Building a brand that can change the future of literally millions of people is not something that we take lightly. At B-Epic, we believe it’s time for a company and a group of like-minded individuals to take a stand and be the change they want to see in the world. Thanks to the passion and dedication of our members, our company and products are changing lives around the world.
One thing that sets us apart as a company is that at our core B-Epic is a family-owned and -operated business built on the values of dedication, integrity, and hard work. B-Epic Worldwide was founded in 2016 by industry expert Dan Putnam in partnership with his parents, successful business owners, Richard and Lynn Putnam.
Dan Putnam founded B-Epic Worldwide with the vision of helping others improve their physical and financial health. He is a successful entrepreneur and business owner with nearly three decades of network marketing experience having started in the industry when he was in college. Regarded as one of the premier experts in the direct selling industry, he has built multiple large organizations – reaching the highest achievement levels in several companies and creating six- and seven-figure incomes in each. Over the last decade, Dan has used his extensive business and technical expertise to develop and implement turnkey marketing and business-building systems for various companies benefiting tens of thousands of home-based business owners around the world. He is passionate about helping others get started in their own business and has mentored multiple six-figure yearly income earners throughout his career.
Lynn Putnam is a founding partner of B-Epic Worldwide and has been highly involved in the business administration and day-to-day operations since the beginning. As the Chief Operations Officer, she works to ensure that policies and practices promote company culture and vision. Detailed oriented and experienced in management, Lynn is dedicated to ensuring the company functions the best way possible and in full compliance. Moreover, as the "mother" of the company, she supports the B-Epic team around the world keeping everything on track. In addition to previously running her own successful business for many years, Lynn is also well known in her local community as an influential speaker and skilled organizer. She is the proud mother of five remarkable children - all of whom are successful business leaders.
Richard Putnam is an integral part of B-Epic’s foundation and ongoing success. In addition to being one of the founding partners, he serves as the Chief Financial Officer– a role for which he is well suited and highly qualified. Extremely thorough and skilled at business and financial management, he handles all the finances for the company and keeps us in profit. Even before starting B-Epic, Richard had a long, prosperous career in business and is well-regarded as an accomplished business owner and financial manager. It seems as though entrepreneurship is in his blood as he has owned and operated his own businesses most of his adult life – all of which have been profitable. Richard and his wife Lynn currently live in St. George, Utah and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren.
Brenda Rice is a key member of the B-Epic Corporate Team and excels in her position as our Chief Information Officer. Her keen ability to understand every little detail while seeing the whole picture makes her an indispensable resource to the rest of the team as well as to our distributors in the field. She works tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure everyone has what they need to be successful. As a highly strategic thinker who understands all the workings in the company, she has become the person our leaders turn to for clarification and direction when they have questions. Prior to B-Epic Worldwide, Brenda was a top leader in sales and management for a nation-wide company. She is known for her big heart and great sense of humor. In her spare time, she likes to cook, garden, and be outdoors.
Jesus Alvarez provides a wealth of industry knowledge to his position as our Vice President of Global Operations. In this capacity, he is responsible for making sure everything runs smoothly in all of B-Epic's worldwide markets, which he is highly qualified to achieve. With more than 20 years of experience in the direct selling industry, Jesus has served in a variety of positions such as VP of Logistics, executive management, sales, and support. His approach has been successful around the world, including in the United States, Canada, South East Asia, Eurasia, Europe, and Latin America markets. Jesus is originally from Mexico and currently resides in Utah with his beautiful wife and four kids. He loves traveling, building family memories, and learning from different cultures.
JC Martinez brings energy and experience to his role as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for B-Epic Worldwide. For the past decade, he has specialized in sales and business development in the health wellness and fitness industry for global direct sales companies. A natural people person, JC focuses on ensuring that our Brand Partners and Customers have a great experience with B-Epic because he knows company culture is vital for business growth and customer retention. His passion for connecting with and helping others was first sparked working for his family business when he was growing up. Currently, JC lives in Utah and enjoys working out, going on adventures, and bonding with friends.
One of the most important things to us as a company is to provide cutting-edge products that can really impact people’s lives. In order to do that, we stay on the front-line of science so that we are always bringing to market the most exciting products made with the best formulas and backed by amazing studies. Our Medical Advisory Board – comprised of the top-tier doctors, researchers, and formulators – helps us find proven, unique products that are real game changers.
Dr. Bala Ambati earned his Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the age of 17, giving him the distinction of the world's youngest doctor. He did his residency at Harvard University, completed a fellowship at Duke University, and was a National Merit Scholar. He also went on to get a PhD in Cell Biology as well as an MBA. Dr. Ambati has served on the faculty of multiple institutions of higher education and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards. Active in both clinical work and research, he is a highly accomplished eye surgeon and an internationally recognized scientist/researcher. His most significant basic science research advances have been published in Nature and recognized by Science as a Signaling Breakthrough of the Year. In addition, Dr. Ambati’s humanitarian work has taken him around the world.
Franco Cavaleri is the CEO and Lead Researcher at Biologic Pharmamedical Research. He has over thirty years of experience in the natural health products industry and is the inventor, developer, and owner of multiple nutraceutical and pharmaceutical patents. Franco completed his BSc in Human Nutrition & Biochemistry and studied his PhD thesis in the Faculty of Medicine’s Experimental Medicine Program at University of British Columbia. He has published numerous research articles on Alzheimer’s disease, Curcumin and inflammatory disease, ketones and ketogenesis, and more. In addition, Franco is a best-selling author of health, wellness, and fitness books. Putting his research into personal practice, he is also a former IFBB Mr. North America bodybuilding champion and has built three successful natural health product businesses.
Dr. William Hennen is a bio-organic and medicinal chemist with thirteen years in drug design and development and over three decades in nutraceutical product development. He currently serves as the Chief Science Officer for Cell-IQ and is widely known as a leading supplement scientist of “next gen” products that address issues at their root causes. Having led the development of transfer factor products since the 1990s, Dr. Hennen is considered the “father” of transfer factor supplementation. In addition, he is an internationally recognized researcher and speaker on the role of nutrition in health maintenance and recovery. He is author of over 40 patents and publications in bio-organic, medicinal, and nutritional chemistry. Dr. Hennen has a Ph.D. in Bio-Organic and Medicinal Chemistry with post-doctoral specializations in enzymatic and hormonal processes.
Dr. Adam Saucedo is a recognized physician/scientist and international educator/ lecturer on nutrition, health, dietary supplementation, and vascular disease. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. After which, he was commissioned in the United States Armed Forces for ten years where he served as a Combat Surgeon and Emergency Department Physician. Dr. Saucedo’s remarkable achievements include being a Research Scholar for the National Institutes of Health and as a Research Fellow at the University of Utah School of Medicine Eye Center. As the recipient of the coveted fellowship, his research focused on drug discovery and the study of angiogenesis. He is also a successful entrepreneur and product developer in the health and wellness industry.