Richard Staelin, Ph. D. – Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Staelin joined the Board of Directors in 2005 and has served as Chairman since 2009. He is a Professor at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Past Executive Director of Marketing at the Science Institute and has held numerous positions at the American Marketing Association (AMA) and The Institute of Management Science (TIMS). He was the editorial board member of Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Consumer Psychology and the Journal of Consumer Research.He has also consulted for the FDA and the FTC.
Andrew J. Whelan – President & CEO
Mr. Whelan is a founder of the Company and has served as the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors from April 2000 – 2005. He is a seasoned business executive with a strong financial, consulting and management background. From 1993 to April 2000, Mr. Whelan served as the President of P.A. Whelan & Company, Inc., a consulting firm owned by Mr. Whelan and his wife that specialized in the health care industry. Mr. Whelan was also a founder of Drug Counters, Inc., a chain of managed care retail pharmacies, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1992 until 1993. Drug Counters was sold to Diagnostek, Inc. in 1994. From 1984 until 1992, Mr. Whelan served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of Physicians’ Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a public company of which he was a founder. Physicians Pharmaceutical Services was a charter member of the Maryland Chapter of “Inc’s Fastest Growing Companies in America.” Mr. Whelan received his B.S. in accounting from St. Peter’s College.
Mary K. Whelan – Director
Ms. Whelan has served as a director of the Company since April 2002. Ms. Whelan also served as Vice President – Marketing from September 2002 until July 2003 and as Secretary from February 2002 until September 2004. Ms. Whelan currently is President of eMarkets Group, a marketing and sales company which distributes the HealFast Therapy product line. She was previously EVP at mPhase Technologies. She worked more than 20 years at AT&T Corp., Lucent Technologies, Inc. and Bell Labs. During that time Ms. Whelan successfully launched many high technology products. Ms. Whelan served as Vice President – eBusiness at Lucent Technologies. Prior to that, Ms. Whelan was Lucent’s Vice President – Strategic Communications and Market Operations, in which capacity she was responsible for Lucent Technologies’ global marketing operations, including marketing communications and customer programs, and for the global sales support environment for the worldwide sales force. That environment included channel development, sales training, recognition and compensation. Ms. Whelan has extensive experience in all aspects of marketing and public relations at AT&T. She also had P&L responsibility for AT&T’s Directory business. Ms. Whelan is the sister of Andrew Whelan.