UNITED BY OUR MISSION

We innovate, inspire, and make products that maximize human potential accessible to all. We achieve as one team anchored by our core values and guided by our operating principles.

Our Core Values are Who We Are

Passion for the Mission

Our Passion for the Mission is an obsession. Teammates at all levels take responsibility for maximizing human potential. With innovative products and platforms, we inspire all people in our path to achieve their peak performance, bringing our mission to life.

For All

We believe in the power of inclusivity and creating spaces where individuals from all backgrounds and identities have the opportunity to reach their full potential. We’re intentional about diverse representation in our teams, and our marketing.

Resilient to Adversity

We’re fearless in the face of challenge. Through tenacity and a competitive spirit, our ability to overcome obstacles is key to our longevity and leadership positioning.

Intellectually Curious

Our growth mindset keeps us asking why. Our inquisitive nature pushes us to find better solutions, improve, and optimize. Greatness begins outside our comfort zone.

Results Driven

We take extreme ownership for our outcomes and understand that every teammate is responsible for making an impact. Exceptional execution is rewarded because results matter.

Bias for Action

We act with a sense of urgency and always choose action over inaction. Our ability to make high-velocity decisions allows us to evolve products and processes in a way like never before.

nutrabolt Leadership

Doss Cunningham

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Doss Cunningham

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Since joining Nutrabolt as CEO in 2007, Doss Cunningham has grown the company into the largest independently-owned active health and wellness portfolio in the world that includes consumer-loved brands: C4 Energy, Cellucor, and XTEND.

Within the broader active nutrition space, Doss is the co-founder and Chairman of FitJoy Nutrition, and active in his family office’s investment arm: LivWell Ventures. Outside of the active wellness space, Doss cofounded Arrive Logistics in 2014, and serves as a partner and principal investor in the St. Louis-based private equity group: Green Leaf Capital Partners.

Doss shares his calling to grow and give back with his family. And with his wifeDanielle, Doss founded The GiveJoy Foundation: an organization whose mission is focused on empowering and guiding students to stronghealthy futures through access to proper nutrition, advocacy of active, healthy lifestyles and relationships.

Doss holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Doss is known for his passion for the mission, and inspires teammates at levels to maximize their potential.    

John Herman

President of Sales and Marketing

John Herman

President of Sales and Marketing

Fueled by 19 years of brand-building experience, John Herman stepped up to serve as Nutrabolt’s President of Sales and Marketing in 2022. He previously served as Nutrabolt’s Executive Vice President and General Manager of North America after first joining the company in 2016.

John’s experience includes industry and category expertise, and a customer-centric approach to product branding and marketing. Prior to joining Nutrabolt, he led the Sports Nutrition and Weight Management Divisions within GNC.

Before entering the active wellness industry, John spent ten years in various merchant roles within the apparel retail space with Lands’ End and American Eagle Outfitters.

John achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Communications from Duquesne University in 2003.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. John is known for his intellectual curiosity, and believes that great innovation is how we best serve our customers and grow as a team.

Sabba Naserian

EVP & Chief Growth Officer

Sabba Naserian

EVP & Chief Growth Officer

Chief Growth OfficerSabba Naserian rejoins Nutrabolt in 2022 with more than a decade of strategic business development experience.

From 2014-2016, Sabba Naserian served as Nutrabolt’s VP of Global Development. Since then, she’s bolstered her expert resume with experience that ranges from owning her own agency, BRKR, to serving in key growth roles with Indelible Agency, Herbert Labs, and Canopy Growth Corporation.

Sabba achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Marketing from Carleton University in 2006.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Sabba is known for being resilient to adversity, and helps her team push through the challenges at hand to expand the business and plan with strategic foresight. 

Brittany Cullison

Chief People Officer

Brittany Cullison

Chief People Officer

With 13 years of Human Resources experience, Brittany has grown and progressed through many people-focused roles at Nutrabolt since joining the company in 2016, and now serves Nutrabolt as Chief People Officer.

Previously, Brittany served as the Head of Human Resources for the 12th Man Foundation: the fundraising partner for Texas A&M University’s athletics program, and her career began with Client Relationship Manager and HR Advisor roles. Her industry exposure includes hospitality, professional and financial services, healthcare, technology, and retail. 

Brittany holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Brittany is known for her bias for action in creating a best-in-class workplace that supports Nutrabolt’s high-performance teams.

Mike DiMaggio

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, & Corporate Secretary

Mike DiMaggio

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, & Corporate Secretary

As Nutrabolt’s Chief Legal Officer since 2015, Mike oversees all legal and regulatory compliance functions, including corporate governance, business transactions, formulation, labeling, marketing, and advertising compliance since joining the company in 2015. Mike also manages Nutrabolt’s outside counsel on matters involving nationwide litigation, M&A, and the company’s global IP portfolio. 

Before joining Nutrabolt, Mike served as partner and founder of a New York law firm specializing in the representation of companies in the food, drug, and cosmetics industries. Mike currently serves on the Natural Products Association (NPA) board and is the Chairman of the NPA’s Sports Nutrition Committee.

Mike earned his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at the State University of New York at Albany.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Mike is known for his passion for the mission, and uses sound judgement to make sure Nutrabolt reaches its potential responsibly.

Josh Gittler

Chief Financial Officer

Josh Gittler

Chief Financial Officer

As Nutrabolt’s Chief Financial Officer since 2019, Josh is responsible for leading all accounting and finance functions for the company, and comes with 18 years of professional expertise.

Prior to joining Nutrabolt, Josh served as SVP of Finance & Corporate Development at NBG Home: a private equity-owned global home décor design and manufacturing company. Earlier in his career, Josh held senior-level roles at Amplify Snack Brands (NYSE: BETR) where he was responsible for leading Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Treasury and FP&A.

During his time with Amplify, Josh was integral in building a global platform through the acquisition of four companies, IPO execution, public-company performance, and ultimately a sale to Hershey.

Josh has also worked in various investment banking and capital markets roles at Jefferies, LLC as Senior Vice President in Consumer and Retail Investment Banking, TD Securities (USA), LLC, J.P. Morgan, and Morgan Stanley.

Josh holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management, and graduated with High Distinction from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and International Business.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Josh is known for being results driven, and expertly drives the company toward success.

Robert Zajac

Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Zajac

Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Zajac joined Nutrabolt in 2022 with over 20 years of experience leading high-performance teams, building global brands, and creating transformative marketing work that drives results. 

Robert’s distinguished resume before joining our team includes almost five years with ESPN, and ten years in leadership roles with Nike. At Nike, he served as Marketing Director for Global Running and Global Basketball in Portland, Sr. Marketing Director for Russia in Moscow, VP/GM for the Jordan Brand in EMEA, and VP of Marketing for Central and Eastern Europe in Amsterdam.   

Most recently, Robert served as SVP, Global Brand Marketing & Experience at Abercrombie and Fitch where he helped drive the organizations digital transformation and led the creation and launch of the company’s first new brand in more than a decade. 

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Robert is known for his passion for the mission, and the way he inspires greatness among his team fuels maximum potential for C4 Energy, Cellucor, and XTEND customers.   

Derek Geiss

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Derek Geiss

Chief Supply Chain Officer

As Chief Supply Chain Officer at Nutrabolt, Derek brings 17 years of professional supply chain expertise. Prior to joining Nutrabolt in 2019, Derek served as the Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Halo Top Creamery overseeing global planning, logistics, procurement, R&D, and quality.

Derek also held senior roles at Glanbia Performance Nutrition — leading key supply chain initiatives in both the U.S. and Europe. He served as the Head of Planning for the EMEA region, developing and implementing the S&OP process to facilitate improved planning accuracy and customer service, and led all supply, demand, production, and materials management. While in Europe, he also served as interim Plant Manager for Glanbia’s manufacturing facility in the U.K.

Derek is also recognized for leading supply chain integration for new strategic acquisitions, serving as the interim Vice President of Supply Chain for thinkThin, and playing key roles post-acquisition with BSN, Isopure, and Nutramino.

Derek received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University and is a Certified Supply Chain Professional.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Derek is known for his resilience to adversity, and leads his team to overcome any challenge when faced with complex issues.

Mark Sweeney

Chief Accounting Officer

Mark Sweeney

Chief Accounting Officer

As Chief Accounting Officer since 2021, Mark brings deep finance and public-reporting expertise from leadership roles in global publicly-held companies in consumer goods and other industries.

Mark’s deep financial background developed through his years of service with Gardner Denver Inc. (now Ingersoll Rand), JC Penney Company, General Electric, and PepsiCo. In each role, Mark is noted for leading the business through transformational growth and improvement.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Mark is known for his bias for action, and works to drive additional capability to better serve the business.  

Kyle Thomas

Chief Revenue Officer, North America Functional Beverage

Kyle Thomas

Chief Revenue Officer, North America Functional Beverage

As Executive Vice President and General Manager of North America Beverages since 2021, Kyle brings more than 23 years of professional expertise to Nutrabolt, and has a wealth of knowledge in the consumer goods and beverage space.

Prior to joining Nutrabolt in 2021, Kyle served as the SVP/GM of Coca-Cola North America’s Emerging Brands which included brands such as Honest Tea, Topo Chico and Zico Coconut Water. During his time with Coca-Cola, Kyle was able to innovate and lead the development of a hybrid-route to-market approach.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Kyle is known for being results driven, and leads by example to maximize his team’s success.

Rory Cannaday, CFA

Chief of Staff

Rory Cannaday, CFA

Chief of Staff

Since joining Nutrabolt in 2015, Rory Cannaday has served as a Senior Financial Analyst, Manager of Operations Finance, Director of Strategy and M&A, and now Chief of Staff.

Prior to joining Nutrabolt, Rory held extensive finance roles within JP Morgan, Morgan Stanely as a Portfolio Analyst, Financial Trader for Luminant, the largest power provider in Texas, and as a financial executive for a family office.

Rory is a CFA Charter holder and is currently a standard setter for the level 3 exam for the CFA Institute. He earned his Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Texas A&M University and Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering with Summa Cum Laude distinction from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Rory is known for his intellectual curiosity, and relentlessly pursues improvement to keep the company moving forward.

Board of Directors

Doss Cunningham

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Doss Cunningham

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Since joining Nutrabolt as CEO in 2007, Doss Cunningham has grown the company into the largest independently-owned active health and wellness portfolio in the world that includes consumer-loved brands: C4 Energy, Cellucor, and XTEND.

Within the broader active nutrition space, Doss is the co-founder and Chairman of FitJoy Nutrition, and active in his family office’s investment arm: LivWell Ventures. Outside of the active wellness space, Doss cofounded Arrive Logistics in 2014, and serves as a partner and principal investor in the St. Louis-based private equity group: Green Leaf Capital Partners.

Doss shares his calling to grow and give back with his family. And with his wifeDanielle, Doss founded The GiveJoy Foundation: an organization whose mission is focused on empowering and guiding students to stronghealthy futures through access to proper nutrition, advocacy of active, healthy lifestyles and relationships.

Doss holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School.

Nutrabolt’s leadership team is committed to the company’s core values. Doss is known for his passion for the mission, and inspires teammates at levels to maximize their potential.    

A 20-YEAR LEGACY

I believe in the power of potential. From our teammates to our customers and partners, I’m passionate about our mission, and trust our ability to achieve when we work as one team.

Doss Cunningham • CEO

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