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Meet Our Staff:

Owner

Jennifer Knuth

Jennifer Knuth attended Loyola University of Chicago and graduated with her B.B.A. in Marketing and Management in 2005. She conducted sales in Corporate America for a few years before her first pregnancy. Shortly before her son was born, she decided to stay home with him. After a year of filling the role of full-time mom, Jennifer decided to pursue her dream – personal training.  Learn more about Jennifer.

 

Instructors and Trainers

Antonette Carfagniniantonette-profile

Antonette, an Elmhurst native, graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Elementary Education.  She also holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University.  Learn more about Antonette.

Amy Pyne

Amy Pyne, an Elmhurst native, graduated from Illinois State University in 2010 with a B.S. in Psychology. After graduation, Amy spent four years in the Chicago corporate world where she worked for MB Real Estate managing commercial real estate properties. Learn more about Amy.

 

 

 

Andrew Phillips

Topping the scale at 344 lbs five years ago, Andrew Phillips knew he needed to make a lifestyle change. With motivation from his sister, Andrew started on a health and fitness journey that saw him become a runner and fitness enthusiast, changing his eating habits and losing 144lbs en route to becoming a runner. Learn more about Andrew.

Bridget Draz

Bridget Draz is longtime Fitt-RX client and recently received her group fitness certification. Learn more about Bridget.

 

Carrie Brasser

Carrie Brasser graduated from Georgetown University in 1997 with a B.S. in French and minors in Government and Spanish. After working for the U.S. Department of Justice for two years she attended law school at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she received her J.D. in 2002.  Learn more about Carrie.

 

 

 

Jeff Bryk

Jeff Bryk graduated from Harvard University where he played football and rugby. He has worked in investment banking and trading for the past 20 years.
Learn more about Jeff.

 

 

 

Jill Giorno

Jill Giorno graduated from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1995 with a BA in Psychology, and worked as a social worker for 6 years before obtaining her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 2001.
She has spent the past 22 years in various roles in which she has provided a service to others.  Learn more about Jill.

 

 

 

Kalee Howell

Kalee from Total Performance Factory, partnered with FITT-RX to teach a heavy bag boxing class. Learn more about Kalee and her boxing experience here. 

 

Kristin Rozmus

Kristin Rozmus grew up in Aurora, IL. She received a degree in Communications from the University of Illinois at Champaign. Kristin worked in advertising in Chicago before moving to Hong Kong for two years.  After moving back to the states, Kristin and her husband Keith started a family in Elmhurst.
They have three very active boys.  Learn more about Kristin

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsay Forsberg

Lindsay graduated from the University of Iowa in 1998, with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. Originally from Iowa, she packed up and moved to Chicago to work as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) for a number of different Special Recreation Associations throughout the Chicagoland suburbs.  Learn more about Lindsay.

 

 

 

Matthew Pechanio

Matthew Pechanio acquired his Personal Training Certificate so he can put his love of people and passion for fitness to good use as a personal trainer. As a long-time recreational athlete, Matthew brings experience, skill and warmth to his clients. Learn more about Matthew.

 

 

 

Megan Sandilands

Megan Sandilands graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2012 with a B.A in advertising and public relations. She works part time in the field working with Radio Disney Chicago on behalf of their promotions department. Learn more about Megan

 

 

 

Stacy Krueger

Stacy is a former medical social worker, recovering lawyer, long ago aerobics instructor, and is currently a fully certified Pilates instructor and indoor rowing coach.  Learn more about Stacy.

 

 

Tamara Homolka

Tamara graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Communications. After working for BlueCross BlueShield for several years, Tamara decided to pursue her Personal Training Certification to share her passion for health and fitness with others. Learn more about Tamara.

 
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