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10 08, 2021

TITLE Boxing Club/BoxUnion Hires High-Caliber Talent to Strengthen Franchisee Support

2021-08-10T12:18:53-04:00August 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

World’s Largest Fitness Boxing Brand Duo Recruits Top-Tier Training, Operations & Marketing Leaders.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — BoxUnion Holdings, the parent company of fitness boxing brands TITLE Boxing Club and BoxUnion has hired 9 new world-class team members over the past few months to provide additional training, operations and marketing support for franchisees across 147 clubs nationwide.

BoxUnion – an emerging California-based fitness boxing brand with 3 studio locations in Southern California and the worldwide BoxUnion Digital subscription service – acquired 144-unit TITLE Boxing Club and the TITLE Boxing Club On Demand digital platform in January 2021. The acquisition created the first, true omni-channel fitness boxing offering for millions of consumers anytime, anywhere.

To ensure franchisees receive top-notch support following the transition, one of the first moves the BoxUnion executive leadership team made was to invest in industry-leading talent. The hiring spree kicked off earlier this year with the recruitment of Justin Ghadery as Chief Operating Officer and Josh Cole as Chief Marketing and Digital Officer. Ghadery’s focus is on innovation, streamlining systems and enhancing the member experience to position the business for long-term growth, while Cole is spearheading efforts to expand brand reach, increase marketing capabilities and strengthen local marketing programs.

Additional new hires augment team expertise and further reflect the company’s commitment to providing superb franchisee support, including:

  • Carisa Findley, Vice President of Learning and Development will leverage her expertise in adult learning to create best-in-class training programs to support the franchisee network. Her vast experience in training and operations includes roles with Xtend Barre, Exhale Spa, Curves and Elements Massage.
  • GJ Groos, Corporate Operations Leader will strengthen operational best practices at the corporate level and will test and refine programs to roll out for franchisee network benefit. He brings over 20 years’ experience with companies such as Amazon, Gold’s Gym International and 24 Hour Fitness.
  • Kendra Spencer, Vice President of Field Marketing will focus on developing regional and local marketing programs, championing best practice sharing and ensuring the voice of the franchisee is well represented in all strategic marketing plans. She brings over 17 years’ experience with franchise brands including Massage Envy and Jack In The Box, as well as national brands such as PetSmart and IRONMAN.
  • Kara Willis, Director of Franchise Operations will provide guidance and support to franchisees across operations, sales and the member experience. A former NCAA athlete and record-setting collegiate athlete at UMass, she previously served as a multi-unit leader for Orangetheory Fitness where she worked with franchisees to help improve their business operations, staffing success, and bottom line.
  • Jeremy Davis, Director of Franchise Operations will provide guidance and support to franchisees across operations, sales and the member experience. A former star collegiate athlete who played football at the University of Houston, Davis held multi-unit leadership roles with 24 Hour Fitness, F45 Training, and Orangetheory Fitness.
  • Jake Hovden, Director of Franchise Operations will provide guidance and support to franchisees across operations, sales and the member experience. With over 20 years in the health and fitness industry in various positions from personal trainer to general manager and franchise consultant, Hovden most recently was supporting 60+ franchisees for Anytime Fitness.
  • Raymond Yee, Director of Growth Strategy & Analytics will establish insights-based growth strategies across the brand and support field marketing and operations teams by providing recommendations and best practices for optimal sales growth. He has over 12 years’ experience using data-based insights, analytics and technology to drive business results in the financial services industry as well as for the Sky Zone franchise network.
  • Christine DiBugnara, Senior Director, Product Operations & Talent will focus on helping the TITLE Boxing Club franchisee network further strengthen its best-in-class programming. She brings over 20 years of experience as a fitness business owner and field leader in corporate and franchise fitness businesses. She previously led the charge for product and programming for fitness and boxing brands such as Mayweather Boxing, UFC GYM, and 24-Hour Fitness.
  • Gavin McKay, General Manager, Digital will lead the growth of TITLE Boxing Club On Demand, including the development of omnichannel growth strategies that harness the reach of digital to generate more leads for physical-club membership. Prior to his new role, McKay founded Unite Fitness, growing it into the top boutique omnichannel fitness brand in Philadelphia, combining in-person studios, race events and live & on-demand digital platform.

“We are committed to future growth and supporting franchisees to set them up for success,” said Todd Wadler, CEO of BoxUnion Holdings. “To make that happen, will continue to surround ourselves with smart, knowledgeable and dedicated team members who have experience in all areas of the business, including programming, training and development, operations, marketing and more.”

Existing franchisees are excited about the support team additions, including Donald McConnell, who has owned a TITLE Boxing Club franchise since 2018.

“As the TITLE Boxing Club brand expands, it’s great to see we are getting more corporate team members to help support us and assist in making the brand the best it can be,” McConnell said. “As consumer expectations evolve, it’s critical that we also continue to evolve. It’s good to know that our franchisor is hiring the right people on their management team to put franchisees in a position of success.”

If you are interested in joining the TITLE Boxing Club or BoxUnion teams you can learn more and see open positions by visiting https://titleboxingclub.com/careers/ or https://www.boxunion.com/careers/.

About TITLE Boxing Club/BoxUnion

TITLE Boxing Club is a franchise of boutique fitness clubs specializing in boxing and kickboxing classes with 144 locations across the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic and several more in development worldwide. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. BoxUnion is a fitness brand with 3 studio locations in California and a digital subscription service with more than 65K members and digital subscribers. BoxUnion’s workouts bring together mind, body, music and boxing, featuring high-intensity cardio, muscle sculpting strength training and TONS of punches. Voted most fun new workout by Self Magazine and Top 10 coolest workout taking over LA right now by Well + Good, BoxUnion has been recognized by everyone from People Magazine to Goop. In January 2021, BoxUnion acquired TITLE Boxing Club to form the nation’s premier omni-channel fitness brand. To find out more about TITLE Boxing Club and find a location near you visit titleboxingclub.com and for more information about BoxUnion and BoxUnion Digital, visit https://www.boxunion.com/.

23 02, 2021

BoxUnion and TITLE Boxing Club Announce New Chief Operating Officer

2021-02-23T10:09:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Franchise and Fitness Industry Expert Joins the World’s Largest Fitness Boxing Brand.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — BoxUnion Holdings, the parent company to TITLE Boxing Club and BoxUnion has announced Justin Ghadery as its Chief Operating Officer. Ghadery joins at an exciting time for the boxing brands, as BoxUnion Holdings recently acquired the 163-unit franchisor TITLE Boxing Club as well as its digital platform, TITLE Boxing Club On Demand. In his role, Ghadery will continue to ignite the company’s commitment to innovation, while streamlining systems and processes to position the business for long-term growth.

People, and strong relationships, have always been at the center of Ghadery’s leadership. In his first year as Chief Operating Officer, Ghadery’s primary initiatives will focus on driving consistency across the franchisee system while providing high levels of support as he rolls out a franchisee-centric service model. Ghadery’s passion and focus is centered around improving the team member experience, the member experience and unit economics. He is currently in the depths of a 100-day plan to meet with a substantial majority of franchisees, take classes in Clubs across the country, and connect with TITLE Boxing Club members.

“We are honored that Justin is joining our growing team,” said BoxUnion Holdings’ CEO Todd Wadler. “At every step he’s made in his professional career, he has quickly excelled and risen up the ranks of leadership. Justin exemplifies our core values and brings a track record of operational excellence to lead our team. At a time when it has never been more important to empower small business owners, these traits are also complemented with a partnership mentality. His passion for people, teamwork, technology and combat sports make him uniquely qualified to drive our business to new heights and position our franchisees for success in a post-COVID world.”

Ghadery’s career has been heavily intertwined with fitness, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Gold’s Gym International. In this role, his direct responsibilities included managing over 100 corporate-owned locations across the United States, supporting almost 600 franchised locations across 30 countries, and overseeing approximately 5,000 employees. Prior to that, he worked at 24 Hour Fitness for nearly eight years, working his way up from front desk and Personal Trainer to District Manager in one of the most competitive fitness markets – Los Angeles. Ghadery has also been a franchisee in a couple of industries as an owner and a partner.

Prior to his career in fitness, Ghadery followed his calling to join the United States Marine Corps after the attacks on September 11, 2001, where he served for eight years. While he had a background in jiu-jitsu and boxing prior to enlisting, it was in the military where he truly found his passion for fitness and training, a passion that ultimately led Ghadery on a non-traditional and impressive path. This included earning two honor graduate awards from basic training and infantry school, as well as receiving two meritorious promotions. As such, Ghadery became an instructor of hand-to-hand combat skills for his fellow servicemen and women, an honor typically designated for Marines ranked Sergeant or higher.

“I am thrilled to join BoxUnion Holdings for several reasons,” said Ghadery. “TITLE Boxing Club and BoxUnion are both strong brands with compelling product offerings. I am focused on bringing technology, automation and a data-driven culture to the company. I am equally committed to delivering a high-quality franchisee service model that is coupled with operational excellence to push our brands to the next level. I look forward to further developing our team as well as bringing in top-tier talent to execute our vision. With Todd and Felicia (Felicia Alexander – Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder) at the helm, this is the team I want to be by my side in the ring.”

Ghadery is based in Dallas and will oversee leadership teams at both BoxUnion and TITLE Boxing Club.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has 163 clubs across the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic and another 130 in development worldwide. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. To learn more, visit www.titleboxingclub.com.

About BoxUnion

BoxUnion is a fitness brand with three studio locations and a digital subscription service. BoxUnion’s workouts bring together mind, body, music and boxing. Welcoming all experience levels, ages, and backgrounds, their classes feature high-intensity cardio, muscle sculpting strength training and TONS of punches. Their captivating coaches guide you through a powerful mind and body experience designed to bring out your inner fighter. Voted most fun new workout by Self Magazine and Top 10 coolest workout taking over LA right now by Well + Good, BoxUnion has been recognized by everyone from People Magazine to Goop. In one of the most competitive fitness cities in the world, BoxUnion has garnered a sophisticated following. https://www.boxunion.com/

6 01, 2021

BoxUnion Acquires TITLE Boxing Club to Form Nation’s Premier Omni-Channel Fitness Brand

2021-01-06T14:37:53-05:00January 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Combined Company will be Leading Boutique Boxing Franchise with 166 Clubs and More than 65K Members and Digital Subscribers.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — BoxUnion, a California-based fitness boxing brand, announced today that it has acquired TITLE Boxing Club (TITLE), a fitness studio with 166 clubs across the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic specializing in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. The transaction was backed by Kwanza Jones & José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative (KJSI), BoxUnion’s lead investor, plus other existing shareholders. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition brings together the best of both worlds, combining BoxUnion’s innovative programing with TITLE’s brand awareness. Founded in 2016 by Todd Wadler and Felicia Alexander, BoxUnion has experienced significant membership and subscriber growth due to its accessible, inventive and effective approach to boxing. This approach integrates music, mindfulness and community into a meticulously programmed class structure. In April of 2020, the brand launched BoxUnion Digital, which brings the BoxUnion in-studio class experience to subscribers anywhere in the world.

As a result of the acquisition, Wadler takes over as CEO and Alexander will continue in her role as the Chief Revenue Officer of the combined company. TITLE Boxing Club’s ownership team will remain equity holders in the new company and consists of two International Franchise Association (IFA) Entrepreneur of the Year recipients, three IFA chairpersons, and one IFA Hall of Famer. This includes a powerhouse of best-in-class franchise industry leaders including former CEO John Rotche, David Barr, Shelly Sun, Doc Cohen, and NFL superstar and future Hall of Famer Drew Brees. In addition, Rotche will continue to serve on the board of the combined company. Brooke Budke, who is currently TITLE Boxing Club’s Vice President of Marketing, will take over as President, Franchise System.

“TITLE Boxing Club is the biggest player in the fitness boxing and kickboxing category. Our goal is to triple the studio base while also providing a state-of-the-art, engaging digital experience to the at-home market,” said Wadler. “We are excited to bring together TITLE Boxing Club’s scale and brand awareness with BoxUnion’s culture of innovation to drive the first, true omni-channel fitness boxing offering to millions of consumers anytime, anywhere. I’m thrilled to partner with the TITLE Boxing Club team, the franchisees and all the partners within the TITLE Boxing Club brand as we embark on the next stage of growth.”

“As studio operators ourselves, Todd and I understand firsthand the impact this sport can have on building a local community and empowering people to throw a punch at the daily challenges life throws our way,” said Alexander. “Now more than ever, it is critical to provide an outlet for the stress millions of people are going through. We have members that have been outspoken about how BoxUnion has helped alleviate depression and build confidence. With more than 65,000 members and digital subscribers, the combined company will now be able to provide this experience to more people than ever.”

Wadler spent over 20 years in finance and co-founded Moelis & Company, a publicly traded, leading global independent investment bank and asset management firm. Passionate about fitness, he saw an opportunity to grow the market in fitness boxing. Alexander boasted a successful career as a sales and marketing executive for companies including Sun Microsystems, Sony, Mattel, and Demand Media. She is deeply passionate about boxing as a vehicle to change people’s lives, having put on gloves for the first time at 16 shortly after her father’s sudden death.

“The popularity of fitness boxing and kickboxing is growing rapidly. I set out on a deliberate path to find a promising boxing brand to accelerate our growth,” said Rotche. “Todd and Felicia’s collective dedication to revolutionizing the fitness boxing category make them the ideal new owners for TITLE Boxing Club and the optimal partner to our passionate franchisees. The two brands integrate seamlessly due to their commitment to the same core demographic and bringing the mental and physical benefits of boxing to all ages, genders, and experience levels.”

“You can expect us to expand our fitness offering with the added leadership of the BoxUnion team. Currently 81% of our locations are open and provide a safe, no-touch boxing workout for people looking to destress, get results, feel better, and gain confidence,” said Budke. “With demand for health and wellness at the highest it’s ever been, we have plans to expand into new markets, giving future franchisees an amazing opportunity to turn their passion into a profession. We adamantly believe in providing the most effective workout, in local communities and online. I look forward leading the charge for the next phase of growth in our franchise system.”

Kwanza Jones, co-founder of KJSI said, “We always look for opportunities to build mutually beneficial powerful partnerships. The BoxUnion and TITLE Boxing Club combination is just that. This investment aligns perfectly with two of KJSI’s focus areas: entrepreneurship and empowerment. Our franchisees are entrepreneurs and 70 percent of our consumers are women. We look forward to boosting opportunities for existing and new franchisees as they support our consumers on their health and fitness journey.”

About Kwanza Jones & José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative

Founded in 2014, the Kwanza Jones & José E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative (KJSI) is a high-impact philanthropic grantmaking and investment organization focused on four core areas: Education, Entrepreneurship, Equity, and Empowerment. Through their investing for impact model, which takes into account diversity, inclusion, and access to capital for historically underrepresented groups, Co-founders Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano are changing the face of impact investing and philanthropy. KJSI has committed more than $80 million in diverse/women founders, for-profit businesses, and nonprofit organizations that align with their mission: to boost humanity by powering possibilities. For more information, please visit kjsi.org.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has 163 clubs across the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic and another 130 in development worldwide. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. To learn more, visit www.titleboxingclub.com.

About BoxUnion

BoxUnion is a fitness brand with three studio locations and a digital subscription service. BoxUnion’s workouts bring together mind, body, music and boxing. Welcoming all experience levels, ages, and backgrounds, their classes feature high-intensity cardio, muscle sculpting strength training and TONS of punches. Their captivating coaches guide you through a powerful mind and body experience designed to bring out your inner fighter. Voted most fun new workout by Self Magazine and Top 10 coolest workout taking over LA right now by Well + Good, BoxUnion has been recognized by everyone from People Magazine to Goop. In one of the most competitive fitness cities in the world, BoxUnion has garnered a sophisticated following. https://www.boxunion.com/

30 11, 2020

TITLE Boxing Club Honors Top Achieving Franchisees for Excellence

2020-11-30T14:26:38-05:00November 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Leading Boutique Fitness Franchise Awards Honors to Outstanding Franchise Partners.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s leading boutique boxing franchise with more than 165 clubs across the United States and Mexico, recently announced its 2019 franchisee award winners. In a virtual system-wide ceremony, franchise partners from across the country were awarded for everything ranging from membership numbers, retail sales, overall spirit and culture, and notable improvements over last year.

“In a year when small businesses everywhere have faced adversity unseen before, it was heartwarming to get a bit of normalcy back and recognize many of our franchisees with TITLE Boxing Club’s 2019 Franchisee Awards,” said President Susan Boresow. “The entire TITLE team gives a big thank you and wishes to convey how appreciative we are of everything our franchisees do each and every day. These awards allow us to uplift and recognize them all for their tireless work. Congratulations!”

2019’s top award, the Spirit Award, went to Ardsley, NY-based franchisees Frankie and Jeanine Palumbo. The Palumbos were honored for exemplifying TITLE Boxing Club’s values, beliefs, spirit and culture, staying active in their local community, building high member engagement and continuing to be an inspiration to their members, team and community. Josh Lyon, TITLE Boxing Club’s vice president of operations, notes, “Frankie and Jeanine are the heartbeat of this brand. They eat, sleep, and breathe TITLE Boxing Club and they truly make a difference in their member’s lives. We could not be prouder to honor them with the Spirit Award.”

Additional franchisees recognized by TITLE Boxing Club include:

  • Franchisee of the Year: Mike Confalone of Lincoln Park & Wicker Park, IL for ranking in the top quartile of key metrics, operating with a premium mindset, and adhering to company values.
  • Rookie of the Year: Aaron Amato of Grandville, MI for ranking in the top 25% of sales and offering the premium TITLE Boxing Club experience, while being in business for less than a year.
  • Manager of the Year: Tom Reavis of Mountain View, CA for driving positive growth year-over-year and bringing a sense of business economics while contributing a premium brand mindset.
  • Most Improved: Sam Heaps of Fairfax, VA for the largest year-over-year revenue increase.
  • Backpack Marketing Award: Blake and Jen Kidwell of Sacramento, CA for becoming the mayor of their market, aggressively marketing their business outside of the club and being heavily involved in their community.
  • Top Revenue: Danny Azzo and Team of Forest Hills, NY for achieving the highest overall revenue in the network.
  • Top Membership Sales: Tyler Thompson of Nashville, TN for exemplary sales numbers in club memberships.
  • Top Loyalty: Nick and Nancy Eisan of Danvers, MA for being the top club with the lowest attrition.
  • Top Retail Sales: Cam Andrews of Boston Newbury St., MA for having the highest overall sales within the calendar year.

In addition to the award winners, six TITLE Boxing Club locations earned coveted Golden Bags, meaning their location amassed more than $1 million in sales in 2019. Golden Bag Clubs include Chicago’s Lincoln Park location owned by Michael Confalone, Midtown West and Midtown East in Manhattan owned by Michael Tosto, Forest Hills, NY owned by Danny Azzo, Boston Newbury St. owned by Cam Andrews, and Boston owned by Mike Musto.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 165 clubs open and operating across the country and another 130 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In 2015 the fitness franchise earned the title of No. 1 Fastest Growing Franchise by Inc. Magazine. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

22 07, 2020

Fighting Through Pandemic, TITLE Boxing Club Awards Franchise in Brooklyn

2020-07-22T10:47:11-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Former Member of the Boutique Boxing Fitness Concept Brings ‘Best Hour of the Day’ to Park Slope.

NEW YORK — TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s leading boutique boxing fitness franchise with more than 180 clubs open across the United States, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, has signed a franchise agreement with Henry Mendez. The 20-year veteran of the telecom industry will bring the club that provides ‘the best hour of your day’ to the Park Slope neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Striving to live a healthy lifestyle and already a practitioner of Krav Maga, Mendez was looking for an upbeat cardio workout when he took his first class at the Forest Hills TITLE Boxing Club in late 2019. He immediately became enamored with the boxing workout, trainer, look and feel of the club, and especially the feeling he had after class. He quickly made it a weekly ritual to take a class. At the same time, his company of the last decade was going through a reorganization, and then coronavirus pandemic hit New York. Mendez was let go and began working with a placement company and a franchise consultant to discover the next phase of his career.

Mendez repeatedly asked himself, “What do you want to wake up every morning and do?” It became increasingly clear the answer was provide his neighbors with that same great feeling he had after every class at TITLE Boxing Club.

“The experience of taking a class at TITLE Boxing Club has no comparisons,” said Mendez. “I want to provide the same community-driven environment, and a class that will get your heart pumping, to my Brooklyn neighbors. As the city reopens, I want my TITLE Boxing Club to be a safe haven for those looking to live healthier and be active in a post-pandemic world. When you come to TITLE Boxing Club, it’s you and your heavy bag – we’ll be the safest place to get in fighting shape.”

Not deterred by the pandemic-related shutdowns, Mendez anticipates opening his club in Park Slope, Brooklyn this winter.

“It’s always a great day when a passionate and dedicated member is at the right moment in his or her life to join TITLE Boxing Club as a franchisee,” said Susan Boresow, president of TITLE Boxing Club. “Henry’s desire to provide an exceptional experience for those looking to add health and fitness into their lives is exactly what makes him a great addition to our franchise family. Doing so in a city that had to go on full lockdown demonstrates Henry’s trust in the TITLE Boxing Club brand and game plan during these uncertain times.”

Over the last several months, TITLE Boxing Club has shifted its franchise sales to best suit prospective franchise partners. While there’s been an emphasis on health and wellness and a high demand for franchise ownership, the franchise has offered several virtual Discovery Days and virtual training so new owners can open successfully when restrictions in their area begin to ease.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 180 clubs open and operating across the country and another 150 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In addition, TITLE Boxing Club is No. 387 on Franchise Times Top 200 (Plus 300) list. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

5 06, 2020

TITLE Boxing Club Awards Franchise to Former Member amidst Pandemic

2020-06-05T13:59:49-04:00June 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Former Member of the Boutique Boxing Fitness Concept Brings ‘Best Hour of the Day’ to Colorado Springs.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s leading boutique boxing fitness franchise, with more than 180 clubs open across the United States and classes that provide ‘the best hour of your day’, announced today it has signed a franchise agreement to expand the brand in Colorado.

Husband and wife team Faye Moussa and Sean Bordonaro will open their first TITLE Boxing Club in Colorado Springs. Moussa’s first experience with TITLE Boxing Club was back in 2012 when she was juggling a high-stress job at an investment bank, while also working towards her MBA at University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. To relieve stress, she became a regular at her local TITLE Boxing Club in Raleigh. When the couple moved and briefly lived in Manhattan, TITLE Boxing Club never left Moussa’s mind.

In late 2019, Bordonaro accepted a job as a firefighter at Buckley Air Force Base, relocating the couple to Colorado. After the move Moussa searched for a nearby club and quickly realized there was no TITLE Boxing Club close enough to be part of her routine. She was still in a demanding job and starting researching the franchise opportunity. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, changing everything. With jobs and careers no longer a guarantee, Moussa realized it was the right time to go into business for herself and put her MBA in Entrepreneurship to use, opening up the area’s first club.

“Working full time in finance, and in school to get my MBA, I had initially joined TITLE Boxing Club as a member in Raleigh as a stress reliever,” said Moussa. “I fell in love with it. It was my outlet to decompress from a stressful job. When we moved to Colorado, I knew I needed to get back to boxing. When there weren’t any clubs nearby, it dawned on me that it was the perfect time jump into entrepreneurship. I am so excited to join the TITLE Boxing Club family in this new capacity!”

Moussa and Bordonaro aren’t just starting their journey as entrepreneurs. The husband and wife team is also starting their family and are expecting their first child in December.

As part of the signed agreement, Moussa and Bordonaro anticipate opening their club in northeast Colorado Springs in the fall.

“It’s always a great day when our members become part of the TITLE Boxing Club franchise family, and we are thrilled to have Faye and Sean on board,” said Susan Boresow, president of TITLE Boxing Club. “In these trying times, many are looking to get away from corporate America or have experienced layoffs, and like Faye, they are looking to take control of their future and own their own business. We have gone virtual to allow prospective business owners to dive in to the fitness space.”

As Boresow notes, TITLE Boxing Club has shifted its franchise sales to best suit prospective franchise partners. While there’s been an emphasis on health and wellness and a high demand for franchise ownership, the franchise has offered several virtual Discovery Days and virtual training so new owners can open successfully when restrictions in their area begin to ease.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 180 clubs open and operating across the country and another 150 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In addition, TITLE Boxing Club is No. 387 on Franchise Times Top 200 (Plus 300) list. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

23 04, 2020

TITLE Boxing Club Announces Campaign to Fight for Nurses on the Front Lines of COVID-19

2020-04-23T16:26:11-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

“TITLE Fights for Nurses” Campaign to Surprise & Give Back to Inspiring Nurses.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.TITLE Boxing Club wants to fight for those fighting on the front lines of COVID-19 this National Nurses Week (May 6-12, 2020). The international boutique fitness franchise is launching its TITLE Fights for Nurses campaign, designed to give back to nurses who are working to help patients impacted by coronavirus. Nominations for inspiring nurses will be accepted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from April 23, 2020 to April 30, 2020.

Do you have an inspiring story of a nurse who has shown grit and grace on the front line? Tell us their story! The first 500 nurses nominated will be granted access to a website TITLE Boxing Club curated full of workouts and content specifically for nurses. Then, during National Nurses Week franchisees from around the country will show how TITLE Gives Back by surprising some of the nominated nurses with special gifts and recognition.

“While a global pandemic may be changing the world and our communities’ sense of normal, we still want to do everything in our power to continue helping people. Right now, it’s our country’s hardworking nurses who deserve an extra boost,” said Susan Boresow, president of TITLE Boxing Club. “They are putting their lives on the line every time they go to work, and we want to say a big ‘thank you’ to every nurse out there. We want to fight for those fighting on the front lines of this pandemic.”

TITLE Boxing Club is calling for friends, families and loved ones to nominate a nurse who inspires them on social media. Those looking to nominate a deserving nurse must post a video or photo to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter sharing the nurse’s name, how the nurse has been an inspiration during these uncertain times, and what city the nurse lives in. To count as an entry, the nominator will have to follow and tag @titleboxingclub and hashtag #TITLEFights4Nurses.

“We know that sometimes you just need to throw some punches to relieve stress, and we want to help nurses everywhere do exactly that!” said Boresow.

For more information on the TITLE Fights for Nurses campaign, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/community/nominate-a-nurse/.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 190 clubs open and operating across the country and another 150 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In 2015 the fitness franchise earned the title of No. 1 Fastest Growing Franchise by Inc. Magazine. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

15 01, 2020

TITLE Boxing Club Announces BOGO Deal on TITLE On Demand in January

2020-01-15T15:09:22-05:00January 15th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Every In-Club Membership Bought in January Comes with Complimentary VIP TITLE On Demand Subscription.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — TITLE Boxing Club is offering a buy-one-get-one offer, just in time for 2020 resolutions. For the month of January, every new in-club membership comes with a complimentary VIP TITLE On Demand subscription.

The free TITLE On Demand subscription will match the term of any membership agreement purchased in January, up to one year. When members sign on to TITLE On Demand they will have access to myriad classes that work for anyone’s fitness levels or schedules. Members can choose a five to 45 minute class in boxing, kickboxing, strength & power, speed & agility and recovery. Each class is taught by TITLE Boxing Club instructors with several years of experience in helping members meet their fitness goals.

“TITLE Boxing Club is committed to helping everyone crush their fitness goals in 2020 – no matter where they are working out,” said Susan Boresow, President. “Each TITLE Boxing Club across the country is a community, but we wanted to provide our members an option to work out while on the go. With TITLE On Demand, our busy members can get the best of TITLE Boxing Club – a great workout with an experienced trainer – on their own time and in their own environment.”

This deal is a great value, with a TITLE OnDemand monthly subscription usually $24.99 per month, and an annual OnDemand subscription coming in at $239.99. The complimentary TITLE On Demand subscription with the purchase of an in-club membership comes with:

  • Personalized classes that cater to a variety of ability and intensity levels – from mastering boxing basics to enhancing speed and agility to conquering quick cool-downs and recovery
  • Equipment-free workouts, so anyone can create an affordable, mobile-friendly studio anywhere they reside
  • The choice of sessions ranging from five to 45 minutes, so subscribers can design a fitness regimen that meets the demands of their own schedules, whether they’re time-crunched moms, busy business travelers, beginning boxers or ex-athletes

TITLE Boxing Club On Demand is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Google Play, Amazon Fire TV and Roku. For more information, visit titleboxingclubondemand.com.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 190 clubs open and operating across the country and another 150 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In 2015 the fitness franchise earned the title of No. 1 Fastest Growing Franchise by Inc. Magazine. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

16 07, 2019

TITLE Boxing Club Signs Landmark Franchise Deal for Mexico City

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Boxing Fitness Franchise to Open 25 Clubs in Mexico’s Capital

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s leading boutique boxing fitness franchise with more than 190 open clubs across the United States and international locations in the Dominican Republic and Mexico, announced today it has signed a record 25-unit franchise agreement for Mexico City with current franchisees Alan and Jack Sandoval.

The Sandoval brothers have spent most of their professional lives as entrepreneurs in industries ranging from apparel, home & corporate decoration and real estate investment. The two already own locations in Miami and have a strong passion for the TITLE Boxing Club brand. As natives of Mexico, they saw an opportunity to bring the franchise to their home country and sign the multi-unit deal. Already well on their way to opening 25 clubs, the Sandovals and their team have opened five clubs throughout Mexico City since early 2018.

They anticipate opening five more clubs in 2019 and then five per year until 25 clubs are developed, “Ultimately, we want a TITLE Boxing Club close to everyone in Mexico,” said Jack Sandoval.

“Fitness has always been important to my family, and I was looking for a new workout to try. By the end of my first class at TITLE Boxing Club, I was hooked—not only on the workout, but also on the investment opportunity,” said Alan Sandoval. “After opening clubs in Miami, my brother and I knew we had to bring the brand to Mexico City. The timing was perfect; Mexico has always had a love for boxing, and the fitness market is primed and ready for a brand like TITLE. We are proud to bring 25 clubs to Mexico City and introduce everyone in Mexico to the best hour of their day.”

With the Mexican fitness and health club industry generating more than $1.8 billion in revenue per year, Mexico, and specifically its densely-populated capital, remains a hot growth market for TITLE Boxing Club to continue its international expansion. International momentum has largely been sustained by the brand’s premium service of explosive, total-body boxing and kickboxing classes that energize, strengthen and challenge members.

“This is a milestone agreement for TITLE Boxing Club, being the largest deal our franchise has ever had, and we couldn’t be happier to continue our great relationship with the Sandovals and their team,” said President Susan Boresow. “Mexico is the perfect country for our biggest deal; boxing is ingrained in the country’s culture, and the people have grown up with it. Mexico is renowned for introducing the world to boxing legends, from Julio César Chávez to Canelo Alvarez and more. We strive for TITLE Boxing Club to become a part of that culture and to produce a few champions of our own! This expansion marks a new era for our brand, and we are looking forward to offering our one-of-a-kind fitness experience to members in Mexico City.”

Founded in 2008, TITLE Boxing Club started franchising in 2009 and has since exploded domestically and has continued to embark on its international expansion in 2019. In addition to its development in Mexico, the brand is eyeing international growth in Canada, Colombia and Brazil.

For more information about TITLE Boxing Club’s franchise opportunity, please visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 190 clubs open and operating across the country and another 150 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In 2015 the fitness franchise earned the title of No. 1 Fastest Growing Franchise by Inc. Magazine. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.

28 03, 2019

TITLE Boxing Club Sells Out Manhattan with Franchise Agreement; Looks to Expand Throughout East Coast

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Strong Demand for Explosive, Total-Body Boxing/Kickboxing Classes Drives Franchise Growth

NEW YORK — TITLE Boxing Club, the nation’s leading boutique boxing fitness franchise with more than 190 clubs open across the United States, announced today it has sold the franchise rights for all of Manhattan to Michael Tosto, current multi-unit franchisee. Tosto owns three locations in Manhattan and will more than double the boxing franchise’s presence on the island with his new deal.

“New Yorkers resonate with genuineness, and that’s exactly what TITLE Boxing Club is all about,” said Tosto. “When I came to New York City, I wanted to build something great. We started building TITLE Boxing Club in the center of Manhattan nearly five years ago, and now is the right time to expand outward with one of the hardest workouts you’ll find in the city.”

Tosto opened his first location in Midtown West in June 2014. When he wasn’t teaching a class or training his staff, he was searching for his next club’s location. In May 2017, he opened TITLE Boxing Club’s second Manhattan location in Midtown East. Once both of those were extremely successful and he had a proof of concept to show landlords, he opened his third club in the Flatiron District in January 2019. In fact, two of Tosto’s three locations don gold and platinum bags, which are earned by hitting revenue milestones each year. His Midtown West club has four gold bags (2015-2018) and two platinum bags (2016-17), while the Midtown East club received a gold bag for its accomplishments in 2018.

As part of his newly-signed deal for the entire island, Tosto is currently looking for his next club location in Upper East Side, Upper West Side NoHo, SoHo and the Financial District.

“Michael has proved to be one of the most passionate and hardworking franchisees at TITLE Boxing Club, so we are proud he is looking to grow the brand in New York City,” said Susan Boresow, TITLE Boxing Club President. “Now, it’s all about duplicating that success with more locations throughout Manhattan. It’s an incredible opportunity for Michael, TITLE and New Yorkers looking for a great workout.”

With the global fitness and health club industry generating more than $80 billion in the United States annually, the entire East Coast remains hot for TITLE Boxing Club to continue its domestic expansion. The brand is looking for franchise partners particularly in other New York boroughs like Brooklyn and The Bronx, Long Island, south to Newark, NJ and its surrounding areas, and into Pennsylvania, strategically targeting Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Momentum has largely been driven by the brand’s premium offerings of explosive, total-body boxing and kickboxing classes that energize, strengthen and challenge members.

Specifically, the franchise is anticipating five additional locations in Pittsburgh, 12 in Philadelphia, 10 more in New York and 10 throughout New Jersey.

Boresow said the brand’s franchise model provides entrepreneurs with tactical site selection, marketing, operations, as well as strong leadership support. She noted the franchise is ideal for entrepreneurs similar to Tosto – those passionate about health and fitness who have leadership experience and a desire to be an active member in their community.

“Our geographically-targeted growth model was created to provide an infrastructure to help grow and support our franchisees with the proper operations, marketing guidance and ongoing training needed to ensure their success,” said Boresow. “East Coast franchise operators also have the benefit of all-star franchisees like Michael Tosto in their backyard.”

Founded in 2008, TITLE Boxing Club started franchising in 2009 and has since exploded domestically and embarked on its international expansion this year. The development model aims to aid in the brand’s domestic expansion plans to open more than 50 clubs in 2019. TITLE is also anticipating major development globally, specifically in Mexico, Canada, Panama, Columbia, Dominican Republic, Australia, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, Columbia, Peru, Chile, Dubai and China.

About TITLE Boxing Club®

TITLE Boxing Club, a Franworth company, is a boutique fitness studio that specializes in boxing and kickboxing fitness classes. Based in Kansas City, the company has more than 190 clubs open and operating across the country and another 150 in development. The brand is currently ranked on Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious Franchise 500 list and the Inc. 5000 list of American’s fastest-growing, privately-held companies. In addition, TITLE Boxing Club is No. 387 on Franchise Times Top 200 (Plus 300) list. To learn more about the fitness franchise opportunity, visit https://titleboxingclub.com/own-a-franchise/.