David Patchell-Evans

David ‘Patch’ Patchell-Evans is the founder and CEO of GoodLife Fitness, Canada’s largest fitness club chain, fourth largest in the world and largest owned by a single owner. Patch has served both as president of canfitpro and as chair of the IHRSA Board of Directors. He is two-time best-selling author, award-winning entrepreneur, five-time Canadian rowing champion, and a notable philanthropist. Most recently Patch published the 21-Day Leaders Guide to Resilience, in response to the pandemic’s impact on the fitness industry and its leaders.