20th Annual IHRSA Financial Panel

The 20th Annual IHRSA Financial Panel, taking place during IHRSA 2016, features four highly-regarded financial experts with relevant industry experience.

Rick Caro, President of Management Vision and Financial Panel moderator, says, “The intent the panel is to have diversification and build off people’s expertise on the industry. These are people who really have studied it and in each case they put their money where their mouth is.” 

Each of the following panelists has been involved in a major club transaction within the past year. 

  • Jill Woodworth, Managing Director, JP Morgan
  • Brian Smith, Managing Director, Piper Jaffray
  • Aarti Kapoor, Head of Health & Wellness, Moelis and Company
  • Andrew Zarnett, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank Securities.

Each panelist will discuss major club transactions across a variety of club segments, and then there will be a Q&A session.

The annual IHRSA Financial Panel is a must attend session for CEOs, CFOs, club owners, GMs, investors, suppliers, press and all who are interested in the current economic conditions affecting the health club market. Attendees of this session will learn how these financial executives see the industry’s strengths and weaknesses, how they see future trends, how different segments within the industry are faring, and how the current debt and equity markets are behaving relative to our industry.

The 20th Annual IHRSA Financial Panel will take place on Wednesday, March 23, 10:15am - 11:30am during IHRSA 2016, IHRSA's 35th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. All registered IHRSA 2016 convention attendees are invited to attend. For more information and to register for the convention, please visit ihrsa.org/convention.

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