JULY 5, 2022
WASHINGTON—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced the appointment of three new employees to its team.
CRN welcomes Mike Meirovitz as director, government relations. Prior to joining CRN, Meirovitz held positions with two prominent Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firms, along with a health-focused trade association. His work has included representation for Fortune 500 companies, national research universities, small businesses and start-ups, and local governments. His efforts have helped his clients to secure project funding and insert uniquely beneficial language in larger pieces of legislation. He began his career in Washington interning for five Congressional offices, including the Senate H.E.L.P. Committee’s Health Policy Office.
A native of Boston, Mass., Meirovitz graduated from Penn State University where he earned a B.A. in Political Science. He later attended Johns Hopkins University and graduated summa cum laude with an M.A. in Government.
Erin Storer has been hired as CRN’s manager, scientific and regulatory affairs, providing administrative and logistical support for the science and regulatory affairs team. Her most recent professional experience includes interning in an employee wellness program and working as a medical office coordinator.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Health from the University of Maryland (College Park).
Anthony Esteban joins CRN as a membership associate following a five-year stint at the Howard Co. (Md.) Recreation Dept. In his new role as a database specialist, he is responsible for providing technical and administrative support for the organization’s membership department, along with maintaining the association’s database and assisting with administration of its Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library), the industry’s voluntary dietary supplement label registry.
Esteban holds a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of South Florida.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike, Tony and Erin to the CRN staff team. Their arrivals bring CRN back to its full complement of 20 staff positions and with all that going on in the industry, CRN is grateful to be running at full steam for our members. We couldn’t be more pleased with the range of talents and experience our team brings to the table and our dedicated focus on the dietary supplement and functional food industry,“ said Steve Mister, CRN’s president & CEO.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing more than 200 dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, and companies providing services to those manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements and food in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as to CRN’s Code of Ethics. For more information, visit www.crnusa.org. Follow us on Twitter @CRN_Supplements and LinkedIn.