Dr. Wood and Eleanor’s knowledge and expertise are exactly what the corporation needs to take Zipfizz to the next level, said President, CEO, and Co-Founder, Riley Livingston.
Mill Creek, WA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011
Zipfizz, a powder energy mix leader, is the healthy energy alternative to coffee, and other highly caffeinated, sugar-added, sports and energy drinks. The corporation is excited and proud to introduce Dr. David Wood, ND, as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Eleanor Barrager, DCCN, FAAIM, as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Zipfizz.
As Zipfizz’s new CMO, Dr. Wood provides an extensive background in the healthcare industry and a passion for health. After receiving his naturopathic degree from Bastyr University, Dr. Wood co-founded Trinity Family Health Clinic in Lynnwood, WA, and BioGenesis Nutraceuticals in Mill Creek, WA. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Dr. Wood previously hosted the weekly call-in radio program "Health, Hope, and Healing" and co-hosted the national television program “Doctor to Doctor.” Dr. Wood has also served on the WANP (Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians) board as a trustee and has been a health columnist for a local journal newspaper.
In addition to Dr. Wood’s healthcare knowledge, Barrager also brings her extensive background and awareness of the healthcare industry. She has served as a research dietitian and medical scientist at Melbourne University, a dietitian specializing in treating chronically unwell patients, a college lecturer in biological sciences, a food technologist working on programs sponsored by WHO (World Health Organization), and a research clinician at HealthComm International, Inc. Furthermore, Barrager has served as a successful sports nutrition consultant to elite athletes, including Olympic gold medal athletes, and has contributed to and published various articles, research papers, and books.
“Dr. Wood and Eleanor’s knowledge and expertise are exactly what the corporation needs to take Zipfizz to the next level, said President, CEO, and Co-Founder, Riley Livingston. “With these additions, Zipfizz can now take over the powder energy drink category.”
Zipfizz, founded in 2003, was created to catalyze change in the sports and energy drink industry. Zipfizz created no sugar, low-calorie, and low-carbohydrate drinks that taste great and provide a healthy burst of energy with a dynamic blend of vitamins, electrolytes, minerals, and antioxidant immune-boosting nutrients. Due to the public’s conscious efforts of living healthy, Zipfizz products have fulfilled a dynamic niche in the energy, sports, and vitamin drink industry and have become the leading sports drink mixture today.
Zipfizz products are available at Costco, QFC, Sam’s Clubs, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Target, Albertsons, H-E-B, Bartell Drugs, Fred Meyer, Vitamin Shoppe, Harris Teeter, Harmons, Gold’s Gym, REI, Ralph's, Emerald City Smoothie, Costco.com, Bodybuilding.com, Drugstore.com, and Samsclub.com.