OUR TEAM

MS Fitness Challenge

MS FITNESS CHALLENGE TEAM

David Lyons
David LyonsCo-Founder
In 2006, David Lyons was hospitalized and diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the age…
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Kendra Lyons
Kendra LyonsCo-Founder
Kendra brings more than 20 years of experience in nursing and working with MS patients to…
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Byron Mark Vance, MD
Byron Mark Vance, MDDirector of Medical Services
Dr Vance is a board certified Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has over 15 years of experience in “conventional medicine”…
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Monica Pelle, RD CPT
Monica Pelle, RD CPTDirector of Nutrition
Monica Pelle is an inspiring dietitian & personal trainer, who has helped hundreds of people achieve happier…
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Jim Nolan
Jim NolanDirector of Fitness
As a personal trainer for over 20 years and battling MS for over 12, Jim Nolan brings a deep knowledge of functional training specific to the MS…
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Savannah Burgoon
Savannah BurgoonDirector of Program Promotions
Savannah is a passionate individual who volunteers her time with newly diagnosed individuals, helping them cope with their MS diagnosis, encouraging them…
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Alyssa Stanley
Alyssa StanleyDirector of Online Training
A Fitness and Nutrition Coach specializing in Auto Immune Diseases and Multiple Sclerosis, Alyssa Stanley is on a mission to improve the quality of life for those living…
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Shanna Ferrigno
Shanna FerrignoMindset Coach
Shanna has been a health and fitness educator for the past decade, she has helped balance thousands of people’s lifestyle coach. Traveling throughout the world…
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Ali Anderson
Ali AndersonWahls Protocol Certified Nutrition Coach
As an MS patient for over 30 years, Ali Anderson has a deep understanding of MS and managing MS through the Wahls Protocol. She is passionate about…
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ADVISORY BOARD

Jacob Sloane, M.D., Ph.D.
Jacob Sloane, M.D., Ph.D.
Jacob Sloane, M.D., Ph.D. is a neurologist at the Multiple Sclerosis clinic at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston…
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Rand McClain, D.O.
Rand McClain, D.O.
Dr. McClain has dedicated over 35 years of his personal and professional life studying nutrition, exercise, herbs and supplements…
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Jim Nolan
Jim Nolan
As a personal trainer for over 20 years and battling MS for over 12, Jim Nolan brings a deep knowledge of functional training specific to the MS…
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Lisa Dougherty
Lisa DoughertyFounder Medical Fitness Network
Lisa is passionate about helping others and founded the Medical Fitness Network in 2013. It provides a free national…
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Jim McNamara
Jim McNamara
Jim McNamara is one of the founders and CEO of Wrestling MS, an organization he started with World Class athletes, NCAA All American wrestlers…
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Matt Cavallo
Matt Cavallo
At age twenty-eight, Matt Cavallo, MPH was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Seemingly overnight he went from a fully-functioning, healthy man to…
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Jeffrey A. Segal
Jeffrey A. Segal
Jeffrey Segal, owner and chief operator of Balanced Personal Training, Inc., since 2004 is a personal trainer, motivational speaker and educator who has…
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“ The strength that you have in your body can overcome what you’re fighting  ”

DAVID LYONS • CO-FOUNDER OF MS FITNESS CHALLENGE

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Please help us help those suffering with Multiple Sclerosis improve their lives through health & fitness. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and 100% of all donations go to the cost of the MS Fitness Challenge program. Every dollar helps a person with MS and is a tax deductible donation.

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