Co-Founder, Augie’s Quest
WHY: Fitness industry mogul behind Lifecycle, Life Fitness, Octane Fitness. After stricken with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2005, began campaign to treat and cure ALS, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
RECENT: Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS near start of year announced first human was successfully given a dose of AT-1501, “a promising investigative drug” to treat ALS.
NOTABLE: His group has helped raise about $150M over past decade to fight the disease.
FUN FACTS: Varsity football, wrestling, track. Wife, Lynne; four married children, eight grandchildren, one dog. Fan of “The Sopranos.”