Founder & CEO | Exhale Enterprises, Inc.
Annbeth Eschbach founded exhale on the premise that what people wanted from the spa + fitness industry did not exist—so she birthed a unique brand that would fill the void for an experience that transforms lives. Offering mind body fitness and spa programs that deliver tangible results, exhale was the first boutique spa + fitness brand and the first concept to shift away from the traditional gym and day spa orientation to a holistic approach to transformation and wellbeing. Eschbach has masterminded the successful growth of a lifestyle brand that owns a unique position in the market, and is widely recognized as revolutionizing the industry.
Annbeth developed the Company’s strategic and operating plan, built the seasoned leadership team and infrastructure, and directs exhale’s growth and expansion. Before founding exhale, Annbeth spent 12 years at Wellbridge, then the third-largest national spa and club operator, where she directed the company’s spa division and the 50-property portfolio’s branding and marketing efforts. She served four years as President and COO for the 10-unit chain of Cardio Fitness Centers in New York and Chicago.
A graduate from Northwestern University, Annbeth holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from NYU Stern School of Business. Annbeth served as President of the Board of Directors of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association. Today she regularly participates in exhale programs and resides in New York City with her husband and son.