January 29, 2015 11:37 AM ET

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Company Overview of Massage Envy Franchising, LLC

Company Overview

Massage Envy Franchising, LLC provides therapeutic massage and spa services in the United States. The company’s services include Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, prenatal massage, reflexology, trigger point therapy, cranial sacral therapy, and healthy skin facials. It also owns and operates franchise locations in the United States. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Massage Envy Franchising, LLC is a former subsidiary of Natural Wellness USA, Inc.

14350 North 87th Street

Suite 200

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Massage Envy Franchising, LLC

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Brand Officer
General Counsel
Director of Brand Continuity
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Massage Envy Franchising, LLC Key Developments

Massage Envy Spa Signs on Franchise Agreements for Five New Clinics

Massage Envy Spa announced significant growth in the Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth markets with the recent signing of franchise agreements for five new clinics to open next year. Massage Envy Spa recently signed new franchise agreements with: Byron Randolph for a clinic in the Houston region; Henry (Rick) Padinha for a clinic in Longview, TX (DFW region); Judd Miller for a clinic in Pearland, TX and Mack Miller for a clinic in South Conroe, TX.

Massage Envy Spa Opens First New York City Clinic in Midtown West

Massage Envy Spa announced the opening of the brand's first New York City clinic in Midtown West. Additional clinics in Gramercy Park and the Upper East Side plan to open by the end of the year. The New York City locations join a network of more than 1,000 clinics in 49 states. The Massage Envy Spa clinic in Midtown West is located on 42(nd) Street between 10(th) and 11(th) Avenue.

Massage Envy Spa Announces Executive Appointments

Massage Envy Spa announced that it has added seven new executives to the company's leadership team, including Debbie Gonzalez as Massage Envy Spa's new chief brand officer. Gonzalez is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Massage Envy Spa brand strategy, in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the company. Gonzalez will oversee marketing, brand development, retail, merchandising, and industry relations for the company. Gonzalez brings over two decades of marketing and retail experience with brands, such as PetSmart, Gerber, Herman Miller and the Kellogg Company, to her new role with Massage Envy Spa. In addition to Gonzalez, Massage Envy Spa has named James Copley as vice president of franchise development, Aaron Meyers as vice president of operations services, Peter Rudenberg as vice president of supply chain, Rachel Austin as vice president of people development, Sheila Ullery as vice president of retail and merchandising, Karen Sung as public relations director. James Copley, vice president of franchise development, brings 15 years of real estate and development experience from FedEx Office to Massage Envy Spa. In his new role, Copley is responsible for leading franchisee recruitment efforts on behalf of the brand while specializing in real estate market planning, site selection, lease negotiation, design, construction and project management. As vice president of operations services, Aaron Meyers will oversee day-to-day operations support for the more than 1,000 Massage Envy Spa clinics across 49 states. His duties also will include formulating policies and strategic planning for future growth, while managing daily operations of personnel, communication strategies and administration. Previously a managing director with FedEx Office, Meyers brings 20 years of experience. Peter Rudenberg brings more than three decades of sales, operations and management experience from his time at FedEx Office and will help to drive standardization of processes, procedures and purchasing. As the vice president of people development, Rachel Austin will lead the development and implementation of all workplace programs at the Massage Envy Spa Franchise Support Center while overseeing national franchise training initiatives and events. She has an extensive background in human resources with 20 years at FedEx Office where she held various roles in domestic and international human resources. As the vice president of retail and merchandising, Sheila Ullery will lead the development of Massage Envy Spa's retail strategies and plans, including product assortment, merchandising presentation and strategic partnerships. Ullery brings a strong background in merchandising, launching new brands, building markets, and establishing and growing strategic partnerships. Karen Sung, public relations director, will lead external communication and public relations strategy in her role at Massage Envy Spa. She also will be responsible for media relations and furthering the brand's identity. Sung brings more than 15 years of experience from her time working at Allison+Partners and Wagner Edstrom Worldwide, where she led diverse accounts such as Toyota and Microsoft.

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