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Michael Hutta

Phoenix, Arizona Area

MICHAEL HUTTA Co Founder – VP of Strategic Partnership Development ActiveRx – Active Aging Centers A seasoned business executive with experience in both corporate and franchise operations, Michael Hutta is a founding executive and has served as chief operating officer for ActiveRx where he was responsible for all facets of franchise partnership development, corporate expansion, administration, and also served for 4 years on the board of the parent company, ActiveRx Inc. Today Michael serves the company as VP of Strategic Partnerships

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Areas of Expertise

  • Franchise Development - Healthcare

    The healthcare industry will add many more franchise brands and business models in the next 10 years. Both industries are complicated and require executive leadership from individuals who have been there, done that. Legal, operational, HIPPA, sales, partnerships, growth markets, strategy, technology, HR/benefits, raising capital debt vs equity, selling equity vs losing control.

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Physician Practice
  • Founding Executive - Healthcare

    If you are a Founding Executive of a healthcare startup, surround yourself with people who have been there. Learn from the mistakes of others. Small decisions early on in the companies development can have large implications as the company scales.

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Physician Practice
    • Founder
    • Lean startups
    • Founder decisions- legal
    • equity
    • control
    • when to hire CEO
    • Business development
    • strategy
    • operations


  • KM
    Mike is a dedicated mentor and natural leader, with a great talent for motivating a team. While working for him I observed an individual with a great amount of integrity, a "lead by example" style who was never afraid to give 110%. These qualities plus his solid sales skills, innate business savvy and ability to see the "big picture" make him an asset any organization would want & be lucky to have on their team.
    Katherine Moore

My Interests

Health Sectors
Healthcare Delivery
Markets, Health Indications, Health Issues
  • Business development, strategy, operations
  • Founder decisions- legal, equity, control, when to hire CEO
  • Franchise vs License vs Corporate locations
  • United States


  • Strategic Partner Development at ActiveRx

    ActiveRx - Active Aging Centers | May 2014 - Current

    Focused exclusively on franchise development, new market opportunities and global partnerships that will grow the network of ActiveRx - Active Aging Centers. ActiveRx Active Aging Centers are the missing link in senior healthcare, facilitating lifelong health and independence by enhancing strength and function. By combining physical therapy services with member-based fitness programs, ActiveRx offers the perfect combination of health and wellness services. Find out more about becoming an ActiveRx strategic partner today. The Right Market Where more than 10,000 Baby Boomers are turning 65 every day. The Proven System Based on two decades of scientific research. The Power of Strength The key to maintaining independence as we age.

  • Chief Operating Officer

    ActiveRx - Active Aging Centers | April 2009 - Current

    ActiveRx is on a mission to re define aging. The Active Aging Center is a neighborhood center, where people 60+ can come to assess their physical function, and participate in either our award winning Strengtherapy membership program or with our Active Physical Therapy. The comfortable and nurturing environment has proven to create exceptional outcomes. We launched our national franchise expansion in 2010 and are now under contract to open in 13 states, with more coming soon. We are excited about our new initiative to collaborate with the senior living industry, and other partner organizations who are aligned with our mission.

  • Regional Vice President

    Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | June 2008 - June 2009

    Regional Vice President of multi state territory responsible for business development, membership development and mergers/acquisitions for this new brand of the Realogy portfolio.

  • Managing Partner

    Foothills Funding LLC | October 2004 - June 2008

    Full service commercial finance, mortgage and private money origination firm. Niche firm that provides a group of services sold mainly to owners of small to midsize professional, medical organizations . Residential mortgage origination added in 2005 to complement the commercial services offered.

  • Regional Vice President

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car | August 1991 - August 2004

    Oversaw day to day operations and directed long term strategic planning for a division of up to 50 retail locations, 400 FTE's, $75 M fiscal year revenue. Prior positions at the company included working at the world headquarters as an executive consultant, and in field operations and senior management.


  • Richmond, The American International University in London

    Study Abroad Program | International Business | 1989 - 1989

  • Springfield College

    B.S. | Business Management | 1987 - 1991

  • Suffern