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What’s Up, USANA? is written by a team of regular bloggers and frequent contributors from within USANA and beyond. Daily content keeps readers in tune with the latest and greatest USANA happenings.

Here’s a list of our current contributors – click on any name to find out more about them and see what they’ve been up to lately!

Current Contributors

Aaron Adams
Allie Henderson
Amanda Fawson
Angie Larsen
Ashley Collins
Boyd Bastian
Brian Dixon
Camille Fletcher
Cindy Arunga
Dan Whitney
David Baker
Elaine Pace
Emily Alaniz
Jessica Reimer
Kathy Kaehler
Katie Roundy
Kevin Guest
Mallory Moger
Missy Bird
Misty Dangel
Nick Peterson
Patrick Kibbie
Sarah Flinn
Suzanne Houghton
Taylor Romney
Tim Haran

Learn more about all our contributors below.

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Alan Bergstrom

Alan Bergstrom

As vice president of Europe and customer service, Alan Bergstrom is responsible for the training and operation of USANA’s customer service departments worldwide.

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Allie Henderson

Allie Henderson

As a public relations specialist, Allie submits awards and works closely with USANA's 600+ elite and Olympic athletes, developing content for Team USANA's social media channels (@TeamUSANA) and marketing tools, to promote and utilize them in the field. She's also a devoted Portland Trail Blazer fan and gym addict (who eats too many cookies) who will, without a doubt, survive the zombie apocalypse.

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Amanda Fawson

Amanda Fawson

Amanda is a member of USANA's recognition department.

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Amanda Tutty

Amanda Tutty

Amanda Tutty is network development coordinator in New Zealand.

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Amy Haran

Amy Haran

Amy Haran is USANA's director of communications.

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Angie Larsen

Angie Larsen

Angie Larsen is the new Senior Manager of Corporate Relations at USANA Health Sciences. She spent the past 14 years working as a News Anchor, Reporter and TV Talk Show Host at ABC 4 News in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated with honors from the University of Utah with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She lives in Herriman, Utah with her two energetic, entertaining boys.

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Ashley Collins

Ashley Collins

As executive director of public relations, communications and social media, Ashley is in charge of everything as evidenced by her insanely long title and lack of blogging. But she resolves to be better about that last part. She thinks Chuck Norris can move mountains — literally.

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Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

Cameron is a writer, editor, translator, dreamer, and gentleman lover. He is the accomplished writer of “That One Blog You’ve Never Really Heard Of” as well as The Lament of Poppin’ Fresh and roughly 15 other unfinished novels. He likes to do a lot of crazy things around the office in the name of his art. He interprets the term “art” very loosely.

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Camille Fletcher

Camille Fletcher

Camille is a USANA senior marketing manager. She oversees USANA's line of Nutritionals.

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Cindy Arunga

Cindy Arunga

As a graduate of Public Health and Economics, Cindy is passionate about finding ways to do business while preserving the integrity of the environment. She loves life and enjoys the outdoors, but isn't fond of the winter as she is a "tropical soul" originally from a city along the equator.

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Dan Macuga

Dan Macuga

As chief communications officer, Dan Macuga is in charge of USANA’s award-winning PR and social media department. He has helped expand USANA’s global marketing reach and helped the company achieve record growth in sales.

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Dave Wentz

Dave Wentz

As USANA’s CEO, Dave Wentz directs and maintains the vision and integrity of USANA as it continues to grow. He manages the company’s executive team, works closely with the board of directors, and oversees the corporate governance required of a publicly traded company.

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David Baker

David Baker

Dave Baker is a communications writer at USANA Health Sciences.

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Doug Braun

Doug Braun

Doug Braun is USANA's chief marketing officer.

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Elaine Pace

Elaine Pace

Elaine Pace is the president of the USANA True Health Foundation.

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Emily Alaniz

Emily Alaniz

Emily is a writer for USANA's creative services department. She is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Jeff Robertson

Jeff Robertson

Jeff Robertson is a & member of USANA's Quality department and of USANA Green. He believes in making sure that there is "room for all at the table".

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Jen Groover

Jen Groover

Jen Groover, business expert and inventor of the popular Butler Bag, helps new entrepreneurs on the path to success. Her name has become synonymous with innovation and entrepreneurship. In 2012 she became a spokesperson for USANA Health Sciences (http://www.usana.com), a worldwide leader in customized nutrition.

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Jennifer Azzi

Jennifer Azzi

A WNBA all-star and Olympic gold medalist, Jennifer Azzi won an NCAA basketball championship at Stanford University and was honored with both the Naismith and Wade trophies for athletic excellence. She was well known at the collegiate and professional levels for her athleticism, leadership, and skill. Off the court, Jennifer has applied her knowledge of health and wellness to create Azzi Training, a program focused on total health and life balance. She is a successful USANA Associate and a strong supporter of the RESET™ weight-management program developed by USANA.

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Jessica Reimer

Jessica Reimer

Jessica has what she considers a healthy obsession with all things beauty and fashion. During the summer, when she is not working, you can find her by the pool with the most current issue of Cosmo.

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Jim Bramble

Jim Bramble

Jim Bramble is USANA's chief legal officer and general counsel.

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Joe Wentz

Joe Wentz

Joe is awesome. He is a jack-of-all-trades. He helps out the Public Relations, Social Media, and Marketing departments with whatever they may need. Currently he is studying architecture and in his free time enjoys training his two dogs.

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John Cuomo

John Cuomo

Dr. John Cuomo is USANA's Executive Director of Product Development and Technology. He holds over 20 United States and European patents and is the author of numerous scientific papers.

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Kevin Guest

Kevin Guest

As President of USANA, Kevin oversees all of the operations, marketing, and recognition for the company worldwide.

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Lisa Kuftinec

Lisa Kuftinec

Lisa frequently brings (healthy) baked goods to the office to make meetings better. She is a Fringe addict and rates USANA International Convention as one of her top 5 annual events.

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Lori Truman

Lori Truman

As vice president of U.S. field development, Lori Truman is responsible for developing strategies to grow sales within the assigned territories, and coaching and developing new entrepreneurs.

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Mallory Moger

Mallory Moger

Mallory has been a valuable member of the Public Relations team for nearly four years, working to build strong, long-lasting relationships with a variety of USANA’s incredible influencers. Away from the office, she finds immense joy playing with her dog Shakespeare (she loves that pooch), watching sappy romantic movies and reading crime novels.

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Melissa Fields

Melissa Fields

Melissa Fields is the former manager of USANA's Diet and Energy lines and the Fueling Fit blog on What's Up, USANA?

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Missy Bird

Missy Bird

Missy Bird is USANA's internal communications coordinator and is obsessed with her two miniature Dachshunds.

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Misty Dangel

Misty Dangel

Misty Dangel is a poet by day and a rockstar by night. She is a hard-working single mom of two wild and crazy kids who frantically try keeping up with her. She has been publicly relating for close to twelve years and loves her amazing job at USANA. Misty firmly believes that monkeys will take over the world at any given moment.

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Nick Peterson

Nick Peterson

As a copywriter in USANA's creative department, Nick loves the opportunity to flex his creative writing skills by regularly contributing to What's Up USANA — even if that means researching science- and health-related topics he might otherwise be completely unfamiliar with. He totally gets that there's no place on the blog for random pop culture and reality television facts … for now, that is.

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Sarah Flinn

Sarah Flinn

Sarah is the newest social media content specialist at USANA who came to us with a background in food and travel blogging. When not in the office, you'll have to hunt Sarah down in the mountains where she spends all of her free time with her fiancee, Austin and dog, Dingo.

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Shawn McLelland

Shawn McLelland

As vice president of media and events, Shawn McLelland is responsible for USANA’s award-winning media products and events.

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Suzanne Houghton

Suzanne Houghton

Advancement Writer at USANA Health Sciences. Love interviewing Associates and having the opportunity to tell their success stories.

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Taylor Romney

Taylor Romney

Taylor is our eye for all things design. His primary focus is providing visually appealing content to help fuel the fire for USANA's social media. Calvin & Hobbes are his best imaginary friends and if he's not at work he's probably having a blast with his beautiful wife Ashlie and their two kids Marley and Hukston.

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Teresa Elias

Teresa Elias

Hi there! I'm the editor for the creative services department at USANA. This means that if you see any typos or errors in the magazine, please don't tell me. It will ruin my month. Just kidding. Kind of. Also, I'm in love with Rev3. We're getting married.

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Tim Haran

Tim Haran

Tim oversees operations of USANA’s award-winning social media department, focusing on increasing community engagement and working to ensure the company’s social media efforts are in line with overall corporate objectives. He is a former sports journalist and current Cubs fan.

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USANA Health Sciences

USANA Health Sciences

USANA Health Sciences develops and provides the highest quality, science-based health products, distributed internationally through network marketing, creating a rewarding financial opportunity for our Independent Associates, shareholders and employees.

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Ved Nikolic

Ved Nikolic

Ved is the Director of Marketing and Communications.

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