Michael S. Funk

Michael S. Funk has been a member of our Board of Directors since February 1996. Mr. Funk served as Chairman of the Board from September 2008 to October 2016 and served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2005 to September 2008. Mr. Funk also served as Chairman of our Board of Director from January 2003 to December 2003, as Vice Chair of our Board Directors from February 1996 until December 2002, as our Chief Executive Officer from December 1999 until December 2002, and as our President from October 1996 until December 1999. Since its inception in July 1976 until April 2001, Mr. Funk served as President of Mountain People’s Warehouse, Inc., one of our wholly-owned subsidiaries. Mr. Funk currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Traditional Medicinals, World Finer Foods, and the Non-GMO Project. He also serves on the Advisory Board of The Organic Center, an industry-focused, non-profit organization.