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Meet The Team

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Laura Brizes, M.S., M.S.A.

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Laura Brizes started her highly recognized brokerage in 2005 under the name Green Goddess Group, but after Covid19 shook up the industry she rebranded the company as a single owner under a new name, look & attitude. She has a Master’s in Corporate Wellness and Acupuncture and has been a manufacturer’s sales rep for 25 years. Today, she is revitalized with a vision of how WNSM can be a leader in the wellness industry.

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Melody Diaz Williams

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Melody has worked in the natural products industry for 17 years starting her career as Marketing Director for an independent natural market. She has worked on the brand side as an education, marketing, and sales specialist before entering the brokerage world where she has worked for the past nine years.

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Amy Ollice

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Amy is a road warrior who covers Tennessee, Alabama & parts of Georgia. She has 17 years of experience in the natural products/wellness industry, as a certified health coach who has worked with clients & practitioners as well as in a retail sales setting. She brings with her a passion for talking about all things natural health, especially fungi formulas.

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Laura Kearns, CFSP, CFSS

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Laura manages the territory of Greenville SC  through Asheville, NC and the surrounding areas. She has nearly 30 years of industry experience working with companies such as Eden Foods & Kehe Distributors in positions that range from Regional Sales Mgr to Wellness Category Broker. She understands the business from multiple angles forging partnerships with retailers, distributors & vendors to uphold the value & integrity of wholesome products.

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Genie O'Shaughnessy

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Genie focuses on inside sales, as well as Charlotte area specialty retail stores for WNSM. She has worked in such positions as Brand Ambassador & Marketing Manager for a chain health food market. Through her experience she has participated in many community-wide wellness programs, led classes for children & adults and partnered with the Charlotte community to promote healthier lifestyles. 

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Susan Meadors

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Susan comes to us with a love for health, fitness, supplements and anything outdoors.  She has a passion to teach and share knowledge of health and the body and has worked as a personal trainer, nutrition coach, detox coach and in supplement retail for 20 years.  She is a wealth of knowledge and is thrilled to be on the team covering Georgia.

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Heather Jenkins

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Heather came to us from Earth Fare at the height of its success, she has been with us for nearly 12 years developing very strong relationships with our retail partners in Boone, NC. She is a true mountain lover & is devoted to the community she serves.

 

 Heather's hobbies include fitness, playing with her dogs, and making the most out of what life has to offer. Her positive nature and ability to persevere are assets to WNSM.

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Jenny Zoeller

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Upon graduating from Flagler College in Florida, Jenny moved to Asheville, NC.  She quickly fell in love with the mountains and noticed an improved sense of well-being and quality of life after eating better foods from the area's natural food stores.  With her passion for healthy living, she knew she belonged in the natural products industry.  For the past 15 years, Jenny has thoroughly enjoyed working in this industry on the finance/admin supportive side. She understands the important role local health food stores play in ones’ community.  As the Office Manager for WNSM she feels honored to help support those hard-working stores, their local reps, and the vendors that bring these great, natural products to us.