Mark Harrington Sr followed his entrepreneurial spirit and passion by founding Healthworks Fitness Centers in 1979. Along the way, Mark had a parallel career in Commercial Real Estate as a Partner and Sr Vice president at JMB Realty. Mark managed the Leasing Department overseeing 100,000,000 Sq. Ft of Retail Space throughout North America. Healthworks is a noted Global Leader in Women’s Health and Fitness serving over 12,000 Women in the Boston area. Additionally, the Healthworks Group has expanded into a Premium Co-Ed brand with Republic Fitness in the Boston Financial District as well as GymIt, a promotional co-ed brand featuring clubs in the metro Boston area. The Healthworks Group also operates Non-Profit fitness centers in the inner city under the Brand, Healthworks Community Fitness, serving over 1,500 members in the Dorchester area. Healthworks Community Fitness recently received the Mayor’s Award for Innovative Health Care. In total the Healthworks Group serves over 30,000 members in the Greater Boston Area. Mark graduated from the University of Miami with a B.A. in Economics.