GroupEx PRO was founded in 2006 by fitness business and program consultant, Shannon Fable and her
web-developer husband, John Fable. Their goal was to eliminate the frustration felt by group fitness
managers with regard to communication, while also enhancing the sophistication of group ex
departments worldwide. Today, hundreds of group fitness department managers utilize the platform to
more efficiently run their programs and engage more participants in their overall wellness
In March 2019, GroupEx PRO joined the Daxko family of brands and now will be supported by an even
larger team of product and technical experts to accelerate platform development. Shannon Fable
continues to lead the product evolution of GroupEx PRO.
Hear more from Shannon Fable about what joining the Daxko family means to
Co-Founder & Product Manager
Shannon co-founded GroupEx PRO in
2006 with her husband John Fable and continues to lead the evolution of the product. Shannon, 2013 IDEA
and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is a fitness business and programming consultant who has helped
impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, FIT4MOM and BOSU® over the last
20+ years. As an experienced educator and certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach, she helps
fitness entrepreneurs navigate the industry and make more money. Fable is a member of the Association of
Fitness Studios Advisory Board and the Ex-Officio Chair of the ACE Board of Directors.
Customer Success Advocate
Josh brings over a decade of customer
service experience to his daily support of GroupEx PRO users. He currently resides in Birmingham,
Alabama with his wife, Heather, and their two children, Malcolm and Alaina. He participates in rigorous
group exercise daily (i.e., chasing his toddlers!).