Dr. Jack Groppel is an expert in fitness and nutrition. Dr. Groppel is an Adjunct Professor of Management at the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. A world renowned professional speaker, he has shared the speaking platform with world figures ranging from former Presidents George Bush and Gerald Ford to Secretary of State Colin Powell, and actor Christopher Reeve.
Dr. Groppel is the Engagement columnist for Chief Learning Officer magazine, a professional publication dedicated to innovations in training and learning. His most recent book is The Corporate Athlete, which Leonard Lauder, Chairman and CEO of the Estée Lauder Companies called, "must reading for everyone who wants to manage his or her business, career, or profession effectively while living a balanced life." Dr. Groppel has also written more than 400 articles about stress, fitness, and nutrition.
A Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, Dr. Groppel is also a Board certified nutritionist in the American College of Nutrition, a former Research Associate to the U.S. Olympic Training Center, and served for 14 years as the Chair of the National Sport Science Committee of the United States Tennis Association. He currently is the Honorary Chair of this committee.
Dr. Groppel developed the Corporate Athlete® concept for his training program while serving as an associate professor of kinesiology and bioengineering at the University of Illinois helping both business executives and athletes increase performance levels.