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Executive leadership

Leading Us to True Health

USANA has a long history of giving to charitable causes and the USANA True Health Foundation is a way to grow and develop Dave, Dr. Wentz, and the entire USANA family’s continuous vision of a healthier world.

Dave Wentz is the founder of the USANA True Health Foundation. He received a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego. As the current CEO of USANA Health Sciences, Dave Wentz makes sure USANA continues to fulfill his and his father’s vision of optimal nutrition with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and in-house scientists conducting the latest research. Dave’s efforts to build a solid company and spread the USANA message of optimal health around the world led to Forbes.com naming him one of America’s Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under. He is also the coauthor of the best-selling book The Healthy Home.

  “Love life and live it to its fullest in happiness and health.” —Dr. Myron Wentz

Dr. Myron Wentz is the visionary founder of USANA Health Sciences and Sanoviv Medical Institute, and the inspiration behind the USANA True Health Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. in microbiology with a specialty in immunology from the University of Utah. He founded Gull Laboratories in 1974 and developed the first commercially available diagnostic test for the Epstein-Barr virus. Later he founded USANA Health Sciences and the Sanoviv Medical Institute. Honored in June 2007 with the Albert Einstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Life Sciences, he is the author of A Mouth Full of Poison and Invisible Miracles, and coauthor of the best-selling book The Healthy Home.

In recent years, Dr. Wentz has turned his attention to charitable and humanitarian concerns, founding the Wentz Medical Centre and Laboratory in Uganda and the Wentz Medical Centre in Cambodia, serving children orphaned by diseases such as malaria and HIV. In 2006, Dr. Wentz was a recipient of the Children’s Champion Award, presented by the Children’s Hunger Fund.

  “The commitment from the entire USANA and Sanoviv family to help create a world free from pain and suffering touches me deeply. It is a humbling responsibility to be of service in reaching toward this vision through the USANA True Health Foundation.” —Elaine Pace

Elaine Pace is President of the USANA True Health Foundation. Elaine received a master’s in public administration from the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, focusing her studies on nonprofit management and dispute resolution, and a bachelor’s of arts degree, summa cum laude with honors, in sociology from the University of North Florida. She previously served as president for Sanoviv Medical Institute, as CEO for two organizations, and as a political consultant in Florida.

Elaine is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and served as a national delegate to Vision 2020 Equality Insight sponsored by Drexel Medical School. She was recently named a Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Life Member for her educational and community accomplishments. Elaine has received many awards for community service, including the 2009 YWCA Outstanding Achievement Award.