Massage Heights was founded and established in San Antonio, Texas by Wayne & Shane Evans in 2004.
Wayne Evans — Co- Founder, Director of Human Resources and Wellness Programs
Mr. Evans is Co-Founder at the franchisor, Massage Heights Corporate, LLC. and serves as Director of Human Resources and Wellness Programs while also overseeing the operations of the company owned locations. Mr. Evans parlayed his expertise as Regional Supervisor with a national health club chain into his vision for Massage Heights. A 1985 Graduate from Texas State University his experience in the fitness industry helped him understand the important role massage therapy could play in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and the opportunity for Massage Heights. Mr. Evans also recognized that a membership model could be effectively applied to a massage concept as a way to keep services affordable and help sustain growth. He and Shane opened their first Retreat in San Antonio, Texas in 2004 and became an overnight sensation.
Shane Evans – COO/Co-Founder
Mrs. Evans is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at the franchisor, Massage Heights Corporate, LLC. As Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Evans is responsible for the execution of all hands-on operations aspects of the company’s services, products and programs. In this role she collaborates with the CEO and Executive Management to develop the company’s strategic initiatives, and is charged with facilitating these efforts across operations through management of various departments; marketing, operations, training and franchise development. Prior to her role as Chief Operating Officer, she was the company’s Vice President and is currently a partner in two Massage Heights Retreat locations. Mrs. Evans Co-Founded Massage Heights in April 2004 and has been instrumental in developing the company and its culture from the ground up.
Glenn M. Franson — President / CEO
Mr. Franson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Massage Heights, and one of three Principles. Mr. Franson has been involved with Massage Heights in multiple capacities since shortly after the launch of the brand in 2004. As a leader of the company, Mr. Franson advises the leadership team, motivates employees and drives change within the organization. In collaboration with Executive Management he develops the long-term strategies and initiatives for the Franchisor, and works to build the infrastructure to support one of the nation’s fastest growing franchise systems. Like any good entrepreneur, he is always looking toward the future and creating new avenues to keep Massage Heights on the leading edge of the massage industry.