Team

Founder and Chairman

Mr. Attridge has enjoyed careers as an entrepreneur, executive, research scientist, professor, lecturer, author, reporter, consultant and researcher in such diverse fields as cell biology, food and beverage manufacturing, consumer products, food science and nutrition, energy, software, hospitality, medical equipment, pharmacology and medicine.  He is an accomplished leader with a strong portfolio of successes orchestrating the start-up, growth, and or optimization of diverse companies and projects.

Chief Executive Officer

Highly decorated global health/reproductive health social entrepreneur Strategic, visionary leader/executive  Multi-sector career: FDA/government, academia, corporate and nonprofit  >25 years of product development experience (small molecules, biologics, drug-device combo, vaccines, digital health)  Founded and led two successful nonprofit pharmaceutical companies Secured $230M in philanthropy to develop new medicines (Gates & Anonymous   Funds)  Pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials in US and developing countries Regulatory approvals in US and developing countries  Access programs in US and developing countries Successful enduring partnerships w/ WHO, government, corporate, NGOs, universities

Chief of Marketing

A nationally recognized Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Dr. Strand is President of Customer Focus, Inc. – a sales and marketing performance improvement consulting company. Dr. Strand has developed and implemented over 100 organizational improvement programs in sales and marketing strategies, leadership-building, organizational design, employee selection and development, productivity improvement, quality-control, and customer loyalty.

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Christoph Weber is a seasoned, creative and versatile technical leader, with a knack for presenting and explaining complex scientific and technical subjects in plain English. He has held leadership positions in IT and systems and database administration for Scripps Research Institute, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Research Institute, SageTree, BIZX, SlashDot/SourceForge Media, and Achieve Internet from 1997 to 2019. Before that time, he held research positions at University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, and The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla.

Chief of Operations

Seasoned executive that has held C level positions in the Cannabis sector with Namaste Technologies, Magic Flight General Manufacturing, CCS Inc. Collaborated in distribution channels in 5 separate continents. Master distribution consultant. Product engineer. 

Nina Fishman Attridge is an expert on organizational development, training, and employee development and engagement in the workplace.  She is a skilled facilitator, strategic advisor, and writer. She has led large scale team building, change management, executive coaching, and leadership development projects.  Her work helped Fortune 100 companies as well as non-profits achieve their noble goals.

Chief Development Officer

Dr. Sundos has more than twenty-five years of a stellar track record of increasing market share, profitability and product offering of startups as well as global corporations.  His extensive experience in strategy and operations as well as in building businesses to global market leaders includes driving strategic growth and stakeholder value, as well as developing profitable partnerships and forging global strategic alliances. 

Product Development and Research

Mr. Grage has over 26 years of experience in therapeutic product development and technology management.  His drug development expertise started with tumor drugs at MD Anderson Cancer Center and cardiovascular drugs at Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Ortho, and Corvas. Additionally, Mr.

Chief Scientific Officer

Frank was born in Boston Massachusetts in 1943. He earned a PhD in microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972.  He earned a BA in Chemistry with a specialization in biology from the University of Virginia in 1980 and a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from George Washington University in 1992. 

Carol Anne Chan is an RN with special training in whole body wellness, nutrition, circulation, detoxing and acute & chronic pain management. Early in her career worked as an RN in Labor & Delivery, ICU, Cardiology and Women’s Health Clinics. After her MPH worked as a RN Research Coordinator in AIDS, women’s health, teen pregnancy, pediatrics, cardiology, and pain management. during 5 years in pain medicine clinic at the Naval Med San Diego, she initiated and co-wrote a grant for an integrated mind body wellness program for military personnel with disabling pain. This program continues and is very successful with 70% returning to active service.

Dr. Stephen L. Chan is a Biological Whole Body Health Dentist. Dr. Chan has over 37 years of experience with expertise in all major aspects of dentistry, including general, cosmetic and holistic dentistry. He makes the mouth & body connection. He understands how bacteria and toxins in the mouth effect the whole body and chronic disease. He was trained as an oral reconstructive surgeon and stays up on all the latest oral surgery techniques as well. He encourages his patients to live healthy lifestyles and to eat clean organic foods.

A former private duty nurse, Gailmarie left the medical industry to pursue raising a family as a dedicated homemaker teaching all of her children to cook, clean and ultimately become attentive to their children and to always handpick their schools; she taught them understand their Creator's Word and life's purpose for them.

An analyst and customers service team member. Has an In-depth understanding of liability and health insurance laws, human resources, regulations, claims, investigation and legal matters from managing numerous cases and projects for three Insurance companies.  Knowledge of the field of Optometry and Medicine and the administrative and financial processes involved. Holds a BS degree in Criminal Justice and a BS degree in Sociology from Lasalle University and a candidate for a registered nurse BS degree in 2020.

Mr. Laravea began his banking career in energy lending focused on both industry specific commercial and production-based loans at what is now the flagship Bank of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.  Ultimately, he transitioned to real estate lending to large, nationally recognized and also regional developers at what is now the flagship Chase Bank in Dallas, TX.

Mr. James F. Prochaska is a native Texan and grew up farming and ranching in the gulf coast region of south Texas.  He served in the US Navy from 1978 to 1987 as a line officer with a primary focus on steam propulsion engineering.