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MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

Charla McMillian, J.D., CSCS


Resume and Training Experience


TRAINING BACKGROUND

EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

SKILLS/INTERESTS

CHARLA MCMILLIAN, J.D., CSCS

1-877-FITBOOT

TRAINING BACKGROUND

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Author Boot Camp Abs, Fair Winds Press, Gloucester, MA ISBN # 1592331254


FitBoot - Basic Training for Professionals, LLC    1998-present
President and CEO/Chief Instructor Alameda, CA.
Creator and chief instructor of FitBoot©- Basic Training for Professionals, authentic military styled fitness training, first fitness boot camp in New England, a pioneer in boot camp fitness programming. Providing customized personal fitness programs at clients' locations. Training instructors and licensing FitBoot programming nationwide with current locations in Boston, MA and San Francisco area CA (Alameda and Oakland).

Fitness Dynamics, Waltham, MA    1997
Owner.
Created and taught FitBootsm Basic Training, Kickin' Martial Fitness, Kickin' for Kids, and children's fitness programs. Taught children's fitness program through City Parks & Recreation Department. Personal training clients included military and police candidates and cadets.

AJ Harambe Martial Arts, Newton, MA and Nashua, NH    1991-93
Assistant Children's Karate Instructor

Competitor, Kenpo Karate, various regional tournaments    1991-94
Women's Under Black Belt divisions

Esposito's Academy of Self-Defense and Nautilus Training Center, Newton, MA    1990-93
Weekend Manager/Trainer

U.S. Marine Corps, Camp Pendleton, CA    1987-89
Consistent 1st Class score on semiannual PFT (perfect score on 2 of 3 events).
Consistent perfect score on 2 of 3 male PFT events.
Supervised and trained 15 enlisted Marines to ensure their superior performance on semiannual PFT.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire    1982-85
Varsity fencing club/team
Began training individuals

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, Columbia, SC    1979-81
Varsity Boys' Cross Country Team
Began weight training

EDUCATION

BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Boston, Massachusetts   J.D.,1993

Class Speaker, Commencement, 1993   Director, Legal Follies, 1993
Student Bar Association, Elected Representative, 1991-92

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover, New Hampshire   A.B., 1985
Major: English {modified}
    
Varsity Fencing Club/Team, 1982-84Green Key Society - elected 1983-84
Fire & Skoal Senior Society - selected 1984
Gurdin Prize, Best Director, Intramural Plays, 1985

EXPERIENCE

FITBOOT - BASIC TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS, LLC
President and CEO/Chief Instructor Alameda, CA, 2007 - present
Creator and Chief Instructor of one of the country's original and few remaining authentic military styled fitness training programs. Training instructors and licensing FitBoot programming nationwide. Teaching boot camp classes and providing one to one fitness training in the San Francisco area with the same quality expertise and training emphasis continually demonstrated over the previous 20 years.. *Voted 2009 "Best Workout Taskmaster" by Alameda Magazine, Alameda, CA

FITBOOT - BASIC TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS, Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts
Owner, 1998-2007
Creator and Chief Instructor of New England's original boot camp fitness program (Boston) providing total body strength and conditioning, sport skills training, and competitive sport prep in an authentically military styled class environment. Personal fitness trainer providing complete strength training and physique conditioning for individuals. Create weight training, aerobic conditioning, and flexibility programs to help the client maximize his/her physical potential within the client's lifestyle and schedule. Provide basic nutrition guidelines and diet recommendations to enhance performance, energy level, and physical development.

FITNESS DYNAMICS, Waltham, Massachusetts
Owner, 1996-1997
Sole proprietor of a new concept Martial Fitness Training Center providing martial arts, martial-related conditioning programs, and strength training for children and adults. Fitness class instructor and personal trainer. Created innovative fitness classes incorporating martial arts (Kickin' ) and military-styled (FitBoot) training.

MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES,
DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE,
Boston, Massachusetts.
Contract Manager, 1994-1997
Managed service contracts for Commonwealth's Medicaid agency. Drafted and published advertising for each position; supervised drafting of and personally edited procurement documents; supervised and participated in vendor selection; supervised contract drafting and execution. Monitored contract performance. Corresponded with vendors regarding billing, contract performance, and budget balances. Processed contractor payment and modified contracts via Commonwealth's automated accounting system. Designed and implemented standardized forms for controlling and monitoring the procurement process. Supervised design and implementation (including staff training) of new procurement tracking database.

NEW ENGLAND LEGAL FOUNDATION, Boston, Massachusetts
Staff Associate, 1993-94
Legal Assistant and Acting Development Officer for non-profit legal foundation. Managed promotional and news mailings to contributors and media. Helped design and implement contributor database system. Designed and implemented case file tracking system. Conducted staff software training. Edited and supervised production of quarterly litigation newsletter. Drafted legal briefs and memoranda. Supervised production of the only comprehensive Manual of Alternative Dispute Resolution covering New England exclusively.

ESPOSITO'S NAUTILUS TRAINING CENTER/ACADEMY OF SELF DEFENSE, Newton, Massachusetts
Weekend Supervisor/Fitness Trainer, 1990-93
Responsible for customer service, equipment and membership sales, and equipment function monitoring. Designed and supervised strength training workouts. Advised clients regarding basic nutrition, pre-test diet and training (for karate students), and injury prevention.

EDWARDS & ANGELL, Boston, Massachusetts
Legal Assistant, December 1989-July 1990
Corporate and Real Estate Departments of medium-sized law firm. Maintained progress files and client correspondence. Drafted closing documents and memoranda. Performed title searches and legal research.

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Camp Pendleton, California
1986-1989 (Active Duty); 1990-1995 (USMCR) - Rank: Captain, USMCR
Chief Analyst, 1st Marine Division, Intelligence Section.
Supervised production of intelligence estimates and briefings for Commanding General and subordinate units. Managed 15 enlisted Marines, including ensuring their consistent superior performance on semiannual Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test. Designed and implemented Division's automated intelligence reporting system for tactical use. Additional duties: responsible officer for unit's property inventory and purchasing account; unit's Information Systems Coordinator; specially appointed by Chief of Staff to Division Information Systems Management Plan Review Board.

SKILLS/INTERESTS

weight lifting; martial arts; singing/songwriting; technical theatre





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