Board of Directors

The IHRSA Board of Directors is an experienced, intelligent team of industry leaders. They are chosen to serve IHRSA in particular and the fitness industry in general by providing guidance, strategic direction, and insight that has lasting global impact.

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Brad Wilkins

Cooper Aerobics

Dallas, TX​

Brad Wilkins is president of Cooper Health and Fitness, overseeing Cooper Fitness Center, Cooper Spa, Cedars Woodfire Grill, Cooper Hotel, Cooper Wellness Strategies and Cooper Complete nutritional supplements. In 2015, he was named senior vice president of Cooper Aerobics Enterprises and chief operating officer of Cooper Wellness Strategies. Wilkins joined Cooper Fitness Center in 1996—beginning as an intern and then working his way from professional fitness trainer to fitness director to general manager in 2010 to his current roles. Wilkins received his bachelor of science in exercise science from Hardin-Simmons University and his master of business administration from Southern Methodist University.