About GroupEx PRO


GroupEx PRO is a private, web-based communication portal for group fitness programs. It was created by international fitness business and program consultant, Shannon Fable, and her web-developer husband, John Fable. Their mission is to help eliminate the frustration felt by group fitness managers with regard to communication, while simultaneously enhancing the sophistication of group ex departments world wide.

GroupEx PRO provides fitness clubs with an affordable "one-stop-shop" for communicating with staff and members, coordinating subs and schedule changes, and tracking class performance data.

Shannon Fable

Co-Founder / CEO

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, 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 Vice Chair of the ACE Board of Directors.

John Fable

Co-Founder / CTO

John has a long history working in the fitness industry with brands such as Nautilus and Stairmaster. He began his career in the late 90s as a Website Manager for the former Schwinn Cycling and Fitness company in Boulder, Colorado, where he was part of a team that was at the forefront of online fitness equipment sales. John has held Senior Developer and Infrastructure Engineering positions for Fortune 500 telecommunications companies.

Jessica Maurer

Vice President of Operations

At Group Ex PRO, Jessica oversees many of the day to day tasks, from account creation to answering user questions. Jessica also is the social media, online manager, and ghost-writer for several top and well-known fitness personalities and companies including GXP. She has designed, created and implemented websites and blogs for large brands, private studios, and individuals. Jessica continues to maintain her fitness certifications as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer.

Steven Trotter

Vice President of Sales

Steven is a continuing education provider, adjunct professor in health & fitness management, and principal for Globetrotter Wellness Solutions. His expertise is rooted in university rec programs with a repertoire in leadership & organization development, fitness facility design & management, and program management. He managed large-scale fitness departments on multiple college campuses for more than 12 years. Steven is a 2017 IDEA Program Director of the Year finalist and has presented at numerous conferences across North America. He is a subject matter expert for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and previously served on the ACE Industry Advisory Panel. Steven maintains more than 20 fitness industry certifications and has taught group fitness and served as a personal trainer for over 16 years.