The Board of Directors

 

Chairman/CEO                                Phone D. 561-347-1200.  E-mail: amos@obesitystops.org. Click below for more details

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 Dr. J. Gabriella Juris

 Dr. J. Gabriella Juris

Senior V.P. of Lifestyle Medicine and Chief of Education. E-mail: drgabriellajuris@yahoo.com, Phone D. 310-926-8434.

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Mr. Kelvin George

Mr. Kelvin George

President of Operations           Phone 561-507-3647.  E-mail: kelvin@obesitystops.org, Click below for more details

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Advisory Board

 

Ako Kitissou

Ako is the founder of One Circle Gardens and One Living Circle. Prior to founding such businesses, he worked for numerous startup companies in the fields of photoelectric device manufacture, renewable energy, and organic food distribution where he occupied roles such as sales manager, market researcher, product developer, and business developer. In these capacities, he has succeeded in bringing competitive businesses in these to new and lucrative markets. Ako is passionate about healthy, holistic and connected living, where he has been a serial entrepreneur in self-directed education, sustainable organic food production, and renewable technologies. Ako is a certified applied permaculture and closed Loop aquaponics and hydroponic system designer.

 

Fred Pira, ProNex Inc

Fred Pira, ProNex Inc. Founder and Chief Executive Officer’s career spans 33 years and inclusive of successful sales, sales management, marketing, business development and channel management experience. Since 2001, his mission has been to drive the company's leadership in the Healthcare IT business consulting and managed services markets with innovative offerings, including My ProConnect, the web enabled EMR and tools for health professionals and their patients. In addition to My ProConnect, he is responsible for bringing new healthcare services to the marketplace.

The CORE is a web based obesity management and lifestyle modification system that enables all Healthcare Professionals to manage heath conditions of patients suffering from obesity and associated co morbidities. With a keen strategic focus and depth of understanding for the healthcare space, Fred solidifies ProNex as experts, leaders, and game-changers in the area of bariatric medicine, chronic disease management and lifestyle modification technologies. He holds a Master of Management degree from North Park University, Chicago, Illinois, and maintains certificates in Marketing of Services and Organizational Development.

 

Marques Miles

Marques Miles is an NAACP Image Award winner and Emmy nominated television producer, filmmaker, and graduate of Howard University. Marques has worked with major sports networks like ESPN, ABC, NBC, and NFL Network producing on live studio shows as well as short features, and documentaries. His sports documentary work includes“The History of the Black Quarterback” as well as the Emmy nominated special “Sharpe Focus: Journey to Canton”.  Marques has worked on documentary series such as “American Gangster”, “Make Room for Multiples”, and “UFC Countdown”. Currently Marques has been producing with the award winning documentary series “Unsung” for TV one Network. His episodes included stories on Ike Turner, Bobby Bland, KC and the Sunshine Band, and Fat Joe. Recently Marques produced “Soul Train Life of New Edition”, music special for BET Networks featuring legendary group New Edition. Independently Marques has been producing the documentary “Breaking Bones Breaking Barriers” which looks at diversity issues with barriers broken for the first black stunt men and women in Hollywood. Marques has partnered with the Children Obesity Foundation as a fiscal sponsor for his documentary feature film “Kingfish”. The film is a coming of age story about a young musical genius that has been anointed the savior, and future of the Blues.  Diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, and suffering from obesity, this 17 year old prodigy is carrying the weight physically, and emotionally of his responsibility to preserve the music, while providing for his family. Visit  www.themilesmediagroup.com for more details on Miles. Also, here is one of productions: Kingfish Documentary.


Some of our Strategic Partners

Strategic partners are individuals, corporation, nonprofit organizations, volunteers or government agencies that help the advancement of Children Obesity Foundation by donating funds or services that help promote the fight against obesity.