PEOPLE ON THE MOVE – August
Camelle Kent, Thirty-One
Thirty-One Gifts has named Camelle Kent as CEO. Kent assumes the role from Elizabeth Thibaudeau, who joined Thirty-One as acting CEO last July. Thibaudeau will remain a board member. Kent’s career spans over 25 years, and she has grown global brands including Gillette, Timberland, and Avon. Most recently, she was CEO at WellPet.
Dave Nash, 4Life
Dave Nash has been promoted to senior vice president of global markets at 4Life Research. Previously vice president of Greater China, Nash was hired by 4Life in 2018. He has spent considerable time in Asia on behalf of the company and will now continue his work in Asia while broadening his focus to include global sales and operations.
Trevor Luke, 4Life
Trevor Luke has been promoted from senior director to vice president of global markets at 4Life Research. Luke started at 4Life in May 2016. Over the past five years, he’s held the posts of international coordinator for 4Life’s Brazil market and senior director of international for Southeast Asia.
Janay Standifird, Oola
Oola has hired Janay Standifird as chief financial officer. She will oversee and manage the company’s financial planning and reporting. Standifird brings two decades of finance and business experience, including her previous role as a CFO for Young Living. Before that, she served in accounting and controller roles at XANGO.
Jeff Kalinin, 4Life
4Life Research has selected Jeff Kalinin as its first-ever chief global operations officer. In this new role, Kalinin will oversee marketplace operations and the company’s worldwide sales teams. He has been with 4Life for more than two decades, serving in roles of increasing responsibility with a most recent role as senior vice president of international.
Chase Holm, 4Life
4Life Research has promoted Chase Holm to vice president of global operations. Previously senior director, Holm began his career at 4Life in 2005. Since then, he’s served in a myriad of positions within the company, including customer service agent, international coordinator, and senior director of global operations.
Travis Ogden, Oola
Travis Ogden has joined Oola’s executive team as co-founder and CEO. Ogden started his direct selling career nearly 20 years ago at XANGO as vice president of finance and corporate controller. Since then, he has served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Young Living and, most recently, was CEO at Isagenix.
New Board Members, ASEA
Donnellyn Dominguez, LM, CPM; Roberto Volpe, M.D., Ph. D.; and Javier Hernandez Covarrubias, M.D., have joined ASEA’s Medical Professionals Board. Dominguez is a midwife who owned a large birthing center in Texas. Volpe is a medical researcher at the Italian National Research Council in Rome. And Covarrubias is an allergy expert.
Mark MacDonald, Kyäni
Mark MacDonald, a nutrition and fitness expert, best-selling author, TV personality, and entrepreneur, has joined Kyäni’s Scientific Advisory Board. Macdonald is the founder of Venice Nutrition and the International Board of Nutrition and Fitness Coaching (IBNFC). He also is the co-creator of Zen Project 8 in partnership with Jeunesse Global.
Jeff Higginson, Valentus
Valentus has hired Jeff Higginson as chief operations officer. Higginson has spent more than 20 years in direct selling. Most recently he worked with Fuxion Biotech as CEO international. Before that, he was CEO of Agel Enterprises. He began with Agel as director of sales and marketing during its initial launch.
Rina Chong, VYVO Inc.
VYVO Inc. has hired Rina Chong as international director of marketing. With over 24 years’ experience in marketing, Chong specializes in management consultation, personal coaching, business coaching, and marketing consultation, and was also a master distributor for iGalen. At VYVO, she will oversee international markets.
Kevin Thomas, Amplifei
Amplifei has appointed Kevin Thomas to its HAPInss Brands™ Scientific Advisory Board. Thomas, founder and CEO of Alternative Labs, has spent his career in global research, development, and manufacturing of natural alternative healing remedies. Alternative Labs will collaborate with HAPInss Brands™ on nutritional innovation.
New Directors and Officers, DSA
(Board of Directors, Officers for One-Year Term): Chairman – Kevin Guest, USANA; Vice Chairman – Danny Lee, 4Life; Vice Chairman – Cindy Monroe, Thirty-One Gifts; Treasurer – David Merriman, ACN; Immediate Past Chairman – Ryan Napierski, Nu Skin; Past Chairman – John Parker, Amway.
(Directors for terms expiring in 2023): Al Bala, Mannatech; Aaron Eddington, Melaleuca; Dimitri Haloulos, Rodan + Fields; Rick Libby, Traveling Vineyard; Andrew Treanor, The Pampered Chef; Tyler Whitehead, Arbonne.
(Directors for terms expiring in 2024): Jill Blashak Strahan, Tastefully Simple; Joe Cannon, Young Living; Vaughn Crowe, Princess House; Deborah Gibbins, Mary Kay; Ryan Montgomery, Reliv; Ryan Reigle, Regal Ware; Andrew Schmidt, Amway.