Loretta Masaro - Co-Founder

Loretta Masaro Loretta holds both a BSc in clinical nutrition and an MBA. Loretta started her career as a supervisor in the department of nutrition at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital. She then embarked upon a 14 year career in two of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world. Serving in various positions, which included management in both the commercial sales/marketing sector as well as scientific affairs, Loretta developed a solid business acumen which earned her prestigious awards and assignments. Expertise was gained particularly in the therapeutic areas of cardiology, thrombosis, diabetes and nephrology.

While working in scientific communications/education, Loretta researched and presented many posters and workshops at international conferences. Her key areas of interest include evidence based medicine and adult learning theory/patient education. Loretta is responsible for the development of all corporate strategic business as well as all regulatory filings for Health Canada. As an avid marathon runner, Loretta is passionate and committed to a healthy and fit lifestyle.

Loretta can be reached at loretta@cyto-matrix.com

Randall DeMone - Co-Founder

Randall DeMoneRandall has over 30 years of experience working closely with professionals in the natural health sector, combined with a marketing education. He is responsible to oversee all client relations nationally. Randall has built an excellent reputation within the industry based on his strong ethics, his excellent awareness of client needs, and his vast knowledge of natural health products. In collaboration with our scientific advisory board, Randall is also responsible for product innovation and development.

As a founding member of Cyto-Matrix Inc., Randall has encompassed the values, philosophies and ethics that our clients expect from a natural health product supplier. These have subsequently become the foundation of all Cyto-Matrix corporate policies and procedures. When not at work, Randall enjoys challenging fitness goals through high intensity interval training and getting out on the golf course.

Randall can be reached at randall@cyto-matrix.com

Dr. Elias Markou - Medical Director

Dr. Elias Markou Elias, was a former professional firefighter turned naturopathic doctor. He graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2003 and holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto with majors in Human Biology and Public Policy. He has also completed a diploma in Registered Holistic Nutrition (RHN) and is a Registered Acupuncturist (R. Ac.).

Elias has the experience and is an expert in nutrition and vitamin therapies. He has certifications in intravenous therapy, biopuncture injection therapy and functional medicine. He has a clinical interest in environmental medicine, auto-immune conditions, hormonal imbalance, chronic pain and cancer. With a private practice in Mississauga, Ontario, Elias is also the Chair of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Chief Medical Officer for the Halton Hills Fire Department. He is also a motivational speaker who is regularly featured on television, in print and radio. Elias is currently Cyto-Matrix’s Medical Director and travels across Canada delivering education support and training to students and professionals.

Elias can be reached at drmarkou@mypurebalance.ca

Dr. Michelle Cali - National Scientific Advisor

Michelle Cali Michelle completed her Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo. In an effort to pursue a career in natural health and alternative medicine, Michelle went on to complete her Naturopathic Doctorate at Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

After a year working as the student representative for Cyto-matrix, and then as Ontario Regional Manager, Michelle is pleased to accept the position as National Scientific Advisor. As a Naturopathic Doctor, Michelle is dedicated to health and nutrition. In this regard, she recognizes the importance of therapeutic grade supplements to prevent disease and augment healing. Michelle is an advocate for the science of natural medicine and is pleased to support a like-minded company.

Michelle can be reached at mcali.nd@gmail.com

Edie Daponte - Vancouver Island Regional Manager

Edie Daponte Since Edie’s first job as a fitness instructor, she has been passionate about health and wellness and enjoying life. As an avid sailor, she is inspired and awed by the nature and outdoors accommodated by living on Vancouver Island, BC.

With 15 years of experience as a medical device and pharmaceutical representative, Edie is best known by her customers for her enthusiasm, service and integrity. She is very excited to be part of the Cyto-Matrix team!

Edie can be reached at edie@cyto-matrix.com

Franck Auer - British Columbia Mainland Regional Manager

Franck Auer Originally from Alsace region in France, Franck has been living in Vancouver for over 20 years. During this time, he has gained extensive experience as a product consultant and sales representative in the field of natural medicine. Franck is known by his customers for his gentle approach, customer service skills, product knowledge and integrity; qualities which have enabled him to form many long term relationships. As an animal lover, Franck has a deep respect for nature and a committed passion for natural medicine.

Franck can be reached at franck@cyto-matrix.com

Dr. Jacqui Klassen - Alberta Regional Manager

Jacqui Klassen Jacqui is a registered naturopathic doctor with the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA) and an active member of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND). She graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2012 and holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Science from the University of Guelph.

Jacqui practices in Calgary, Alberta, where she blends evidence-based medicine with the art of individualized treatment. She has a passion for the pursuit of optimal health, clinically focusing on digestive, hormone and women's health.

As the Alberta Regional Representative, Jacqui thoroughly enjoys working with clients to support the successful use of Cyto-Matrix products in their private practices. Moreover, she takes great pride in working for a company offering professional-grade products designed with intention, integrity and purity.

Jacqui can be reached at jacqui@cyto-matrix.com

Dr. Colin O'Brien - Ontario Regional Manager

Colin O'Brien Colin is a board certified Naturopathic Doctor with a strong focus on clinical nutrition and nutritional supplementation. After completing a degree in Kinesiology at Western University, he attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) to further his study of the human body and health. This education, along with his personal experience growing up with family members suffering from chronic illness, has helped him to understand the connections between diet, lifestyle choices, nutritional imbalances and health outcomes.

Colin has a special interest in digestive health, as he believes that a large proportion of illness and disease can be managed by improved diet, nutritional supplementation and repair of the gut. While acting as a Regional Manager for Cyto-Matrix, Colin also maintains a private practice in Waterloo, Ontario, manages a personal health blog and lectures regularly to public audiences on various health topics.

Colin can be reached at colin@cyto-matrix.com

Tyler Roberts - Student Representative, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Tyler Roberts Prior to attending the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tyler completed an honour's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario. He is now in his third year at the college, where he remains highly involved in various roles around the school. Currently, he enjoys working at the front desk and in residence as a Residence Advisor. Tyler is passionate about pain management, athletic performance, cognitive enhancement and optimizing health through natural interventions. He looks forward to the start of his clinic internship at CCNM this May, where he is excited to begin treating patients.

Tyler feels privileged to be part of the Cyto-Matrix team because it has given him the opportunity to network with a skilled team of professionals and to learn more about the products he plans to use in his future practice.

Karlee Tario - Student Representative, Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

Karlee Tario Karlee grew up in Calgary, AB and has always had an interest for health and science. She obtained her B.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna, BC, and maintained a balanced life with school by playing sports and heading outdoors. Karlee continues to pursue an active lifestyle through yoga and hiking while attending her third year at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, BC, where she is following her passion to help others. She is involved with improving student experiences at Boucher as a member of the Wellness Initiative and is an active member in the Boucher Community. Karlee is proud to be part of the Cyto-Matrix team and looks forward to the future experiences it may bring.

Cyto-Matrix Customer Service Team

Our highly trained customer service team are fully bilingual and ready to serve you in both of Canada's official languages. The customer service team can be reached by calling 1-866-783-7504 or by email: orders@cyto-matrix.com

Scientific Advisory Board Members

To best meet the unique needs of Canadian patients, we regularly consult with a specific group of highly qualified health professionals who are able to advise on key issues related to patient management. These respected professionals each bring unique insight and experience, enabling Cyto-Matrix to develop innovative, yet practical formulations.