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Sandy Franco

Franco’s Athletic Club and Spa
Sandy Franco is co-owner of Franco’s Athletic Club and Spa in Mandeville, Louisiana, as well as Franco’s Fitness Club, CrossFit Franco’s and Crunch Fitness Franchise Club. She is a 39-year veteran of the fitness industry. Her accomplishments in building a small-town club into a multi-million dollar business have made Franco an expert in her field. Her talents and abilities extend to almost every aspect of the business. Her work as a designer has been featured in national industry publications. She is a published industry columnist and is a national and international speaker and presenter. Franco was elected and served on IHRSA’s Board of Directors. She has been recognized in the industry for her innovative programs and creative marketing strategies that have motivated thousands to exercise. In recognition of her community involvement, Franco and her husband Ron have received IHRSA’s Community Leadership Award, twice received a community leadership award from the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and was chosen Business Woman of the Year by the Louisiana Business Woman’s Association.
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