Annbeth Eschbach is President of Kindbody, a fast growing women’ health care start-up.The New York-based femtech company is reinventing women’s health care through brick-and-mortar and mobile clinics, starting with fertility care and expanding into mental health, nutrition, and gynecological services.
Eschbach served as Chief Executive Officer of Exhale Enterprises, a brand and business that she founded in 2003. An entrepreneurial, seasoned brand and business builder, Annbeth navigated the birth, growth, and successful sale of a leading wellbeing brand that revolutionized the spa and fitness industry. She built a national brand while weathering a recession, and has 16 years of experience with private equity, debt, leadership, driving growth, brand building, real estate development, operationalizing strategies and innovation. In 2017, she sold the business to Hyatt Hotels and continued to lead the organization under new ownership until April 2019 when she joined the Kindbody team.
A graduate from Northwestern University, Annbeth holds a master's degree in Business Administration from NYU Stern School of Business. She served a three-year term as a board member on the board of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association, a trade association for commercial health and fitness clubs throughout the world, was elected President of the board of directors and served for another year in that capacity. Ms. Eschbach is the recipient of Club Industry's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Most recently, Annbeth has served as an Entrepreneur in Residence for Babson College, an undergraduate entrepreneurial business school in the Boston area. She resides in New York City with her family and is passionate about fostering entrepreneurship and developing future women leaders.