Meet The Team
Dr. Saman Bakhtiar
Dr. Saman Bakhtiar has been in love and obsessed with the art of body transformation since he was 14 years old. He is a graduate of Penn State University and obtained his doctorate from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. He is the only person who has won a first place title in bodybuilding in every single weight class. He is also the author of the book “The Total Body Transformation Secrets.” His biggest fulfillment today comes from helping The Camp franchisees live the American dream and have a career that’s both lucrative and fulfilling. As he likes to say, “Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.”
Alejandra Font has over 10 years of experience in the health and fitness industry and has a deep passion for transforming people’s lives through health and fitness.
Within the past 7 years Alejandra has led a team in opening nearly 100 Camp locations nationally and in Mexico with her prime focus being in developing teams, sales and staff mentoring. She has a Bachelor’s in Sociology and has competed in four fitness NPC Bodybuilding competitions, where she has consistently placed between 1st and 2nd place.
Louis is an entrepreneur at heart and has vast experience in businesses ranging from quick service restaurants, direct sales, digital marketing and fitness gyms. Louis has played an important role in the development and expansion of The Camp Corporate Division, which owns and operates numerous gyms. He’s been instrumental in creating the management infrastructure and in the continued growth of The Camp Franchise Systems. He holds degrees in Finance and Economics from The University of Houston.
Brian Balconi is Franchise President of The Camp Transformation Center. In this role, he oversees the franchise business, including day-to-day operations, training, franchisee relations and development. Prior to joining The Camp, Brian oversaw the North American business of two franchise retail chains and has executive level experience with franchise industry leaders Little Caesars and Dunkin’ Brands. He holds a bachelor’s in Business Administration from The University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from The University of San Diego.
VP of Training and Franchise Operations
Brittany Trichter began her journey with The Camp as a client. She fell in love with The Camp culture and continued her journey by joining the team to manage one of the corporate-owned locations. She then moved to the corporate office where she was instrumental in developing the operations manual and various processes. Today, she oversees training and franchise operations for The Camp. Brittany has a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from California State University of Fullerton. Prior to joining The Camp, Brittany gained valuable experience in customer service and training.
Franchise Real Estate Manager
Manny works with franchisees through four stages of development: territory/site selection, real estate negotiations, design, and construction management. Manny is experienced with working through site issues for the Camp, opening several corporate-owned locations himself. This experience helps to make the process of finding and opening a Camp location easier for the franchise owner, as Manny is a partner and resource throughout the whole process. Prior to joining The Camp, Manny worked in real estate and commercial banking.