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2011 Key Player Spotlight

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Representing a sampling of the wealth of talent in the dietary supplement and nutrition industry, NIE’s Key Player Spotlight serves as a “Who’s Who” of industry members. Companies supplied the information in this section to facilitate networking and to unlock the doors to future relationships.

Acadian Seaplants Limited

Name: Critchley, Alan T.

Title: Vice President of Research

E-mail: atc@acadian.ca

Phone: (902) 468-2840

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Research on seaweeds

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: New products, process and applications development

Most Recent Prior Employment: Degussa Texturant Systems, France

Professional Memberships: International Society for Applied Phycology

Awards/Distinctions: Science Faculty Award, University of Johannesburg; numerous peer-review publications on seaweeds

Education/Degree(s): PhD, Portsmouth, UK

Hobbies/Interests: Seaweeds and seaweed products

Date of Birth: 8/23/55

ADH Health Products, Inc.

Name: Advani, Ashwin

Title: Director, Business Development

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Leads a cross-functional management team and is responsible for co-development and execution of innovative strategies across the functional areas of marketing/sales and new business development

Most Recent Prior Employment: Senior leadership role at a multinational technology firm

Education/Degree(s): BS, Management and Software Engineering; MS, Management

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, travel

Name: Advani, Balu

Title: Founder and President

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Leads continuing development of contract manufacturing operation

Awards/Distinctions: Founder of two charitable foundations and one multicultural organization; holds seats on the boards of directors of the Red Cross (Rockland County Chapter) and of the Rockland Economic Development Council; selected as a member of the 1997 Delegation to China for New York State Business Development; invited to the White House twice for NAFTA briefings

Education/Degree(s): BSc, Pharmacy

Hobbies/Interests: Yoga instructor

Aloecorp

Name: Barrie, Jeff

Title: Eastern Regional Sales Manager

E-mail: jeff@aloecorp.com

Phone: (603) 352-0650

Years at Company: 13

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales

Professional Memberships: Society of Cosmetic Chemists; International Aloe Science Council Board

Education/Degree(s): BS; MS

DOB: 12/3/48

Name: Smith, Bob

Title: Western Sales Manager

E-mail: bsmith@aloecorp.com

Phone: (303) 920-7414

Years at Company: 11

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: All sales in West

Most Recent Prior Employment: Scan Optics

Education/Degree(s): BSBA University of Denver

Hobbies/Interests: Photography

DOB: 11/24/43

Alpha Packaging

Name: Baily, Jack

Title: Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for sales and marketing of Alpha Packaging products in each of the industry segments it serves; identifies key sales opportunities with existing customers for Alpha’s new decorating capabilities

Most Recent Prior Employment: Seaquist Perfect Dispensing

Professional Memberships: NACD Advisory Council

Education/Degree(s): Iowa State University

Name: Creston, Dan

Title: Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

Years at Company: 24

Areas of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for daily business operations at all five Alpha manufacturing locations; evaluates a variety of growth opportunities, including acquisitions of new plants, machinery and product lines, to complement existing capabilities

Education/Degree(s): Grove City College

Name: Spence, Dave

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

Years at Company: 26

Areas of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Oversees growth opportunities in new markets; evaluates new technologies and complementary services to meet customers’ needs; added container decorating services through the acquisition of Technigraph Corporation, which will help better serve key customers in the personal care industry

Professional Memberships: Young Presidents Organization; Regional Business Council (St. Louis, MO); board member of The Magic House, Legacy Packaging and Reliance Bank

Education/Degree(s): University of Missouri, Columbia

AnMar International Ltd.

Name: Griswold, Khrysty

Title: Customer Service Representative

E-mail: griswold@anmarint.com

Phone: (203) 336-8330

Years at Company: 2

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales support and customer service

Most Recent Prior Employment: Red Bull North America

Awards/Distinctions: Phi Sigma and Tri Beta Biological Honor Societies

Education/Degree(s): BS, Biology, minor, Chemistry, Quinnipiac University

Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, running, volleyball

DOB: 11/1/87

Name: Pollard, Alan

Title: Vice President of Sales and Marketing

E-mail: pollard@anmarint.com

Phone: (201) 924-9113

Years at Company: 6

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales and marketing

Education/Degree(s): BA, history

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, swimming, softball

DOB: 10/20/54

Name: Vasudevan, Gayathri

Title: Manager, Quality Assurance and Regulatory

E-mail: vasuderan@anmarint.com

Phone: (203) 336-8330

Years at Company: 3

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Quality assurance, technical

Noteworthy Accomplishment With Company: Standard operating procedures – training and implementation

Education/Degree(s): MS, Applied Physics, Columbia University

Hobbies/Interests: yoga, meditation, reading

DOB: 6/6/63

Ayush Herbs Inc.

Name: Sodhi, Gunny

Title: Operations & Marketing Manager

E-mail: gunny@ayush.com

Phone: (425) 637-1400

Years at Company: 3

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Operations, marketing

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Streamlined inventory management to reduce back-orders by over 90 percent

Education/Degree(s): Bachelors in Business Management with a Minor in Finance

Date of Birth: 7/3/86

Best Formulations

Name: Koon, Robin C.

Title: Senior Vice President

E-mail: robin@bestformulations.com

Phone: (626) 912-9998

Years at Company: 9

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales, operations, formulation (R&D), quality

Noteworthy Project With Company: Development of vegetarian soft gels; development of the best-absorbed CoQ10 soft gel product

Most Recent Prior Employment: Puretek, Fedco Superstores, Merck

Professional Memberships: California Pharmacist Association (CPhA), CA Pharmacy License

Education/Degree(s): BS, MBA

Hobbies/Interests: Travel, music

DOB: 4/22/53
Name: Ung, Eugene

Title: CEO

E-mail: eugene@bestformulations.com

Phone: (626) 912-9998

Years at Company: 14

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Strategic growth, finance, marketing, international opportunities

Education/Degree(s): BS, Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

BioCell Technology, LLC

Name: Ishaq, Asma

Title: Vice President of Marketing

E-mail: asma@biocelltechnology.com

Phone: (714) 632-1231

Years at Company: 6

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Product development, formulating and manufacturing of nutritional supplements and skin care products

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Implemented unprecedented marketing and branding strategies in the context of nutraceutical ingredients

Education/Degree(s): BA from the University of California at Berkley; MBA from Rice University

Name: Ishaq, Suhail

Title: President

E-mail: suhail@biocelltechnology.com

Phone: (714) 632-1231

Years at Company: 15

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Research, development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of novel dietary ingredients

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Implemented branding and licensing strategies of a multi-patented novel dietary ingredient, BioCell Collagen II®

Name: Park, Joosang

Title: Vice President of Scientific Affairs

E-mail: joosang@biocelltechnology.com

Phone: (714) 632-1231

Years at Company: 2

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: R&D, scientific and regulatory support

Most Recent Prior Employment: Harvard Medical School

Education/Degree(s): PhD, MBA

Biotropics Malaysia Berhad (Biotropics)

Name: Khan, Sami

Title: Senior Director

E-mail: sami.khan@biotropicsmalaysia.com

Phone: 6019-3883452

Years at Company: 2

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Business development

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Chairman of EXCO

Most Recent Prior Employment: Khazanah Nasionaz

Education/Degree(s): MBA, BSBA

Date of Birth: 8/18/67

Chemi Nutra

Name: Hagerman, Chase

Title: Business Development & Marketing Manager

E-mail: chase@cheminutra.com

Phone: (866) 907-0400

Years at Company: 1

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Assist new business opportunities and manage advertising and marketing.

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Assisted in developing a mobile-ready and desktop ready website.

Most Recent Prior Employment: Chemi Nutra is my first employer in the nutrition industry.

Education/Degree(s): B.A. Business Administration: Marketing; B.A. Minor in Graphic Design from Concordia University Irvine, CA

Hobbies/Interests: Photography and videography, tech start-ups, automotive detailing

Name: Hagerman, Scott

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

Years at Company: 11

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Launching new business opportunities, strategic planning, sales and marketing management, human resource development

Most Recent Prior Employment: Vice President, Lucas Meyer (Decatur, IL)

Professional Memberships: CRN, IFT, AOCS, ISSN, ILPS, NSCA, ACSM, AOAC

Awards/Distinctions: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the     National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Education/Degree(s): BS, Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; MBA, Marketing, Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago, IL

Hobbies/Interests: Weight training, personal training, bicycling, art

DOB: 10/28/54

Cyvex Nutrition, Inc.

Name: Bond, Katherine

Title: Director of Business Development

E-mail: katherine@cyvex.com

Phone: (949) 419-2467

Years at Company: 1

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales and marketing; new business outreach

Education/Degree(s): J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law; B.A. Biology, University of San Diego

Name: La, Quang

Title: Director of Operations

E-mail: quang@cyvex.com

Phone: (949) 622-9032

Years at Company: 1

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Operations, sourcing and procurement

Most Recent Prior Employment: BI Nutraceuticals

Education/Degree(s): MBA International Business, Webster University; B.S. Financial Management, California State University Long Beach

Hobbies/Interests: Car enthusiast, snowboarding

Name: Phillips, Matthew

Title: President and CEO

E-mail: matt@cyvex.com

Phone: (949) 622-9034

Years at Company: 3

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales, marketing, operations

Most Recent Prior Employment: BI Nutraceuticals

Professional Memberships: NPA

Education/Degree(s): B.A. International Business, San Diego State University

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, snow skiing

Deerland Enzymes, Inc.

Name: Burgess, Tod

Title: Vice President Sales

E-mail: todburgess@deerland-enzymes.com

Phone: (770) 919-8907

Years at Company: 13

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Americas sales and business development

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Successfully lead company into the dietary supplement market

Professional Memberships: Enzyme Technical Association; Council for Responsible Nutrition

Education/Degree(s): B.S. in Microbiology

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, tennis

Date of Birth: 1/21/68

Name: Martin, Chris

Title: Vice President Operations

E-mail: cmartin@deerland-enzymes.com

Phone: (770) 919-8907

Years at Company: 3

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Manufacturing, demand management, procurement

Most Recent Prior Employment: Cytec Corp: Americas Demand Manager, QA Mgr

Professional Memberships: Enzyme Technical Association, Council for Responsible Nutrition

Education/Degree(s): Georgia Southern University – BS in Chemistry, BS Biology, University South Carolina – MBA

Date of Birth: 11/15/72

Name: Ravech, Scott

Title: CEO

E-mail: sravech@deerland-enzymes.com

Phone: (770) 919-8907

Years at Company: 3.5

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Resource re-deployment to address customer needs in Quality, Regulatory, Mfg and Technology

Most Recent Prior Employment: Cytec – Americas Business Unit Director – Energy Curable Coatings

Professional Memberships: Enzyme Technical Association, Council for Responsible Nutrition

Education/Degree(s): MBA – Case Western Reserve University, BS (Biology) Univ. Massachusetts

Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, SCUBA diving

Ecuadorian Rainforest, LLC.

Name: Hurtado-Siegel, Marlene

Title: President

E-mail: marlene@intotherainforest.com

Phone: (973) 759-2002

Years at Company: Founder

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Production and quality control

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Founded company

Professional Memberships: Institute of Food Technologies; Natural Products Association

Hobbies/Interests: South American culture, interior decorating, family

Name: Siegel, Steve

Title: Vice President

E-mail: steve@intotherainforest.com

Phone: (973) 759-2002

Years at Company: 7

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Marketing

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Launching and maintaining company’s social media

Professional Memberships: Institute of Food Technologies; Natural Products Association

Awards/Distinctions: 40 under 40 Natural Products Merchandiser magazine (2008)

Education/Degree(s): BA Northeastern University; MA Emerson College

Hobbies/Interests: Natural products, urban design, social media, theater

Date of Birth: 5/1/79

Embria Health Sciences

Name:Faganel, Paul R.

Title: President

E-mail: pfaganel@embriahealth.com

Phone: (877) 362-7421

Years at Company: 7

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Spearheads strategic planning and business development efforts and oversees financial, legal, sales and marketing functions

Most Recent Prior Employment: Has dedicated more than a decade to Embria’s parent company, Diamond V Mills, a raw material manufacturing and research company, wherein he contributed to the establishment of Diamond V as a world leader in the agricultural animal nutrition industry; also initiated the research efforts that proved Diamond V’s products have safe and beneficial applications for human health, which led to the development of Embria Health Sciences

Professional Memberships:CRN, Iowa Biotech Association, Executive Forums, Coast Guard Auxiliary

Education/Degree(s): Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, Business Administration, University of Iowa

Name: Robinson, Larry E., PhD

Title: Vice President of Scientific Affairs

E-mail:lrobinson@embriahealth.com

Phone: (877) 362-7421

Years at Company: 6

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for the ongoing research and scientific studies of existing products as well as the research and development of potential new products; ensures that all Embria products are backed by solid science, proven efficacious and adhere to the strict quality standards that the company is known for providing

Most Recent Prior Employment: Vice President of Scientific Affairs for Zila Nutraceuticals, Inc., where he led efforts developing Ester-E and conducted all phases of research for Ester products

Professional Memberships:CRN (member of Senior Scientific Advisory Council), Iowa Biotech Association, American Society for Nutrition

Education/Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree, Biology and Psychology (double majors), Master’s degree, Microbiology with Biochemistry minor, Auburn University; PhD in microbiology, Rutgers University; post-doctoral studies, University of Minnesota

EPAX AS

Name: Hjaltason, Baldur

Title: Business Development and Sales Director

E-mail: baldur.hjaltson@epax.com

Years at Company: 10

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: 20+ years of experience in the omega-3 field; responsible for B2B sales and business development for the Asian and American markets

Most Recent Prior Employment: MD of Lysihf, Reyjavik, Iceland

Professional Memberships: ISSFAL

Awards/Distinctions: Chairman for GOED Board of Directors; has written several papers related to the omega-3 field

Education/Degree(s): BSC, Honors, Chemistry

Name: Markussen, André

Title: Sales Manager

E-mail: andre.markussen@epax.com

Phone: +47 70 13 59 60

Years at Company: 2

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales Manager for the North America market

Most Recent Prior Employment: Sales & Marketing Manager at Navademic AS

Education/Degree(s): Master’s of Marketing Management

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, soccer and family

Name: Traberg, Gunilla

Title: Head of Marketing

E-mail: gunilla.traberg@epax.com

Phone: +47 70 13 59 60

Years at Company: 7

Most Recent Prior Employment: Frionor A/S, Norway

Education/Degree(s): MS Business Administration, Université Aix-Marseille; French language certificate

Hobbies/Interests: Horseback riding, golfing

ESM Technologies

Name: Haynes, Chris

Title: Director of Sales

E-mail: chaynes@esmingredients.com

Phone: (866) 804-8034

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Management and customer connections

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Driving the growth of ESM sales
Name: Osborne, Micah

Title: President

E-mail: mosborne@esmingredients.com

Phone: (866) 804-8034

Years at Company: 8

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Management, product development, and customer connections

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Helped drive NEM® to win the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Joint Health Product Innovation Award

Name: Ruff, Kevin J.

Title: Director of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

E-mail: kruff@esmingredients.com

Phone: (866) 804-8034

Years at Company: 3

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Authoring multiple peer-reviewed clinical manuscripts

Education/Degree(s): PhD, MBA

Extracts & Ingredients Ltd.

Name: Fondots, David

Title: Vice President, Sales & Marketing

E-mail: dfondots@morretec.com

Phone: (908) 688-9009

Years at Company: 7

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales/Marketing

Most Recent Prior Employment: Reheis Inc.

Professional Memberships: Society of Cosmetic Chemists

Education/Degree(s): BS; MBA

Grifcon Enterprises Inc.

Name: Griffin, Richard M. (Dick)

Title: President

E-mail: grifcon@psyber.com

Phone: (916) 434-8874

Years at Company: 11 years Grifcon Enterprises, Inc., 46 years in insurance

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Commercial liability, products liability, Proposition 65 liability insurance

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Serving as endorsed insurance broker for AHPA, UNPA, NPA, ABC for 15 years

Most Recent Prior Employment: 46 years in commercial insurance

Professional Memberships: CANI

Awards/Distinctions: My insurance programs offer to associations has produced $1.5 million plus in overrides to the associations. They use the money to benefit association and their members

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, writing

Date of Birth: 5/1/38

HealthCo/NOW Foods

Name: Sokoloski, Peter

Title: Private Label Manager

E-mail: peter.sokoloski@nowfoods.com

Phone: (630) 545-9098 x254

Years at Company: 13

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Private label and raw material sales

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Responsible for two private label accounts

Most Recent Prior Employment: GNC

Education/Degree(s): Bachelor of Music, NYU, 1987

Hobbies/Interests: Guitar

Date of Birth: 9/10/65

HerbaKraft, Inc.

Name: Calderone, John

Title: Vice President Sales

E-mail: john@herbakraftinc.com

Phone: (732) 463-1000

Years at Company: 2+

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: New business development/marketing

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: New business accounts developed

Most Recent Prior Employment: Army Reserve – Operation Enduring Freedom

Education/Degree(s): MBA, BS

Hobbies/Interests: Riding motorcycles, fly fishing, reading, culinary art

Date of Birth: 11/23

Name: Jaquez, Lissett

Title: Senior Business Manager

E-mail: liz@herbakraftinc.com

Phone: (732) 463-1000

Years at Company: 5+

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Purchasing, logistic, import/export documentations, South America sales

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Developed South American sales, imports/exports

Awards/Distinctions: Best Employee Award 2009 – 2010

Education/Degree(s): Associate degree in Office Administration

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, cooking

Date of Birth: 5/20
Name: Walsh, Susan

Title: Operations Manager

E-mail: susan@herbakraftinc.com

Phone: (732) 463-1000

Years at Company: 1+

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Logistics, new business development

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: New business accounts developed

Awards/Distinctions: Certified DCA

Education/Degree(s): Associate degree

Hobbies/Interests: Rescuing pit bulls

Date of Birth: 12/29

Hsu’s Ginseng Enterprises, Inc.

Name: Blaise, Dawn

Title: Quality Assurance

E-mail: dawn@hsuginseng.com

Phone: (715) 675-2325

Years at Company: 2.5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Regulatory compliance

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Implemented procedures that allowed facility to accomplish obtaining cGMP certifications with NSF and FDA

Education/Degree(s): Degree in Industrial Engineering

Hobbies/Interests: Camping, fishing, gardening, reading

Date of Birth: 10/12/76

Improve USA, Inc.

Name: Pine, Bill

Title: Vice President

E-mail: bpine@aloewholesale.com

Phone: (972) 230-9155

Years at Company: 11

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales and marketing; technical advisor

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Doubled sales three times

Most Recent Prior Employment: Carrington Laboratories

Professional Memberships: International Aloe Science Council

Awards/Distinctions: Served as President and Chairman of the IASC, currently serves on the executive committee

Education/Degree(s): Attended Oklahoma University

Hobbies/Interests: Woodworking, golf, hiking

Date of Birth: 6/29/41

Indena USA, Inc.

Name: Ris, Greg

Title: Vice President of Sales

E-mail: greg@indenausa.com

Phone: (206) 340-6140

Years at Company: 22

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: To lead sales and marketing efforts for Indena in the United States

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Introduction of Meriva bioavailable curcumin, NutrAward Finalist

Most Recent Prior Employment: Adel Medical

Professional Memberships: Bastyr University Board of Regents, AHPA, ABC, CRN, CRN Board of Directors

Awards/Distinctions: Puget Sound Business Record Award for the Fifth Fastest Growing Company in Technology (1996)

Education/Degree(s): B.A. from the University of Southern California

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, volleyball, surfing, music

Date of Birth: 5/28/55

innoVactiv INC.

Name: Bérubé, Jocelyn

Title: Scientific Director, Health and Nutrition

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Product development, regulatory affairs, technical and commercial support

Most Recent Prior Employment: Atrium Innovations Inc.

Education/Degree(s): MS, Experimental Medicine

Name: Dionne, Patrice

Title: Chief Executive Officer

Years at Company: 7

Most Recent Prior Employment: Fonds d’investissement bioalimentaire, VC Fund

Education/Degree(s): MS, Agricultural Economics

Name: Masella, Robert

Title: Director, Business Development

Years at Company: 6

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: In-licensing new products, distribution agreement, commercial development, acquisitions

Most Recent Prior Employment: Venture Capital Biotech Fund

Education/Degree(s): BS, Microbiology; DA, Business Administration

Jiaherb, Inc.

Name: Chen, Scott

Title: Vice President

E-mail: sc@jiaherbinc.comc

Phone: (973) 439-6869 x602

Years at Company: 3

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Company development

Education/Degree(s): B.A.

Hobbies/Interests: Photography, traveling, sports
Name: Oesterheld, Chris

Title: Account Manager

E-mail: co@jiaherbinc.com

Phone: (973) 439-6869 x603

Years at Company: 2

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales, marketing and operations

Education/Degree(s): B.A. in Business Management and Marketing

Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, photography, golf, exercising

Name: Silverman, Saul Skip

Title: Account Manager

E-mail: sss@jiaherbinc.com

Phone: (973) 439-6869 x605

Years at Company: 2.5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sports, beverage, antioxidants

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Expanding company growth

Education/Degree(s): BFA, Visual Communications

Hobbies/Interests: Photography, golf, surfing

Date of Birth: 3/15/56

Jost Chemical Co.

Name: Jost, Jerry

Title: President

Years at Company: 26

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Leadership and development of manufacturing processes and the raw material supply

Most Recent Prior Employment: Mallinekrodt Chemical

Awards/Distinctions: Selected as the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Eastern Missouri Region and as the 2010 St. Louis District Small Business Person

Education/Degree(s):BS, Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia

Hobbies/Interests: Cycling

Name: Lenger, Jeff

Title:Sales and Marketing Director

Years at Company:15

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities:Global sales/marketing responsibilities

Most Recent Prior Employment:13 years with Monsanto Chemical Co.

Education/Degree(s):BS, Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia

Kelatron Corporation

Name: Johnson, Dave

Title: Vice President of Business Development

E-mail: djohnson@kelatroncorp.com

Phone: (801) 394-4558

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Business development, strategic operations

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Introduced new Spray Dried Chelates KPURE

Most Recent Prior Employment: Stauber Performance Ingredients

Education/Degree(s): MBA, BTU, 2000

Hobbies/Interests: Outdoor recreation, selling and skiing powder

Date of Birth: 11/3/70

Kyowa Hakko USA

Name: Cullen, Leo

Title: Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Bio-Chemicals Group

Phone: (212) 792-9445

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Focused on expansion of Kyowa Hakko USA business, including organizing sales and marketing activities and focusing on specialty business areas in the dietary supplement, food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical marketplaces

Name: Kamiya, Toshikazu

Title: President and CEO

Phone: (212) 319-5353

Years at Company: 14

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Head of the Nutraceuticals Research Group, devoting himself to healthcare research to clarify how amino acids and other nutritional molecules relate to aging, disease, skin disorders, obesity and other health issues

Noteworthy Accomplishment With Company: Worked on pharmaceutical and nutraceutical research for more than 20 years at Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd.

Most Recent Prior Employment: Director of Kyowa Hakko Bio, Healthcare Products Development Center (Tsukuba, Japan)

Education/Degree(s): PhD, Agricultural Chemistry, University of Tokyo

Macromark, Inc.

Name: Keats, Steven

Title: Executive Vice President

Years at Company: 13

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Business opportunity, financial, health seminars; list sales and marketing list acquisitions, new business development, strategic marketing, broker presentations

Most Recent Prior Employment: Venture Direct Worldwide (8 years)

Professional Memberships: DMA member

Awards/Distinctions: Who’s Who, Manhattan Achievement Brokerage Award, Broker of the Month

Education/Degree(s): Marketing, St. John’s College; Art History, Pratt Institute

Hobbies/Interests: Bowling, baseball, chess, interactive video, family outings

DOB: 12/14/56

Name: Klein, David

Title: Chief Executive Officer and President

Years at Company: 7

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Oversees management and brokerage of large supplement direct marketing programs

Professional Memberships: DMA, NY Marketing Club, NPA, ERA

Education/Degree(s): BA, Marketing; MA, Marketing Communications

Hobbies/Interests: Boating, golfing, spending time with family

DOB: 4/11/66

Natreon Inc.

Name: Kaiser, Rick

Title: Vice President Sales & Marketing

E-mail: rick@natreoninc.com

Phone: (909) 466-8482

Years at Company: 1

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales and marketing

Most Recent Prior Employment: OmniActive Health Technologies

Date of Birth: 4/11

Name: Kim, Jen

Title: Sales & Marketing Associate

E-mail: jen@natreoninc.com

Phone: (732) 296-1080

Years at Company: <1

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Accounting/administrative and customer service

Most Recent Prior Employment: Prime Lube, Inc.

Education/Degree(s): B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics

Date of Birth: 11/27/81

Name: Raju, Dr. Sanni

Title: Founder, Chairman & CEO

E-mail: sanni@natreoninc.com

Phone: (732) 296-1080

Years at Company: 13

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Scientific and executive

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Bridging the gap between natural products and science

Professional Memberships: AAPS

Awards/Distinctions: Merit award from Burroughs Welcome Company

Education/Degree(s): PhD Pharmaceuticals, RPh

Hobbies/Interests: Acting

Date of Birth: 7/15/52

Natural Products Insurance.Com

Name: Bernato, Anthony

Title: Founder

E-mail: abriskmgr@optonline.net

Phone: (212) 763-0205

Years at Company: 4+

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Product liability insurance; all types of insurance for nutraceutical and natural product companies

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Reduced costs from $150,000 per year to only $50,000 for major contract manufacturer

Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, horseback riding

NHK Laboratories, Inc.

Name: Karim, Sharmin A.

Title: Director

E-mail: sharmin.karim@nhklabs.com

Phone: (562) 279-3899

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Operations, marketing, strategy

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Aligning business activities to be in compliance with FDA regulations

Most Recent Prior Employment: Marketing at Belkin International, Inc.

Professional Memberships: NPA, OCRA

Education/Degree(s): MBA from University of Southern California, BSBA from Boston University

Hobbies/Interests: Running, yoga, surfing, traveling

Date of Birth: 5/21/81

NSF International

Name: Wyszumila, Ed

Title: General Manager, Dietary Supplements Program

E-mail: ewyszumail@nsf.org

Phone: (734) 913-5706

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Manage and grow the Dietary Supplements Program including Product and Ingredient Certification, GMP registration and Athletic Banned Substance Certification, designed for the elite athlete.

Most Recent Prior Employment: COO of Graminex LLC

Education/Degree(s): B.A. from Ohio State University

Hobbies/Interests: Fly fishing, golf, skiing

Nutraceutix, Inc.

Name: Gamble, Tim

Title: Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Years at Company: 8

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Marketing, sales and information technology

Most Recent Prior Employment: Consultant/Director of Sales

Education/Degree(s): Business Administration, Administrative Theory and Organizational Behavior

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, family activities

Name:Moger, Steve

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

Years at Company: 27

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Owner, finance, senior leadership

Most Recent Prior Employment: Entire professional career with Nutraceutix

Education/Degree(s): Accounting, CPA

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, sports memorabilia, family activities

Name: Schoenfeldt, Randy

Title: Vice President of Business Development

Years at Company: 11

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities:Strategic business development

Education/Degree(s): Business administration

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, sports memorabilia, travel

Nutri-Force Nutrition

Name: Alfonso, Anthony

Title: CEO

E-mail: aa@nutriforce.com

Phone: (305) 468-1600

Years at Company: 10

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Chief executive

Education/Degree(s): MBA, Registered Pharmacist

Hobbies/Interests: Deep sea tournament fishing

Name: Alhadeff, Dan

Title: Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing

E-mail: da@nutriforce.com

Phone: (305) 468-1600

Years at Company: 4

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Overall business development

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Driver for strong growth

Most Recent Prior Employment: President – Sourced Nutrition

Education/Degree(s): MBA, BA in Marketing

Date of Birth: 8/30

Name: Diaz, Gilberto

Title: Vice President – Operations

E-mail: gd@nutriforce.com

Phone: (305) 468-1600

Years at Company: 8

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Operations, technical expertise

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Driver of operational development and growth

Education/Degree(s): Chemical Engineer

Nutrition Formulators Inc.

Name: Graubard, Erick

Title: Business Development Manager

E-mail: egraubard@nutritionformulators.com

Phone: (954) 271-2220; (786) 201-9989

Years at Company: 11

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Business development, trade shows, customer service

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Nuforma launch; sales increase

Most Recent Prior Employment: The Ohio Art Company

Professional Memberships: Leadership Williams County; Chairman American Cancer Society, President HOA

Awards/Distinctions: Salesman of the Year/MVP

Education/Degree(s): Darden Business School, Florida Atlantic University

Hobbies/Interests: Family, playing golf, reading

Date of Birth: 9/14/65

OmniActive Health Technologies

Name: Bhattacharya, Abhijit

Title: Chief Operating Officer

E-mail: a.bhattacharya@omniactives.com

Phone: +91-22-25830447

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Manages OmniActive’s India-based operations. He has more than 20 years of product management and development experience within the health, nutrition, flavor and personal care industries.

Most Recent Prior Employment: Bhattacharya spent 15 years with OmniActive’s parent company, Kancor Ingredients and has played a key role in the formation of OmniActive, defining its business strategy and establishing its international presence.

Professional Memberships:Member of industry forums such as Confederation of Indian Industry, Protein Foods & Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI).

Education/Degree(s):He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s in business administration from India’s Fergusson College and Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), respectively.

Name: Doshi, Hiren Mahesh

Title: Vice President

E-mail:h.doshi@omniactives.com

Phone: (866) 588-3629

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Played an essential role in cementing the company’s presence in the North American nutritional ingredients market. Has experience in creating successful business ventures between the U.S. and India.

Most Recent Prior Employment: VP at Boston-based Focus Infomatics, Inc., a medical transcription management company with divisions throughout the U.S., as well as Bangalore, India.

Education/Degree(s): Doshi holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Name: Mariwala, Sanjaya

Title: Managing Director

E-mail: s.mariwala@omniactives.com

Phone: +91-22-2497 0003

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Mariwala has nearly 30 years of executive experience in the natural ingredients industry.

Most Recent Prior Employment: Continues as Managing Director of OmniActive’s parent company, Kancor Ingredients, and prior to that was chief executive of botanicals for Bombay Oil Industries, Ltd.

Professional Memberships:Involved in professional organizations and industry bodies including the India Pepper & Spice Trade Association and the All India Spices Exporters Forum. Most recently he had served as Vice Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Kerala.

Education/Degree(s): Mariwala holds a degree in tax management from The Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, (JBIMS) and has completed executive education programs at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and Stanford University Business School.

Once Again Nut Butter Collective, Inc.

Name: Kirwan, Lloyd

Title: Director of Purchasing

E-mail: Lloyd@onceagainnutbutter.com

Phone: (585) 468-2535

Years at Company: 20

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Commodities sourcing

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Fair Labor and Organic Agricultural Economic Development in developing countries

OptiPure Brand/Kenko International Inc.

Name: Udell, Ron

Title: President and CEO

E-Mail: ronu@kenko-intl.com

Phone: (323) 721-8300; (800) 934-3040

Years at Company: 17

Education/Degree(s): University of Southern California

Hobbies/Interests: Photography, family

Pain & Stress Center Products

Name: Birkner, Katherine M.

Title: Vice President of Operations

E-mail: psctr@sbcglobal.net

Phone: (210) 614-7246 x224

Years at Company: 28

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Amino acids; nutritional supplements, alternatives; operations

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Helped with product expansion, sales and development

Most Recent Prior Employment: Pain & Stress Management Clinic Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist/Pain Therapist

Professional Memberships: Am. Ass. of Nurse Anesthestists; TX Ass. Nurse Anesthetists

Awards/Distinctions: First CRNA in country to receive Diplomate in Am. Academy of Pain Management

Education/Degree(s): Brackenridge Hosp Sch of Nursing (RN); Southwest Mo School of Anesthesia (C.R.N.A.); BS Nursing Southwest Mo Univ.; Clayton Univ PhD

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, nutrition, nutrition research, cooking, organic gardening, writing, sewing, traveling

Date of Birth: 9/13/51

Name: Sahley, Billie J.

Title: President/CEO

E-mail: psctr@sbcglobal.net

Phone: (201) 614-7246

Years at Company: 32

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Specialty amino acid formulator for brain & mood; CEO; working as Behavior Therapist

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Development of over 50 products, especially Anxiety Control formula that receive patent

Most Recent Prior Employment: Behavior Therapist

Professional Memberships: Academy of Orthomolecular Medicine; Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Awards/Distinctions: Holds three patents SAF, Calms Kids, and Anxiety Control; Bd Cert Expert in Traumatic Stress; Diplomate Am. Ac. of Pain Mgmt.

Education/Degree(s): PhD Univ of Texas; Clayton Univ. School of Behavioral Medicine; UCLA School of Integral Medicine

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, brain research, alternative medicine, amino acids and orthomolecular therapy

Date of Birth: 5/12/38

Pines International Inc.

Name: Richards, Jeff

Title: Operations Manager

E-mail: jrichards@wheatgrass.com

Phone: (785) 841-6016

Years at Company: 17

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: General overall production, compliance and technical issues

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Compliance with CFR111

Education/Degree(s): Biology major

Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, photography

Date of Birth: 11/17/58

Name: Tong, Cynthia

Title: Bulk Account Associate

E-mail: ctong@wheatgrass.com

Phone: (785) 841-6016 x422

Years at Company: 19

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales, customer service

Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Name: Doherty, Greg M.

Title: Dietary Supplement Practice Leader

E-mail: gdoherty@pomsassoc.com

Phone: (818) 449-9317

Years at Company: 10

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Products liability and related commercial insurance

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Built practice from one customer to over 300 supplement companies today

Most Recent Prior Employment: Marsh, Inc.

Professional Memberships: CPCU, ARM, CANI

Awards/Distinctions: 10 published articles in various herbal/supplement trade publications

Education/Degree(s): BS Economics UC Santa Barbara

Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, antique automobiles, travel, wine collecting

Proliant Health and Biologicals

Name: Lauridsen, Aage

Title: Sales Manager

E-mail: aage.lauridsen@proliantinc.com

Phone: (515) 289-7669

Years at Company: 2

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Sales and marketing

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Website launch, product launch in GNC

Education/Degree(s): Bachelors Degree from Drake

Date of Birth: 9/17/85

Robinson Pharma Inc.

Name: Israel, Kenn

Title: Vice President of Marketing

E-mail: kisrael@robinsonpharma.com

Phone: (714) 241-0235

Years at Company: 5

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Marketing and product development

Most Recent Prior Employment: Soft Gel Technologies

Professional Memberships: ABC

Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, food and wine

Date of Birth: 11/96

Sabinsa Corporation

Name: Majeed, Shaheen

Title: Marketing Director

E-mail: shaheen@sabinsa.com

Phone: (801) 465-8400

Years at Company: 14

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Marketing and sales

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Sales development for Latin America; established GRAS ingredients portfolio

Professional Memberships: AHPA Board Member

Awards/Distinctions: Recognized as “40 UNDER 40” by Natural Foods Merchandiser

Education/Degree(s): B.A. in Economics and MBA for Business Management

Hobbies/Interests: Reading a good book

Date of Birth: 4/27/78

Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.

Name: Holtby, Steve

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer

E-mail: sales@soft-gel.com

Phone: (323) 726-0700; (800) 360-7484

Years at Company: 13

Most Recent Prior Employment: Nature’s Way

Name: Kishimoto, Hiroshi

Title: Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

E-mail: sales@soft-gel.com

Phone: (323) 726-0700; (800) 360-7484

Years at Company: 19

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Accounting and planning

Most Recent Prior Employment: Kenko Group

Hobbies/Interests: Baseball, family

Specialty Enzymes & Biochemicals

Name: Rathi, Vic

Title: President/Founder

E-mail: adm@specialtyenzymes.com

Phone: (909) 613-1660

Years at Company: 25

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Enzymologist with years of experience and knowledge

Professional Memberships: NPA, IFT, Enzyme Technical Association

TSI Health Sciences, Inc.

Name: Kolb, Larry

Title: President, U.S. Operations

E-mail: lkolb@tsiinc.com

Phone: (406) 549-6078

Years at Company: 15

Professional Memberships: NBJ Advisory Board, UNPA Member

Education/Degree(s): Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Arizona State University

Date of Birth: 6/13/65

Name: Tiffney, David

Title: Director, International Sales & Marketing

E-mail: davidtiffney@tsichina.com

Phone: (406) 549-9123

Years at Company: 7

Date of Birth: 12/20/76

Name: Zhou, Joe

Title: CEO

E-mail: joezhou@tsichina.com

Phone: (406) 549-9123

Years at Company: 15

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Corporate business development

Education/Degree(s): Bachelor of Engineering (Beijing Institute of Technology); master of Sciences, Chemistry (Bowling Green State University); Master of Sciences (University of Cincinnati)

Date of Birth: 11/10/62

UAS Laboratories/The Probiotic Company

Name: Dash, Dr. S.K.

Title: President

E-mail: dash@uaslabs.com

Phone: (952) 935-1707

Years at Company: 32

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Probiotics

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Winner of 2010 Probiotic Award by Frost & Sullivan, innovations in Probiotics, acquisition of contract manufacturing plant – APN

Most Recent Prior Employment: Director of Food and Drug, South Dakota State

Professional Memberships: Simga Xi

Awards/Distinctions: Distinguished Man of the Year Award from India and Minnesota

Education/Degree(s): PhD in Nutrition, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Hobbies/Interests: Travel, writing, reading, games

Date of Birth: 11/15/42

Name: Krahl, Justin

Title: Sales/Customer Service

E-mail: customerservice@uaslabs.com

Phone: (952) 935-1707

Years at Company: 4

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Customer service

Education/Degree(s): Hamline University Business Degree

Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with my son Leo

Date of Birth: 11/8/80

Uckele Health & Nutrition

Name: Grogan, Jack

Title: Chief Science Officer

E-mail: jack@uckele.com

Phone: (800) 248-0330

Years at Company: 16

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Development of unique nutritional formulations and programs to address every nutritional need

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Developing personal, custom nutritional programs for professional athletes, such as players in the NFL, NHL, NBA and professional boxing; a recognized expert in Hair Mineral Analysis, a key tool to determine the causes of imbalances or deficiencies that can be the source for poor health, injury, lack of focus, fatigue or slow recovery; often identifies metabolic dysfunction before symptoms occur

Professional Memberships: Institute for Functional Medicine, American Oil Chemist Society, American College for Advancement in Medicine, International Society of Sports Nutriton

Awards/Distinctions: 2011 Michigan Small Business Person of the Year, 2011 & 2010 Inc 500/5000 List, 2009 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, NWO, 2008 Winner of the Entrepreneurial Business Excellence Award

Education/Degree(s): Bachelors in Public Health, Certified Nutritionist

Name: Isley, Kevin

Title: Vice President of Sales & Marketing

E-mail: kevin@uckele.com

Phone: (800) 248-0330 x117

Years at Company: 11

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Oversees sales and marketing teams

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Worked with key accounts in Contract Manufacturing, which has seen growth of 21 percent annually; development of the proprietary Flora Coat™ process and PTM™ method to formulate a unique product manufacturing procedure and a system to offer the ability to streamline specific, easy to follow recommendations for individual health needs

Awards/Distinctions: 2011 Michigan Small Business Person of the Year, 2009 & 2010 Inc 500/5000 List, 2009 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, NWO, 2008 Winner of the Entrepreneurial Business Excellence Award

Education/Degree(s): Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University
Name: Uckele, Mike

Title: CEO

E-mail: mike@uckele.com

Phone: (800) 248-0330

Years at Company: 26

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Development of hundreds of unique nutritional formulations and programs to address every nutritional need

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While With Company: Developing personal, custom nutritional programs for professional athletes, such as players in the NFL, NHL, NBA and professional boxing; Development of the proprietary Flora Coat™ process and PTM™ method to formulate a unique product manufacturing procedure and a system to offer the ability to streamline specific, easy to follow recommendations for individual health needs

Professional Memberships: American College of Sports Medicine, American Oil Chemist Society, International Society of Sports Nutrition, American College for Advancement in Medicine, American Naturopathic Medical Association, Institute for Funtional Med

Awards/Distinctions: 2011 Michigan Small Business Person of the Year, 2011 & 2010 Inc 500/5000 List, 2009 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, NWO, 2008 Winner of the Entrepreneurial Business Excellence Award

Education/Degree(s): Bachelors in Business Administration, Michigan State University, Certified Nutritionist

Vita-Tech International, Inc.

Name: Jiang, David, PhD

Title: Director of Technical Services/R & D

E-mail: djiang@vitatech.com

Years at Company: 1

Area of expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Formulation of tablet, capsule and powder products.

Noteworthy Project/Accomplishment While at Company: New, appealing, chewable and powder products.

Professional memberships: American Botanical Council

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, swimming, travel

Education/Degree(s): Doctor of Nutritional Science, Texas A&M University

Name: Tierney, Thomas T.

Title: President & CEO

Years at Company: 40

Area of expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Strategic relationships, marketing, product formulation

Professional Memberships: Natural Products Association, AFA, SOLE

Awards/Distinctions: Trustee, University of California-Irvine Foundation; Co-Chair UCI Medical Center Campaign; Regent, Bastyr University, Seattle; Leadership Councils – Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Transactional Sciences and Stem Cell Research; Philanthropist, Arts and Civic Leader in Orange County, CA with numerous awards member.

Hobbies/Interests: Life sciences, arts, hiking, aviation, ethics, and grandkids

Education/Degree(s): Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, Master of Science, Logistics Management; Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Bachelor of Science, Business Management; Board Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), MacKenzie Honor Society, Arnold Air Society. Graduate Credentials: Industrial College of the Armed Forces; Air War College; Air Command and Staff College; Squadron Officers School; Defense Orientation Conference Association (DOCA).

Name: Williford, Greg

Title: Vice President of Sales & Client Services

Phone:(714) 832-9700

E-mail: gregw@vitatech.com

Years at Company: 35

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Business development, product design/marketing assistance, packaging options, product innovation

Professional Memberships: Natural Products Association

Awards/Distinctions: Pharmaceutical Exemption, State of California

Education/Degree(s): BS Tarleton State University, Stephensville, TX

Hobbies/Interests: Outdoors, hiking, fishing

 

Xylitol USA Inc.

Name: Reid, Andrew

Title: CEO

E-mail: areid2@rogers.com

Phone: (303) 991-1999

Years at Company: 6

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Corporate sales

Name: Rhodes, Nancy

Title: Controller

E-mail: nancy@xylitolusa.com

Phone: (303) 991-1999

Years at Company: 1

Area of Expertise/Primary Responsibilities: Operations, financial and corporate sales