Randall DeMone - Co-Founder

Randall DeMone

As a founding member,Randall is deeply committed to and fully engaged in the Cyto-Matrix brand. Randall has forged and encompassed the values, philosophies and ethics that our clients expect from a Canadian natural health products company. Randall has over 30 years of experience working closely with professionals in the natural health sector, combined with a marketing education. He is responsible for overseeing all client relations nationally and is also the Cyto-Matrix National Advisory Board Liaison.

When not at work, Randall enjoys challenging fitness goals through high intensity interval training and getting out regularly on the golf course.

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

Dr. Colin O'Brien, ND - Medical Director

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

Dr. Valerie James, ND - Manager, Professional Sales

Valerie James Valerie holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Biology from the University of Guelph. After completing her undergraduate studies, she worked for several years in hospital sales for a leading pharmaceutical company. Finding this work unfulfilling, and keenly interested in healing from a more natural perspective, she enrolled in the program at CCNM and graduated in 2010 as a board certified Naturopathic Doctor.

After 5 years spent working in private practice, Valerie sought change and a new focus, and accepted the exciting opportunity to build the professional sales division for CanPrev Premium Natural Health Products, covering most of Ontario. With the acquisition of Cyto-Matrix, Valerie was promoted to Manager of Professional Sales, leading a growing team of skilled professional representatives across Canada. She is thrilled to work side by side with her team as they work to educate natural health practitioners about the many benefits of Cyto-Matrix!

Valerie can be reached at valerie@cyto-matrix.com

Dr. Elias Markou - Chair, National Advisory Board

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

Edie Daponte - Account Manager, Vancouver Island

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 20 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 - Account Manager, British Columbia Mainland

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 - Account Manager, Alberta

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

Mike Robinson - Account Manager, Central Ontario

Mike RobinsonOriginally from Montreal, Mike relocated to southern Ontario at a very young age. Ontario was home until spending a year at university in the United States. Mike returned home and continued his education at the University of Waterloo in a brand-new program, Science and Business. This allowed him to continue to study science while incorporating significant business training. He balanced his time between education and varsity athletics. He graduated with an Honours BSc in biology, accompanied by a minor in economics & marketing. Mike moved into the Pharmaceutical industry, spending 8 years educating GPs, Gastroenterologists and Cardiologists. Suddenly, a family member became ill and his physician recommended a series of natural supplements. The speed and magnitude of the improvement opened his eyes and the results lead to a career change. Mike has now spent 7 years helping Naturopaths, and believes he is doing it for all the right reasons. Cyto-Matrix has provided an incredible opportunity to take this passion to the next level. Mike’s goal with Cyto-Matrix is to provide better quality education to practitioners and help patients improve their health and live life to the fullest.

Mike can be reached at miker@cyto-matrix.com

Kailey Mireault - Account Manager, Eastern Ontario

Kailey Mireault Kailey has been in the Health & Wellness industry for almost 2 decades. With a passion for nutrition she graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. While managing a chain of supplement retail stores, Kailey offered Nutritional Consultations to clients with a variety of needs including allergies, intolerances, diabetes, cardiovascular illness, digestive problems, poor immune function and autoimmune disease. Kailey’s interest in fitness also led her to obtain her CanFitPro certification in order to offer her clients specific exercise recommendations. After taking 2 years off to raise her daughter, Kailey is now the Cyto-Matrix Account Manager, Eastern Ontario.

Assisting professional practitioners find the best products for their patients is Kailey’s priority as a part of the sales team.

Kailey can be reached at kailey@cyto-matrix.com

Susan Robertson - Inside Sales Representative

Susan Robertson Susan has over 25 years experience in the Natural Health Industry. Her passion for Natural Alternative Therapies started her on this journey. Since then she has studied several related areas and is a Certified Nutritional Therapist, among other alternative therapies.

It's her sincere and happy nature that has endured her to all her customers, who recognize her voice when she calls and her energy to help them acquire and understand the product details they need to better their patients' lifestyles.

Susan can be reached at susan@cyto-matrix.com

Karlee Tario - BINM 4th Year Student Representative

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.

Kriya Siewrattan - CCNM 3rd Year Student Representative

Kriya Siewrattan Born on the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Kriya moved to Canada to pursue her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto. While at U of T, she discovered naturopathic medicine to address her health concerns. She soon developed a passion for leading a healthy and active lifestyle and created a student-led club, Campus Health Initiative, to promote healthy living to students. Kriya is now in her third year at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and maintains an active role at the college, by acting as a student representative on the CV40 (Curriculum Visioning) Committee, working with the Advancement and Alumni Departments and volunteering for Mental Health Week. Kriya is excited to be part of the team and to learn more about optimizing health using Cyto-Matrix products.

Brennan Dedecker - CCNM 2nd Year Student Representative

Brennan DedeckerBorn and raised in Wallaceburg, Ontario, Brennan has always had a passion for health and well-being. This passion brought him to Western University where he earned his B.HSc. in Health Promotion. During this time, Brennan served as an Executive Member on the Learning It Together Program and the Faculty of Health Sciences Student Council. After obtaining his degree, Brennan briefly worked as the Local Project Manager for the Healthy Kids Community Challenge in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. However, after realizing that his passion for prevention was best met when combined with his desire to serve and help others one-on-one, Brennan decided to pursue Naturopathic Medicine. Around the same time, Brennan also began working for Lululemon where he found a love for product and innovation. Now in his second year of study at CCNM, Brennan is excited to be able to bring his enthusiasm for product and his passion for health promotion to the Cyto-Matrix team and to the CCNM community as whole.

Cyto-Matrix Customer Service Team

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