Michael Bernard – CEO – Michael is a highly experienced Sales and Operations Manager skilled at providing effective business solutions that drive revenue, create market demand, and cultivate a strong brand presence. Michael’s family moved to the United States from Quebec, Canada when he was 12 years old. After graduating from the University of Iowa in 1993 with a BS in International Business Michael moved to Colorado in 1994 where he became GNC’s youngest franchisee at 22. He went on to open four more locations before selling to an investor.
Michael first became interested in the hemp industry due to the wide potential health and environment potential the plant possesses. He has worked in various areas which includes, growing, sales & processing flower into concentrated oils. Michael is very experienced in the processing side where he has worked with BHO and CO2 extraction extensively.
Michael has been consistently successful in penetrating un-mined territories, identifying targets, capturing new accounts, managing distribution and quality. Entrepreneurial and goal-driven. Outstanding background with franchise development. Michael is also fluent in multiple languages which proves helpful in international trade.
Shauna Silber – COO – Shauna is among one of the most well known Holistic Practitioners in the United States. When it comes down to it, she is one of the most colorfully educated and awarded people on the planet. Back when she was still a teenager in Wyoming, Ms. Silber got her start as a Veterinarian Technician, but when conflict of passion interfered with her becoming a Veterinarian, she followed her heart to Colorado, where it lead her to the money; upon arriving in Denver in 1998 she found the investment banking industry. During this time she expanded her education to Finance, where she worked for many successful years in the investment banking industry. On top of all of that, she is the Owner, Founder, and Head Professor at the University of Knowledge, where she teaches many of studious men and women, the Art of Yoga! From NFL, to the Homeless she has worked to aid all walks of life. Aside from the fact that she has devoted over 20 years of her life to helping people of all ages heal, Ms. Silber is as well a doctor in biofeedback and neuroscience. Her unrelenting persistence has made her a beyond reputable tool, not only among those of her clients whom she has helped heal, but as well in the business relationships that she mends. An expert communicator, with 20 years plus in aiding the sick and mentally ill, she is beyond patient, where others capitulate, she Conquers. With a personality bigger than the sun, charm in the caliber of a Leprechaun, and the wisdom and fierceness of a dragon, there is no place safe from her reach, but that’s fine as she doesn’t bite… Much…
William Martin has more than 30 years’ experience in the health insurance industry with extensive expertise in medical expense reimbursement plans, employer based self-funded insurance programs and employer On-site employee medical clinic’s. He is well-versed in product development, concept marketing and problem solving. He delivers fresh perspectives and clear assessments of employee benefit packages. Mr. Martin is the Founder and President of Creative Healthcare Concepts, Inc. an independent Consulting firm providing insurance, tax and financial strategies for public and closely held businesses. He has served as an expert witness and assisted in labor negotiations for public school districts and municipalities. Mr. Martin studied Business Administration and pre-law at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. He received his National Council of Certified Estate Planners designation from The Liberty Institute in Matteson, IL.
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Nancy Graves MBA, CA, HHC- Clinical Aromatherapist Beginning her career in quality and operations management for the food and nutraceutical industries, Nancy has developed extensive experience in all aspects of manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory compliance and business management. She possess special expertise in the creation and implementation of operational systems and customized business solutions.
After becoming burnt out from the demands of an executive position for an international company, Nancy changed her focus to create a more natural holistic lifestyle. Through the practice and study of meditation, Clinical Aromatherapy, Reiki, Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan™ and Holistic Health Coaching through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Nancy is trained in a variety of healing modalities.
With this training Nancy was invited to share her talents and knowledge with long term care and assisted living communities. As a Certified Activities Consultant, Nancy has offered education and program development regarding quality improvement processes and non-pharmacological, natural holistic interventions for person-centered care for elders and those with memory care needs.
Nancy is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and is known in the community for having great insight and ability to bring together information and wisdom from many modalities. This enables her to understand the value that CBD 4 life, inc. ™ products can have on a person’s health and well-being, naturally.
Dr. Bernard is a native of Canada where he obtained his medical degree at Laval University in 1966 as an MD. As a family physician, he began to develop interest in varicose veins in 1968. He was trained with distinguished Phlebologists in Canada and France. He is Board Certified in Phlebology (Vein Specialist). He served as the director of the Canadian Society of Phlebology for nine years. He moved to United States in 1983 and continues his interest in the field of veins. He became a founding member of the American Society of Phlebotomy in 1996. Dr. Bernard heads the Phlebology Program at a multi-specialty clinic in Ames, Iowa. After moving to Denver in 2007 from Iowa, he has joined the team of The Colorado Stem Cell Treatment Center. He is passionate into advancing the science of stem cells. Dr. Bernard is a member of the American College of Phlebology, member of the International Union of Phlebology, Member of the Canadian Society of Phlebology and has receive the Physician Recognition Award by the American Medical Association from 1988 to 2015. Dr. Bernard is also an Affiliate Member of the International Cell Surgical Society, where he is the Director of Colorado Stem Cells. Dr. Bernard has been involved in Studying Stem Cell and Cannabis for the last few years, Dr. Bernard sees a parallel between stem cell and cannabis into the treatment of disabilities and chronic illnesses.