The EvolvHealth Change Your Life, Change the World™ Mission is to eradicate the impact of childhood malnutrition by enabling millions to Reboot their health using our proprietary line of advanced nutritional products. This mission is powered by our revolutionary Social Business 3.0 model that sustainably funds our Buy 1, Nourish 2™ giving initiative, while richly rewarding those who choose to champion our cause.
Since 2009, the founders of EvolvHealth opened their doors to introduce innovative nutritional compositions that would positively impact quality of life. As the name implies, the company has evolved over the last decade to continue these efforts with cutting edge proprietary products that have not only met but surpassed the initial objective to offer a small but powerful line of nutritionals that help the body surpass its normal capacity through a concept called rebooting. Rebooting is the process of biohacking your body chemistry with nature’s Super molecules to go far beyond your body’s normal capacity.
— Margaret Mead
President and CEO
With over 30 years as a successful business owner and entrepreneur, Sam brings a wealth of business experience focused on building successful wellness enterprises that give back. His thorough knowledge of science and innovative product technology combine to guide Evolv’s efforts to find only the best and most advanced technologies to support health challenges.
His heart is focused on addressing the needs of malnourished children across the globe and he founded MannaRelief 18 years ago, a non-profit organization now supporting malnourished people in over 85 countries. A visionary entrepreneur and social business expert, Sam has made it his life’s work to cultivate partnerships designed to address the impact of global malnutrition and is constantly spearheading new research to expand the sustainability and reach of Evolv’s Buy 1, Nourish 2™ initiative. He and his wife, Linda, lead a busy life with 5 children.
Favorite products: Immūn, Limitless and Balance.
Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
For 20 years, Bryan used his combination of skills in business and law, to advise and represent a variety of individuals and entities in various aspects of business, including complex business litigation. As Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Evolv, Bryan is utilizing his entrepreneurial business acumen along with his legal experience to address legal and compliance issues for Evolv while directing and managing the daily operations of the company. He is licensed to practice law in both California and Texas.
Bryan has a life mission of combining his law background with business entrepreneurship to help create and manage a successful social business model with the ultimate goal of addressing the needs of the world’s most vulnerable children. He currently serves on the board of MannaRelief. He and his wife, Maxine, have 3 children and 5 grandchildren and enjoy gardening and beekeeping.
Favorite products: Immūn, but his new favorite Evolv product is the new Fuel (that he helped formulate, create and taste test).
Linda Lucas Padilla
Chief Marketing Officer
With over 35 years in the direct sales industry, Linda has been a successful executive in many beauty, consumer goods and nutritional companies. Known for leading global marketing initiatives that successfully support business objectives, she has a keen sense of balancing the needs of distributors and customers with a strong focus on products.
Recently chosen as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Women in Direct Sales, she brings a wealth of creative experience to Evolv and is leading the marketing, product, incentive and event efforts as the new CMO. Linda and her husband Gonzalo, have one daughter and enjoy traveling and antiquing.
Favorite products: the incredible dark chocolate LifeBar, Immūn and Balance!
Chief Financial Officer
Ben Platt, CPA, MBA is the Chief Financial Officer of EvolvHealth. With extensive experience in direct selling, Ben’s primary background is in public accounting, working as the Managing Partner of Kresge, Platt, & Abare CPAs since 2002 and now Tembo CPAs. As an interactive CFO for EvolvHealth, he is focused on Social Business Partner success.
Ben’s professional mission is to help business owners be successful in achieving their goals. Using his experience working with clients, he has also participated as a partner or sole owner in many entrepreneurial businesses including banking, direct selling, real estate development, mini-storage, blogging, affiliate marketing and others.
Ben, Cleta and their two children love to travel, especially internationally where they’ve collected a dozen stamps in their passports and are always making plans for the next trips.
Favorite products: Hands down, it’s the caramel LifeBar.