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Medi-Weightloss Clinics Expands, Hiring In Tampa

Since Medi-Weightloss Clinics first opened in 2006, the brand has swiftly grown to franchise 86 locations in 22 states and recently announced a Master Franchise Agreement to open 10 new locations in Dubai. Recognized in Entreprenuer’s Franchise 500 and the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies, the company plans to continue its global expansion to England and Canada within two years.

“We are excited about the tremendous opportunity internationally,” says Founder and CEO Edward Kaloust.

The company is now hiring for several positions in Tampa Bay, including an operations manager of special projects, internet marketing specialist, graphic designer, registered dietician, compliance specialist and administrative assistant.

Medi-Weightloss Clinics provides a medically-based weight loss program tailored to each individual and focuses on weight loss solutions that transition to healthy lifestyles. Physicians take patients on a phased journey that includes a medical examination; personalized weight loss, nutrition, and exercise goals; shopping lists and nutrition education; and weekly consultations. “We want patients to stay in wellness for their entire lives,” says Rhandi Emanouil, senior director of marketing and pr.

The goal for Tampa’s corporate office is to provide an optimum level of support for franchisees that help patients directly and to support the business development department in creating additional franchised locations that serve patients one-on-one.

Tampa’s corporate culture embodies a close-knit atmosphere that promotes from within while motivating employees and franchise owners. CEO Kaloust encourages loyalty, hard work and innovation and coined the term PLU -- People Like Us.

“You turn to good, trusted friends who share common interests and who care about growing the brand,” shares Emanouil. “Everyone here has a passion for changing lives and motivating people. We understand that weight loss is more than just an aesthetic thing."

The company also offers corporate wellness programs to companies through worksite wellness workshops and has created PowerPlay dedicated to weightloss for adolescents as well as Acute DM, a weight loss program specific to patients diagnosed with diabetes.

Interested candidates may respond by emailing resumes. Franchise opportunities are also available and may be viewed online.

Writer: Kaye Brown
Sources: Edward Kaloust and Rhandi Emanouil, Medi-Weightloss Clinics
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