Joyce brings decades of fitness industry experience and is excited to be joining the Empowered Team, to drive business development while overseeing the day to day operations. Joyce brings a spirit of high energy “infectious motivation”, with a passion for ‘empowering’ people to be their best. With a gift for developing unique program delivery strategies, Joyce has served in a variety of roles throughout her career, including Instructor, Trainer, Program Director, General Manager, Area Director, Vice President and Consultant. From single unit to complex multi-site entities, no matter where she is, Joyce inspires staff to creatively drive toward success, and members to reach their goals, and has been recognized for achieving results in sales, retention, program development, leadership, and exceeding expectations in overall profitability.
A former professional dancer and 3-time Ms. Fitness USA National competitor, Joyce is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and Barre Above instructor, Her background includes owning her own personal training business, as well as serving as the Hartford Dance and Fitness Contributor to Examiner.com If not at Empowered, Joyce can be found on the train to New York for a dance class in the city, or spending time with husband Derek and their dog Pre, and cat Smoke.