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Meet the City Blends Team

City Blends™ is the dream and vision of a collection of nutritional experts, fitness consultants, and other fitness industry professionals who grew tired of the limited nutritional beverages offered by other juice bar companies. After years of consuming sugar-laden fruit smoothies from various fitness facilities across the United States, the City Blends™ team set out to develop nutritionally superior, sophisticated beverages. We are the first smoothie company to sweeten with a Splenda blend, and now we have progressed to using Stevia. We understand that nutritional needs and goals vary greatly from one person to the next; therefore, City Blends™ developed it’s menu based on years of customer feedback. From our engineered juice concentrates and supplements, to our specially formulated fitness niche drinks, the City Blends™ team is committed to promoting quality, consistency and health to all of our locations each and every day. We will not rest unless we know that we have done our best to provide delicious and nutritious products to our valued clients.


Stephanie Suddarth

Stephanie Suddarth

Stephanie is the President and one of the owners of City Blends, Ltd. Stephanie has been in the Health & Fitness industry for over 25 years, with knowledge in many areas of wholesale and retail sales, as well as product distribution. She attended Texas A&M University and the University of North Texas, graduating with a B.B.A. in Marketing. Stephanie brings passion, experience, dedication, and leadership to City Blends. Her door is always open, so please feel free to contact her any time at stephanie@cityblends.com.
John Hoffman

John Hoffman

John Hoffman is the co-owner and founder of City Blends. John has been in the sports nutrition and fitness industry for 20 years. In 1998 he founded and was the CEO of Lone Star Distribution the second largest distributor of sports nutrition in the country (recently merged with Europa to be the largest sports nutrition distributor in the world). In the sports world, John has won 2 National Powerlifting titles and held multiple powerlifting world records. With his PhD in Archaeology and Intertestamental Literature, John is an avid archaeologist and part of the Princeton Dead Sea Scroll research team. He and his wife and three wonderful children live in Boca Raton, FL.
Chelsea Noble

Chelsea Noble

Chelsea started her career at City Blends in 2007 as the corporate receptionist. In 2014, she had the opportunity to pursue her passion for customer service and sales and was promoted to Customer Relations Manager, and is now the Senior Sales Representative. Chelsea has a love for fitness and healthy living that she would like to see passed on to her 7 year old son, Nash. Feel free to email her at Chelsea@cityblends.com.
Kathleen Noble

Kathleen Noble

Kathleen is the Office Manager at City Blends. Kathleen started with City Blends in 2015 and comes to us with a long history in office administration. She holds awards in both newspaper and magazine feature writing and photography. She is an avid reader that loves antiquing and repurposing furniture in her free time. Kathleen is a very proud grandmother to Nash, Hadlee, Caden and Kori. Feel free to email her at Kathleen@cityblends.com.
Tim Engle

Tim Engle

Tim has been in the fitness industry for 23 years. He is one of the original members of the City Blends team. He has worked at every level of the fitness business from picking up weights as a child, to club developer and GM. He has worked for many major club chains, including Gold’s Gym, World Gym, and Powerhouse Gym. He has a unique understanding of the fitness business and the market in general. He also understands the needs of starting a new health club and the systems required to make it a success. Certifications and training include: ACE, Apex, Body Pump, and Aphelion software.
Troy Suddarth

Troy Suddarth

Troy is one of City Blends’ senior Training specialists and Installer of new CB locations. Troy is the owner of American Fitness Wholesalers Midwest LLC and Fitness Café Concepts LLC. Troy has owned and operated the flagship City Blends known as Fit House Café located in Rowlett, Texas for 14 years. Troy specializes in helping customers with store design, equipment purchasing and all inventory related to health food and supplement stores. Troy has his own private product lines and also operates his own MMA business called Last Round Nutrition. Troy has a Bachelors in Science from Texas Tech University and a teaching degree in Secondary Science from West Texas A&M University. You can reach Troy directly at 214-771-2463 or email at CityBlendsRowlett@yahoo.com
Shirley Layne

Shirley Layne

Shirley is the Customer Relations Manager at City Blends. She is committed to customer concerns and resolution of issues, and also handles special projects and inventory control. With 14 years of Customer service experience, including the last 11 in the sports nutrition industry, Shirley strives to create a positive experience for our customers. She also enjoys spending time with her family and taking taekwondo classes. Feel free to email her at Shirley@cityblends.com.