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our story.

In the beginning...

 

a nourished life begins when you find your purpose to seek.

From the founder

My interest in nutrition, health, and wellness was born out of a need to answer my own childhood inquiries on how life worked. After my mother nearly lost her life during a routine hospital procedure when I was 12, that event turned into an overwhelming curiosity about the fragility of health in life. That led me towards a career as a biotech scientist, where I was allowed to professionally geek out over data models to understand how our DNA, metabolism, and nutrition interacted to make our living bodies work the way they do.

But as a scientist, I felt so far upstream from directly helping others.

That's when I made the decision to carve a path in entrepreneurship to explore how I could do it differently. At first, I looked at everything through a scientific lens, but I realized a bigger impact could be made if I helped more health professionals help their own communities. With our team, we are committed to helping purpose-driven businesses share their message with the world,

So that it may guide others to discover their own path towards health and happiness.

 

 

About Monica Mo, Ph.D.

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Monica Mo is the founder and CEO of WellSeek, a brand and media consulting company on a mission to dispel myths and spread truth in the health and wellness world. She's the Curating Editor of the WellSeek Collective and a Council of Directors Member at True Health Initiative, a global coalition of world-renown health experts alongside David Katz, Sanjay Gupta, Dean Ornish, and Deepak Chopra.

Through emotionally-connective narratives and scientific insight, Monica helps individual business owners and organizations stand out in a crowded health and wellness space by crafting purpose-driven brands with a unique story to tell. Leveraging the problem-solving skills she acquired during her science and engineering training, she is passionate about dissecting and reshaping media's cultural influence on public health.

She began her career in biotechnology, specializing in genome-based metabolic engineering and data analytics, and was a member of the academic teams that pioneered the "Google map of human metabolism" that was featured in TIME, CNET and CNN. As a scientist at Intrexon (NYSE: XON), she led early-stage R&D initiatives focused on metabolic systems engineering, in vitro nutrient optimization, cancer therapeutic design, and biologics production. Monica holds her Ph.D. and M.S. in Bioengineering and B.S. in Bioengineering: Biotechnology from the top-ranking, nationally-recognized program at the University of California, San Diego.

Making her home in San Diego, she’s at her happiest when she’s surrounded by her husband and two kids, great company with coffee, and roasted veggies.

Our Team of Partners

 

 
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Haley Goodrich, RD, LDN is a Pittsburgh-based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and the owner of INSPIRD Nutrition.

She is fiercely passionate about helping others cultivate a joyful, peaceful relationship with their bodies and empowering dietitian entrepreneurs to achieve their professional goals. Haley specializes in Intuitive Eating, body image, and eating disorder recovery from a Health At Every Size perspective, and is currently pursuing her Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) Certification.

As a veteran creative team who has successfully built lifestyle brands in consumer retail, LR Creative brings expertise in branding & marketing, photo & video production, graphic design, and web design & development.  

They have built organic relationships and created top tier content with lifestyle and fashion influencers with 1M+ subscribers and followers, including Jenn Im of Clothes Encounters and Danielle Bernstein of We Wore What. 

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Wellevation HQ is a niche consulting group founded by former agency execs and brand managers in the health and wellness industry.

Wellevation HQ brings their expertise in influencer marketing, consumer trends, business development and strategic growth planning. They have managed several successful health and fitness influencer-owned operations and understand the unique challenges and opportunities faced by solo business owners.