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TRUE Fitness Welcomes Ed Kurzontkowski as VP of Operations

March 1, 2021


Angela Tinsley
Marketing Manager
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St. Louis, MO: March 1, 2021 – TRUE Fitness, manufacturer of commercial cardio and strength equipment since 1981, announces the addition of Ed Kurzontkowski to the leadership team as Vice President of Operations.

In this role, Kurzontkowski will oversee all operations for TRUE, ensuring the development and implementation of efficient protocols and cost-effective systems within purchasing and operations to meet the growing needs of the TRUE organization. His experience includes over 30 years history in process improvement, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning.

“I’m very excited to have Ed on the team,” said Ward Petito, COO of TRUE. “He possesses incredible insight. His innovative methods and experience will bring a new focus on planning and efficiency. This is imperative as we now are tasked with delivering to both the TRUE and Octane brands.”

“Joining a growing company like TRUE is an incredible opportunity,” Kurzontkowski said. “As a well-established, industry-leading organization, it’s easy to respect what they’ve accomplished and their future potential. I’m excited to be a part of the leadership team that will help write the next chapter for TRUE.”

Prior to joining TRUE, Kurzontkowski spent 28 years with Cybex International, where he held a variety of positions and built one of the most well-respected service organizations in fitness manufacturing. In addition to Cybex, Kurzontkowski has also held leadership positions with other top manufacturers in the industry.

“Our customers and partners have come to expect the high-quality and premium experience that TRUE has provided for the past 40 years,” said Frank Trulaske, CEO/President of TRUE. “Ed’s experience will help drive continuous improvement across all operations. He will help to ensure that excellence in quality remains central to TRUE as we continue to expand with the addition of the Octane brand.”

Please join TRUE in welcoming Ed Kurzontkowski to the TRUE family.

About TRUE Fitness

TRUE has been manufacturing premium fitness equipment since 1981. TRUE offers a customer-first approach, while designing, building, and servicing excellent cardio, strength, and functional training equipment. Learn how TRUE’s responsive service, superior quality, and product design expertise make TRUE your trusted partner in fitness before, during, and after the sale. To learn more visit truefitness.com.