Board of Directors
Mr. Beindorff has been an independent member of our Board of Directors since January 2012. He is an accomplished leader and board director with diverse experience in transformational leadership, public, private and not for profit board service, general management, strategic planning, digital transformation, marketing, and branding and operations across a variety of business environments. He currently serves as Principal and President of the Far Niente Group, a management consultancy and private investment entity, a position he has held since 2008. He has also served on the boards of The World Poker Tour (WPTE), the California Higher Education Loan Authority and PlanetRx.com (PLRX), among other board and advisory roles. From 2004 to 2008, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Exclusive Resorts, a private club for luxury travel experience. From 2002 to 2004, he served as Principal and President of the Greentree Group, a management consultancy focused on helping clients build strong brands and effective business models. From 1999 to 2002, he served first as President and COO and then as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PlanetRx.com, an internet pharmacy and on-line health portal. From 1995 to 1999, he served as Executive Vice President of Marketing, Operations and Product Management for VISA. Previously, he held various positions leading global advertising, marketing and brand management for Rhodes Furniture (1993 to 1995) and The Coca-Cola Company (1978 to 1993). Mr. Beindorff received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama and his Masters of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Ms. Brockovich has been an independent member of our Board of Directors since May 2019. Ms. Brockovich has had over 35 years of diverse legal and business successes both domestic and global. Since 1996, Ms. Brockovich has served as President of Brockovich Research & Consulting, where she currently consults with three national law firms and is involved in numerous environmental projects worldwide. Additionally, Ms. Brockovich has provided assistance with ground water contamination in every state of the United States, Australia and other countries. In addition to releasing her book, Superman’s Not Coming, Ms. Brockovich worked as Executive Producer on the Rebel television series for ABC and produces a weekly newsletter titled The Brockovich Report. She holds a Letter of Humane from Loyola University and an Honorary Juris Doctor from Lewis and Clark College. Ms. Brockovich grew up in a family of athletes and herbal/nutrition advocates. Her love of nutrition, the legal world and making a difference for women inform her goal of leaving her imprint wherever she can. Ms. Brockovich’s brings to our Board of Directors experience in legal matters and health and wellness advocacy and the ability to move health-related issues.
Steve Fife likes to exceed expectations. And that might be putting it mildly. Because when it comes to his career and success, he definitely exceeds ours. Steve brings over three decades and a lot of financial leadership experience to LifeVantage where he uses big-picture strategic thinking and an in-the-weeds work ethic to create a healthy financial organization by focusing on delivering our growth strategy while creating value for customers, shareholders, and employees.
Steve is passionate about bringing affordable, science-based products to market as well as seeing companies reach their potential. Before joining LifeVantage, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Evidera, Inc., a private equity sponsored professional services firm that provides outcomes research, market access, data analytics and epidemiology services to pharmaceutical companies. Prior to that, he worked as Chief Financial Officer for several publicly traded companies, including Active Power, Inc. and LECG. In addition, he served in several senior financial roles for Gilead Sciences, Amkor Technologies and JDS Uniphase. In other words, he’s really good at what he does. Steve is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of California and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University.
Mr. Greer has been an independent member of our Board of Directors since February 2017. Mr. Greer has over 35 years of technology and supply chain experience. Mr. Greer is currently an Operating Partner for Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe focused on Supply Chain technology investments. Previously he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Omnitracs, LLC, a Vista Equity backed provider of innovative software and SaaS fleet management solutions serving the transportation sector from February 2018 to July 2021. Prior to that, from February 2011 to February 2018, Mr. Greer served as the President of BNSF Logistics, LLC, which is an international third-party logistics provider and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, a Berkshire Hathaway company. From March 2005 to January 2010, Mr. Greer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Greatwide Logistics Services, a non-asset based logistics and transportation services company. From December 2002 to March 2005, Mr. Greer served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Newgistics, Inc., a reverse logistics company. Mr. Greer has also held senior management positions for Ryder and FedEx Corporation. From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Greer served as a director of DCT Industrial Trust, an industrial REIT. Mr. Greer received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Utah and an Executive Masters in Information Systems & Telecommunications from Christian Brothers University. Mr. Greer brings to our Board of Directors deep experience in international logistics, supply chain management and technology.
Mr. Lewis has been an independent member of our Board of Directors since February 2017. In February 2018, Mr. Lewis retired from a career at SC Johnson & Son, Inc., a global consumer packaged goods company that he joined in 1981. During his career there, he held a number of sales, marketing, acquisition and general manager positions both domestically and abroad. From July 2015 until his retirement, Mr. Lewis served as the Senior Vice President-Global Sales and Chief Customer Officer at SC Johnson. Prior to that, Mr. Lewis’ roles at SC Johnson included Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Chief Customer Officer (from November 2008 to June 2015), Vice President, Group General Manager in Greater China (from 2005 to 2008), Vice President of North American Sales (from 2000 to 2004), and President and General Manager over SCJ Canada (From 1997 to 2000). Prior to 1997, Mr. Lewis served in various other roles at SC Johnson including National Director of Special Business, Division Sales Director over the Midwest Division, Marketing Associate, Sales Director, Director of Trade Marketing and Area Manager and Division Sales Director. Mr. Lewis received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Colorado and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. Mr. Lewis brings to our Board of Directors extensive experience in managing sales and international operations in a global consumer goods business.
Mr. Mauro has been an independent member of our Board of Directors since April 2008 and has served as the chairman of the Board of Directors since November 2013. Mr. Mauro is currently a practicing attorney in Texas and the District of Columbia. He is also a licensed stockbroker. He has worked for over 30 years at the local, state and national levels on behalf of both private and public sector entities. From 1983 to 1999, he served as Commissioner of the Texas General 10 Land Office overseeing the management of more than 20 million acres of state land, 18,000 oil and gas wells, and the state’s benefit program for Veterans. During his tenure as Commissioner, he also chaired the Veterans Land Board, the School Land Board, the Parks and Wildlife Board For Lease, the Texas Department of Corrections Board For Lease, the Permanent University Fund Board For Lease, the Coastal Coordination Council and the Texas Alternative Fuels Council and co-chaired the Sustainable Energy Development Council. He has received numerous honors and awards for his civic and philanthropic contributions in environmental, political and business arenas, including the “Man of the Year Award” from the Texas League of Women Voters and the “Rising Star of Texas Award” from Texas Business Magazine. In 1998, he was the Texas Democratic Party nominee for Governor. Mr. Mauro’s broad range of expertise brings to our Board of Directors experience in management and operations as well as strong leadership and oversight.