Don Powers, Founder & CEO of Fitness Machine Technicians, was recently featured in an article on 1851Franchise.com.
The article addresses how Don developed Fitness Machine Technicians into what it is today. He began his career in fitness as a gym owner. When he noticed a serious lacking in qualified fitness equipment repair services, he taught himself how to fix and maintain equipment. This led him to found Fitness Machine Technicians in 2002.
Don’s tenacity was a major factor in his success:
What Powers brought to the table was the drive and willingness to not simply meet a task, but to learn how to master it. Whenever there was a new hill to conquer, he took it upon himself to figure out the best way to do it, relying on his ability and wherewithal to figure it out.
After several years of growing the company independently, he realized that the business model for Fitness Machine Technicians would be easy to duplicate. By 2010, Don had franchised the company. Today, Fitness Machine Technicians has locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
Next, Don has plans to expand westward, the next step on his goal to provide fitness machine repair and maintenance throughout the country.