Paul NorrisDirector Independent voting member
Board Member and Principal, Fitness International, LLC
In 1978, Paul founded a national business brokerage company specializing in the sale of health and racquet clubs. He later added a consulting component to assist in turn-a-rounds for failing clubs. He served on the International Health, Racquet and Sports Club Association’s Industry Leadership Counsel. He was also a guest speaker at the IHRSA National Convention.
Paul accommodated the founders of LA Fitness in creating the world’s largest non-franchise fitness chain. He joined the company on a full-time basis after opening a ninth location. Paul held various titles as the company matured. In the early years, he served as Vice President of Acquisitions, Real Estate and Construction. Later, he assumed the positions of CFO, COO and Executive Vice President.
Paul is a proud U.S. Marine Corps Reserve veteran, serving from 1962-1968. In his spare time, Paul enjoys dancing with his wife of 45 years, Patti.