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Life Time founder & CEO Bahram Akradi on health and wellness

November 25, 2020

Life Time founder & CEO Bahram Akradi on health and wellness

Bahram Akradi

Founder & CEO of LIFE TIME

Life Time CEO Bahram Akradi is now leading the health and wellness industry with his innovative vision and approach to the pandemic.

Founder & CEO Bahram Akradi built the Life Time brand from the ground up and is now leading the health and wellness industry with his innovative vision and approach to the pandemic.

On the latest Walker Webcast, Walker & Dunlop's CEO, Willy Walker, spoke with Bahram about the founding of Life Time, the future of the health and wellness industry, and the safety measures in place to keep his customers safe.

A bit about each speaker:

Willy Walker
Willy Walker

Willy Walker is chairman and chief executive officer of Walker & Dunlop. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, Walker & Dunlop has grown from a small, family-owned business to become one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States. Walker & Dunlop is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and in its first seven years as a public company has seen its shares appreciate 547%.

Bahram Akradi

Bahram Akradi founded Life Time®, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, in 1992 with a goal of helping people achieve their health and wellness goals by delivering entertaining, educational, friendly and inviting, functional and innovative experiences with uncompromising quality and unparalleled service. From the very beginning, Akradi led the company with a focus on serving members' needs first with the belief that business results naturally would follow. Nearly 30 years later, it's a principle that has proven itself time and time again. Not only has Life Time established a unique and powerful model in the health and fitness space, the company invented an entirely new industry –Healthy Way of Life –in which Life Time operates in a category of its own.

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