Intention Over Habit, Attitude Over Age, Presence Over Everything For Lori Bush, stepping into retirement from a decades-long career in beauty and direct sales wasn’t easy. There was so much to miss—the real human connections with direct sellers and an industry she loved. Nevertheless, the former CEO of Rodan + Fields ventured beyond active management…

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Solvasa LLC announced it has entered into an exclusive license with Fastify, LLC to market and distribute Fastify functional food products. Fastify, created by Solvasa Co-founder and beauty industry veteran Lori Bush, was originally inspired by the popular trend of intermittent fasting. Fastify smoothies are plant-based, shelf-stable, preservative-free and are designed to deliver against a…

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Solvasa, an integrative beauty brand, will launch The Beauty Construct Speaker Series on Wednesday, December 16 to offer insights and practical advice from beauty industry experts. These monthly episodes will be free for viewers and will feature a conversational interview format covering today’s timely and relevant self-care issues. Many of these discussions will be led…

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Solvasa announced it is expanding its executive team with the hiring of Dr. Christopher Caires and Susan Vandegrift. Dr. Caires brings more than 12 years in the home and personal care industries and will serve as company President. In this new role, Dr. Caires will manage the product portfolio strategy and develop and oversee the…

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Truman Hunt has joined the founding board of directors of new integrative beauty company Solvasa as chairman. Solvasa was founded by health and beauty industry veteran Lori Bush and leading Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ritu Chopra. Prior to joining Solvasa, Hunt was the CEO and board member of Nu Skin Enterprises, leading the company…

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Ruby Ribbon, Inc. has announced Clint McKinlay as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective January 6, 2020. A globally respected veteran in the direct sales channel, McKinlay has effectively driven revenue growth and international expansion for several leading beauty and wellness brands and has had P&L responsibility for businesses in Asia, Europe and South America, as well as domestically. Under…

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Laurie Ann Goldman

New Avon LLC announced it has appointed Laurie Ann Goldman as chief executive officer, effective January 14, 2019. Goldman succeeds Scott White, who joined Avon in 2016 to lead its separation from Avon Products, Inc. and the operational transformation of Avon’s business in North America. Goldman, who joined Avon’s Board of Managers in August 2018, is a marketing and branding executive with more than 30 years…

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New York City-based New Avon LLC recently announced that Lori Bush has been appointed chairwoman of the company’s Board of Managers, effective immediately. She succeeds Jack Stahl, who has served as chairman since June 2016. “The Board of Managers and I look forward to working with Lori in this expanded capacity and are confident that…

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New York City-based New Avon has appointed Lori Bush to the company’s Board of Managers, effective immediately. Bush is experienced in both the worlds of direct selling and consumer beauty products. From October 2007 through January 2016, she served as president and CEO of Rodan + Fields. During her tenure, the company re-launched under a…

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In 1995, Newsweek magazine published an article by astronomer Clifford Stoll in which he stated that the Internet was a passing fad, and that in two or three years hence people would find little value there (Clifford Stoll: The Internet? Bah! Newsweek, February 27, 1995). Acknowledging his incredibly inaccurate prediction 11 years later in a…

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