Myron Wentz, Ph.D.
Founder and Chairman of the Board
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 Director
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.
President and Chief Operations Officer
Jim Brown joined USANA in 2006 as Vice President of Operations. In July 2011, he was appointed Vice President of Global Operations and served in that role until July 2012, when he was appointed Chief Production Officer. He served in that role until November 2013 when he was appointed Chief Operating Officer. He served in that role until November 2016 when he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining USANA, Mr. Brown was employed at Sonoco as a plant manager where he was responsible for safety, quality, finance, production, and maintenance. Mr. Brown received a bachelor's degree with a double major in computer science and math as well as an M.B.A. from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina.
Chief Field Development Officer
David Mulham joined USANA in 2009 as Field Development, Marketing and Customer Service Manager for Australia and New Zealand. In February 2011, he was appointed General Manager, for Australia and New Zealand and served in that role until June 2011, when he was appointed Vice President, Pacific Region (Australia, New Zealand and Philippines). In February 2014 he was appointed Executive Vice President of Field Development, Pacific Region and then in May 2015 he was appointed Executive Vice President, Pacific Region. He served in that role until January 2016 when he was appointed Executive Vice President, Pacific and Europe and then in September 2016, he was appointed Executive Vice President, the Americas, Pacific and Europe. He served in that role until February 2017, when he was appointed Chief Field Development Officer. Prior to joining USANA, Mr. Mulham had extensive experience in the Direct Selling Industry having worked for Amway, Mary Kay, Nutri Metics and Dorling Kindersley Family Learning. He subsequently worked in property development as Director of both Hunter Valley Gardens and Tempus Two Winery. Mr. Mulham has a post graduate diploma from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, and received the Silver Stevie Award in 2015, for Executive of the Year— Health Products & Services and Pharmaceuticals.
Robert A. Sinnott, M.N.S., Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Robert A. Sinnott joined USANA as our Chief Scientific Officer in August 2016. From 2005 to 2016, he was Chief Science officer of Mannatech, Inc. From 2009 to 2012, he also served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and from 2012 to 2016 as CEO of Mannatech. During his tenure at Mannatech, Dr. Sinnott has served to further the company's proprietary science, research and development, and initiated independent clinical trials, was responsible for oversight of quality assurance/quality control, global regulatory affairs, legal department, human resources, and global supply chain. Dr. Sinnott has held scientific and business positions in both industry and government over the past 25 years with experience in life sciences, chemistry, biotechnology and nutrition. For the past 18 years, he has worked directly in the dietary supplement industry both in the United States and internationally. From 2006 to 2011, Dr. Sinnott held a seat on the Board of Directors of the Council of Responsible Nutrition's (the "CRN"), the leading trade association representing ingredient suppliers and manufacturers of dietary supplements. From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Sinnott also served as chair of the Senior Scientific Advisory Committee (SSAC) for the CRN. The SSAC is comprised of the highest-ranking scientific officers of member companies. Its role is to assist the CRN with development and implementation of scientific strategy relating to scientific publications, scientific policies and programs by government agencies. Dr. Sinnott holds a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences, a Masters in Natural Science, and a Ph.D. in Plant Sciences from Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona. His focus was on applied biological sciences, including biotechnology and plant medicinal chemistry.
Chief Financial Officer
G. Douglas Hekking was promoted from Executive Vice President of Finance, a position that he has held since May 2016, to Chief Financial Officer in May 2017. Mr. Hekking joined USANA in 1992 and served in several management positions until March 1996, when he was appointed as Controller. Mr. Hekking served as Controller from March 1996 until February 2005, when he was appointed as Vice President of Finance. He served as Vice President of Finance until July 2007, when he transitioned to our operations group and was appointed as Executive Director of Special Projects. He served in this position until May 2011, when he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hekking served in this role until December 2012, when he stepped aside to attend to certain family health matters. In December 2012, Mr. Hekking was appointed as Vice President of Finance until May 2016, when he was appointed as Executive Vice President of Finance. Mr. Hekking received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Utah and an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University.
Daniel A. Macuga, Jr.
Chief Communications Officer
Daniel A. Macuga joined USANA in 2007 as Vice President of Network Development and Public Relations. In July 2008, he was appointed as Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations and Social Media and served in that role until December 2011, when he was appointed Chief Communications Officer. He served in that role until February 2014 when he was appointed Chief Communications Officer and Executive Vice President of Field Development for the Americas. He served in that role until November 2016 when he was appointed Chief Communications Officer. Prior to joining USANA, Mr. Macuga was employed at the Chrysler Corporation, where he spent 15 years working closely with independent dealership entrepreneurs to help them build their businesses, increase awareness for their products, and keep them focused on effective customer relationship management. Mr. Macuga received a B.A. in communications from the University of California, San Diego.
Chief Information Officer
Walter Noot has more than two decades of executive leadership experience and has worked with a wide range of businesses in many industries, from start-ups to multibillion-dollar companies. From 2014 until 2016, he was an executive officer of Young Living Essential Oils, LC, where he served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations before joining USANA. While at Young Living he oversaw improvements to the supply chain, implementation of a new ERP, and a software systems rebuild. Prior to joining Young Living, Mr. Noot was COO of MonaVie, another direct sales company from 2012 to 2014 and has held leadership positions with Computer Associates, Canon (Oce), and Onyx Graphics. He holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University.
Paul A. Jones
Chief Leadership Development Officer
Paul A. Jones joined USANA in 2005 as Vice President of Human Resources and served in this role until June 2007, when he left to complete a three-year service mission. Mr. Jones returned as Vice President of Human Resources in July 2010, and served in this role until December 2012, when he was appointed Chief Financial Officer. In August 2015, Mr. Jones was also appointed Chief Leadership Development Officer. Prior to joining USANA, Mr. Jones was Vice President of Human Resources and later Vice President of Operations for Associated Food Stores, Inc. Mr. Jones received a B.S. in finance from Utah State University and M.A. in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Jones is also a Certified Management Accountant.
Chief Legal Officer
Josh Foukas is Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of USANA Health Science, Inc. In his role, Josh oversees several departments at USANA, including legal, ethics and education, and investor relations. He also advises USANA’s board of directors and executive team. Prior to serving as Chief Legal Officer, Josh served as Executive Vice President of Legal; Vice President of Legal and Investor Relations; and Vice President of Finance. Josh has been with USANA since 2007.