About Tom

Tom NikkolaTom is the Senior Director of Fitness Strategy and Business Development at Life Time Fitness.

He began his fitness career in 2001 as a personal trainer and played a number of roles at Life Time, including Senior Director of Nutrition and Weight Management. In that role, he helped evolve and develop Life Time’s lab testing, nutritional products, and  nutrition coaching services, while also helping to launch the brand Life Time Weight Loss.

Tom left for a short period of time and joined Thorne Research, where he developed and launched the nutritional brand ThorneFX, a line of premier-quality supplements for fitness professionals and their clients.

In his current role, he focuses on the evolution of existing fitness businesses while pursuing new opportunities and strategic partnerships.

Tom graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a pre-Med biology degree in 1999, and has had a number of fitness certifications. He maintains his CSCS, CISSN and Pn1 certifications.