OUR TEAMDedicated. Experienced. Passionate.
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.
Venty Butts, Executive Business Strategy
Venty is a talented and seasoned practice administrator with over 29 years of business experience. He understands the financial challenges of community oncology and constantly looks for opportunities that add both service and value at the local level.
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.
Tracy Loughlin, Senior Packaging Engineer
Senior Level Packaging Development Engineer with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Packaging from Michigan State University and 17 years of packaging engineering experience. Tracy has created innovative packaging designs for WhiteWave Foods, Coviden & Pinnacle Foods, to name a few, commercializing key packaging components focused on functionality, sustainability, quality, and creativity.
Quintin W.O. Myers, M.A., Consumer Insights Lead
Product Development based on Survey Analytics is extremely important to us. Highly-targeted patient and product development questionnaires allow us to capture input and feedback from actual patients. Quintin is a doctoral candidate with an M.A. in applied sociology. He brings practical experience writing surveys and interview instruments to help connect patients and caregivers with our dynamic product. His goal is to help to continue to improve Marivation’s products to better serve patients by understanding what they, and their physicians, want from a nutraceutical product.
Fritz Stahmer, VP/Director of Digital Marketing and Technolgy
As VP/Director of Digital Marketing and Technology, Fritz Stahmer brings over 20 years of marketing experience to Marivation, including the past 10 years in Digital Marketing. Fritz brings a passion for creating a strong, optimized online presence for Marivation while providing an impactful user experience for those visiting our website and social media platforms. Fritz’s goal is to always keep Marivation and OncoBitez on the cutting edge of Digital Marketing and Technology.
Patti Faulkner, VP of Marketing
Over two decades, Patti has branded and launched several products including their packaging, collateral, web designs, sales centers and trade show booths. These include Katherine Jetter fine jewelry, Ojas Skincare, La Rosa Salsa, Lavishea, Wicking J Sleepwear, and Marivation’s OncoBitez. She has also branded start-up companies in the real estate, tech and restaurant industries — companies such as Mission Bay San Francisco, Rent-X, CommonGrounds Workplace, Jack Allens Kitchen, Hopdoddy Burger Bar among others.