, M.S., President of CCF, is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Masters degree in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania. He has over 25 years of experience in the fitness field, and has achieved certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and American Academy of Health-Fitness Professionals. Mr. Baumgarten is a columnist for Fitness OnSite magazine and contributes to numerous fitness and management publications, in addition to serving as an Expert Witness on fitness in the legal field. He is also an accomplished athlete and coach in numerous sports, and serves as a high school sports official.
Barbara Morris-Baumgarten, Vice-President of CCF, Heads our Western Regional office in Phoenix, AZ. She has been with CCF since 1997, and directs our recruiting, hiring and staff development. Ms. Morris-Baumgarten has an extensive background in the health field, having worked with patients of all ages and challenges. She is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is also a Life Coach. As a multiple cancer survivor herself, she advocates an Eastern Philosophy of mind, body, and spirit in addition to fitness training and nutritional support. Ms. Morris-Baumgarten is a former fitness competitor/bodybuilder, Ballroom Dancer, Martial Artist and equestrian. She currently resides outside Phoenix and is involved in many charities, including animal rescue.
CCF Regional Directors
Marc Rice has been with CCF since 2004. He holds an Associate's Degree in Exercise Science from Central Texas College, which he attended during his tenure as Drill Seargent in the US Army. He has also acheived certifications from the International Sport Sciences Assn. and National Federation of Personal Trainers. As our Fitness Director at the renowned Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, MD, Mr. Rice oversees a highly reputed fitness program for golfers and other club members. He currently resides in Silver Spring, MD and enjoys racquetball, rock climbing, and weight training.