Bahram Akradi

Chairman and President

Lifetime Fitness

Description

Akradi clearly knows the formula for running successful health clubs, goriwing his Lifetime fitness to a $1.2 billion business with more than 100 locations. Lately he's been putting his pedal to the metal in a new arena--fitness competitions and events--all part of his mission to truly improve people's lives. In the past decade Akradi bought or created 200 events across the country, and he has amitious plans to grow event revenue to $90 million in the next six to seven years. Don't bet against Akradi, who doesn't rest until he reaches his goals.