Louis Welch is co-Chief Executive Officer (co-CEO) and President of Fitness International, LLC, which operates the LA Fitness health clubs. LA Fitness was founded in 1984 with one location in Los Angeles, CA. Today, LA Fitness has expanded to over 680 locations across the United States & Canada.
Louis Welch is an instrumental and influential business leader in the fitness industry. Mr. Welch helped LA Fitness develop a multipurpose sports & fitness club, which became the company’s signature design model. LA Fitness features diverse sports club amenities, typically including cardio & strength equipment, personal training, indoor cycling, group exercise classes, pool, spa, basketball courts & racquetball. LA Fitness’ tagline and goal are to encourage members to Exercise Your Options.®
In addition to being active co-CEO of LA Fitness, Mr. Welch enjoys golf and spending time with his family in Southern California.