Our People

Time with DrVita: 8 years
Time in Industry: 30 years
Focus: Executive Leadership
Fun Fact: I am an investor, a pilot, and I’ve founded two successful supplement companies

Wayne Gorsek

CEO / Founder

Time with DrVita: 2 years
Time in Industry: 27 years in finance/accounting
Focus: Executive Leadership, Finance
Fun Fact:
I am a Veteran (US Navy), I enjoy adventure travel & woodworking

John Zuberbueler

CFO

Time with DrVita: 2 years
Time in Industry: 39 years in manufacturing
Focus: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Quality, R&D, Supply Chain
Fun Fact: I was a D3 All-American Wrestler in 1980, and my wife & I went skydiving on our first date (we now have 4 grandchildren)

Ed Allen

COO

Time with DrVita: 6 years
Time in Industry: 20 years
Focus: Bringing clarity and education to empower consumer health, Exceeding consumer and customer expectations, New product development
Fun Fact: I was a child actor

Josh Minnick

VP of Sales

Time with DrVita: 2 years
Time in Industry: 30 years in manufacturing
Focus: Implement production of newly developed products, manage manufacturing of quality products, manage production schedule
Fun Fact: I am an avid Sportsman

Robert DeBlois

VP of Manufacturing

Time with DrVita: 6 years
Time in Industry: 6 years
Focus: Creation of web assets and marketing materials, Designing print ads for retail partners, Displays/labels/packaging design with my team
Fun Fact: I am a clean beauty enthusiast, I love recycling, and I paint in my spare time

Paulina Minnick

Art Director

Time with DrVita: 7 years
Time in Industry: 30 years
Focus: Evaluate raw materials and finished products to ensure safe consumption & label claims, verify product efficacy through expiration
Fun Fact: I love traveling and taking pictures

Kevin Kang

Lab Manager

Time with DrVita: 5 years
Time in Industry: 6 years
Focus: Monitor latest scientific and clinical research for formulations, review incoming products to provide optimal product design, ensure the highest quality is achieved for each and every product from concept to capsule
Fun Fact: I love animals

Cristal Gama, Ph. D.

Director of Research & Development

Time with DrVita: 1 year
Time in Industry: 13 years
Focus: Educate our consumers to make healthy informed decisions, ensure products meet and exceed the highest levels of quality expectations, remain one step ahead and regulatory requirements
Fun Fact: I am a Grill Master

Beau E. Asli

Director of Quality Systems

Time with DrVita: 1 years
Time in Industry: 10 years
Focus: Product Development, Formulations, Quality Control
Fun Fact: Before the 2008 financial crash I was a starving artist working at Starbucks, aka the perfect cliché.

Brittany J. House

Formulation Scientist

Time with DrVita: 1 year
Time in Industry: 2 years
Focus: Purchase high quality ingredients, procure components on time to quickly turn raw materials into finished goods
Fun Fact: I previously worked with foster children in the foster care system in Los Angeles county

Jamie Nicole Ruiz

Purchasing & Sourcing Manager

Time with DrVita: 1 years
Time in Industry: 25 years in supply chain management
Focus: Ensure products arrive in perfect condition from our manufacturing team, manage warehouse staff, ship products on time and in full
Fun Fact: I am originally from Western New York (let’s go Buffalo!!!)

Eric Kosierb CPIM

Distribution Manager

Time with DrVita: 6 years
Time in Industry: 6 years
Focus: Account management, bid quote generation, customer relations & communication
Fun Fact: I am a dog lover

Thelma Mojica

Sales Director

Time with DrVita: 4 years
Time in Industry: 4 years
Focus: Source quality products at great prices for our customers, ensure only quality products arrive at/leave our facility, purchase materials in optimal condition that ultimately reach your cupboard
Fun Fact: I love road trips and the beach

Yolanda Vizcarra

Buyer

Time with DrVita: 2.5 years
Time in Industry: 2.5 years
Focus: Delight consumers and customers via all communication channels (chat, email, phone, text), oversee timely processing of orders and shipments, marketing & sales project management
Fun Fact: I enjoy hiking with my family

Dave Buitenhek

Director of Service & Support

Time with DrVita: 4 years
Time in Industry: 4 years
Focus: Content writing, graphic design, social media management
Fun Fact: I practice aerial acrobatics in my spare time

Alyssa Nance

Graphic Designer