Meet The Team

All team members support and implement the Byron Ross Fitness Philosophies 


Mandy Pakvis

NPC Figure Competitor 

NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Mandy was born and raised in San Diego, California.  After graduating high school she became a Certified Nursing Assistant.  While attending college she became interested in bodybuilding.  Her interest quickly became a passion and since then she has been dedicated to understanding the best way to increase muscle mass and decrease body fat through fitness. and nutrition.  Mandy is a certified Virtual Coach, she possess EMT training, and she is CPR/AED certified. Mandy is a hardworking, motivated, and mother of two who enjoys being in the gym, baking, and fashion.  She loves inspiring others to reach their goals and thrives on their success.  Joining the Byron Ross Fitness team has allowed Mandy to further her vast knowledge and expertise in the fitness industry to increase overall customer satisfaction. 




NASM Certified Personal Trainer

CPR/BLS Certified

Fitness has played a major role in Torian's life since he was 4 years old when he first stepped foot in the gym.  He began lifting at the young age of 8 years old, and took control of his health at 12 years old by focusing on nutrition, and resistance training.  Torian was involved in sports such as wrestling, football, and track. Torian has continued his education at Bethany College and Southern Utah University where he majored in exercise science.  He wrestled at a collegiate level while furthering his education.  Torian was captain of the wrestling team, 4x state wrestling qualifier and 2x regional wrestling champion.  He played varsity football and was on the varsity track team. Torian believes personal fitness is unique to each person and works with his clients to personalize a fitness routine to help them meet their goals.  Torian's clients feel they are in good hands by trusting him with their fitness.  His role as a personal trainer is to educate his clients on proper form, use of gym equipment and nutrition.  Torian loves fitness, but he also enjoys video games, music, and podcasts. Torian is currently practicing spirituality and applying these principles to his life. Torian values hard work, dedication, and consistency and remains committed to his work. His clients will be pleased with the results he provides and their experience will be worth every ounce of sweat!



ICF Certified Life Coach

Virginia was born and raised in New York moving to Las Vegas in 1985.  Growing up she participated in multiple fitness activities.  Gymnastics, track, trapeze, and crossfit to name a few. She participated  at a competitive level in those arenas.  Coaching and supporting people has been a life time passion.  Becoming a life coach allowed Virginia to combine her passion for fitness with her ability to empower others to reach their full potential.  Virginia believes in overall mind, body and soul health.  Joining the  Byron Ross Fitness allows Virginia to make a physical and mental impact with her clients. 







NASM Certified Personal Trainer

ACE Certified in Fitness & Nutrition

Carrie is a mother of two children and understands the struggles that come with being a parent.  Her passion is helping people find a healthy balance in life.  Each day presents itself with new challenges, so finding ways to navigate through that can set anyone up for success.  Carrie is a firm believer in knowledge is power. Once her clients learn a way to find balance, they will be set free from fad diets and the yo-yo life.