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We are thrilled to announce that Gordon Johnson, owner of Gold’s Gym – Chapel Hill in Douglasville, Gold’s Gym – Hospital Drive in Douglasville and Gold’s Gym – West Cobb in Austell has been selected for induction into the prestigious Gold’s Gym Hall of Fame! We are so very proud and wanted to share this with our members and the community.
Gordon currently serves as Director Emeritus of the Gold’s Gym Franchise Association (GGFA) and leads the Gold’s Gym Advertising Advisory Council (GGAAC), serving as its Chairman. In addition, he has served on the GGFA Executive Board and on the National Franchise Council.
In 1984, Gordon entered the club business full time. He previously served as an executive of a major wire & cable manufacturer, and first opened a small club as a hobby and a means to play racquetball. In 1996 he converted his successful club in Douglasville, Georgia to a member of the world-famous Gold’s Gym chain.
When he joined the Gold’s Gym brand, Gordon brought with him extensive executive management experience in business, and has taught senior business classes at college level. A retired Marine reserve Colonel, Gordon served three years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps after earning his Masters in chemical engineering from Georgia Tech, followed by 20 years active reserve duty.
A champion of the Gold’s Gym brand, Gordon has been recognized previously for his meaningful contributions − including 2010 Visionary of the Year, the 2011 Presidents’ Award and the GGFA BRAVO Award presented at the 2013 Owners’ Conference.
#GoldsCelebratesService to the community and to our members! Congratulations, Gordon!