Ogie Shaw is Executive Director of Community Fitness Leaders, which is a training program for health and fitness professionals, and he is President of Ogie Shaw Fitness® & Ogie Shaw Wellness in Beaverton, Oregon.
Mr. Shaw is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with B.A. degrees in both Speech and Physical Education. He also holds a Master of Sacred Ministry degree from Multnomah (pronounced mult Noma) Biblical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He earned a certificate as a Cooper Trained™ Health Promotion Director from the Cooper Institute® in Dallas, Texas.
He served four years in the U.S. Army, and was presented the Army Commendation Medal for his work in Military Intelligence in Vietnam. He has served as Brigade Fitness Director for the Oregon National Guard.
He served as Fitness and Health Writer for the Valley Times and the Hillsboro Argus newspapers.
He has served as a speaker at Governor's Safety Conferences in both Oregon and Washington.
He was nominated for the Board of Directors for the Oregon Public Health Association.
He has lectured at over a dozen Northwest colleges and universities.
In 1979 he designed an off-season conditioning program for the Portland Trailblazers.
He has served as a consultant and instructor for the Seattle Seahawks in the use of isokinetic- aerobic exercise.
He has given over 4,000 talks on Fitness Motivation.