Ms. Alissa Neufeld is the Chief Compliance Officer for Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc., a natural health and wellness company in more than 40 countries. Ms. Neufeld manages enterprise risk and global regulatory compliance and provides legal counsel to the company related to corporate governance, corporate finance, intellectual property, employment, business development, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions matters. Ms. Neufeld also advises the company on matters related to product research and development, product and business opportunity claims, quality assurance and control, operations and supply chain, marketing and sales promotions, and distributor agreements. Prior to joining Nature’s Sunshine, Ms. Neufeld served as Associate General Counsel to 1-800 Contacts, Inc., an online contact lens retailer. Prior to her internal legal counsel positions, Ms. Neufeld worked as a Business and Finance Associate for Ballard Spahr LLP, where she focused her practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate governance and capital market transactions. Prior to her time with Ballard Spahr, Ms. Neufeld clerked for the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Neufeld received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Nevada Las Vegas, where she received a full academic scholarship, and a B.A. in International Affairs with an international economics concentration and a Minor in Spanish from The George Washington University, where she received a Presidential Merit Scholarship.