Jennifer Alfrey is a successful product innovation and quality-focused executive with 25 years’ experience in the dietary supplement, health and wellness industry. She has developed and brought to market over 100 unique products as dietary supplements, food bars, functional beverages and personal care products. This includes enhancing and reformulating dozens of products and creating multiple versions of formulations to be compliant with global regulatory requirements. Jennifer has successfully registered products in countries around the world including Japan, Australia, Canada, Europe Brazil, India, Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia and countries throughout Africa, South America and Asia. Jennifer has also built cGMP compliant quality management systems from the ground up for dietary supplement companies and is a former NSF GMP Auditor.
Jennifer is currently serving as the Sr Director Global Nutritionals, PMO and NPD Process at Mary Kay, Inc. She is responsible for both the Global Nutrition division and the project management teams. Within the Global Nutrition division, she oversees Research & Development, Technical marketing, Product Surveillance and Regulatory Affairs of the nutritional products globally.
Education: List your degree, year of graduation and Institution you graduated from
University of Utah (Bachelors of Science, 1995)
Arizona State University ( Masters of Science, 2000)
The Food and Supplement Industry Policies and Guidelines course.
“NEM® – Arthritis”, Healthy Habits Newsletter Dec 2010; 14(12):2.
“Joint Pain Relief from Eggs”, Healthy Habits Newsletter Oct 2010, 14(10):3.
The Enzyme Diet™ Solution. GOLDENeight Publishers: Ontario, Canada, 2003.
“Diets enriched in sucrose or fat increase gluconeogenesis and G-6-Pase but not basal glucose production in rats.” American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinol Metab 2002 Sep;283(3):E545-55.
“Osteoporosis – Not Just a Calcium Deficiency Disease”, Infinity2 ProView 2002; 7(1):1-7.
“Cellular Nutrition”, Infinity2 ProView 2001; 6(1):1-7.
“The Gastrointestinal System”, Infinity2 ProView 2000; 5(4):1-4.
Editor “Complete Physique – a Program of E.N.E.R.G.Y.” Infinity2: Mesa, AZ, 2000.
“The Immune System”, Infinity2 ProView 1999; 5(3):1-5.
“The Science of Herbs”, Infinity2 ProView 1999; 5(2):1-3.
Professional Associations: List any associations you belong to (preferably related to health)
American Nutrition Society (ANS)
Project Management Institute (PMI)