Amit Swaroop is a member of the Board of Directors for Maverick Fitness. He has a decade of M&A experience across investment banking and private equity investing. He is currently a Vice President with The Halifax Group, a private equity investment firm based in Washington, DC. Amit earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Beta Gamma Sigma and with Honors, and a BA in Mathematical Methods in Social Sciences and Economics from Northwestern University, where he also received an undergraduate certificate in Financial Economics from the Kellogg School of Management.
Ken Doyle is a member of the Board of Directors for Maverick Fitness. He is currently a Senior Partner and serves on the Investment Committee of The Halifax Group, a private equity investment firm based in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Halifax in 2000, Ken was an Industry Leader and Vice President at GE Equity, the private equity subsidiary of GE Capital. Prior to GE Equity, he spent four years in investment banking as a Senior Associate for the Telecommunications Corporate Finance Group at Merrill Lynch and as an Associate with Chase Manhattan Bank in the Media and Telecommunications Group. Ken also spent three years with Ernst & Young in the Entrepreneurial Services Group and obtained a C.P.A. license in 1990. Ken graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. from Boston College and received his M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Ken is the Founder of Capital for Children (a non-profit investment partnership focused on at-risk children) and a member of WPO (World Presidents’ Organization). He is married with two adult children.
David Bard is a member of the Board of Directors for Maverick Fitness. He is the Managing Director and joined Halifax in 2018. He is responsible for assisting in sourcing, evaluation, execution and monitoring investments.Before joining Halifax, David was a Principal at American Securities, a New York based private equity firm, where he invested across sectors and served as a Director for several companies. Prior to that, David was with Bain Capital for nearly nine years and worked with the firm in several geographies. David began his career with McKinsey & Company. David currently holds an MBA from the Wharton School, where he was the Ford Fellow, and an MPhil in Economics with Development from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar. In addition, he completed the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, earning a BS in Economics from The Wharton School and a BAS from Penn Engineering, where he graduated summa cum laude. David is currently a Senior Fellow at The Wharton School where he teaches, a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and works with Year Up, a nonprofit providing education and support for young adults seeking to achieve their potential after high school. David resides in Washington, DC with his wife and son.
When Jaclyn took the position at Maverick Fitness, she knew it was going to be the perfect fit. Her energetic personality and marketing background prepared her for the work she does creating and coordinating promotions, partnerships with local non-profits such as Texas Special Olympics and American Heart Association, overseeing social media and communications. She enjoys the people she works with and their goal to better other’s lives by providing the best fitness product out there.
Jaclyn’s first job was at Six Flags Over Texas as a 15-year-old where she enjoyed meeting celebrities such as Flo Rida, Katy Perry and more. She worked at Six Flags through college and was able to secure a marketing supervisor position there after graduating. She continued in the entertainment business while working at LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEALIFE Grapevine. Jaclyn then landed at The Barber Shop Marketing where she did experiential events for clients such as General Motors, Chevron, Ford, AT&T and lead the promotions department. She was involved in the rollout for the new Chevy Colorado and helped to execute several vehicle trainings for Buick, GMC and Chevrolet. In between two tenures at The Barber Shop, Jaclyn worked with Zimmerman Advertising where she handled the Nissan Account.
Jaclyn is married to Javier and has two young boys, Christian and Cruz. They lead an active lifestyle going to parks, the Dallas Zoo, feeding the ducks, the boys even love going to Target. She doesn’t have time for hobbies but does make time to work out at least four times a week and get her daily steps in on her fitbit while binge watching her favorite shows.
Amy is our Regional Fitness Manager for the Fort Worth region. She spent
most of her long career in the fitness industry providing one-to-one personal
training and nutrition coaching. After a long career in the fitness industry,
we’re so happy to have Amy in the Maverick Fitness Holdings family. She
worked her way up to her position as a Regional Fitness Manager starting as
a Coach. She is proud of her part in encouraging the development of other
members of our team through mentorship and coaching. She is an innovator
and solutions-oriented and she is excited to see Maverick grow and evolve.
Outside of work, Amy loves Mexican food, pasta, and a good Margarita!
Amy enjoys working with Maverick and learning to lead, manage and support
our teams by pushing herself beyond what she thought she could do. She
loves the supportive and encouraging environment at Maverick and she is
excited to see what else she can achieve.
Bryan is a Certified Public Accountant who is adept at leveraging his experience in accounting and finance to help companies meet the challenges of today’s environment. Bryan has worked for more than 20 years at both public and private companies and believes the solutions that solve problems, improve processes, and increase service levels are key to being an engaged partner.
Bryan is a native to Utah and has been living in Frisco for the past 14 years where he enjoys spending time with his wife, Evonne, and watching their kids, Kelsie, Jackson and Chloe, play soccer, volleyball, and dance. Bryan holds a Master of Business Administration from Utah State University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Utah Valley University. Bryan works out at Orangetheory three to four times a week and buys, sells, and maintains cars in his free time.
Bryan has been surrounded by some of the most talented people in retail while working for JCPenney, Forty-Five Ten, Texas Family Fitness, and Maverick Fitness. His favorite thing about Maverick Fitness is the people that he works with.
Currently, as Chief Product Officer at Maverick Fitness, Michael oversees fitness operations within the DFW region of the fastest growing franchise brand (2018) in the United States. He is responsible for spearheading strategic shifts and is focused on executing long-term, workable business initiatives designed to drive performance excellence, increase sales revenue while reducing costs, and streamline operations.
Previously, as the Director of Fitness for Orangetheory Fitness, Michael rose through the ranks to ultimately lead and manage all aspects of the global fitness department including long-term business strategy development, recruiting, hiring, and retention of worldwide leadership teams, customer relationship management, and oversight of multi-platform product training curriculum and content. During this time, he identified opportunities and provided leadership on the creation and delivery of two proprietary, solution-focused software applications (patents pending), negotiated numerous world-recognized partnerships, and strengthened Orangetheory Fitness’ position as a globally recognized, fitness industry disrupting brand. He has previously shared his international business expertise through numerous global speaking events and has been published in outlets around the world including Fast Company, Today.com, Shape, Men’s Journal, Livestrong, and Runners World.
Before joining Orangetheory Fitness, Michael coached world-class athletes and business executives using customized mental and physical solutions designed to increase personal and professional performance through his own company aptly named ‘Performance is Personal.’ As former member of Team USA/USA Triathlon, Michael draws on his experience as one of the world’s top multi-sport athletes to passionately lead and develop others to perform at their best.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from St. Edward’s University, Magna Cum Laude, and a master’s degree in psychology, with honors, from Southern Methodist University. He has served on several advisory panels responsible for setting worldwide health and wellness standards through research and education, including The Cooper Institute (CI) and the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF).
As CEO of Maverick Fitness Holdings, LLC, a private equity/management firm based in Frisco, TX, Shane was asked in 2013 to partner with Orangetheory Fitness as acting Area Developer for the North Texas region. Adams and his team are responsible for 33 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Before devoting his work fulltime to Maverick Fitness Holdings, Adams was director of operations for both commercial and residential construction companies in the Dallas area. His time spent managing large, fast-paced organizations prepared him to pursue his passion of helping others. His enthusiasm for fitness and impacting lives for the better has become his focus while continuing to grow Maverick Fitness Holdings.
In his free time, Adams loves to be with family! He and his wife Amy have two super awesome kids, Kayla and Chase. If you can’t find Shane in the office or at the gym, he is probably at one of the local athletic fields coaching one of his kids many teams!
Above all Shane is grateful for his supportive family, dedicated partners and amazing team at Maverick Fitness Holdings who help make it all happen!