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Meet Our Staff:


Jennifer Knuth

Jennifer Knuth attended Loyola University of Chicago and graduated with her B.B.A. 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

Alyssa Johnson


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 who enjoys fitness. Learn more about Bridget.




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.




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 is currently back in school working toward applying for physical therapy school. Learn more about Megan S.


Mindi Honken


Mindi graduated from college with her B.A. in Chemistry and a certification in teaching grades 6-12. She taught high school Chemistry and Biology for three years in Iowa while her husband finished his PharmD. Learn more about Mindi.


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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