ANDREW DELUISE, CEO
Mr. DeLuise has spent over 20 years in the industry; owning companies on just about every end of the spectrum. He has founded and operated everything from large fitness centers and corporate wellness centers, to retail supplement stores. His dedication to the health and wellness of others drives his passion to constantly seek out promising new supplements and workout regiments. Mr. DeLuise began his interest in fitness in 1991 at the early age of 18 in the Athletics program at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York. After leaving the Athletics Program at SUNY, he opened his first vitamin and nutrition retail store (named “Modern Bodies”) in 1994 . Mr. DeLuise quickly became one of the local areas most requested advisors on nutrition and fitness and expanded his vitamin and nutrition store into a fitness and wellness center specializing in exercise and personal training. He entered the NPC Eastern USA Bodybuilding Competition in 1999 placing 1st in the Light Heavy Weight Novice Division and 2nd place in the Light Heavy Weight Open Division. Since then, Mr. DeLuise has dedicated himself to finding the perfect combination of nutrition, weight training and bodybuilding supplements. Today as President of Advance Muscle Technologies, Inc., Andrew believes the compan's groundbreaking muscle science will revolutionize the bodybuilding industry.
COREY PARK, Chairman
Mr. Park is a Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP), with additional (CHP) certifications at the highest level in Portfolio Analytics and Risk Management. He also attended the Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business (Leadership and Management) and has served in executive leadership positions for over 20 years. Mr. Park has closed several acquisitions and multimillion dollar lines of credit from hedge funds; as well as negotiated and / or closed many mergers, strategic partnerships, license and/or sponsored research agreements and joint ventures. As an experienced practitioner of business strategy, he has read, studied and applied numerous books and countless articles relating to business strategy (According to the Wall Street Journal, the most sought after executive skill set is strategic thinking).
ELIZABETH HOLMBERG, MBA: CMO
Elizabeth attended the University of Colorado where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing. Her junior year at the university she was elected President of the Colligate American Marketing Association UCD Chapter. Her leadership abilities created 100% increase in membership for her chapter. To continue her education Elizabeth attended the University of Phoenix to earn her MBA in Marketing. She was educated in virtual collaboration, organization, time management and research. Elizabeth has accumulated more than 12 years management experience. She helped several businesses increase their customer base 45% by utilizing her talents for developing promotional campaigns, business plans, and branding strategies.
Dr. KEITH BAAR
Dr Baar is a world renowned muscle scientist who's research has been sited over 3000 times on sites like gatorade.com and nestlenutrition.com. He was recently a guest spokesman for the olympic commity. Over the last 20 years, Dr. Baar’s research has focused on determining the molecular mechanisms underlying the physiological and functional adaptations of muscle to resistance exercise. From his PhD work identifying one of the key molecular controls of muscle mass to his current work, Dr. Baar has published over 80 papers and book chapters. As a result of his research success, as well as his experience as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Michigan Football Team, he has been asked to serve as a scientific advisor to USA Track and Field, Leicester Tigers Rugby Club, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain Football Clubs, British Cycling, and The English Institute of Sport.
Dr. SIMON SCHENK
Dr. Schenk is an exercise physiologist primarily interested in the regulation of substrate metabolism in skeletal muscle. The scope of his research is aimed at determining the impact of alterations in substrate metabolism, which may be induced via exercise, calorie restriction or inactivity, on important health issues such as obesity, diabetes, and advancing age.
Dr. ANDREW PHILP
Dr. Philp is an integrative physiologist, interested in the molecular regulation of skeletal muscle adaptation. The main focus of his work is to examine how diet and exercise interact to regulate skeletal muscle mitochondrial function, adaptive growth and insulin sensitivity in the context of human athletic performance and in metabolic diseases such as sarcopenia, obesity and type 2 diabetes.
InTech: Ingredient Technologies
Ingredient Technologies (IT) is a contracted resource firm supporting business development efforts in the value-added functional ingredient and ingredient technology markets. Our business model is designed to support clients in the areas of market research, mergers and acquisitions, applications development, marketing, and sales in the food, nutraceutical, cosmetic, and pharma industries. The team at Ingredient Technologies possesses the expertise and relevant experience needed to achieve successful commercialization of functional ingredients within the above stated markets. Full capabilities are outlined on our company site, at www.ingredienttech.com. IT is experienced in a variety of global markets, including North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, and the Pacific Rim.
Michael Crane, CEO of Ingredient Technologies,
is an experienced industry leader in a wide array of disciplines in the food, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical industries. He has hands on experience in product formulation, supply chain development, and strategic business development. In his leadership position with Ingredient Technologies, Mr Crane’s unique blend of business development savvy and technical product expertise has allowed him to play a critical role in the development of emerging food businesses and new technologies forging key alliances for the company’s client base. He has been instrumental in the development of contracted supply chains for the commercialization of products and technologies. His previous experience included a position as General Manager for a regional food operation as well as Director of Technical Sales for The Pillsbury Company.
John L. Duffy, President of Ingredient Technologies
earned a Master’s Degree in marketing from the University of Minnesota. Since 2001, he has consulted in marketing and sales for the functional-ingredient and food and nutraceutical markets. Duffy has led the development of several technology and ingredient-based emerging companies in the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and functional food industries. His prior experience was in finance, marketing and sales leadership positions with Fortune 100 companies, including PepsiCo, Pillsbury, and General Mills. In his latest role prior to taking the leadership position at Ingredient Technologies, Mr Duffy was the Director of Marketing for the Retail Bakery Division of General Mills.
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