Chief Operations Officer
Michael Bentley brings his expertise and passion for marketing, operations and governance to the company. His specific experience includes consulting to resource, technology, e-commerce and manufacturing in ustries. Previously Michael held a variety of management positions at a leading forest products company. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from University of BC and a Master of Science in Management from Stanford. He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and serves on a variety of business and not-for-profit boards. Developing excellent business relations internal and external to organizations, building purposeful business strategies and achieving results have characterized his work. Key strengths include strong people skills, strategy, creativity and passion.
Carol Kriegel, RN
Vice President, Marketing
Carol Kriegel, a registered nurse and marketing and sales professional, integrates her understanding of allopathic and CAM medicine in developing marketing strategies. Previously, Carol founded Communications Network, a public relations firm based in Los Angeles. Later, she owned and operated a national training firm for business executives for Fortune 500 companies specializing in telemarketing, sales, and customer service. As Vice President of Kriegel Marketing Group, Carol launched numerous companies, products and services into the nutrition business industry including Bastyr University’s Natural Foods Education Program (NFEP), Rx Vitamins, Phoenix BioLogics and worked with key industry clients, such as NNFA, Trace Minerals Research, and Tishcon Corp.