Speaker's BiographyJoe Fortunato
Chairman, President and CEO, General Nutrition Centers
Joseph Fortunato is chairman, president and CEO of General Nutrition Centers Inc. Since joining GNC in 1990, he has held various positions within the company, including executive vice president, chief operating officer, senior executive vice president, executive vice president of retail operations and store development, and director of financial operations. Under Fortunato's leadership, GNC was named the IPO of the year in 2011. Fortunato serves on the board of KUE Management Inc., a provider of education programs and services, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. Prior to joining GNC, he was president of Fortunato and Associates Financial Consulting Group. Fortunato earned his undergraduate degree in finance at Duquesne University in 1975.