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Keynote Speaker



Business Keynote Speaker, Career Mindset Strategist, Author

Debbie Peterson of Getting to Clarity helps her audiences develop an elevated mindset for accelerated results in their career by harnessing the power of their thoughts.

If you want more clarity of direction in your career to create more focus, momentum, and meaningful results, then you will love the tips, tools, and techniques Debbie will share to help you achieve your next level of success.

Debbie is a corporate veteran of 25-plus years and is a certified Trainer of NLP. She is a professional member of the National Speakers Association, Women’s Speakers Association, and an author. Her latest book, Clarity: How Smart Professionals Create Career Success on Their Terms, was released in April 2019.

Debbie is an advocate for professional women and serves on the board of ATHENA International, a global organization committed to supporting, developing, and honoring women leaders.



Panel Moderator


Michele Melkerson-Granryd

General Manager, Castle Hill Fitness 360

Michele Melkerson-Granryd is the General Manager of Castle Hill Fitness 360 in Austin, Texas. Michele has managed several clubs around the country during her 35 years in the fitness industry. She has spoken at numerous industry events including the IHRSA Convention and is a member of the IHRSA Institute Faculty and Advisory Group. Michele currently serves as a member of the IHRSA Board of Directors.



Lynne Brick

President & Co-owner, Planet Fitness Growth Partners, LLC, Founder & Co-owner, Brick Bodies Fitness Services, Inc.

Lynne Brick is co-founder of Brick Bodies in Greater Baltimore and is also co-owner of Planet Fitness Growth Partners, one of the largest franchisees of Planet Fitness. A former IHRSA board member, Lynne played a key role in creating the IHRSA Woman Leader Award to honor Julie Main and in establishing the IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit.


Carol Nalevanko

President, DMB Sports Clubs, LP

Carol Nalevanko is the president of DMB Sports Clubs which operates the Village Health Clubs and Spa. During her 40 years with the company, Carol’s vision has shaped the character and culture at the upscale, four-facility chain based in Phoenix. Carol served two terms as an IHRSA board member and has been heavily involved in IHRSA’s leadership initiatives for women.


Greta Wagner

Executive Vice President & Executive Director, Chelsea Piers

Greta is an executive team member of Chelsea Piers, a premiere sports and entertainment complex with locations in New York City, Brooklyn, and Stamford. She has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years. Greta is a board member for the Chelsea Piers Scholarship Fund and the Stamford School of Ballet and supports over 25 additional charitable organizations. Greta currently serves as a member of the IHRSA Board of Directors.