Our Leaders

Jeff Zwiefel

Jeff Zwiefel serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for Life TimeSM, the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand. Since joining the company in December 1998, Zwiefel has served as a key executive leader and catalyst in the company’s evolution and growth, with a goal of helping people achieve their health and wellness goals by delivering entertaining, educational, friendly and inviting, functional and innovative experiences with uncompromising quality and unparalleled service.

Zwiefel holds responsibility for all operational aspects of Life Time’s Healthy Way of Life destinations, as well as the Company’s brand extension into comprehensive healthy way of life villages that are destined to change the way consumers live, work and play.

In this area, Zwiefel is supporting Life Time’s transformation of former mall anchor store spaces into the company’s large, healthy way of life athletic resort destinations, as well as its launch of Life Time Work (an entirely new concept that is redefining the shared workspace industry) and Life Time Living (high-end, leased residences that provide the ultimate in comfort and convenience).

Zwiefel joined the Company in December 1998 as Vice President of the Health Enhancement Division, and became Vice President of Fitness, Training and New Program Development in January 2004. He was subsequently named Senior Vice President of Life Time University in March 2005, Executive Vice President of Operations in June 2008, and Chief Operating Officer in October 2013.

Zwiefel brings more than 30 years of comprehensive and diverse experience in the health, fitness and wellness industry. Prior to joining Life Time, he was a senior leader at NordicTrack, Inc. for more than nine years, where he last served as Vice President of Product Development.

Zwiefel holds a M.S. in exercise physiology.

Additional Leadership


Senior Vice Presidents

Kyle Beste
Senior Vice President, Fitness and Nutritionals
John Brennan
Senior Vice President, Human Capital
Matthew J. Brinza
Senior Vice President, Architecture
and Engineering
Brian J. Everson
Senior Vice President,
New Business Development
John Griffith
Senior Vice President, Real Estate
and Development
Matthew Heinrichs
Senior Vice President, Life Time
Mike Kaiman
Senior Vice President, Construction
Steven Larson Jr.
Senior Vice President, Club
Mark W. Laylin
Senior Vice President, National Sales
Erik A. Lindseth
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Kevin T. Logan
Senior Vice President, East Region
Renee Main
Senior Vice President, Marketing
James O'Reilly
President, Life Time Work
Lisa Pollock
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Kimo Seymour
President, Media and Events
David Pettrone Swalve
Senior Vice President, Workforce
Inclusion and Learning Development
Jason Thunstorn
Senior Vice President, Public Relations and 
Corporate Communications
Julie W. Yager
Senior Vice President, Architecture
and Design