese

Mike McNeese

  • My greatest joy in life is spending time with my wife, my two boys, and my dog Porter.
  • I have been in the Health & Fitness industry for 25 years.
  • My degree is in Physical Education from San Diego State University

(949)510-3050

mmcneese@advancedexercise.com

Patrick Willey

Patrick Willey

  • I’m passionate about helping clients pursue health, fitness and wellness options for their communities
  • An avid sushi fan, I’m always up for a good spicy eel roll
  • My degree is in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas

(501)733-8639

pwilley@advancedexercise.com

Rick Moser

Rick Moser

  • I’m a two-time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1978 & 1979) and a retired actor.
  • 25 years in the Heath and Fitness Industry.
  • I studied Marketing at the University of Rhode Island, and I love hiking with my dogs up to Top of the World in Laguna Beach

(310)500-5300

rmoser@advancedexercise.com

Ruth Saxon

Ruth Saxon

  • 14 years in the Fitness Industry
  • I am an avid backpacker/ hiker spending weekends in the Sierra Mountains and Death Valley
  • I am the happiest when I am spending time with friends and family.

(205)410-9735

rsaxon@advancedexercise.com

Ryan Lenderman

Ryan Lenderman

  • I played professional Football in Canada, and I’m obsessed with having a spotless kitchen – two of my “claims to fame”
  • I’ve been involved in the Health and Fitness industry since age 5
  • I have a degree in Sociology from the University of Southern California

(303)549-4925

rlenderman@advancedexercise.com

Ryan McAfee

Ryan McAfee

  • 12 years in the Health & Fitness Industry
  • Find me on an outdoor adventure with my daughter and twin sons
  • I have a Masters degree in Athletic Administration from Southeast Missouri State University

(512)800-0959

rmcafee@advancedexercise.com

Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor

  • I’ve been in the fitness industry since 2010
  • I enjoy playing soccer and golf, and especially hanging with my kids and watching them play sports
  • People describe me as motivated and impatient, and I’m always up for a good race or competition

(801)510-4419

rtaylor@advancedexercise.com 

Steve Autrey

Steve Autrey

  • 38 years in the Health & Fitness industry
  • When I’m not working, I enjoy both cycling and golf
  • My degree is in Physical Education from Arkansas Tech University

(602)540-5952

sautrey@advancedexercise.com

Tim Cluny

Tim Cluny

  • 28 years in the Health & Fitness industry
  • I get to be Adjunct Faculty at St. Charles Community College, a loving husband & a proud father
  • I have a degree in Physical Education with an Emphasis in Exercise Science from Northeast Missouri State University

(314)406-2148

tcluny@advancedexercise.com

Tim Pack

Tim Pack

 

  • I’ve been professionally involved in Educational Athletics & Physical Education since 1987
  • I always wanted to be a front man for The Eagles, but instead I just rock out to their music
  • I have a Masters degree in Sports Science from Central Missouri University

(417)838-9726

tpack@advancedexercise.com

Vaughn Marxhausen

Vaughn Marxhausen

  • Involved in the Health & Fitness industry for over 28 years, I’m always striving to make a positive impact
  • I studied Studio Art, and Physical and Health Education at Concordia University
  • You can often find me playing my guitar or listening to Pink Floyd

(832)334-3193

vmarxhausen@advancedexercise.com

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