Stephen Spinelli

Chairman at Planet Fitness

Stephen Spinelli, Jr. (Ph.D.) has served on our board of directors since January 2012. He is president-elect at Babson College effective July 2019, and served as president of Philadelphia University from 2007-2018. Dr. Spinelli co-founded Jiffy Lube International, Inc. in 1979 under the leadership of his college football coach. Three years later, Dr. Spinelli became a franchisee and remained a director of the Company. He grew to become Jiffy Lube’s largest franchisee. Dr. Spinelli has also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the American Oil Change Corporation. He received his Ph.D. in economics from The Management School, Imperial College, University of London, his M.B.A. from Babson College and his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from McDaniel College.


  • Chairman

    Current role