WEBSTER, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jonas Fitness®, the leading provider in enterprise club management software and payment solutions, today announces that Scott Burgess is to be named President of the organization, effective January 1, 2017. Burgess, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Jonas Fitness since 2014, will assume official responsibility for the company’s overall leadership and direction. He will also continue to work closely with the executive team to formulate and implement ongoing strategic plans.
Burgess, a 20-year veteran of Jonas Fitness, has spent over 11 years in an executive leadership role. Before joining Jonas Fitness, Scott was Director, Client Services for the CheckFree banking electronic commerce division. Scott’s background includes 15 years’ experience in operational support and implementation of software and services in the health/fitness and electronic commerce industries. In addition to Scott’s professional experience, his academic background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University.
“I’m really excited for Scott Burgess and for our employees and customers. Scott has been crucial to making Jonas Fitness the business it is today, and we’re excited to formalize his role as President of the business as of January 1, 2017,” said Scott Saklad, Jonas Fitness CEO. “He and the senior team at JFI have over 40 years of experience in this business, and we will continue with our mission to be champions for our customers and admired for our products and our people.”
About Jonas Fitness:
Jonas Fitness’ integrated software and payments platform helps health club operators solve business challenges and improve cash flow with their profitability in mind.
Jonas Fitness, a subsidiary of the 70 company Jonas Software family, benefits from an association of 20+ additional brands serving the club, fitness and sports markets, and today, leverages that deep industry expertise with these offerings.