John A. Peñacerrada, Commission Vice Chair

John A. Peñacerrada is an expert in the health and wellness industry, focusing on exercise and movement for over two and a half decades.  He has created remedies for individuals and community needs through exercise prescription, nutrition counseling and corporate wellness programming.  His professional experience includes working as a Director of Fitness Programming for Fortune 500 Companies throughout the United States.  In 2018, John started a consulting company, Network Exercise Solutions (NXS), to extend his expertise in business and operational management within the Wellness Industry to other corporate clients.  

In addition to his business aspirations, John has been a faculty member of San Francisco State University (SFSU) since 2006 and University of San Francisco (USF) since 2020, while administering wellness programs for the faculty and staff of SFSU.  John's philanthropy spirit is active in providing consulting and service in wellness for non-profit partners in San Francisco and Daly City as well as creating scholarships and support for Voice of the Free in the Philippines.  

Beyond his professional life, John was a former entertainer and recording artist, enjoys curating social events amongst his family and friends and loves to mentor those pursuing a career and health and wellness.    

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