Meet Your Team Leaders

Brandon Smith | Founder

Brandon Smith is the Founder of Formulife Inc. His intensity and vision has lead this company, and more importantly its employees, towards business and personal success. His growth-mindset and vibrant leadership has taken Formulife Inc. from start-up to over 80,000 feet of manufacturing with a multitude of capabilities including full laboratory services. Formulife Inc. has consecutively climbed the ranks of the INC5000 with Brandon as its hands-on CEO. To this day, he loves being involved in the formulation and marketing process and is looking at new opportunities relentlessly.

Scott Fuhrman | CEO

Scott has been an integral part of Formulife Inc. since day one. He began as the Vice President in 2009, became Chief Operations Officer in 2010 and CEO in 2021. From label verification to flavoring and everything in between, you can trust that Scott has participated in a hands-on way in the creation of your supplement. Thus, you can expect a high level of quality and sophistication when it comes to the products we manufacture.

Thomas Stevens | VP of Finance & Accounting

Thomas joined Formulife LLC in 2022 as the company looked to expand with the additional capitalization in 2021.  With experience ranging from hands on Controller in small to midsize private equity backed entities to CFO of a multi-national, Thomas brings a “been there done that” background.  Experienced in both discrete and process manufacturing along with mechanical/engineering services, distribution and high tech allows Formulife LLC to establish back-office operations to match the operational growth.

Kelly Crawford | Director of Accounts Management

Kelly has been with Formulife Inc. since 2016, and has a strong background in management. Kelly keeps things moving in the office. She oversees the sourcing of raw materials.

With over 20 years of experience in Customer Service, Management and the Sport Nutrition industry,  Kelly made the move to Contract Manufacturing back in 2016.    

Her career began with family-owned Smoothie Factory franchises in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, back when EAS was top dog on the supplement shelves.

In 1999, while finishing her degree, Kelly started working for Lone Star Distribution, a wholesaler for sports nutrition products.  Starting as a sales representative,  she worked her way up the ladder finishing her 17 year career as General Manager of their largest distribution center and Operations Manager for all warehouses.  

“Moving to the manufacturing side was a big change, but it feels like home.  I’m so proud to be a member of the Formulife family and do my part to ensure it succeeds.   It doesn’t matter what side of the industry you’re on, one thing remains the same and that’s making sure the customer gets the best service and product!”  

Married with 2 children,  Kelly keeps plenty busy as well cheering on her son in college football and her daughter in competitive swimming.  They’re her pride and joy!

Callie Ford | Director of Service Model

Tex Glisson | Director of Sales

Tex has a ten-gallon hat that holds twenty gallons. He is “The Most Interesting Director of Sales in the World.” This Texas native left to study Business Management & Entrepreneurship at Kennesaw State University in 2006 and eventually settled in Dallas, Georgia. He entered the health & wellness industry working in sales at a distribution company then transitioned into manufacturing. It only seemed fitting for the Lone Star state native, who lives in Dallas, Georgia and goes by Tex, to return to his roots with a company based out of Texas. Tex believes in earning respect the old-fashioned way, through hard work and ingenuity. Today, Tex serves as Director of Sales at Formulife where he oversees new customer acquisition and business development.

Judith Jaile | R&D Manager

Nick Dowling | Director of Quality

Hi, my name is Nick Dowling. I am the Director of Quality at Formulife. I have a passion for ensuring the products that are created in our facility meet and/or exceed regulation requirements. Most of my time is spent overseeing our Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Product Development and Laboratory teams. What I like most about my fast-moving job is that every day presents a new challenge which forces me to stay on top of my game in this ever-changing industry.  In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and cycling.

Jessica Mercer | Quality Control Manager

Jessica has 15 years of experience working in laboratories, as well as several years of project management experience.  She has a B.S. in Biology and a Master’s of Science in Public Health with a focus on global communicable disease research.  From Big Pharma to Formulife, Jessica loves everything science.  Today, she is the Quality Control Laboratory Manager, overseeing the analytical chemical and microbiology labs here at Formulife. She lives in the Dallas area with her two amazing children and husband.

Jake Boyan | Director of Supply Chain

Mayra Gonzalez | Office Manager

Mayra is another “OG” of Formulife Inc. She began as an assistant in the early days of the company and worked her way up to Office Manager in 2016. Mayra keeps the ship running efficiently.

Carol Black | AR/AP Assistant

Jacob Schwan | Compounding Manager

David Wirey | Operations & Warehouse Manager

Matt Hebert | Plant Manager