Our People

Wayne Gorsek

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
John Zuberbuehler

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 Zuberbuehler

CFO
Ed Allen

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
Josh Minnick

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



Bob Ziehl

Time with DrVita: Just joined!
Time in Industry: 15 years
Focus: Executive Leadership, Marketing
Fun Fact: I have lived in 3 other countries and traveled in 35.

Bob Ziehl

VP of Marketing
Dave Buitenhek

Time with DrVita: 3 years
Time in Industry: 3 years
Focus: Customer Service, Sales Support, Project Management
Fun Fact: I enjoy hiking with my family

Dave Buitenhek

VP of Service & Support
Kevin Kang

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
Cristal Gama

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 R&D
Beau Asli

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 Asli

Director of Quality Systems
Paulina Minnick

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
Thelma Mojica

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
Brittany House

Time with DrVita: 1 year
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 House

Formulation Scientist
Jamie Ruiz

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 Ruiz

Purchasing & Sourcing Manager
Eric Kosierb

Time with DrVita: 1 year
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
Yolanda Vizcarra

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
Alyssa Nance

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