October 22, 2012 // Franchising.com // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Joint Corp., a leading franchisor of chiropractic clinics, is proud to announce the grand opening of its first clinic in the Mira Mesa area of San Diego. The clinic is owned and operated by franchisees and sisters Stephanie and Beth McRae.
In addition to owning and operating four Massage Envy clinics in the San Diego area, Stephanie McRae serves as in-house counsel for Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Beth McRae is president of The McRae Agency, a full-service public relations, social media and marketing firm. Beth has a long community service record and has been recognized for her efforts, including the 2011 Trendsetter award for her lifetime of civic and charitable work.
The Joint is being led by John Leonesio, founder and former CEO of Massage Envy. When Stephanie learned of The Joint concept, she was impressed with the power behind the model and the leadership involved, and decided that she wanted to be a part of it. Beth saw the tremendous success Stephanie had with Massage Envy and was on board immediately. “The Joint is the ultimate demonstration of chiropractic care – affordable and convenient so everyone can benefit from it,” said Stephanie McRae.
The McRaes are proud to announce their clinic physician, David Marshall, DC. Dr. Marshall received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Southern California University of Health Sciences, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a member of the National Chiropractic Honor Society, Dean’s List and Delta Sigma.
The Joint – Mira Mesa is located at 8155 Mira Mesa Blvd, Suite 5, in the Target Mira Mesa Shopping Center. Please visit Dr. Marshall, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Joint – Mira Mesa can be reached at 858.537.9588.
The Joint – Mira Mesa Grand Opening and ceremonial ribbon cutting with the Chamber of Commerce will be October 24, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Refreshments, clinic tours and free adjustments will be offered all day.
Leonesio said, “Stephanie and Beth are great additions to The Joint’s rapidly growing California franchise network of clinics.”
The Joint Corporation was founded in Tucson, Ariz. in 1999, with a vision to transform the traditional and confusing concept of chiropractic care into a simple and affordable reality. Today, The Joint...the chiropractic place creates a new philosophy of chiropractic care where clients can utilize chiropractic treatment as an integral part of their health and wellness program. The Joint concept offers convenient hours and no appointments are necessary. The Joint was named as a Hot Trends to Own in Franchising for 2012 by Entrepreneur Magazine and ranked in Inc. Magazine Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies at #94. For more information visit thejoint.com.
The Joint has 319 clinics open or in development in 24 states.
John Leonesio is recognized expert in the health, wellness and franchise industry, with more than 40 years experience. In the 1970s, Mr. Leonesio co-founded Scandinavian Health Spas, growing it from one club to 40 clubs before selling to Bally Health and Fitness in 1985. In 1990, he co-founded The Q, the Sports Club, growing it from one unit to 20 units in five years, before selling to 24 Hour Fitness. In 2002, Leonesio founded Massage Envy. In just six years, he took it from concept to a $300 million operation with more than 800 licenses awarded.
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