Paul Edalat

Chairman, Interim CEO, CBDO

More than 25 years of brand and product development experience in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical sectors.

Developed, branded and patented the TABMELT® sublingual delivery technology.

Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year and Orange County Metro's Annual Hot 25 nominee.

Founder and Chairman of Sentar Pharmaceuticals.

Gregory P. Hannley

Chief Recovery Officer, Board of Directors

Successful entrepreneur and investor.

Soba Recovery Centers includes seven affordable, full-service drug and alcohol treatment facilities.

Founder and Executive Producer Malibu Films.

Founder Prince Ranch Boxing, live boxing events company.

TV personality, with appearances on Larry King Live & 20/20.

R.J. Demman

Chief Operations Officer

R.J. Demman is the Chief Operations Officer of Vivera Pharmaceuticals. With over 20 years of comprehensive operations, relationship, and business development experience, Mr. Demman is well versed in the needs of high volume Companies.

As Vice President of Relationship Marketing with several of the largest gaming institutions, Mr. Demman has crafted a number of high-level programs to increase revenue and growth while maintaining strong bonds with Tribal Councils, government regulators, and team members.

Mr. Demman will use his extensive leadership and people skills to oversee the day-to-day operations and implement policies and procedures to promote Vivera’s continued growth.

Todd Fagan

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Todd has over 20 years’ professional experience in the fields of accounting, financial reporting and risk management, serving a host of organizations; from smaller, mid-market firms to Fortune 100 businesses.

He has significant audit and financial reporting experience, including US GAAP and SEC reporting experience (10-K, 10-Q, & 8-K).

With over 10 years of manufacturing, technology and food processing expertise, Todd is a skilled manager and communicator. Five plus years as acting CFO and Controller.

Olivia Karpinski

Co-Founder and Director

Global VP of Sales and Marketing.

Senior Strategist and Analyst, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Certified by National Insurance Crime Bureau in Special Investigations and Major Medical Fraud Medical Investigations.

Magna Cum Laude with honors, University of New Hampshire.

Award-winning honors thesis on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Stephen J. McColgan, M.D. MBA

Chief Medical Officer

One of the first surgeons to perform Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, and Laparoscopic Gastric bypass in the Southern California area.

Chairman of the Department of Surgery for Bellflower Medical Center for more than 10 years.

One of the founding members of Endodynamix, Inc.

Mehdi Hatamian, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Advisor

Founder and CEO of 2Pi-Sigma Corporation.

20-year career at Broadcom, Chief Scientist – Central Engineering.

Former NASA Space Shuttle program engineer.

Former Distinguished Member. Technical Staff, Bell Labs.

Co-founder Silicon Design Experts (SDE), Inc., acquired by Level One Corp.

Holds 97 issued patents, published 50 papers.

Member, National Academy of Engineering.

Charles S. Freeman

Director of Corporate Security

Retired Police Sergeant with 34-years of law enforcement experience.

Private Investigator’s license. Owner of C&C Investigations and Asset Recovery Group.

Member of NBPD’s Dignitary Protection unit for 20+ years.

Supervised the NBPD’s Special Investigations Unit for which he was required to hold a security clearance with the FBI.

Mr. Freeman earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Mountain State University in West Virginia and has over 2000 hours of law enforcement courses and training.

Samir Hijazi

Regulatory Compliance Director

Quality, Process Engineering Leader, and Plant Manager for over 30 years overlooking a work force and a budget 0f $40 MM and more.

Expertise in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

Developed, Justified, Qualified and Validated Automatic Formulation Manufacturing.

Demonstrated strategic ability through successfully launching technology solutions, project management, quality process modeling technology, and more.

Consistently contributed leadership skills in a corporate setting while managing the creative process, motivating and empowering team members, fine-tuning project plans, and subordinating to the value proposition of the company.

Proficient manager and profit-minded leader.