Management Team

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Dr. Les Griffith

CEO/President/Medical Director

Dr. Les Griffith is an acknowledged leader in the field of science-based natural medicine. He is an author, educator, public speaker, and physician with over 30 years of experience. He has been a key contributor to multiple companies marketing nutritional products functioning as a Product Formulator, Quality Control Officer, Research and Development Officer, and Medical Director. While in private practice his focus was on natural family medicine, weight management, women’s health, and longevity.  Dr. Griffith is co-founder of the prestigious Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington where he has served on the Board of Directors for more than 20 years and is currently Board Member Emeritus.  Bastyr is the largest university in the world teaching natural health sciences, and has an internationally recognized research program.

 

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Eugene H. PanKratz

Vice President

Gene brings to the company over thirty years of successful strategic business management & financial experience, including development of start-ups, management of sales and marketing, Gene is an Enrolled Agent, having passed the Internal Revenue Service’s test on taxation for qualification as an Enrolled Agent and is currently registered with the IRS as a Registered Tax Preparer. Gene’s broad background of experience includes Business Management, Tax, Finance, bank relations, plus executive level leadership in Strategic Planning, Marketing, Operations, Capitalization and Accounting. He is an energetic, goal-oriented leader.
Gene’s former experience includes CFO of Liberty Mint Ltd. a publicly traded company and President of the Great Western Mint, Financial Analyst for Henry Schein Practice Solutions, President of Priddis Music Corporation, Controller for North American Manufacturing, plus Public Accounting experience with Wm. Soria & Company. Liberty Mint & The Great Western Mint manufactured collectible and commemorative coins and medallions from precious metals plus they also produced and marketed sculptured items such as a pure gold 24” tall sculpture of Mickey Mouse as a joint project with Disneyland and pure silver reproductions of Remington sculptures; Henry Schein Practice Solution is the dental software division of Henry Schein, Inc. and is a multi national Fortune 500 company; Priddis Music manufactures accompaniment music for performers; and North American Manufacturing was a division of The Talley Corporation, a manufacturer of military and aerospace products. Gene also has experience in the nutritional supplement industry that includes approximately three years of experience as the Accountant for NatureAll Corporation.
Gene has wide experience in most areas of business and business management with special emphasis in the Finance area. Gene is a people-oriented individual and effective team leader with outstanding management and motivational skills. Gene is experienced in many facets of business including marketing, sales, production and operations with specific emphasis on financial areas. Gene’s other accomplishments include passing the Internal Revenue Service Enrolled agent exam. Enrolled Agents can represent clients before the IRS as can attorneys and CPA’s. Gene served on the Board of Directors of the Lindon-Pleasant Grove, Utah Chamber of Commerce.

 

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