Minneapolis, MN – YMCA of the North President and CEO Glen Gunderson has been named to Daxko's Board of Directors, the company announced in a press release Wednesday.
"Choosing Glen was a clear-cut decision," Travis Pearson and Eli Weiss, co-chairs of Daxko’s Board of Directors jointly said in the press release. "His impressive tenure at YMCA of the North and in the broader fitness industry will play a pivotal role in strengthening Daxko's industry relationships and deepening the connection with our customers. Glen brings valuable insights into understanding their members and perfectly aligns with Daxko's vision."
Daxko is the leading technology partner for health and fitness centers worldwide, spanning 55 countries and delivering comprehensive technology solutions, integrated payment process. The company noted that adding Gunderson to its board was, in part, a move to honor its longstanding commitment to YMCAs.
"I'm looking forward to being a voice of the customer and the market as Daxko begins its transformational next chapter," Gunderson said. "My mission is to passionately advocate for and advance whole-person wellbeing for all people and communities. Daxko is uniquely positioned to serve the diverse needs of health and wellness organizations and is wholeheartedly dedicated to assisting them in building deep, meaningful connections with their members."
Before joining the YMCA of the North as President and CEO in June 2012, Gunderson served as the Chief Business Officer at RedBrick Health and a Vice President and Senior Vice President at LifeTime Fitness, all experiences that Daxko highlighted in its press release.
"With the addition of Gunderson to its Board of Directors," the release said, "Daxko is making a significant move to propel its growth and innovation as a global leader in health, fitness, and wellness technology."
About the YMCA of the North
The YMCA of the North is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established 168 years ago, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across the greater Twin Cities metro region, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities. The 29 Y locations and program sites, eight overnight camps, 10 day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage more than 370,000 men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y’s mission and work, visit www.ymcanorth.org.