Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Medifast-OPTAVIA

Jason L. Groves, Esq. is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED).  Jason has served as General Counsel since 2011 and from 2009 to 2015; he also served as a member of the Medifast board.  Previously, Jason spent ten years with Verizon and for most of those years he was the Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs for Verizon Maryland.  Jason has a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Hospitality Management from Bethune-Cookman University, and a Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law.  He is a member of the New Jersey and District of Columbia bars as well as several bar associations.  Jason is an Army veteran and entered active duty as a direct commissioned Judge Advocate in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corp (JAG).  Jason is married and resides in Maryland with his wife and two sons.