Meet Our Amazing Team

Our entire team is standing by to inspire all of our customers and participants to live healthier every day.

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Our Leadership

Jeff Ruby, JD/MBA, PS

Founder and CEO
Lara Dodo

Lara Dodo, B.Comm

Michele Dodds

Michele Dodds, BA, PsyD

SVP, Head of Client Experience

Peter Seider, B.Comm; B.Compt, CISA, CRISC

Chief Information, Privacy and Security Officer

Rikki Bennie, BSc, MBA

VP, Head of Marketing

Our Team

Matt Shields, BS, MS

VP, Client Success
Hyla Pollak

Hyla Pollak, BA & CHRM

VP, Talent Management

Edmond Lem, CPA, CA

VP, Controller
Alexandra Plotnik

Alexandra Plotnik, PhD, PMP

VP Program & PMO

Amanda Kirshenblat, BA, CHRM, MEd

Program Operations & Coaching

Rick Liou, BA, MBA

Marketing and Communications

Hetal Oza, BSc

Strategic Alliance and Client Relations
Male Team Member

Eangelica Aton, BA

James Kosar

James Kosar

Data and Reporting

Estefania Matar, BSMSc

Care Specialist Operations

Anna-Roza Tamas, HBSc, PMP

Business Analyst and Project Management

Our Experts

Dr. Natasha Vani, B.Sc, M.Sc, ND

Director, Exercise and Nutrition

Dr. Karyn Hood, PhD, CPsych

Director, Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Gilles Lapointe, PhD, Genetics

Director, Genetics

Dr. Louis Pèrusse, PhD, Genetics

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