commitment to excellence in leadership
4Life has a solid and experienced management team. More experience equals more security for you! 4Life executives were recognized with a Utah Genius award for the company's work in patent and trademark protection. Additionally, the company has been granted more than 500 product registrations and dozens of trademarks since 1998.
4Life has received an "A+" rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), honors from the American Business Awards (the nation's premier business awards program) for product development and marketing, and multiple appearances on the Direct Selling News Global 100 list.
meet the 4Life management team
President & CEO
Danny Lee was appointed President and CEO in 2017. He came to 4Life in 2008 as the Chief Operating Officer and in 2015, was appointed Chief Marketing Officer. Danny has worked at well-known companies such as Mrs. Fields®, Merrill Lynch, Arthur Andersen, and Overstock™ throughout his career, which includes 14 years of executive experience. During his years with 4Life, Danny has helped improve 4Life Transfer Factor® quality, manufacturing, executive marketing initiatives, and customer service practices. He has strengthened the 4Life Product Registration Department and Quality Assurance program, furthering 4Life's goal to register products in dozens of countries around the world. He loves attending Great Escape trips and 4Life international conventions to interact with distributors (which he can do in both English and Spanish). Danny enjoys creating opportunities to promote the 4Life brand all over the world. He holds dual Bachelor's degrees in accounting and finance from the University of Utah. Danny's favorite 4Life product is RiteStart® Men, which he finds effective and convenient.
Vice President of Marketing
Kelly has over 20 years of experience in product development, branding, and marketing. During her career, she has helped develop and launch over 200 beauty, health, and fitness products in over 24 international markets. Since joining 4Life in 2013, Kelly has overseen four major consumer product brands, as well as other product ideation, formulation, packaging, branding, and marketing. Kelly's favorite 4Life product is 4Life Transfer Factor® Chewable Tri-Factor® Formula. She holds a Master of Arts degree with concentration in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Kelly is an accomplished music professional and has credentials as a singer, songwriter, and recording artist.
Senior Vice President, International
With a Bachelor's degree in computer science and decades of experience in Information Technology, Jeff Kalinin brings a wealth of knowledge to 4Life. Throughout his years with the company, Jeff has developed a strong understanding of 4Life business systems. This enables him to provide support to existing markets and advise new ones. In fact, Jeff believes that providing support is his primary function, whether in the field or at Global Headquarters. He looks forward to witnessing 4Life's continued growth, and he loves seeing distributors achieve new ranks and build their businesses. Jeff begins each day with RiteStart® Men and relies on Energy Go Stix® to help him power through the day. He also believes that Renuvo® helps him keep up with the challenges he faces each day.
Senior Vice President of Marketing
Brian has 19 years of experience in marketing, leading and developing teams, and providing key contributions to executive management. As Senior Vice President of Marketing, Brian supports the company's strategic objectives and helps provide 4Life customers and distributors with top-quality products and tools, relevant and timely communications, and an exceptional brand experience. He believes that a consistent focus on the "main thing" is a crucial driver for success. A distributor's main thing is to share 4Life with others, while the company's main thing is to provide the tools necessary to make those interactions effective and efficient. Brian loves working for a company whose brand promise is Together, Building People through science, success, and service.
Vice President of Events & Recognition
Lesley joined 4Life in 2004 as Marketing Coordinator and served as Manager of Events and then Director of Events before being promoted to Vice President of Events and Recognition. Prior to joining 4Life, she held leadership positions on the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and at Marriott. In her current role, Lesley creates and executes international conventions, incentive trips, and distributor recognition programs around the world. She loves recognizing hard-working distributors for their achievements. Her favorite 4Life product is 4Life Transfer Factor Chewable Tri-Factor Formula. Lesley earned a Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University. She enjoys being in the outdoors and is a sports fanatic. Lesley especially loves cheering her children on while they do what they love.
Ryan Gagon, MBA
Vice President of Human Resources
Ryan earned a Bachelor's degree from University of Utah and an MBA from Westminster College. After joining 4Life in 2008, he initially worked as Marketing Manager, then as Senior Director of Training and Distributor Experience, and finally as Vice President of Human Resources. In his current position, Ryan oversees the implementation of employee benefit programs, works with executives to maintain positive company morale, and designs and executes operational leadership training programs. In 2017, he was recognized in Direct Selling News in its "Forces under 40" feature. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys reading comic books and coaching youth sports. His favorite product is Energy Go Stix Berry.
David Vollmer, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
With a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Nebraska and more than 20 years of experience in Research and Development and Quality Control Labs, Dr. Vollmer understands how to develop quality products from start to finish. His expertise includes technical and administrative leadership, validation studies for new products, good manufacturing practices, production records, product specifications, and stability testing. Since joining 4Life, he has worked tirelessly to raise awareness about the high quality of 4Life Transfer Factor® products, one of the many things that makes him proud to work here. Dr. Vollmer is committed to ensuring that 4Life utilizes the highest quality ingredients in order to continue making the best products. He believes the company's greatest asset is the many talented and caring employees. Dr. Vollmer enjoys attending events where he can meet distributors and hear their inspirational stories. He uses many 4Life products, but his current favorite is PRO-TF®. With the product, he has achieved his goal weight and now wears the same size he wore more than 15 years ago. His wife definitely approves!