Stories by Al Valente
About the Author
Mr. Valente has more than 25 years of business, marketing, and technical experience. In addition to his health club management knowledge, he has been an e-Business consultant to large corporations.
He co-founded, built, and managed the Shrewsbury Racquet Club in Massachusetts. There, he was a noted pioneer in building one of the first indoor tennis facilities in the Northeast, and then again in being one of the first to introduce racquetball to the region.
For 15 years, he has worked in the Massachusetts Rt. 128 high-tech industry, in the computer and internet field. As a business consultant, he was able to advise major corporations on technical and web deployments.
He and Vlad Kroutik founded FitCommerce.com in 2000 to be an all encompassing portal for the exploding professional fitness and wellness field.
Al has been a prolific writer both online and offline. He writes press releases for many notable fitness corporations.
He earned his BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts and his MBA from Clark University, and is an adjunct professor at Connecticut State University.
Available for Speaking and Writing Engagements
Mr. Valente is available for speaking or writing engagements on topics of wellness and fitness gained through 5 years of being chief editor of FitCommerce.com
Phone: (860) 961-4987