Search

NativeAdVantage 10-Q2BA:

(10 Questions 2B Answered)

What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?


Featured NativeAdVantage:

Andy Weir: Author of "The Martian"

John Philipson: VP, Six Senses Resorts

Tom Sito: Chair of Animation, USC Film School

Elizabeth Wynn: Broker, Sotheby's RE

Leonard Greenhalgh: Professor, Tuck-Darmouth)

Ryan Blair: NY Times Best Selling Author/Entrepreneur

 

Featured NativeAdVice:

Shai Reshef: Founder of University of the People

Paul D'Arcy: SVP of Indeed

Susan Hatje: GM of Mandarin Oriental, NY

Dan Laufer: Co-Founder of RentLingo

Hilary Laney: President of Tri-Digital

Greg Marsh: Co-Founder of onefinestay

Omar Qari: Co-Founder of Abacus

Gabriell Weinberg: Founder of DuckDuckGo

Stacy Rauen: E-I-C of Hospitality Design Mag

Jon Gray: CRO of HomeAway

Joe Speiser: Co-Founder of LittleThings.com

Ben McKean: Co-Founder of HungryRoot

John Boiler: Founder/CEO of 72andSunny

Wayne Pacelle: CEO of The Humane Society of the US

Tom Guay: GM at The Sagamore Resort

Dr. Alejandro Junger: Founder of The Clean Program

Rob Flaherty: CEO of Ketchum

Neil Thanedar: Founder/CEO of LabDoor

Andy Grinsfelder: VP of Sales/Marketing, Delaware North Resorts

Laura Frerer-Schmidt: VP/Publisher of Women's Health

Avi Steinlauf: CEO of Edmunds.com

Kathy Bloomgarden: CEO of Ruder Finn

Gabriel Flateman: Co-Founder/CTO of Casper

Mark Bartels: CEO of StumbleUpon

Bill Hagelstein: President/CEO of RPA

Adam Singolda: Founder/CEO of Taboola

Jonathan Plutzik: Proprietor of The Betsy-South Beach

Jessica Scorpio: Founder/VP of Marketing at GetAround

Ralph McRae: CEO of Leading Brands

Warren Berger: Bestselling Author

Liz Kaplow: Founder/CEO of Kaplow Communications

Dave Girouard: Founder/CEO of UpStart

Dave Asprey: Founder of BullectProof Executive

Douglas C. Smith: President of EDSA

Val Difebo: CEO of Deutsch NY

Guido Polito: CEO of Baglioni Hotels

Doyle Graham, Jr.: CEO of Valencia Group

Oscar Farinetti: Founder of Eataly

Angelo Sotira: CEO of DeviantART

Ali Khwaja: CFO of Safecharge

Zach Erdem: Proprietor of 75 Main

Jim Beley: GM of The Umstead Hotel

Alexis Gelburd-Kimler: Proprietor of West Bridge

Elie Georges: Proprietor of Hotel San Regis

Kalen Caughey: Founder o VOKE Tab

Michael Friedenberg: CEO of IDG

Donna Karan: Founder of DKNY

Edward Nardoza: Editor-in-Chief of WWD

Scott Dadich: Editor-in-Chief of Wired

Rhona Murphy: Former CEO of The Daily Beast

David J. Pecker: CEO of American Media

Lilian Roten: VP of Swissotel Hotels

Kenny Dichter: Founder/CEO of Wheels Up

Joshua Tetrick: Founder/CEO of Hampton Creek

Paul James: Global Brand Leader of The Luxury Collection

Dr. James Wagner: President of Emory University

Amy Thompson: President of ATM Artists & Management

Neil Gillis: President of Round Hill Music

Brett Matteson: President of Columbia Hospitality

Jonathan Reckford: CEO of Habitat For Humanity

Phil Harrison: President/CEO of Perkins+Will

Chef Bill Telepan

Tony Horton: Founder of P90X

Beth Weissenberger: Co-Founder of The Handel Group

Michael Fertik: Founder/CEO of Reputation.com

Dana Cowin: Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine

Bob Proctor: Chairman of Proctor/Gallagher Institute

Dennis Turcinovic: Owner of Delmonicos

Vittorio Assaf: Co-Founder of Serafina Restaurant Group

Shafqat Islam: Co-Founder of Newscred

Matt Williams: CEO of The Martin Agency

Bruce Rogers: Executive Chef at Hale & Hearty

Caleb Merkl: Co-Founder of Maple

Candy Argondizza: VP of Culinary at ICC

Neil Sazant: President of The Sagamore

Matt Straz: Founder/CEO of Namely

Terry Couglin: Managing Partner of Marta/Maialino

Andrei Cherny: Co-Founder/CEO of Aspiration

Ronen Nissenbaum: Managing Director of Waldorf Astoria NY

Patrick Godfrey: President of Godfrey Q

Sarah Berman: Founder/President of The Berman Group

Michael Schwartz: Owner of Genuine Hospitality Group

Stephan Aarstol: Founder/CEO of Tower Paddle Boards

Peter Shaindlin: COO of Halekulani Corp.

August Cardona: Founder/CEO of Epicurean Group

Nick Kenner: Co-Founder of Just Salad

« Tom La Vecchia: Publisher, New Theory | Main | Julie Starr: Owner, Starr Yoga & wellness and nutrition expert »
Monday
Aug142017

Erin Shirack: Director of Cycling, Studio Three Chicago

My NativeAdVantage:

Bio:

Erin Shirack is the Director of Cycling at Studio Three Chicago. She has had a passion for fitness for as long as she can remember. Her career in fitness started over 10 years ago when she began teaching Pilates as a side hustle from her career in sales and marketing. Moving to Chicago ignited Erin’s passion even more and it was indoor cycling that made her decide to leave her sales and marketing career and jump into the fitness industry full time. Erin has trained with some of the most respected instructors in Chicago and Michigan and has completed numerous certifications and continuing education courses in Pilates, TRX and Indoor Cycling. As former lead instructor for Flywheel Sports in Chicago, Erin’s classes were sought out by many fitness enthusiasts due to her high energy and expertly curated playlists.

What do I do best?

I honestly think that coaching and teaching are 2 things I do best.  The fact that I am so passionate about what I do allows me to put 100% into it and I feel that shows (or at least I hope it does!)

What makes me the best version of myself?

I think there are two things, my sense of humor and ability to take a risk.  I try not to take life too seriously, it’s a journey and you should laugh as often as you can and enjoy the ride.

What are my aspirations?

My personal goal: To own a vacation home on a lake

Business goal: To develop the best Cycle Team and program in the city of Chicago and hopefully beyond

My Biggest Success?

Taking the risk and leaving the corporate world for the fitness industry.  It was a huge leap of faith for me and one I will never look back on!

My Most Challenging Moment?

My most challenging moment was very recent. My husband and I had moved to Michigan for his career. I was still commuting back and forth every week between Chicago and Michigan.  We did that for about a year and decided to move back to Chicago.  It was very tough for me to leave my family in Michigan and a house that I loved but I wouldn’t change the experience. It made me realize that I am a hell of a lot stronger than I thought I was and it helped me realize that I can get through tough times and come out stronger in the end. 

My Motto?

GO GET IT

My Favorite People/Role Models?

My Parents, Obviously! They raised me to be who I am today and they are unbelievable human beings.

My Favorite Places/Destinations?

Travel would be Italy- I love the old charm and the FOOD.  Local would be the patio at Erie Café in Chicago

My Favorite Products/Objects?

My HyperIce Foam Roller and my VitaMix

My Current Passions?

(No rules here. This can be anything in your life that you are currently excited about or enjoy)

Oh I have a lot!

I love fitness as a whole- lately I have been geeking out on Pilates and a lot of mobility work and lifting

I’m obsessed with my nephews who live in Michigan and I tend to completely space out on anything happening in the world anytime I get the chance to see them or FaceTime with them.

https://www.facebook.com/StudioThreeCHI

https://twitter.com/studiothreechi

https://www.instagram.com/StudioThreeCHI/