CHANHASSEN, Minn. – Sept. 30, 2021 — Lift Brands, a leading innovator in the fitness industry, today announced two additions to the sales and real estate teams.
Adam Biedenbender comes aboard as vice president of U.S. and Canada franchise development, where he’ll lend his decades of franchising expertise to help grow and recruit owners into the Snap Fitness brand family. Most recently, Biedenbender worked in franchise development for Closets Unlimited of New Jersey where he implemented franchising strategy, lead creation and new market entry. Before that he held leadership positions at companies like Primo Hoagies Franchising, Papa Murphy’s International and Smashburger. Biedenbender works out of Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife and two children.
Jacqueline Albert joins Lift Brands as a real estate manager for the U.S. and Canada. In this role, Albert will manage the real estate process for franchise locations, from site selection to lease execution. Albert comes to Lift Brands from Crisp & Green, where she acted as build-out director and managed multiple locations from new construction to existing store models. She’s also held roles at Medicine Shoppe Canada and Lafarge Canada. Albert is a Pembroke, Ontario native, and currently lives in St. Paul with her boyfriend and his daughter.
“Our company is growing by leaps and bounds, and Adam and Jacqueline will be huge assets to us as we help our franchisees expand their businesses,” said Ty Menzies, global CEO of Lift Brands. “Our #ONETEAM philosophy here at Lift Brands is a big part of our culture, and that means we’re all on the same team when it comes to helping our employees, franchisees and members thrive. I’m excited to see where teammates like Adam and Jacqueline take us in the years to come.”
Founded in 2003, Snap Fitness is a 24/7 fitness concept that boasts more than 1,000 clubs across the globe in 20 countries.
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Lift Brands is a leading innovator in the fitness industry as the parent brand to Snap Fitness and Fitness On Demand, and is a minority partner in the 9Round global franchise and functional-based fitness brand Fitstop. Lift Brands delivers results through the most rewarding fitness experiences in the world, changing lives daily. For more information on Lift Brands, please visit www.liftbrands.com or LinkedIn.