A Deep Commitment to Diversity
Dr. James A. Brockenbrough, M.D.
President and Chief Medical Officer
Dr. James A. Brockenbrough is a Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon). He is a professional member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Venous Forum and the American College of Phlebology. Dr. Brockenbrough is experienced in Vein Treatment, Restless Leg Treatment and Vein Removal. Dr. Brockenbrough is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery & Vascular Surgery.
Dr. John M. Richards, MD
Founder and Inventor
Dr. John M. Richards invented Panoxol as a supplement for those in need of a holistic and natural remedy for vascular health and has since seen great success amongst both his patients and himself.
He served as Chief Medical Officer for the US Department of Energy for three administrations, retiring from federal service in 2002 after 29 years of medical practice.
During his tenure with the Department of Energy, Dr. Richards hosted various events and conferences directly impacting federal healthcare policy. Since his retirement, he’s worked tirelessly providing general medical care for the District of Columbia Homeless Outreach Program through the Unity Health Care Program, championed by former First Lady Michelle Obama. Throughout his time with Unity, Dr. Richards has also worked with the Department of Corrections as a general staff physician, providing medical services to another traditionally under-served population.
Dr. Bernard J. Fragomeni, BCDNM, FAAMFM, ABAAHP, CFMP
Chief Science Officer / Head of Product Development
Dr. Fragomeni is board certified in natural medicine as well as metabolic and functional medicine. He is a strong believer in the innate ability the body possesses to heal itself when we get to the root cause of diseases and conditions. Specifically, he educates practitioners, patients and coaches on methodologies, protocols and behavioral medicine approaches that help improve outcomes of various disease states that fall predominantly on the cardio metabolic disease spectrum.
Dr. Fragomeni is the founder of The Humanbeing to Wellbeing Companies, and The Functional Medicine Society of Utah. Most importantly, he is a staunch believer that the way forward in improving health outcomes is a model that blends virtual health, functional medicine, and natural medicine along with providers who can help educate patients on what is specifically best for their overall health and wellbeing.
Dr. Fragomeni resides in the Park City, Utah area with his wife (Karyn), of almost 30 years. He has two adult daughters, Taylor and Sarah. He is a former elite level cyclist and triathlete, an avid skier, hiker, and mountain biker. If he is not lecturing or speaking with a group about plant-based medicine and science, then he is probably in the mountains enjoying nature and gravity.
Keith’s passion for Panoxol and involvement with the company stem from firsthand experience of what the supplement can do for people’s health. Keith is ardent advocate for Panoxol and its power to change lives.
William J Dennis, M.Ed.
Chief Executive Officer
William founded Practice Success as an effort to introduce integrative and collaborative coaching and consulting to innovative clinicians. He believed that the time had come to ‘reinvent’ the health industry by creating networks of like-minded, forward-thinking, diverse individuals — starting in greater DC and NYC with a dozen interdisciplinary collaborative groups with programs including clinical communications and leadership.
Over the last few decades, William has evolved his contribution to the healthcare community, always maintaining his leadership, technology, and team building. In the intervening years, he served as Vice President of the Seltzer Institute and President of Coaching Solutions — a collaborative practice management firm founded in 2000 that implemented transformation with a broad team-based approach to complex business issues.
Chief Operating Officer
Michael Grant has 30 years of commercial experience in systems architecture and solutions design, vision realization, and management consulting. In addition to working at the University of Maryland and Sun Microsystems, he’s run his own internet services company and has held positions in numerous tech start-ups. He helped build pieces of the internet (working on standards) and is a proponent of open-source software, security, and encryption.
Chief Technical Officer
Ordaz Jeter has over 30 years of combined education and career experience in mathematics, data analytics, and computer science. His past career involves providing technological expertise for healthcare institutes, high schools, and colleges including Stratford University and Old Dominion University. Ordaz is devoted to bettering his craft through continued professional studies and hands-on experience.
Director of Logistics
LaTorria has a strong background in analytics, staff and office management, event coordination, and sales. As Corporate Secretary and Director of Logistics for Panoxol, she uses her exceptional customer service and administrative skills to support the leadership team and the day-to-day operations of the organization.
A Deep Commitment to Diversity
Co-Founder of Plant Based Sciences International/Principal Partner of Clinical and Herbal Innovations Inc.
Willis is a former CEO of a publicly traded company, an international dynamic business leader, visionary and an advocate for Panoxol. He has also served as Co-President for Conscious Capitalism, Washington D.C, an organization founded by Founder of Whole Foods Inc., John Mackey. Willis partnered with Co-Founder of Panoxol, Keith Mathews, with a vision of creating an affordable global health care system, with Panoxol leading the way. He is also a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a Navy Achievement Medal recipient. Willis believes Panoxol is a game changer and a supplement that will change lives, while saving lives.
Dr. Matthew Michaels, MD
Past President & Previous Chief Medical Officer | Currently serving Executive Board
Dr. Matthew Michaels specializes in physical medicine and interventional pain management. Throughout his more than three decades’ experience in the medical field, he’s helped countless patients recover from debilitating back pain, using his personal history of degenerative disc disease to inform patients’ care and to author the best-selling book Take Control of Your Back Pain. His recent work includes leadership positions in numerous healthcare start-ups, where he aims to better the lives of those with health conditions such as diabetes and vascular dysfunction. He’s passionate about the health benefits of Panoxol and its potential to improve the overall well-being of the general public.
Dr. Roni DeLuz, PhD, ND, RN
Founder and Owner of Martha’s Vineyard Holistic Care & Healed Therapies
Dr. Roni’s Deluz distinguished career and unique treatments are recognized as truly life-changing! She has been celebrated as one of the most prominent Naturopathic Doctors in this country as well as a leading Detoxification and Environmental Illness Doctor. Her debilitating illness led her to receive a Ph.D. in Natural Health and to personally establish and design Martha’s Vineyard Holistic Care Facility and HEALED Therapies. At her facility, she successfully treats chronically ill persons by combining integral wellness and traditional Naturopathy principles.
Dr. Everton Flemmings
Plant Based Sciences Board Member and President of the International Advisory Board
Dr Flemmings is a global Cannabis Policy Formulator and Researcher. He currently provides high level consultations to Regional Governments and the Private sector in developing and Implementing Nutraceutical Policy frameworks within the context of global standards, efficacy and regulatory requirements. A Plant-base Science Strategist and Project Originator.
Dr. Ramini Gajjela
Chairman/ CEO of Ramini Bio Nutrition PVT, LTD. Plant Based Sciences International Partner and member of the International Advisory Board
Ramini BioNutrition manufacture nutritional supplements, vitamin and herbal products, sports nutrition, herbal supplements and offers private label, third party manufacturing services. Established in the year 2014 at Hyderabad, Telangana, We “Ramini Bio Nutrition” are Private Limited Company, involved as the manufacturer, trader, importer and exporter of Nutraceutical, Sports nutritional supplements (Whey protein, Branched chain aminoacids, L-Glutamine, Pre, Intra and post workouts), Dietary Supplements (KSM 66 Ashwagandha, Ganoderma, Ginseng, Ginkgobiloba, Curcumin, Nanocurcumin, Astaxanthin, Co enzyme Q10, Milk thistle and many others), Nutritional supplements, Protein supplements, Cancer nutritional supplement, Ganoderma Coffee, Turmeric Coffee and Coffee premix, Weight Management (Raspberry ketones, Green coffee bean extract, Garcinia cambogia, Carb controllers and many), Ayurvedic products (Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Shilajit, Safed musli, moringa and many), and many more. Best quality raw materials are used to manufacture these products.
Dr. Mervin Ishmael Griffin, MD MAS-POPHM FAAEM
Dr. Mervin Ishmael Griffin has been working for over 25 years—as an academic in research, clinician, health care administrator, thought / community leader—with Targeted Populations. He is at the forefront of utilizing technology / machine learning / data analytics with population health analytics informed by the effects of SDoH on health. Dr. Griffin seeks to bring together population health & wellness with primary care within a holistic, preventative approach to provide value-based healthcare to Targeted Populations. His experience drawn first-hand in the emergency / urgent care / trauma rooms is vital to his understanding of the challenges faced by at-risk, diverse populations; his professional training (which continues) allows him to identify / test / formulate effective, varied treatment around a holistic, preventative approach; and his understanding / openness is his platform for having developed lasting ties to a vast network of community-based healthcare providers. Dr. Griffin brings a track record of empowering individuals about their health as he gives them the tools to become, be and stay healthy.
Dr. J. Max Destine, MD, MPH-GC, MBA-PHB
Current Professor, Prospect College: Electronic Health Records & Medical Terminology, Triage and Medications
Former Adjunct Professor, North Broward Technical Center
Former Adjunct Professor, Ana G. Mendez University. Courses taught: Microbiology, and basic sciences, microbiology professor of nutrition and prevention, fundamental of health services and evaluation, health science research, attitude development & university adaptation.
CEO of Destine’s Enterprise, LLC
CPHO (Chief Population Health Officer), Griffin Population Analytic
Specialty: General Medicine & Public/Global Health
Darnell Clark CSCS*D, RSCC*D, is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Charlotte Country Day School He oversees the athletic development pathways for 70 teams within 26 sports. He holds degrees from Northwestern University, Arizona State, and is a doctoral candidate in kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Coach Clark is a long-time member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association, where he was awarded the National High School Coach of the Year in 2014 and has served as the North Carolina State Director, Southeast Regional Coordinator, and Board of Directors (Vice President).
Donald La Barbera
Mr. La Barbera is a Freelance Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Consultant (2005 – present) with a total of 30 years of Information Technology experience. His experience spans Public Sector, Private Sector and Non-Profit entities. He Specializes in Data Management, working with Enterprise Data Warehouse Systems and providing cost-effective and efficient data analysis solutions. Skilled in process, procedural and technical documentation, data modeling and Business Intelligence architecture and Data Analytics using open source and proprietary based solutions.
Mr. La Barbera worked from 2013-2015 as a subcontractor with Accenture (Big 5 Accounting Firm), developing data interfaces from multiple State Departments and data modeling solutions for the State of California-Financial Information System in order to report Statewide financials to the Public.
Mr. La Barbera also worked as a Senior Business Intelligence Developer for a 15 Billion dollar Bank in the Financial Planning and Analysis Department. He gathered data sources, developed data models, report design and data analytics for econometric data used by the Bank Treasurer.
Mr. Wilten had been a technology and Marketing Professional for 30 years. Mark has played a large role in channel management-recruiting and training resellers and direct sales people nationwide for the past 30 years. He began his career with IBM. At IBM he was in the top 5% of producers in the country. He pioneered the sales of Voice Messaging and he traveled the U.S. speaking and training sales organizations the likes of ATT Ameritech (SBS), Bellsouth, and NEC.
In 1998 he Co-Founder Review Video and sold the company 5 years later for over $28M
He formed his own Voice Messaging service bureau and built the business up to 5,000 customers. He expanded sales to over $30M annually Mark has presented technology on stage to groups as large as 1,500 teaching technology and prospecting strategies.
In 2012 he founded Nutrabis private label supplement manufacturing and built the company to over 7 Million in sales annually.