Peerfit executive among finalists for the annual TBBJ award recognizing local business leaders

TAMPA, Fla. (October 13, 2017) - Peerfit, a digital platform that makes it easy for insurance carriers, brokers and employers to offer fitness classes to their clients and employees, is delighted to announce CEO, Ed Buckley III, PhD is among the 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal Up & Comers Finalists.

An elite panel of judges reviewed more than 400 nomination packets and selected only 60 finalists and hall of famers based on leadership and achievements in each of the finalists professional careers.

“Being a young leader of a national company meant having to learn while on the job, which has been an amazing experience that I wouldn’t change for anything,” said Peerfit CEO, Ed Buckley, PhD. “It’s an honor to be in this vibrant Tampa community as we’ve grown Peerfit and I hope to be able to share my experience with other finalists and and other business leaders for years to come.”

Peerfit was first in their class for the Healthbox Accelerator in 2014, and has been growing and thriving in the Tampa Bay area and nationally ever since.

Tampa Bay Business Journal hosted a dinner to honor all of the Under 30 and Under 40 Up & Comers finalists on Thursday, October 12 at TPepin's Hospitality Centre.

To learn more about Peerfit’s journey, visit

About Peerfit
Peerfit is the market leader in connecting employers and carriers with innovative fitness experiences. Through their digital platform, insurance carriers, brokers and employers can redefine their benefits programs by giving employees access to a network of fitness studios and gyms – offering a variety of classes that cater to all levels of fitness – using workplace wellness dollars. For more information, visit

Jordan Barrish
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