Meet the Team

We are proud of our team and always looking for people with a similar passion & experience for online marketing. If that’s you, please email us.

 

The Leadership

Frédéric J. Jouhet
Frédéric J. Jouhet
Founder – CEO
Frederic@macuhealth.com

Frédéric is a French born entrepreneur who has founded several startup companies in the United States and Europe.  In addition to spending over fifteen years with Wall Street Firms, Frédéric is a also a former professor of law; he taught at several law schools including the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of the Universitéd’Auvergne Ecolede Droitet deScience Politique, France and has a Masters in Banking and Business Law from The University of Michigan Law School.  Frédéric also served as an officer in the French Navy.

The Professionals

David H. Israel
David H. Israel
Vice President
Sales and Business Development
disrael@macuhealth.com

David has over 30 years of experience in the development and marketing of cutting-edge products and technologies in the medical device industry.  With a focus on efficiency and improved profitability, he is responsible for implementing our sales and marketing growth strategies.  David keeps “The Best Sales Team in the Business” focused and energized.

 

James R. Masciangelo
James R. Masciangelo
Chief Financial Officer
MacuHealth Distribution
jmasciangelo@macuhealth.com

Jim has served as Vice President of Finance and Controller for various publicly traded and privately held companies specializing in the eye care industry, including Pilkington Barnes-Hind, Akorn, Inc. and Santen LLC.  He has extensive experience in accounting, business systems, and GMP regulations pertaining to medical devices and pharmaceuticals.  Jim did his post graduate studies in finance at Arizona State University, and earned his B.S. in Accountancy from the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University.

 

Garry Segel
Garry Segel
Director Operations
garry@macuhealth.com

Garry is an accomplished Consumer Products professional with a proven track record of delivering outstanding sales results.  He has accumulated extensive expertise in developing and implementing sales strategies, and identifying and capitalizing on growth opportunities within market segments.  He previously was an Account Manager/Customer Business Manager with Kimberly-Clark Corp, where he was responsible for customer management and product sales for the Personal and Family Care product divisions.

Ben has worked in the optical industry for over 20 years as an optician and lab manager.  He manages vendor relationships and the supply side of the business.  When we need the best solution to a supply-side problem, Ben gets the first call.

Josh Allmond
Josh Allmond
Director Customer Service
lallmond@macuhealth.com

Josh is our Director of Customer Service.  He has a passion for working with people, and has over 8 years of sales/customer service experience in a variety of industries.  Most of our customers are extremely pleased with our products and service, but if we disappoint in anyway Josh will make it right.

Diyan Hermiz
Diyan Hermiz
Executive Assistant
Birmingham, MI
dhermiz@macuhealth.com

Diyan joined MacuHealth in 2015 from the Moffett-Vito Law Firm in Birmingham, MI.  She spent her early career at several law firms in Michigan, where she was in charge of the all aspects of operations for the senior partners and Board of Directors.  Her responsibilities include all administrative issues for MacuHealth.  She is a tech-savvy individual with a track record of delivering matchless administrative and clerical support.

Sara Uffelman
Sara Uffelman
Graphic Design & Marketing
suffelman@macuhealth.com

Sara is a multi-disciplinary artist and graphic designer.  She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design and has also studied Design and Marketing at Central Saint Martins University of the Arts, London.  She is an expert in Adobe Creative Suite, and maintains extensive knowledge of website design, social media marketing, and brand anthropology.  Sara joined MacuHealth in 2016; her responsibilities include conception, creation, and management of all advertising and branding across web, print and social media channels.

The Best Sales Team in the Business

Anitra Eckes
Anitra Eckes
Supplement Sales Specialist
Nevada (Clark County), Southern California
aeckes@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1013

Anitra Eckes has been a sales specialist with MacuHealth since June 2015.  She comes from a distinctive background as a Registered Dietitian, and was selected as one of ten college graduates nationwide to complete an internship in dietetics at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.  From 2008-2011, Anitra worked as a clinical dietitian at Sinai Hospital where she worked to earn her advanced certification as a board-certified nutrition support clinician.  While there, she provided nutritional care and guidance to the many patients she served.  In 2011, she began a successful career with Abbott Laboratories, where she worked as a sales representative.  Anitra grew up in Sioux Falls, SD and considers herself a Midwest girl at heart.

Brittney Rushton
Brittney Rushton
Supplement Sales Specialist
Georgia, Florida, South Carolina
brushton@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1009

Brittney is a sales specialist for MacuHealth in Florida and Georgia, with responsibilities for key accounts in the Carolinas.  Prior to MacuHealth, Brittney worked in an Optometric practice that had a strong emphasis on Ocular nutrition using a proprietary brand of appropriate nutraceuticals that she herself promoted and sold.  She has a vast knowledge and expertise of the day-to-day functions of an optometry practice, from check-in to optical, and a strong knowledge of nutraceuticals sales making the transition to MacuHealth a perfect fit.  Brittney truly values the relationships she forms with each of her clients and takes great satisfaction in making sure their needs are met.

Emily Scanlan
Emily Scanlan
Supplement Sales Specialist
Arizona, New Mexico, Utah
escanlan@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1011

Emily joined MacuHealth after returning from Europe to pursue an international business opportunity.  She has been in medical sales since 2004 when she began in Primary Care Pharmaceutical Sales with Merck and Co., in Washington State.  Emily then worked in Portland, Oregon with Abbott Laboratories before relocating to Arizona in 2010 and moving into Optometry Sales with Bausch + Lomb.  She graduated from Washington State University in 2003 with a BA in International Business and enjoys trips home to the Pacific Northwest to visit friends and family.

Jessica Hutchison
Jessica Hutchison
Supplement Sales Specialist
District of Colombia, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia
jhutchinson@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1021

Prior to joining MacuHealth, Jessica worked in healthcare for more than ten years, most recently working with Allergan Eye Care as a Territory Manager in the state of Virginia.  She worked with Ophthalmologists and Optometrists selling Dry Eye and Glaucoma pharmaceuticals, and setting up office programs to better educate patients about ocular health and disease.  Outside of work, Jessica is passionate about fitness and was a former Division 1 collegiate athlete.

Kirsten S. Ormsby
Kirsten S. Ormsby
Supplement Sales Specialist
Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
kirsten@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1018

Kirsten is the Director of Training for SightRisk USA and a sales specialist for MacuHealth.  Her role with these companies involves ensuring that the doctors, staff members, and thereby patients understand the value of how lifestyle choices affect eyesight.  Of note, Kirsten began her career in the eye care industry as an Optometric Technician and office Wellness Coordinator.  Kirsten’s greatest strengths are her creativity, compassion and focus on customer satisfaction.  She thrives on creating a learning environment that ignites passion for saving vision.

Lisa Bixby
Lisa Bixby
Supplement Sales Specialist
Michigan, Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia
lbixby@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1017

Lisa is a registered dietitian and prior to joining MacuHealth, she enjoyed an 11 year career with Nestle HealthCare Nutrition.  Lisa also spent several years practicing clinically in a sub-acute rehabilitation setting.  She has a passion for nutrition and its effects on overall health and well-being.  She looks forward to being a valuable resource and building lasting customer relationships by integrating her clinical knowledge, business skills and passion for nutrition.  Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Lisa DeRosa
Lisa DeRosa
Supplement Sales Specialist
Texas, Louisiana
lderosa@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1016

Lisa is a sales specialist for MacuHealth, covering Texas and Louisiana.  She received her bachelor degree from Texas State University in Health and Wellness Promotion.  She has a strong background in healthcare sales that allows her to foster strong relationships with practices to ensure the best outcome for their patients.  Lisa is passionate about health prevention and wellness, and is excited about sharing how the MacuHealth supplement can benefit patients’ lives.

Peter J. Brown
Peter J. Brown
Supplement Sales Specialist
New England
pbrown@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1010

As an accomplished chef, Pete brings his nutrition background to MacuHealth.  He enrolled in culinary school in Gaithersburg, Maryland and held various positions in in fine dining restaurants in Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Florida, Vermont, and Paris, France.  He then continued to study his craft by traveling to Lyon, and Vienne, France to greater understand Classical French Cuisine.

Raquel Meira
Raquel Meira
Supplement Sales Specialist
Hawaii, Nevada (sans Clark County), Northern California
rmeira@macuhealth.com
Toll Free: 866-704-0845 Ext. 1012

As a sales specialist, Raquel works closely with doctors in the eye care community to increase awareness related to ocular nutrition.  The career opportunity at MacuHealth complemented her passion for nutrition and desire to help others live better.  Her varied background in sales, customer service, and office management allows her to deliver effective communication, while handling account management and other operational tasks.  She speaks English and Brazilian Portuguese, and has earned her B.S. in Management from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.  Raquel is also a graduate of the Universidade Estácio de Sá (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) with a Bachelor in International Relations.