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Jane Creed, President and Chief Executive Officer, WineShop at Home

Jane Creed’s direct selling and food & wine experience spans over 20 years. She spent 9 years as a Senior Vice President with The Pampered Chef ltd., and was part of the executive team that helped that company grow from $220 million to almost a billion and be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway. Jane’s wine and food expertise is extensive and includes writing and/or editing over 20 cookbooks, hosting international press events for California winegrowing regions, as well as individual wineries and winemakers. Jane has written a monthly food and wine column for California’s oldest food and agricultural magazine and executed product and brand development strategies for numerous wineries, including a French wine company entering the American market. She has written features for Direct Selling News, Europe and the U.S., and serves the Direct Selling Education Foundation on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the DSA/DSEF and The French American Chamber of Commerce. Jane and her husband, Dudley, have five children and two dogs.

Kevin Guest, Chief Executive Officer, USANA Health Sciences, Inc.

As the chief executive officer of USANA, Kevin leads worldwide field development and sales and works with the Board of Directors and Management Team to develop short-term and long-term goals for the future of the company. He has worked closely with Dr. Myron Wentz—founder of USANA—for more than 23 years, and makes it his main job to maintain Dr. Wentz’ overall vision and direction for USANA.

David Holl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Kay Inc.

David Holl joined Mary Kay Inc. in June 1993, and in 1996, he became Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.  In 2001, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer.  Subsequently, David was promoted to Chief Executive Officer.  David is responsible for the leadership of the Company with the world headquarters in Dallas and operations in almost 40 international markets.  Mary Kay develops, tests, manufactures and packages the majority of its own products at state-of-the art plants in Dallas and in China.

David is a member of the Mary Kay Inc. Board of Directors.  He also is a past Board Chair of the Direct Selling Association as well as a member of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) Board and the World Federation of Direct Selling Association CEO Council.  David serves or has served on numerous civic boards, including The Nature Conservancy, the Southwestern Medical Foundation and the Dallas Citizens Council. 

He is a graduate of Clemson University.  David earned his MBA from the University of South Carolina, where he was designated the outstanding MBA candidate, and in 2008 received USC’s Moore School of Business Distinguished Alumnus Award.