Management Team / Advisory Board Bios
Co-Founder & CFO
Seasoned professional with diverse consumer products experience in public and private companies. Raised over $100 million in capital. Held executive roles at MDRejuvena and Sente, science-based, luxury skin care brands, Gunnar Optics, a technology eyewear brand for esports and computer use, Triple 7 Group, a holding Company for several cycling and motocross brands, Power Metal Technologies an advanced materials company providing nano-enabled components for the sporting goods markets, Orange 21, a leading provider of eyewear products (Spy brand) to the action sports and youth markets where I led an oversubscribed IPO, and Odyssey Golf, the global #1 putter brand in golf. I began my career at KPMG. I have a Bachelor Degree from Chico State (2 years at USD) and an MBA from the University of San Diego. I currently serve as a Director and Treasurer for the San Diego Sport Innovators Organization, a non-profit consumer trade organization serving sports and active lifestyle brands and healthy living and businesses. I also serve as a Director or on the Advisory Board for several emerging group brands including Cali-Strong (an apparel brand), Anchor Audio (a leader in speakers), and Invert (a sustainable packaging technology co.) Michael's full-time role is with Vivatia Skincare.
Co-Founder & President
Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of 25 years working in the professional skincare and dermatology markets. Strong business development professional skilled in Marketing, Sales, Sales Operations, Sales Management and eCommerce Marketing. To date has founded and launched 4 skincare companies and has been involved in multiple M&A deals both in the professional skincare and dermatology markets.
Most recently, was President and CEO of MDRejuvena and prior to that was President of Sente, Inc., Vice President of Sales and Marketing at PrecisionMD, the aesthetic division of Precision Dermatology, where he was responsible for leading worldwide commercialization of the PrecisionMD portfolio. He has held management roles with a number of companies during their start-up phase within the dermatology marketplace including SkinMedica, Elan Pharmaceuticals and Celfix Cosmeceuticals in which he was Co-Founder and Owner. Randy's full-time role is with Vivatia Skincare.