CRN staff work to provide our members with real expertise and real value, highlighted in the areas of relationship-building, education, advocating for industry positions with legislators and regulators, and leadership within the dietary supplement industry landscape—and as providers of the products so many people find essential to their health and wellness.


CRN connects members to a community of like-minded industry leaders, fostering strategic business partnerships. CRN also is expert in building working relationships with regulators, legislators, and other key stakeholders.


CRN presents valuable, relevant educational content to keep members informed and always ready for new challenges and opportunities—as well as supporting their staffs’ professional development.


CRN is a tenacious, informed, and influential advocate for its members’ interests, delivering clear and data-driven messaging about the importance of dietary supplements and functional food to people’s wellbeing as well as to the economy.


CRN leads the way in elevating the industry as well as empowering members with opportunities to shape the industry’s future through its committees, working groups and task forces—positioning companies as industry leaders that are committed to the highest quality standards for their science-backed products.

See our 2023 annual report Executive Summary

Hear from our dedicated CRN senior staff about their focused work for members, serving the dietary supplement and functional food industry...

CRN VP Communications Jeff Ventura snaps a shot of annual conference attendees at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California: Loren Brown of SGS/Nutrasource; Greg Horn of William Hood; Micah Osborne of Stratum Nutrition; Barry Ritz of Nestlé Health Science; Bruce Brown of Kerry; Ivan Wasserman of Amin Talati Wasserman; Rend Al-Mondhiry of Amin Talati Wasserman; and Sandy Almendarez of Informa Markets.


The 2023 CRN team, left to right, alphabetically, following President & CEO Steve Mister:Tammie Betway, Director of Administration; Jim Griffiths, Ph.D., SVP, International & Scientific Affairs; Julia Gustafson, VP, Government Relations; Elise Hall, Communications Associate; Luke Huber, N.D., VP, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs; Emily Lewantowicz, Legal and Government Relations Assistant; Michael Meirovitz, Senior Director, Government Relations; Craig Muckle, Senior Director, Communications; Haiuyen Nguyen, VP, Regulatory & Nutrition Policy; Megan Olsen, SVP and General Counsel; Gretchen Powers, VP, Marketing & Member Experience; Marc Rucker, VP, Finance & Administration; Angelo Schildhauer, Membership Database Manager; Erin Storer, Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs; Jeff Ventura, VP, Communications; Andrea Wong, Ph.D., Senior VP, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs; Ed Wyszumiala, Senior Director, Membership Development. Contact current staff via our directory here.

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