In this episode of the KIPS Personal Trainer Application Podcast we discuss going through the hiring process, building a positive work culture, and setting staff expectations. Guest Jared Markiewicz gives his advice and shares his journey to building a top-notch facility in Madison, Wisconsin.

Jared Markiewicz is the founder and CEO of Functional Integrated Training, Madison’s go-to strength and performance facility for people from all walks of life. Since opening in 2012, Jared has worked with a wide array of athletes including middle schoolers, collegiate and professional athletes, as well as adults – all looking to find the best version of themselves.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with emphasis in Exercise and Movement Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He’s also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-CPT), an Advanced Sport Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, a Level 2 Functional Movement Screen Specialist, a certified IYCA High School Strength & Conditioning Coach, a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach (PN1) and a golf fitness instructor through Titleist Performance Institute.