Octane Fitness Adds Dave Zachry to Sales Team

Octane Fitness, LLC, has hired Dave Zachry as a sales manager for commercial national accounts in western half of the United States.

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – July 24, 2008 – Octane Fitness, LLC, a leading brand of multiple award-winning, premium elliptical cross trainers, has hired Dave Zachry as a sales manager for commercial national accounts in western half of the United States.
“As Octane has experienced tremendous growth each year, our sales staff has grown significantly,” said Ryan Simat, the vice president of sales at Octane Fitness. “With a key player like Dave on our team, we anticipate even greater opportunities moving ahead.”
Dave Zachry comes to Octane with a wealth of industry experience, most recently as a national account manager for four years at Precor, Inc., Woodinville, Wash., where he continually exceeded goals and increased annual sales revenue, working with customers including Life Time Fitness, Capital Fitness and L.A. Fitness.
Previously, Dave spent nearly a decade at Fitness Products International, with the Icarian Fitness Equipment brand, in Sun Valley, Calif. There he served as special account manager and the Great Lakes regional sales manager, during which time he markedly boosted sales of strength training equipment, managed national accounts and was named the “Top Producer “ for three consecutive years.
Dave's strong passion for fitness began in the late 1980s as an owner/operator of several Gold's Gyms throughout California, including San Diego, San Francisco, Oceanside/Vista and Reseda. With more than 12 years of background in owning and operating health clubs, his experience became a tremendous asset in his sales career.
“Being voted the best supplier in the industry and the best elliptical for several consecutive years is a huge endorsement of Octane's products and people,” said Zachry. “I'm excited to add to the passion and build on the incredible, ongoing success.”
Octane Fitness Background
Fueled by a relentless passion to offer the best elliptical machines, Octane Fitness is committed exclusively to delivering breakthrough, performance cross training—unlike any other fitness equipment manufacturer today. Low-impact, effective cardiovascular equipment is the sole focus of Octane Fitness' extensive research, development, testing and manufacturing—all ultimately to benefit exercisers with superior quality products; innovative, effective workouts and unparalleled personalized service.
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