Employee Bios

Employee Bios




Andrew Smith  -  Club Manager


Andrew Smith joined the Bailey's team in 2016 as a Manager Trainee, becoming Manager of our Brunswick location in 2017. He received his BA degree from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. in 2007, and his Masters Degree in Sports Management from Georgia Southern University in December 2015. Andrew spent seven years as the Director of Student Activities at the College of Coastal Georgia. We're excited to have Andrew on the team!


Email Andrew at: andrewsmith@baileysgym.com




Donna Vona - Director of Group Fitness

Donna has been teaching Group Fitness classes since 1991. She is Certified by AFAA in Group Fitness and Personal Training. Donna is also certified by TRX, Schwinn Indoor Cycling, Zumba, and YogaFit. Donna teaches various formats of Group Fitness classes as well as coaching small group trainings. She is currently working on obtaining the Performance Enhancement Specialist certification through NASM.

Email Donna at: donnavona@baileysgym.com




Tyler Elkins  -  Fitness Consultant


Tyler was born and raised in the Brunswick area. He is pursuing a career in the medical field through his studies at the College of Coastal Georgia, majoring in nursing sciences. He has an incredible love for fitness and for helping others succeed in the gym, and in life.

Email Tyler at: tylerelkins@baileysgym.com




Aaron Oddie  -  Fitness Consultant


Aaron joined the Bailey's team in March of 2017 as Overnight Security, then moved to Fitness Consultant in November 2017. Aaron served in the United States Army for five-and-a-half years.  During that time Aaron discovered his passion for fitness. He has a sincere drive to help individuals excel towards their fitness goals, as well as help them learn more about proper nutrition and supplementation.

Email Aaron at: aaronoddie@baileysgym.com




Austin Head  -  Fitness Consultant


Austin has lived in the Golden Isles of Georgia all his life. His hobbies include playing guitar and actively pursuing his fitness goals. Austin enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and staying active, as well as helping friends and family start their fitness journey. He is studying Criminal Justice at College of Coastal Georgia and hopes to go into federal law enforcement following his graduation in December 2018.

Email Austin at: austinhead@baileysgym.com




Joe Gills  -  Fitness Consultant


Originally from central Virginia, Joe moved to Brunswick in June of 2018, and joined the Bailey’s team shortly thereafter. Prior to Bailey’s, Joe served 8 years in the U.S. Army and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Ethics from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is passionate about fitness and enjoys sharing his knowledge with members.

Email Joe at: joegills@baileysgym.com




Emily Campbell  -  Play Area Attendant


Born and raised in Brunswick, Emily was one of the first Play Area Attendants hired at the Brunswick location in November 2015. At work, Emily enjoys playing and interacting with the children in the facility. She is currently studying Radiology at Coastal Pines Technical College. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.





Rhanita Austin  -  Play Area Attendant


A native of New Jersey, Rhanita has been working in child care for more than a decade. Rhanita has been working for Bailey's since the summer of 2016 and enjoys interacting with children of all ages!





Quentin Dickens  -  Cleaner


Quentin joined the Brunswick team in January 2018 and has made great contributions to the club. He enjoys his work in the facility and often times can be seen hitting the gym after his shift. He has a passion for fitness and loves being in the fitness atmosphere. His commitment to our members has been evident in his work.





Lawanda McCaster  -  Cleaner


Born and raised in Brunswick, Ga., Lawanda has been with Bailey’s since June 2018. She prides herself in taking care of the facility and enjoys interacting with the members. She played sports for Glynn Academy in high school and currently enjoys spending time outdoors with her children.