As a founding member, Randall is deeply committed to and fully engaged in the Cyto-Matrix brand. Randall has forged and encompassed the values, philosophies and ethics that our clients expect from a Canadian natural health products company. Randall has over 30 years of experience working closely with professionals in the natural health sector, combined with a marketing education. He is responsible for overseeing all client relations nationally and is also the Cyto-Matrix National Advisory Board Liaison. When not at work, Randall enjoys challenging fitness goals through high intensity interval training and getting out regularly on the golf course.
Franco, who has always been a Torontonian, is a compassionate leader and committed father of four. He is an industrial engineer with a master’s degree in business and a corporate executive turned entrepreneur. Franco dedicated himself to alternative and complementary medicines after supporting his wife, Tanya, through 3 separate cancer diagnoses and catching her passion for natural medicine. Franco witnessed the power of natural alternatives first hand when it saved him from pending hernia surgery in 2007. Helping others get and stay healthier, naturally, inspires Franco to keep growing our industry as a whole.
Vice President Sales
Brett has passionately worked for and helped the Health and Wellness industry grow and thrive for over 15 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Guelph, and a Masters Degree in Profiling and Behaviour Analysis from Lesley University, Boston, MA. Brett has had the pleasure of working with our team members since 2015. He continues to build a solid sales team with emphasis on trust and integrity. He strives to form a happy and collaborative work environment where all of the team members perform at their best.
Dr. Colin O’Brien, ND,
Colin is a board certified Naturopathic Doctor with a strong focus on clinical nutrition and nutritional supplementation. After completing a degree in Kinesiology at Western University, he attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) to further his study of the human body and health. Colin has a special interest in digestive health, as he believes that a large proportion of illness and disease can be managed by improved diet, nutritional supplementation and repair of the gut. While acting as a Regional Manager for Cyto-Matrix, Colin also maintains a private practice in Waterloo, Ontario, manages a personal health blog and lectures regularly to public audiences on various health topics.
Account Manager, Vancouver Island
Since Edie’s first job as a fitness instructor, she has been passionate about health and wellness and enjoying life. As an avid sailor, she is inspired and awed by the nature and outdoors accommodated by living on Vancouver Island, BC. With 20 years of experience as a medical device and pharmaceutical representative, Edie is best known by her customers for her enthusiasm, service and integrity. She is very excited to be part of the Cyto-Matrix team!
Account Manager, British Columbia Mainland
Originally from Alsace region in France, Franck has been living in Vancouver for over 20 years. During this time, he has gained extensive experience as a product consultant and sales representative in the field of natural medicine. Franck is known by his customers for his gentle approach, customer service skills, product knowledge and integrity; qualities which have enabled him to form many long term relationships. As an animal lover, Franck has a deep respect for nature and a committed passion for natural medicine.
Account Manager, British Columbia Mainland
Andrew is a medical sales professional with 25 years of experience working with integrative physicians, pharmacists and natural channel retailers. Andrew was a founding Board Member of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, BC. In addition, he established medical divisions for two multinational nutraceutical companies and has consulted in the development of naturopathic formulations. Andrew believes a high-performance dispensary needs high performance products. Therefore, a physician can deliver consistent and superior patient outcomes with carefully curated products satisfying the critical criteria: safety, purity and potency.
Account Manager, Alberta
Honorata was born in Poland. Growing up, I was a competitive figure skater. In 1988, I represented Poland, competing at the Olympic Games in Calgary. After several knee surgeries, I turned to my second passion; botanical plants and its applications. In the summer of 1988, I immigrated to Canada settling in Calgary. I studied Herbology and Nutrition at the Wild Rose College and in 1996 opened my own health food store which was my livelihood for 13 years. Engaging directly with the consumer allowed me to gain valuable experience and insight into the health and wellness industry. In 2006, I began representing nutraceutical companies and I have built up many treasured relationships with the people of this industry.
Dr. Jacqui Klassen, ND,
Account Manager, Interior BC & Alberta
Jacqui has been proudly representing Cyto-Matrix since 2016. She is a 2012 graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) and holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Science from the University of Guelph. Jacqui practiced as a ND in Ottawa and Calgary for over 5 years with a focus on digestion and women’s health. She intimately understands what a large task maintaining a dispensary and staying current can be. Naturally, her favourite aspect of her role is being a resource and support to clinicians as they make dispensary decisions that best suit their practice and patients. Jacqui, along with her husband and daughter, reside in Vernon, BC.
Account Manager, GTA East
Peter entered the world of nutrition through the kitchen door. First becoming a culinary chef trained in French cooking. This education gave him the tools to ensure his food pleased the palate but not always the body. To remedy this Peter went to the Institute of Holistic Nutrition to broaden his knowledge of food to ensure that it not only tasted good but was also good for the whole person. While working on his nutrition diploma, Peter also enrolled in the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine. He completed their three year program and followed it up with a fourth year fellowship. Peter has been in clinical practice and has worked for a few select supplement manufacturers for over fifteen years and looks forward to now discussing food and supplemental nutrition with you.
Account Manager, Eastern Ontario
Kailey has been in the Health & Wellness industry for almost 2 decades. With a passion for nutrition she graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. While managing a chain of supplement retail stores, Kailey offered Nutritional Consultations to clients with a variety of needs including allergies, intolerances, diabetes, cardiovascular illness, digestive problems, poor immune function and autoimmune disease. Kailey’s interest in fitness also led her to obtain her CanFitPro certification in order to offer her clients specific exercise recommendations. After taking 2 years off to raise her daughter, Kailey is now the Cyto-Matrix Account Manager, Eastern Ontario. Assisting professional practitioners find the best products for their patients is Kailey’s priority as a part of the sales team.
Dr. Tyler Roberts, ND,
Account Manager, Central Ontario
It was Tyler’s passion for athletic performance (especially in hockey) that led him to pursue an Honours Specialist in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario. While there, he developed a fascination for the intricacies of the human body, as well as how to optimize human health naturally through applied nutrition. Tyler subsequently received his degree of naturopathic medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he enjoyed the last two years of his program as the Cyto-Matrix student representative. It is Tyler’s goal to dedicate himself to higher education in the field of naturopathic medicine to better serve practitioners and patients both.
Terri Lynn Bonnar,
Account Manager, Maritimes
Terri Lynn has spent more than two decades working in health and wellness in various capacities from teaching boot camps and yoga to nutrition consulting. Whether living in Vancouver, Toronto or Halifax, she is always entrenched in health and wellness and helping people understand the benefits of a holistic lifestyle. Her degree in Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University coupled with a Diploma in Holistic Nutrition from Canadian School of Natural Nutrition means she is a forward-thinking, holistic business professional who is able to communicate complex information in an engaging way. After spending several years crisscrossing the country she is now shifting gears to focus her energy and optimism in the Maritimes.
Account Manager, SW Ontario
Registered Homeopath, Christina, studied for 6 years at the Canadian Institute of Homeopathic Medicine. She started her private practice in 2004, in Orangeville, Ontario, which she continues today. Her clinical focus is hormones, sleep, stress and PTSD. While working in a health food store to help build her private practice, she found a keen interest in other natural alternatives and took courses in a variety of different modalities. In 2009, Christina initiated a preventative health program for the Ontario Fire Academy to support first responders with the many health issues they can face. Later, she taught this for Brampton Fire. Christina is excited to be joining the Cyto-Matrix team both due to its high quality product line and especially its deep respect for the natural health profession.
Inside Sales Representative
Susan has over 25 years experience in the Natural Health Industry. Her passion for Natural Alternative Therapies started her on this journey. Since then she has studied several related areas and is a Certified Nutritional Therapist, among other alternative therapies. It’s her sincere and happy nature that has endured her to all her customers, who recognize her voice when she calls and her energy to help them acquire and understand the product details they need to better their patients’ lifestyles.
Born on the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Kriya moved to Canada to pursue her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto. While at U of T, she discovered naturopathic medicine to address her health concerns. She soon developed a passion for leading a healthy and active lifestyle and created a student-led club, Campus Health Initiative, to promote healthy living to students at CCNM. Kriya graduated from CCNM in 2020 and continues to work with Cyto-Matrix as a valued member of our clinical education team.
CCNM 3rd Year Student Representative
Born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario, Angelica has always wanted to pursue a career in medicine. Growing up, Angelica watched how naturopathic medicine helped to heal a close family member. She fell in love with the idea of caring for others, while using all the Earth has to offer. Angelica is very passionate about mental well-being and is an advocate for self care. Yoga has been a part of her life for many years to help achieve this mind-body connection. After completing her HBSc in Life Sciences from McMaster University, she entered the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is now in her second year and is looking forward to learning more about naturopathic medicine, and being part of the Cyto-Matrix team.
BINM 3rd Year Student Representative
Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Taylor has always had a strong interest in health and wellness. Before starting Naturopathic Medicine, she received her B.Sc in Biomedical sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology. During this time, Taylor played NCAA Division I Women’s hockey for four years. Taylor is in her second year at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine and maintains an active role at the college as a member of the Naturopathic Medicine Student Association and the Wellness Committee. Outside of school Taylor enjoys spending time with family and friends, doing yoga, hiking and playing sports. Taylor is excited to be a part of the Cyto-Matrix team and is looking forward to learning more about Cyto-Matrix products to continue her passion for helping others.
CCNM 2nd Year Student Representative
Kiana was born and raised in Ladner, BC, a small suburb of Vancouver, BC. Kiana grew up as a competitive swimmer and developed a passion for health, fitness and overall wellbeing, which drove her to McMaster University where she competed on the varsity swim team and earned her H.B.Sc in Kinesiology. After a brief career in the corporate world, Kiana quickly learned that her passion lies in health care and preventative medicine and ultimately led her to pursue a career in naturopathic medicine. Now entering her second year at CCNM, Kiana is thrilled to join the Cyto-Matrix team and to learn about innovative ways to optimize health using Cyto-Matrix products.