Bill Lee – Chairman
"We accept and embrace our role in society, in the health and well-being of our Customers and in our responsibility to the planet. In concert with our employees, we are dedicated to our purpose as well as to business success."
Bill founded both Aloecorp, the world leader in Aloe as a natural raw material, and Unigen Pharmaceuticals, a research and discovery company which focuses upon plant extracts.
He is a member of the World Economic Forum and was selected as a founding member of New Asian Leaders. His membership is tribute to the economic achievements of the ECONET companies, and their commitment to the World Economic Forum goals of social responsibility and global sustainability. He also served as the Chairman of the Board for the IASC (International Aloe Science Council). In recognition of his devotion to the IASC, his name was dedicated to the industry Hall of Fame.
Bill is currently positioning the ECONET companies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Korea, China and Russia as a world-class wellness group. His purpose is to fulfill the mission and philosophy he developed of "bringing the best of nature to humankind" through ECONET's unique group of vertically integrated natural products companies.
Casey Harris, JD – Vice President and General Counsel
As general counsel for Univera, Casey is responsible for regulatory review and compliance, establishment of legal structures for new international markets and provides legal advisement on various corporate matters. Casey additionally serves as Secretary to the ECONET Board of Directors. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of intellectual property control and licensing, FDA compliance, as well as international product registration and labeling. Casey holds a JD from Lewis and Clark Law School and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association; Utah State Bar Association; United States Patent and Trademark Office and J. Reuben Clark Law Society. He is currently pursuing an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Byung Sohn – COO & Vice President
Byung has been with Univera and ECONET for 15 years. As COO & Vice President for Univera, he brings 20 years of experience to managing the finance, accounting, and facility management departments. He has been instrumental in the forward progress of ECONET and Univera, including playing a key role in the procurement of our Seattle global headquarters. He also managed the renovation of the building and the relocation of all ECONET companies. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado, Denver with a MBA and a Master of Science in Finance after achieving a Master of Science in Economics in Korea.
Terry Welsh – Director of Customer Care
Before joining Univera Terry worked 13 years in this industry. Her experience includes corporate leadership roles in customer care, events, and marketing. She values her close connection with the Associates. As a leader for Customer Care she works to encourage a Customer Care Team that emphasizes achieving Corporate goals.