Chad & Charlee
Founders and Owners
Chad and Charlee Pollinger opened Foundry Fitness, now named Founders HIIT and Strength Club, in July of 2015. Chad, an avid fitness enthusiast has been in the industry since 2008, as an owner of an Anytime Fitness Franchise in San Marcos, California. Professionally, Chad has worked in the Biopharmaceutical Industry in various roles and management positions for over twenty years. Chad’s experience in the industry, passion for fitness, and business experience, facilitated the birth of the FLIGHT Format, in which all variations of Founders programs and classes are based; a full body HIIT workout, with a focus on strength training. Charlee, a former High School Teacher, Varsity Cheerleading and Gymnastics Coach, as well as Former Restaurant Manager, partnered with her husband to combine their various areas of expertise and business acumen, giving birth to the community’s most popular, effective, exciting, and innovative fitness club. Laid on the foundation of circuit and weight training, forged in the mega popular HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) format of today’s workouts, and supported by a dedicatedl community; Founders HIIT & Strength Club is the model platform for today’s exploding fitness industry.