Founder, Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Geisler is our founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and on our board of directors since 2017. Mr. Geisler began his career in fitness with the purchase of LA Boxing in 2001. He franchised the brand and built it into the largest boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts fitness franchise in the country. Mr. Geisler sold the business to UFC Gym in 2012. In 2015, Mr. Geisler purchased Club Pilates, which at the time had about 30 locations. Mr. Geisler served as CEO and led the company through robust growth, roughly quadrupling the number of open studio locations, before selling a stake of the company to private equity firm TPG Growth in May 2017. Later in 2017, Mr. Geisler created Xponential Fitness, with the vision of integrating leading boutique fitness brands across all fitness verticals on one platform. In addition to Club Pilates, he has brought 9 other brands onto the platform since, creating the largest boutique fitness franchise company in the world, with over 2,000 global locations. Mr. Geisler holds a B.A. from University of Southern California.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Meloun has served as our Chief Financial Officer since July 2018. Previously, Mr. Meloun served in executive roles at The Joint Corp, a national operator, manager and franchisor of chiropractic clinics, including as Chief Financial Officer, and as Director of Financial Planning and Reporting. Prior to that, Mr. Meloun served as a Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at the University of Phoenix, where he provided guidance to the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President. Earlier in his career, Mr. Meloun served as World Wide Financial Planning & Analysis Manager at Emerson Network Power, and, prior to that, Mr. Meloun held various roles at Motorola, most recently serving as Senior Marketing and Engineering Analyst. Mr. Meloun holds both a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.
Ms. Luna has served as our President since January 2021, and, prior to that, held various roles at our brands since 2015, including President of Pure Barre, and Senior Vice President of Operations and National Sales Director at Club Pilates. Previously, Ms. Luna was a Jazzercise franchise owner, and served as a Pilates coordinator at Equinox. Ms. Luna also worked at Pilates by Sarah Luna, a Pilates concept she had founded. Ms. Luna holds a B.F.A. in Performance Dance and Biological Sciences from University of California, Irvine and an M.B.A. from Chapman University, The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, where she was recognized with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Junk has served as our Chief Operating Officer since May 2021, and prior to that, served as our Chief Strategy Officer and President for CycleBar since November 2017. Before joining Xponential, Mr. Junk served as Divisional President for UFC Gym, a mixed martial arts fitness company, where he had previously also served as Vice President of Sales. In addition, Mr. Junk also served as Executive Vice President for Capital Fitness Group LLC, a health and fitness club company; and Mr. Junk co-founded R.L.J Consulting Group, LLC, a fitness consulting firm. He started his career in fitness management at Fitness USA and 24 Hour Fitness. Mr. Junk studied Sports Medicine at Foothill College.
Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Hagopian has served as our Chief Legal Officer since March 2023. Previously, Mr. Hagopian served in several general counsel or other legal executive roles at both publicly-traded and privately-held growth companies. Immediately prior to joining Xponential, Mr. Hagopian served as General Counsel of Newlight Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology and manufacturing start-up. From 2021-2022, Mr. Hagopian was Chief Legal Officer of BetMGM, a leading privately held sports betting entertainment company partially owned by MGM Resorts International. Prior to that, Mr. Hagopian held several in-house roles at MGM Resorts International, most recent of which was a four-year tenure as Chief Corporate Counsel. Mr. Hagopian started his career at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, serving as a corporate attorney from 2005 to 2011. Mr. Hagopian received a B.S. degree from USC Marshall School of Business, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.