Jeffrey C. Stone, Sr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Stone offers over 35 years of professional experience in the Fitness, Weight
Loss and Franchise Industries and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of MPT
Franchising International, Inc. He founded this company in 2008 to hold all rights
to franchise, sell, oversee and service franchise development and franchise operations
for My Personal Trainer™ Inc. This company is now offering franchise
In 2004, Mr. Stone founded and serves as the President and CEO of My Personal Trainer™,
Inc. offering One on One Personal Training and weight loss services in small, attractive,
private, and professional studios. Prior to founding MPT, he was founder and President
of a women's only, company-owned and operated fitness chain. He also was President
of a Canton, Ohio based nationally recognized weight loss franchise company which
he founded in 1982. Mr. Stone grew this company to approximately 400 locations with
network sales approaching $100 million annually. Prior to this, Mr. Stone was a principal
and vice president of a successful chain of Ohio-based health spas.
Mr. Stone has received top honors such as the prestigious Businessman of the Year
award presented by his home-based Greater Canton Chamber of Commerce. He also received
recognition and honors by Price Waterhouse, AT&T and Inc. Magazine for having the #1 fastest
growing privately held company in Ohio and the 13th fastest growth company in the
United States. Mr. Stone has received numerous awards and recognition over the years
for his business accomplishments as well as his philanthropic endeavors with International
Christian as well as secular and personally established charity foundations and
He has performed thousands of motivational meetings and seminars and has appeared
on numerous syndicated business related shows. He has been most known for
his "I CAN" philosophy about life.
Mr. Stone has been married for 44 years and has three children that work in his
companies and two grandchildren.
"I have always stood for and believe in Christian Values, the Family Unit
and the American Dream. This belief has been very instrumental in my business success
as well as my personal and family success."
Jeffrey C. Stone, Sr.
President & Founder