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SEAN GLADWISH

Clarkston, MI 48348 | 586-243-4898 |


seangladwish@gmail.com |www.linkedin.com/in/seangladwish

SUMMARY

Leadership-oriented management and wellness professional of more than


20 years. Demonstrated ability to develop strategy for a large and diverse
organization while having the responsibility to produce results to a variety
of partners and stakeholders. Recognized as a strong coach and trainer who
was able to mentor and develop individuals in both a direct and indirect
reporting relationship. Developed company Internship Program that
resulted in significant staffing growth as well as pipeline of future managers.
Skilled at learning and applying new information, project management,
system and resource development, as well as playing the role of
spokesperson.

CAREER SKILLS

Strategic planning
Training and development
Employee relations
Vision casting and motivation
Document formation and communication
Project management
Cognos, Workday, Microsoft Office

Developing policies and procedures


Handling confidential situations
Research and critical thinking
Learning and new skill development
Budgeting and Forecasting
Public presenter
Salesforce, Cisco, SharePoint, Yammer

EXPERIENCE
2008 - 2015

Senior Regional Category Lead, Life Time The Healthy Way of Life Company

2006 - 2008

Regional Category Lead, Life Time The Healthy Way of Life Company
As Senior Regional Category Lead of MI and Ontario, Canada, primary
responsibilities involved setting strategic direction, serving as the bridge between
the corporate office and the field. Driving 4 core values of employee relations,
customer relations, financials, and operations. Regularly engaged in developing
new policies, procedures, resources, systems, and tools.

Directed, developed, and promoted over 32 employees to other regions

while maintaining and growing leadership with in the region

Pioneered, developed, and implemented a national Internship Program

Executive role and responsibilities in assigned region with regards to


budgeting and yearly planning.

Directly responsible in achieving regional budget and EBITDA, while


exceeding yearly with double digit SSSG

Assisted and trained region and departments in developing strategies to


improve operations and strategic results

Directly responsible for the casting, coaching, communication, and


alignment of 17 direct reports and 300 plus staff members

Recognized as a leader that demonstrates a positive attitude and actions


through a display of courtesy, service, sensitivity, loyalty, and
professionalism

2001 2006

Personal Training Department Head, Life Time Fitness

2000 2001

Assistant Personal Training Department Head, Life Time Fitness

1999 2000

Personal Trainer, Life Time Fitness

1997 1999

Graduate Assistant, Oakland University

1995 - 1997

Physical Therapy Technician, St Lawrence Hospital

EDUCATION
1997 - 1999

Master of Science in Exercise Science, Oakland University Rochester Hills, MI

1991 - 1995

Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Health Science, Alma College Alma, MI

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Grew total revenue from $6 million in 2006 to over $17 million in 2014
Set company record for consecutive months hitting budget at 48
As Senior was able to help guide a club in my region to break that record at 60 months.
Achieved 24% SSSG in revenue in 2009 after nation was hit by recession. Only region
to achieve this.
Double digit SSSG every year following 2008
Created and implemented company Internship Program used nationally
Reduced turnover in the region from 70% to 39% because of Internship Program
Developed and promoted over 32 professionals to leave Michigan for other regional
positions while promoting within region to maintain growth
Developed national pay plan and levels program for our fitness professionals in 2006
that is still in use today
Lead company in Nutritional Products, Lab Testing, and Pilates because of personally
showing my region though my journey using them with great results.
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