Chicago
Roosevelt Collection

Justin Quandt

The Foundry

Justin always dreamed of creating a business that excelled in its industry and allowed him to express my core values. Originally from California, he grew up playing competitive tennis. Nationally ranked by the age of 11 and was traveling around California and the US playing tournaments. At 14, the family moved to Brussels, Belgium which gave him the opportunity to compete against Europe’s top players and travel extensively. In college, he competed for Bucknell University, achieving a career 57-32 record and earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. "Through college, fitness never occurred to me as working out, it was just part of playing sports. After school, I spent six years working for consulting firms and software companies, traveling frequently. I stayed in... Read the profile >>

Kailee Martin

CrossTown Fitness

Kailee earned her personal training certification through the World Instructor Training Schools. With a sixteen year background filled with conditioning, high intensity training for professional dance and performing globally, she became addicted to the feeling of pushing your body beyond limits known capable in order to achieve success. It was then that Kailee became motivated to help instruct others on overall health and fitness through individual and group class work both private and corporate. Kailee specializes in interval training, cross training, sport specific training, and total body weight loss. As Chicago's youngest Lululemon ambassador, her overall energy and love for fitness makes it simple for her clients to stay motivated and work hard! It will be hard for you to find... Read the profile >>

Melissa Knepp

Shred415 South Loop

Melissa earned her Kinesiology degree from the University of Illinois and soon after began her career as a personal trainer working with individuals in club and home settings. An avid runner and overall fitness enthusiast, she has completed several marathons and triathlons. Melissa has been part of Shred415 since their inception in 2011 and is thrilled to be part of the South Loop studio and Chicagoland fitness community. Fun facts! Melissa took on her first personal training client in 1991 for $5 per hour. Melissa has a healthy fear of ketchup packets on the ground, mainly someone else stepping on them and getting a ketchup blast to the calf Melissa lives in the West Loop with her 3 children and her cat One of Melissa's favorite things is a new pair of socks. After a... Read the profile >>