Myron Wentz, Ph.D.
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Dr. Myron Wentz is an internationally recognized microbiologist, immunologist, and pioneer in the development of human cell culture technology and infectious disease diagnoses. In 1992 Dr. Wentz founded USANA Health Sciences, a state-of-the-art manufacturer of nutritional supplements, foods, and personal-care products.
Kevin G. Guest
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Kevin Guest joined USANA on a part-time basis in April 2003, as Executive Director of Media and Events. Following our acquisition of the media, video, and event-productions company, FMG Productions founded by Mr. Guest, he became a full-time employee of the Company and he was promoted to Vice President of Media and Events in February 2004. In January 2006, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Marketing and served in that role until July 2008, when he was appointed Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Guest served in this role until May 2011, when he was appointed President of North America. In October 2012, he was appointed President of the Americas, Europe and South Pacific. In August 2014, Mr. Guest was appointed President of USANA and served in this role until August 2015, when he was appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer. He served in this role until November 2016 when he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Guest earned a B.A. in Communications from Brigham Young University.
Robert Anciaux has served as a director of USANA since July 1996. Since 1990, he has been the Managing Director of S.E.I. s.a., a consulting and investment management firm in Brussels, Belgium. Additionally, since 1982, Mr. Anciaux has been self-employed as a venture capitalist in Europe, investing in various commercial, industrial, and real estate venture companies. In some of these privately held companies, Mr. Anciaux also serves as a director. Mr. Anciaux received an Ingenieur Commercial degree from Ecole de Commerce Solvay Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
John T. Fleming
Mr. Fleming is a student, researcher and advocate of the direct selling channel of distribution. His many years of involvement with the direct selling business model has been through actual involvement as an independent contractor, owner of a direct selling company, officer of one of the world’s largest direct selling companies, and Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of the most notable trade publication concerning direct sales. Since 2006, he has served as founder and CEO of Ideas and Design Group, a consulting firm that services business models that utilize independent contractors to market products and services. From 2006-2015, Mr. Fleming served as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Direct Selling News, the most notable trade publication for executives and companies that utilize the direct selling channel of distribution. Prior to that, Mr. Fleming held a variety of executive positions with Avon, one of the largest direct selling companies in the world.
Gilbert A. Fuller
Gilbert A. Fuller has served as a director of USANA since September 2008. Prior to that, he served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary since January 2006. Mr. Fuller joined USANA in May 1996, as the Vice President of Finance and served in this role until June 1999, when he was appointed as the Company's Senior Vice President. Before joining USANA, Mr. Fuller served in various executive positions for several companies. Mr. Fuller served as Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer of Melaleuca, Inc., a manufacturer, and direct seller of personal care products. He was also the Vice President and Treasurer of Norton Company, a multinational manufacturer of ceramics and abrasives. He obtained his certified public accountant license in 1970 and kept it current until his career path developed into corporate finance. Mr. Fuller received a B.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah. In December 2012, Mr. Fuller was appointed as a director of Security National Financial Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed company.
Frederic J. Winssinger
Frederic J. Winssinger became a director in May 2016. Mr. Winssinger has been a Managing Partner of RW Partners LLC (RWP) since 2006. RWP is a commercial real estate private equity investment company based in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Winssinger also oversees his family's general investment operations and in 2014, he co-founded PlanninCore Wealth Advisors to provide investment advice to individuals and families. Prior to 2006, Mr. Winssinger worked in strategy consulting for the Boston Consulting Group and as a Portfolio Manager/Financial Analyst for JP Morgan Asset Management and other privately held asset management companies. Mr. Winssinger received a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College and an M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Feng Peng was elected to the Board in May 2016. From March 2013 to December 2016, Mr. Peng served as Chief Financial Officer of Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:OSN), a China-based manufacturing company. Prior to that, Mr. Peng served as Senior Vice President at MZ Group from August 2007 until September 2012 where he was responsible for providing strategic consulting services related to U.S. capital markets to Chinese clients. At MZ Group, Mr. Peng conducted extensive financial and industry due diligence, performed analysis on companies' financials, and provided management teams of client companies with extensive coaching, including detailed intelligence on investor expectations, perceptions and concerns, industry analysis, compliance, and reporting and disclosure requirements. Prior to working at MZ Group, he served in various capacities at Thomson Financial and Citigroup. Mr. Peng has been trained in both finance and accounting. He received a Master of Science in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also received a bachelor's degree in Automation Control from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China in 1995. Mr. Peng is a certified Senior International Finance Manager (SIFM) in China.
Ms. Pelosi is a corporate social responsibility/sustainability practitioner. Since 2005, Ms. Pelosi has been the Founding Partner and Strategic Advisor at Orenda Connections, a corporate social responsibility consultancy in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She served as an Instructor in the Certificate Program in Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto, and a part-time Professor in Sustainable Business Management Post Graduate Studies at Seneca College, Faculty of Business in Toronto. Since 2015, she has also served as the Executive Director of Innovators Alliance, a network of CEOs focused on sustainable and profitable growth through innovation. Prior to her career and academic work in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Ms. Pelosi served as a member of the Company’s management team, first as Executive Director of Sales for Canada and then as Vice President of Network Development. She worked for the Company until 2004. While at the Company, Ms. Pelosi began the program that would evolve into the USANA True Health Foundation, and this led to her interest in corporate social responsibility. Prior to her roles at the Company, Ms. Pelosi had 15 years of direct selling leadership experience. Ms. Pelosi has also previously served on the Board of Directors on a number of non-profit organizations including the Children’s Hunger Fund and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto. She is a graduate of the Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability Program at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, and has completed the NACD Directorship Certification and the ESG Competent Boards Director Certification (GCB.D).
Timothy Wood, Ph.D.
Timothy E. Wood, Ph.D., previously served as Executive Vice President of Research and Development for USANA until his retirement in March of 2011. Dr. Wood joined USANA in June 1996 as Director of Research and Development, and served in this role until June 1999, when he was appointed as the Company’s Vice President of Research and Development. In January 2006, he was appointed as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Research and Development.
Before joining USANA, Dr. Wood served as Vice President of Research and Development for AgriDyne Technologies, Inc., formerly known as NPI, from 1992 to 1995. From 1980 to 1992, Dr. Wood served as Research Manager and Senior Scientist for AgriDyne Technologies.
Dr. Wood received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as a Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He also earned an M.B.A. from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah.