Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Medifast, Inc. (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business
Ms. Hallquist serves as Chairman of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Hallquist has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), one of the largest private DNA testing companies in the world, providing comprehensive DNA testing for paternity and family relationships, forensics, genetic traits of animals, cell line authentication, and ancestry, since March 2016.
From 2012 to 2016, Ms. Hallquist was President and Chief Executive Officer of Healthy Directions, previously a Helen of Troy company (NASDAQ: HELE). From 2010 to 2012, she served as Executive Vice President, Merchandising for Healthy Directions. From 2009 to 2010, she served as President of New Business Ventures, for Orchard Brands, a $1 billion catalog holding company, which in 2007 acquired Gold Violin, a multi-channel retailer providing helpful products for independent living that Ms. Hallquist founded in 2000.
Qualifications: Ms. Hallquist brings to the Board leadership skills, and significant experience in the direct sales business model and the healthcare and nutritional supplement industry.
Director Since: 2015