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AJ Chabria

AJ Chabria

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Adam Rizzieri

Adam Rizzieri

Adam Rizzieri is a marketing expert and business owner. With over 15 years of expertise in digital marketing, Rizzieri was one of the first media buyers on Facebook and among the first to work in the SAG-AFTRA New Media (WebTV) industry. He regularly contributes to national radio and television programs and on a weekly basis, he can be heard speaking about big tech and small business topics on Fox, Audacy/CBS Radio, Cumulus Media, and iHeartRadio news stations. As co-founder of Agency Partner Interactive, the agency became the 28th fastest-growing privately-owned company in Texas, according to Inc. Magazine. In that same period of time, the business has earned awards for excellence by Clutch.co, UpCity, and Software World. In 2021, Agency Partner was honored as part of the SMU Cox-Caruth Institute "Dallas 100" list of high-growth businesses. Adam earned a B.A. from Southern Methodist University, where he was class president and a M.S. in International Marketing Management from Boston University.
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Amir Amirsadeghi

Amir Amirsadeghi

Amir is an experienced leader with extensive expertise in operational structures and growth of front-line businesses. He has since taken that knowledge into the cryogenics and industrial gas arena by joining Rutherford & Titan, a team of experts specializing in cryogenic solutions and servicing. With a combined 45 years of experience, their reputation spans the U.S. providing service to cryogenic and cryotherapy machines from multiple international manufacturers. The team also has extensive knowledge of cryogenic gasses providing insight and gas brokerage services. As CEO of Rutherford & Titan, Amir also provides unique insights into scaling and growing your cryotherapy business. He does this by utilizing his background in strategy, business development, sales operations, risk analysis and project management. Amir is passionate about educating cryogenic consumers and is constantly researching and expanding into new exciting areas within the cryogenics industry.
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Rick Walton

Rick Walton

Before starting Cutting Edge Cryo, his cryotherapy business, in 2016, Rick spent 6 years as a medical device representative for invasive spine surgeries. Helping people with various spine conditions and disabilities and seeing the healthcare system from the perspective of reaction rather than prevention, he realized how much people needed an alternative way of alleviating pain, healing, and fighting atrophy to the body. Just after leaving the medical field, Rick established a holistic wellness center in Lewisville, Texas, which is now state-of-the-art facility and a benchmark for many. In 2018, he also obtained a real estate license to further help his business development goals for Cutting Edge Cryo. Rick's passion is not only helping his clients achieve optimal wellness but also teaching fellow business owners how to establish better presence in the market to share the wonderful wellness therapies and technology with more people. From tips, tricks, and educational seminars to completely done for you services, Rick and his skilled team is ready to help you avoid frustration and waste of money on cookie-cutter marketing agencies.
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Neil Karski

Neil Karski

I am a founder and CEO of two marketing agencies, Theydo and Patient Engine. Theydo is focused on branding, design and development. Patient Engine is the fastest growing body sculpting marketing agency in the US. In parallel, I am focused on growing Street Samaritans as the organization's Founder and CEO. We are on a mission to help Chicago's Homeless through human connection, immediate support and transitional help.
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Marcus Wilson

Marcus Wilson

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Kristian Catalano

Kristian Catalano

Kristian Catalano is a passion-driven marketing consultant who’s been exclusively helping the cryotherapy industry since he was 19 years old. His experience personally working inside cryotherapy centers over the years gives him a unique perspective on the industry. He’s demonstrated such a perspective through the means of founding CryoHelpers, which helps dozens of centers across the nation scale through high ticket sales and memberships. He’s demonstrated his passion, however, through various projects such as being the creator of The Cryo Accelerator program, the author of the Cryotherapy Marketing Guide, and host of The CryoHelpers Podcast as well as launching The Covid Care Package in 2020 (a free course that helped guide wellness centers through the economic repercussions of the gov. lockdown)
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Leo Tonkin

Leo Tonkin

Leo M. Tonkin has been CEO of several companies over the past 30 years focused on strategic, organizational, and leadership development. A pioneer and visionary with a passion for respiratory health and wellness, Leo was the first to bring salt therapy to North America in 2012. As CEO of SALT Chamber, which has completed over 1,400 projects, Leo has become a leading authority on the design, build, and installation of salt therapy rooms, concepts and experiences as a new business and for day spas, med spas, wellness centers, and health practitioners to add salt therapy to their existing services. The first to develop the multi-purpose salt therapy concept, SALT Chamber has worked with many cryotherapy facilities to create stunning and effective salt rooms. In addition to their trade showroom in Boca Raton, Florida, SALT Chamber manufactures Himalayan salt décor as architectural elements for salt facilities, spas, hotels, restaurants, and other applications.   The Founding Director of the Salt Therapy Association, a not-for-profit trade organization providing research, education, and innovation for the Salt Therapy industry, Leo also serves as the Chair of the Respiratory Wellness Initiative from the Global Wellness Institute. Leo is considered a thought leader and a futurist in organizational development and is a published author, a highly sought-after keynote speaker and lecturer, and has written more than 30 programs from executive excellence and team building to communication and breakthrough thinking
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Jim Donnelly

Jim Donnelly

​​Jim Donnelly is a career entrepreneur who co-founded Restore Hyper Wellness in Austin, Texas in 2015. After founding and exiting his first company in grad school, Jim spent time in the US military as an Army officer before marketing stints at brands that included Kraft Foods, AT&T, Coca-Cola and Citibank. In 2001, Jim leveraged his love for travel to build one of the most popular online travel communities in the world, IgoUgo.com. Honors included a Webby Award for "Best Travel Site in the U.S." IgoUgo was sold to Sabre Holdings / Travelocity. Following that exit, Jim founded Pursuit Group, an incubator that launched high-end experiential retail businesses and one-of-a-kind boutique real estate projects. Along the way, Jim was training for a triathlon and discovered the benefits of cryotherapy. It was love at first freeze and that inspired him and his business partner, Steve Welch to open the first Restore location. From humble roots in the back office of the first Restore location in South Austin, new locations were added, along with new modalities, including IV Drips, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Infrared Saunas, Compression and Red Light Therapy. In the process, the Restore team created an innovative new category of care, Hyper Wellness®, which allows customers to feel better and do more of what they love to do. Today, Restore Hyper Wellness has over 125+ locations across the country and is rapidly expanding to provide proactive health and wellness care for clients throughout the US. Jim lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and children, and continues to grow the Restore brand at a rapid pace.
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Antra Getzoff

Antra Getzoff

Antra Getzoff is an entrepreneur, educator, certified business coach and wellness business consultant with clients in the US, Europe, and Middle East. She has been in the cryotherapy industry for more than 11 years out of her 3 decades of business experience. In 2010, she pursued a challenge to move to the United States to help introduce whole body cryotherapy to the US market. At that time, extreme cold was increasingly embraced in Europe, yet completely unknown in America. In 2018, after spending 8 years in wellness business development and equipment sales, Antra founded the International Alliance for Cryotherapy Professionals (CryoProsUnited) that has become the industry’s largest resource and training platform and a community with more than 2,000 members worldwide.
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Catharine Arnston

Catharine Arnston

Catharine Arnston is the Founder/CEO/Chief Scientific Officer of ENERGYbits® and national expert on algae nutrition for biohacking, cryotherapy, longevity, wellness, detox, beauty and sports. Catharine’s twelve years of algae research and thirty years as a seasoned executive/entrepreneur have led her to becoming a recognized thought- leader and sought-after speaker. She has appeared on over 200 podcasts and television shows (including Shark Tank), been published in dozens of national magazines and was recently on the cover of Biohackers Magazine. Catharine holds an MBA, BA Hons and Certificate in Health Coaching. . Catharine’s passion for algae is contagious, inspiring and thought provoking. She loves sharing the science and benefits of algae and looks forward to doing the same for you. Learn more at www.energybits.com
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Hensley Ellefritz

Hensley Ellefritz

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Kyle Jones

Kyle Jones

Kyle oversees all center operations for iCRYO. He found his passion in health and wellness after pursuing his college career as a football player and graduating from Texas State University with a degree in Exercise Sports Science and Business Management. Kyle is a 2x National Powerlifting Champion with NASA and USAPL while perfecting his craft in nutrition and achieving his Pro card in physique bodybuilding with the NSL and GBO. During his journey, he was introduced to cryotherapy and recognized it as the next booming industry. Kyle was one of the first to access cryotherapy in the U.S. back in 2012, and he decided to open his first center in October 2015. Kyle developed and trained a staff that pioneered this revolutionary service and created a globally recognized brand that would disrupt the marketplace in health and wellness.
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Connie Holen

Connie Holen

Connie Holen is a Web Designer, Digital Strategist and Mindbody Certified Business Consultant. Her boutique web design agency, Pixality Design, works with wellness business owners to create websites that are easily found, are easy to update and provide visitors with an amazing online experience. Connie is also a retired Air Force Pilot and lives just outside of Lincoln, Nebraska with her husband and four sons.