Victor Brick and his wife, Lynne, are featured in Club Insider for their tireless work with the John W. Birck Foundation and Planet Fitness.
Victor Brick and his wife Lynne, along with four other families, were the first to fund the "Susie Ellis Scholarship for Equity in Wellness”. The scholarship will create more inclusivity at the annual Global Wellness Summit by providing financial assistance to a member of an underserved population to join the conference each year.
The Timonium, Maryland-based group will open its first California Planet Fitness club in San Bruno, California, which is in the San Francisco area. The company plans another eight clubs in this market. “We’re excited to take our footprint to yet another U.S. state so more people can benefit from a high-quality fitness experience at an exceptional value in a hassle-free, non-intimidating environment,” Victor Brick said.
C. Victor Brick, CEO of Planet Fitness Growth Partners and the founder of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, joins Beth McGroarty of the Global Wellness Institute to discuss the wellness industry, including its inclusion as part of the healthcare delivery system and mental wellness as an industry growth-driver, among other topics.
“The mission of GWS is to bring individuals and businesses together to shape a better future—it challenges us to ask: ‘What can we achieve better together?’ This question has never been more urgent,” said Victor Brick. “Wellness, including exercise, nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices, must be integrated into the healthcare delivery system and recognized as essential businesses.