A team with intention.
Butch Hunter, Founder and CEO
Founder of Marivation and Chief Executive Officer has worked in the pharmaceutical, pharmaceutical distribution, and biotech industry for twenty years. Along with a fascinating and heart-warming story about how he first became involved in developing Nutraceutical treatments, it is his passion and market expertise that is the inspiration behind the firm.
Scott McAllister, MD, Co-Founder & CMO
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer is a Medical Oncologist with over 15 years of community practice experience. As Marivation’s Chief Medical Officer, and Co-Founder, Dr. McAllister’s unique expertise in cancer diagnosis and treatments, including immunotherapy, along with his extensive general medical knowledge provides Marivation with serious and unprecedented medical qualifications.
Ben Hathcock, Chief Financial Officer
Ben Hathcock graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Accounting. With more than 20 years of experience, Ben provides accounting, tax, and business consulting services to clients in a wide range of industries. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants where he served as President of our local chapter. Ben is also very involved in the community serving in various leadership roles. Ben and his wife LeEllen live in Dothan with their two daughters.
Jill Adami, VP Sales
Jill is an experienced pharmaceutical industry executive with leadership experience across key commercial functional areas, including national sales, trade and distribution and sales operations. With over 20 years of experience in oncology, Jill has held positions of increasing responsibility with Abbvie, Johnson & Johnson and AmerisourceBergen Her passion for helping cancer patients and their caregivers, led her to Marivation.
Sherry Hess, VP of Product Development & Executive Chef
Vice President of Product Development is a highly educated nutritional specialist and professionally trained Executive Chef, with years of experience, the VP of Product Development is talented, innovative and insightful. Sherry brings to Marivation an understanding of the benefits of flavor sourced from ingredients that are grown rather than processed. Her culinary expertise brings our team the know-how necessary to create these dynamic new products like OncoBitez.
Kelly Connelly, Expert Food Scientist & Product Developer
Expert Food Scientist and Product Developer with a Masters Degree and Undergraduate Degree in Food Science and 18 years of product innovation experience working at Kraft, Nabisco & WhiteWave Foods launching over 50 products.
Riley Peterson, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Riley is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with diverse experience in clinical nutrition, pediatric nutrition, program management, corporate wellness, nutrition & wellness branding, and writing. Her experience is supported by a Nutrition degree from California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo and completion of a 1200+ hour supervised practice internship with Children’s Hospital Colorado. She has worked with Children’s Hospital Colorado, a 501(c)3 nonprofit called the Vitamin D Council, and is an active Board Member of the Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as State Policy Representative.
To the team at Marivation, there is nothing more important than taking care of the ones we love most. We have seen our own friends, families, and patients persevere through cancer treatment, challenged by burdensome side effects and the struggle to meet basic nutritional needs. We felt a responsibility to create a unique solution to combat these side effects, and to make life easier for those touched by cancer. It is our sincerest hope that OncoBitez by Marivation may make a difference for you and your loved ones.
Marivation’s mission was born from the heart of its founders. Every decision we make, from concept to production, is backed by the inspiring stories of people whom we have seen suffering. Our team is listening. We understand it first-hand. We are not just providing good nutrition, we are crafting products with patient needs and symptoms in mind. Marivation’s mission is to always produce safe, patient-centric, high-quality, products, designed to meet the specific nutritional and taste needs of patients receiving chemotherapy or other debilitating treatments.
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is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.