Digital health company hires former Marine Corps Officer and Facebook employee

TAMPA, Fla (May 5, 2020) -- Peerfit, the digital health company that works with employers and insurance carriers to fully fund fitness experiences for their employees and members, announced today the hire of Monica Laux, a former Facebook employee in charge of analytics partnerships and former officer of the United States Marine Corps, as Chief of Staff to CEO, Ed Buckley, Ph.D. 

“Monica’s unique background and experience was a driving force in her hire.” says Buckley, “At Peerfit, we are continuously looking to Monica Laux Peerfit Chief of Staffinnovate and pivot as needed and by necessity, and having her on board will ensure we take into account the strategic needs of the organization while staying efficient yet scrappy.”

Laux’s hire comes during a time as Peerfit is shifting their messaging to focus on their digital streaming fitness solutions, a major feature that has always been a part of their product. With the current state of today’s environment due to COVID-19, many companies have shifted or emphasized offerings to serve their users. Laux will directly assist the CEO and Senior Management on the development, coordination, and execution of strategic initiatives to drive efficiency in order to help ensure peak performance at every level.  

“As someone with a lifelong passion for fitness and physical activity, I'm thrilled to become part of the Peerfit team. Their mission to empower people to live healthy and active lifestyles is in line with my personal and professional ethos.  I’m proud to bring my diverse background and experience to this organization and contribute to an amazing company culture and mission.” 

About Peerfit
Peerfit is the market leader in connecting employers and carriers with personalized fitness experiences. Through their digital platform, insurance carriers, brokers and employers can redefine their benefits offerings by giving employees and members access to a network of fitness studios, gyms, and streaming services – offering a variety of classes and experiences that cater to all levels of fitness and activity. For more information, visit or

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