Meet The Team

Ian Ziering


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Many of you know Ian from several decades of tv and film work. The early days as a young man in Guiding Light or Endless Love. But many know of Ian from his years at the peach pit on Beverly Hills 90210, a tango from Dancing With The Stars or battling sharks around the world in the Sharknado epilog of movies.

Inspiration started his entrepreneurial debut during the celebrity edition of The Apprentice; launching clothing lines to skin care, Ian’s endeavors are vast and health has always been at the forefront for him.

Now with Dad Bod Bootcamp, we created a program that is focused on helping my friends around the world. At 58, it’s an important time to maintain your weight, and healthy living, and no better person than Ian to help you on your journey. Ian enjoys spending quality time with his two girls, 11 and 8.

David Greenholtz


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David has been focused for the past 15 years on helping those with chronic health conditions. Working on programs and solutions to help those in need. After seeing his father pass away at a young age due to diabetes, David has been focused on easy and healthy ways to stay fit.

But we all have our own challenges in life. David is a cancer survivor, overcoming years of treatment and two bone marrow transplants. You just push each and every day to make yourself better. Every day, one step at a time.
David enjoys living in Park City UT, with his kids 23 and 20, a great environment for raising kids and living a healthy lifestyle.

Dadbod Bootcamp Lifestyle Experts

Our expert team is supported by Dadbod Bootcamp’s content editorial staff. Our writing team is complete with highly credentialed and certified individuals in health education, including diabetes, heart, weight, fitness, nutrition, alcohol, emotion, and motivation.

Scott Cowdrey

Expert Consultant
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Scott Cowdrey has surrounded himself in the wellness arena for most of his life.  Growing up,  excelling in high school and college athletics he spoke the languages of sacrifice and success as well as suffering and failure.  Scott was a competitive cyclist out of college and was a territory manager for Trek Bicycle.
Currently, Scott leads Technogym in their Hospitality and Residential team for North America.  He is Vice President of Sales for the Hospitality, Leisure Club, Multi-Family Residential and Maritime segments.
Scott’s intrigue of the spa business led him early in his career to work for  Hilton Worldwide and LXR President to assist in opening the Waldorf Astoria Park City and more importantly the Golden Door Spa and Fitness Center.
Scott was lead consultant with Adventist Health,  creating a business plan and proforma outlining a 130-acre development in Portland, OR. encompassing all typologies centered around a new Adventist Health Campus.
Additionally, Scott built an in-patient healthy eating program in St. Helena, CA.  Scott teamed up with David Greenholtz to create similar intelligence and their doctrine, “the playbook”  to expand the program into other hospitals.
Scott was also the Director of Wellness and Recreation at Reynolds Lake Oconee, programming a 12,000 acre community of 4000 members in different wellness amenities and offerings.  He helped design a new 10,000 square foot spa and fitness center.
Scott resides in New York City with his wife Stephanie and Morkie Charlie.

Michael Politz

Food & Beverage Magazine
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Michael Politz graduated with a business degree from the American University, he embraced the entrepreneurial spirit as a child along with a love for the hospitality industry. At the age of 27, achieved Entrepreneur Magazine’s prestigious Top Forty Under 40.  Politz remains one of the youngest entrepreneurs to have received that honor.
Food & Beverage Magazine is the go-to resource for food and beverage and the industry leader.  Food & Beverage Magazine now has over 14 million monthly readers and his recent book Guide to Restaurant Success, published by Wiley Publishing sold out on Amazon the first day it launched.
Politz has consulted for many Fortune 500 Companies, has placed chefs in 4-star restaurants and has established a number of high-profile casino projects. His involvement is deep with multi-million-dollar development of projects and licensing deals.
Politz lives in Las Vegas with Kaiulani and their blended family Shelby, Julien, Amora and Jett and continues to seek new opportunities as well as share his knowledge and expertise in the hospitality industry that he loves so much.

Jason Kieffer

Expert Chef

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Chef Jason Kieffer has pleased the palates from Los Angeles to New York, from super models to athletic legends. His resume includes Executive Chef at Google and Vegetarian Executive Chef at Microsoft World Headquarters. Chef Jason incorporates whole foods and energy-boosting ingredients into his dishes to help individuals lead healthy lives.

As a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement, Chef Kieffer relies heavily on his relationships in and around the area with local farmers and artisanal purveyors, purchasing only the finest, pesticide-free, organic produce, always selecting certified, hormone-free dairy products and ordering only free-range, grass-fed meats and poultry. Supporting the local economy while preserving Southern California’s pristine landscape is essential to reflect harmony with the environment, and as Kieffer demonstrates, his robust in-house recycling and composting programs both minimize the ecological footprint while advancing sustainable development.

Tom Williams

Burn Fitness, Co-Founder
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Tom Williams is a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Certified Personal Trainer, Motivational Speaker, and World Record / Gold Medal Swimmer. Dr. Williams is the creator, co-founder, and CEO of Burn Fitness in Santa Monica, CA, a high-end health club located on the 3rd street Promenade.
Tom spent the first part of his life pursuing his education and fulfilling his dream of becoming a world-class swimmer.  He attained his goal, swimming with the U.S. Team for six years and winning gold medals and setting records at the Pan American Games, World University Games, United States Open and numerous competitions around the world.
While competing at this world-class level, Tom earned a B.A. in Business and Communications from The University of Iowa in 1987. He was an assistant coach for the Men’s Swimming Team at The Ohio State University for two years while pursuing his Ph.D. in   Counseling Psychology.  Tom also found the time to travel the world as a motivational speaker to Fortune 500 corporations including General Electric, AT&T, and Disney and to professional organizations such as the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).