Pamela Kufahl, Director of Content and Engagement

Pamela
Kufahl, Director of Content and Engagement
Director of Content and Engagement,
Club Industry

Pamela joined Club Industry in 2002 and became editor-in-chief in 2004. She became director of content and engagement in 2014 when the brand moved completely online. Pamela helped transition the brand to a news/business franchise and expanded its online products. She was a finalist for two Jesse H. Neal Awards and has won four regional American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) writing awards, one national ASBPE award and a gold Eddie award from FOLIO. Prior to joining Club Industry, Pamela covered the energy industry for a decade. She is an avid exerciser, especially enjoying boxing and kickboxing, strength training, Pilates and yoga.

She can be reached at pam.kufahl@clubindustry.com. Or follow her on Twitter at @PamelaKufahl.

 

Articles
Follow the Fitness Leaders: Why the Industry Has Failed to Attract More Americans to Health and Wellness Facilities
Why hasn't the health club industry been able to attract a larger percentage of the population inside the doors? Find out what eight leaders in the health and wellness industry think is behind the seemingly stagnant membership numbers by viewing the latest installment of Club Industry's Follow the Fitness Leaders series.
2017 AFS Report Shares Buying Habits of Studio Owners
One-third of studio operators spend $1,000 to $5,000 annually on fitness equipment while just under 17 percent spend $5,000 to $10,000, according to a new report from Association of Fitness Studios (AFS), which shares more details on buying habits of studio owners.
Mark Smith Leaves 24 Hour Fitness; Frank Napolitano Named Acting CEO
Mark Smith and the 24 Hour Fitness Board of Directors came to a mutual agreement for Smith to leave his role as CEO effective immediately. He had been appointed CEO in 2014 when Forstmann Little and Co. sold the company.
Crawling on the Floor Might Be Key to Your Health Club's Success
Small data is more powerful than big data. And arriving at that small data often requires getting a view of your company from the perspective of your customer as well as observing your customer instead of just asking questions, according to futurist and author Martin Lindstrom.
Follow the Fitness Leaders: The Best Partnership Opportunities Outside the Fitness Industry
Find out which other businesses nine leaders in the health and wellness industry think the fitness industry should partner with to grow our membership base and revenue. This is the latest in Club Industry's Follow the Fitness Leaders series.
Four-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at AFC Fitness in Northeast Philadelphia
The Aquatic Fitness Center and Aquahab Physical Therapy location in Northeast Philadelphia experienced a fire Monday morning, causing the evacuation of about 100 people, some wearing just swimsuits. The facility is closed for an undisclosed period of time, but the company's president said he plans to rebuild. .
New York Sports Clubs to Open Elite Club in Former DavidBartonGym Location
Town Sports International has signed a deal to move into the former Astor Place location of DavidBartonGym in the East Village in Manhattan.
TSI Looks to Expand after 'Inflection Point' Year for the Company, Says Chairman
Town Sports International Chairman and CEO Patrick Walsh shared in his annual chairman's letter that the company is open to acquisitions now that it had implemented the plans laid out in 2015 for a company turnaround and had brought the company back from what many had predicted was a state of demise.
Follow the Fitness Leaders: The Biggest Missed Opportunity in the Health and Wellness Industry
The fitness industry is missing some opportunities. Find out what eight leaders in the health and wellness industry think those opportunities are and how you can grab those opportunities. This is the latest in Club Industry's Follow the Fitness Leaders series.
ClubCorp Reports Sixth Consecutive Year of Record Results
ClubCorp reported 2016 revenue of $1.1 billion, a 3.4 percent increase from the previous year. The growth comes as the company continues to look at ways to improve shareholder value after an active investor asked the board to consider selling the company.
11 JCCs Receive Bomb Threats
Bomb threats were called in for a fourth time this year to Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) around the country on Monday, causing evacuations of the centers. No bombs were found at any of the JCCs, and no one was injured.
Follow the Fitness Leaders: The Biggest Threat to the Health and Wellness Industry in 2017
Find out the biggest threats that 12 leaders in the health and wellness industry say the industry must contend with in 2017 by viewing the latest installment of Club Industry's Follow the Fitness Leaders series.
Flywheel Sports Lures Former Equinox President Sarah Robb O’Hagan to CEO Role
Former Equinox President Sarah Robb O'Hagan will now head Flywheel Sports, a competitor of Equinox's SoulCycle brand.
Sprint Corp. Fitness Center Renovation Revealed at Grand Re-opening 1
The open house at the renovated Sprint Corp. fitness center showed off a refresh and redefinition of the 18-year-old facility and resulted in 50 new members in one day.
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