Greg brings to his clients 25 years of experience in the assessment, development, marketing and sales of value-added nutritional and medical food products gained at Abbot Nutrition (Abbott Laboratories). At Abbott, he developed global nutrition strategies for disease-specific growth platforms and managed business development for the adult nutrition portfolio. Greg has also served in key senior management roles at the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), Nurture, Inc., and the Marriott Corporation (Healthcare Division).
Greg earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition from Georgia State University to become a Registered Dietitian and a Master's of Science in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University.
Greg has authored and conducted over 100 publications and seminars for multiple US and International forums, including:
- The American Dietetic Association (FNCE)
- HI-Maps (India)
- American Association of Aging
- American Healthcare Association
- Natural Products Expo
- Supply Side.
As a member of the Nutraceutical World Editorial Advisory Board, Greg is also the contributing editor for its Business Insights column.
Greg's clientele include Fortune 500 consumer packaged goods companies, dietary supplement companies, suppliers of bioactive ingredients and a wide variety of start-ups. Past clients include:
- Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
- Schwabe North America (Nature’s Way, Integrative Therapeutics)
- Battelle Institute
- Kemin Health
- Stratum Nutrition.
In his free time, he enjoys being on the water (sailing, kayaking, and fishing), staying active with tennis, tending his garden, reading, and traveling to new places.
"Greg has been very active in the emerging field of functional foods and nutraceuticals. He understands the intricate and multi-disciplinary needs of the nutrition market. I've had the pleasure of interacting with Greg over numerous years and have the honor of considering him my friend."
Rhonda Witwer, International Agriculture Group
"My experience working with Greg was an absolute delight. He has the ability to communicate his unique area of expertise in a client friendly manner. This is most evident in his seminars, where he would speak to scientists, doctors, marketers and consumer insights professionals...all in the same audience. At NMI, Greg's involvement was vital to helping our team develop winning proposals and insightful reports."
Lance Henik, Consumer Insights Professional
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