Lance Breger, President & CEO (Ex Officio)
Lance Breger is leading practitioner and creator for the next wave of fitness – total wellness through an integrated and interdisciplinary program. Lance started his career at 19 when he became certified as a personal trainer by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Currently, he is the Head Private Trainer at MINT Health Club & Spa in Washington, DC. He is Founder & President of Infinity Wellness Foundation. Breger was named as one of the top trainers in Washington, DC by Washingtonian Magazine in 2011. Lance is recognized as the 2011 Program Director of the Year by IDEA Health & Fitness Association and serves as a Master Instructor for the American Council on Exercise (ACE). He draws upon his learning and best practices to speak and train on the intersection of wellness disciplines to educational, corporate, and professional audiences.
Ben Cahen, Controller
Ben Cahen is a finance and operations professional with eight years of experience in innovative problem solving, financial management, and reporting functions. He has the ability to manage complex organizational budgets particularly with non-profits. Ben is currently the Assistant Director of Finance in The Brookings Institution’s Foreign Policy program while completing an MBA from Georgetown University.
John Johnson, IT Administration
John Johnson “JJ” brings ten years of technical project management experience to the team. He is responsible for keeping all project tasks on target for delivery. JJ is a strong advocate of open-source technologies, with a solid background in development, training and administration of WordPress and Drupal content management systems. He has a strong combination of hands-on experience with media outlets, trade associations and non‐profit groups. Before joining the Infinity Wellness Foundation, JJ had led, and developed technology projects for local businesses, non-profits and think tanks from Washington, DC, to Accra, Ghana. He led and developed eLearning initiatives at both AT&T and Cision (formerly Bacon’s Information). At the Center for American Progress, he led the web team through the organization’s launch and first two years of operation, in addition to providing technical consultation for senior staff. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America hired him for his technical expertise, and during his tenure there he performed a major website overhaul. JJ started his technology career at USATODAY.com as a content developer. He was part of the dot‐com boom in Silicon Valley, developing online advocacy tools and managing the online operation of the Los Angeles‐based game show, The Big Idea. He earned his Master’s at The George Washington University in Education, with a focus on technology and leadership; and his Bachelor’s at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Journalism and Mass Communication. JJ specializes in making things work. He bridges the gap between concept and reality with friendly communication, honest assessment and a realistic, positive approach.
David Steinhardt, Business & Strategic Development
David has twenty-five years experience in the start-up, transformation, and management of non-profit organizations. In 2008 he worked with the co-founders to guide the formation of the Infinity Wellness Foundation and currently serves as its Secretary/Treasurer. As a volunteer with the Foundation he is focused on business and organizational development and program design and delivery. David has a developed a passion for health and wellness through his own evolution working with a personal trainer, physical therapist, and massage therapist since 2006. He has taken courses and workshops on a range of fitness and nutrition topics and is a CHEK Institute Holistic Lifestyle Coach. He has held the CEO position in a series of industry associations and is currently the President & CEO of the International Digital Enterprise Alliance and Digital Enterprise Education & Research Foundation. Earlier in his career, he co-founded the Institute for Strategic Management, specializing in political communications and organizational development working with corporate, government, non-profit, and political organizations and was on the start-up team in the late 1990’s for a dot-com company. He began his professional career as a high school teacher in the Milwaukee School District. He earned his Master of Public Administration, with Honors, from The George Washington University and a BS in History and Education, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. David is recipient of numerous awards including the 2008 Good Scout presented by the Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America.