Business Portfolio - Feb. 23, 2014

Managers appointed at local health club

Leah Vann (Special photo)

Leah Vann (Special photo)


Steve Nix (Special photo)


Steve Nix and Leah Vann have been promoted to management positions with Tony’s Fitness Group on Westover Boulevard.

Nix has been appointed manager of Tony’s Westside Athletic Club, while Vann has been promoted to manager of Tony’s Fitness for Women.

Nix, 39, has been with Tony’s for six years and has seven years experience in the fitness business. Nix, who grew up in Stockbridge, progressed from Men’s Physique competition to Competitve Body Builder. He has competed in three body building competitions with one second-place award and two third-place finishes.

Vann, 53, has been with Tony’s for 16 years and has been in the fitness business for 39 years. She has a fitness and nutrition diploma from the University of Pennsylvania and is certified in personal training, Pilates, kickboxing, group fitness, senior fitness and dance. She is teaching a cross training class, cardio dance class and abs class. Vann and her husband, Mike, have two sons, Myles and Taylor. She is a Leesburg native.