Meet our knowledgeable Personal Training Staff at Franklin Health & Fitness

Personal Training Staff

Mark Villanti

Certified Training Director

CrossFit L-2 | ISSA Certified Personal Trainer | ISSA Certified Fitness Nutrition

Mark Villanti is our Personal Training Director and also Membership/Personal Training Sales Associate. He has a passion for fitness and has been with FHF now for 3 years. He is a former Combat Veteran and has multiple certifications in training and Crossfit. He has a passion for fitness and helping people reach their full potential in health and wellness.

Jamie O’Donoghue

Certified Personal Trainer

ACE Certified Personal Training certification, IFA Group Exercise Certified

Jamie is certified and has nine years of experience teaching Group Exercise: Step Aerobics, Barbell, Water Aerobics, and Zumba. She is certified in CPR/AED. She also has seven years of experience teaching Kindergarten through fourth grade Physical Education. Jamie wants to inspire and teach people how to live a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. She is passionate about motivating people to achieve their fitness goals. Jamie is married and has one son.

EDUCATION: Masters of Art in Teaching with a concentration in Physical Education from Western Carolina University, Bachelors of Science in Human Development from the University of Tennessee

Lauren Villanti

Certified Personal Trainer/RD

Lauren Villanti, RD, LD is a registered dietitian and certified personal fitness trainer. She obtained a B.S. in nutrition & dietetics from Western Carolina University. Lauren also gained her practical experience through the Dietetic Internship with the Georgia Department of Public Health. Lauren has a strong love for fitness and prides herself on representing fitness and nutrition with passion and purpose. Growing up playing sports and being active has shaped the person she is today, and she knew early on she wanted to be a professional in the health and fitness industry to use her passion to help others.

Matt Harlfinger

Certified Personal Trainer

Matt is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sport Medicine. He has a combined 10 years of training experience with 8 years of that time being at Western Carolina University where he served as the Assistant Track and Field Coach. His additional experience comes from club sport coaching as well as a year spent at Velocity Sports Performance where he led Adult Fitness Groups, Sports Camps and Clinics, and Youth Classes.

Matt has his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and his Master’s in Physical Education and is currently teaching Health and Wellness at Southwestern Community College. He has a strong desire to help others reach their full potential and is excited to have the opportunity to make an impact in this community.

Tracy Hutchinson

Certified Personal Trainer

Tracy is excited to help you with your fitness needs!

Place of Birth -Clearwater, Florida

Education: Dunedin High School, Dunedin FL

Current Fitness Certifications - AFFA group fitness. AFFA personal training. Maddog spinning certification

Years in the Fitness Industry- 15 years

Hobbies- hiking, biking and horseback riding

Amy Stone

Certified Personal Trainer

Amy loves spending time in nature, especially with her dog, River.

Besides her personal trainer certification, Amy is an American Canoe Association certified Stand up paddleboard instructor and has 15 years experience as a registered nurse.

When not at the gym her time is spent hiking, paddleboarding, whitewater rafting and stretching on her yoga mat.

Lauren Chapman

Certified Personal Trainer

Lauren's hobbies aside from fitness are hiking and horseback riding. "I just love being outdoors! I have such a passion for personal training because it allows me to personally help people transform their lives. I love that even on a bad day, people can come in for a workout with me and I can be a positive light in their day."