The Executive Team
Ray C. Carter, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
With 17 years of experience in direct sales and marketing, Mr. Carter is known for his ability to create and implement successful systems and strategies in the consumer products marketplace. Respected throughout the Direct Sales Industry, he is considered a top executive in the field.
Mr. Carter joins StemTech to create the organization and strategies necessary to launch cutting edge nutraceutical technologies utilizing the power of direct sales distribution. He has extensive experience with both private and public companies, from start up to Fortune 500. Mr. Carter is well versed in all aspects of corporate management including product development, procurement, manufacturing, sales and marketing, corporate administration, information systems and finance.
Mr. Carter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Maine and a Master of Business Administration degree in Management from Southern New Hampshire University, graduating with honors.
MSc, Chief Science Officer
Mr. Drapeau is an author, research scientist and neurophysiologist with over thirteen years of research experience in the fields of natural foods and nutrition. He has lectured on nutrition to over 30,000 people since 1994, presenting profound health information and insights with clarity and humor.
Mr.Drapeau has been the Director of Research at Desert Lake Technologies since 2000, pursuing scientific research in collaboration with various universities and research centers on the health benefits of certain botanical raw materials. Based on research he produced, and information he researched from other various scientific teams, Mr. Drapeau and his collaborators recently proposed and published a breakthrough theory on adult stem cell physiology, and is the co-inventor of StemEnhance.
Mr. Drapeau received a bachelor’s degree in Neurophysiology from McGill University, Montreal, in 1987 and a master’s degree from the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery from the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, in 1991.
John W. Meyer
Vice President of Operations
John brings to StemTech over 27 years of experience with major direct selling companies marketing nutrition and personal care products. During his ten years with Shaklee Corporation, John was regional operations manager, responsible for warehouse, distribution and data processing networks. As Vice President of Logistics for MXM Essential Formulas, he assisted in the start-up phase where the company experienced major growth in its first year of operations. At Arbonne, also as VP of Logistics, he re-engineered logistics operations, planned a new state-of-the-art distribution facility, implemented new software systems and handled all transportation for a company experiencing massive growth.
John earned both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from the University of San Francisco.
Errol C. Lester
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Born and raised in South Africa, Errol has nearly twenty years’ successful experience in starting and managing network marketing enterprises. He has exceptional expertise as primary field leader interface, and has opened new countries for two major industry companies. While at AIM International as Executive Vice President, he oversaw all things related to distributor relations worldwide and traveled to conduct regional training events. While at Sportron International, he was the General Manager for the company’s South African operation.
Errol's reputation for excellence is well-established and his ability to communicate effectively with positive energy and integrity and to build rapport, has made him a favorite with field leaders. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, and has permanent resident status in the United States, where he lives with his wife, a university professor.
Brianne M. Rogers
Distributor Services Manager
Beginning as an Operations Manager for a major health and fitness chain, Brianne was promoted to District Service Manager, with responsibility for overseeing six health clubs in the Greater Los Angeles area. Her district was ranked first in the State of California among over 40 locations. She then “found her true calling” and became the Customer Service Manager for an LA-based direct selling company that marketed consumer health care products. In this position, she hired and trained all customer service representatives and handled distributor inquiries. Intrigued by the opportunity to participate in the start-up of a new, dynamic company, she relocated to Phoenix, where she assisted in the creation of a direct selling venture, selecting vendors and software systems while managing customer service and data entry.
Brianne brings to StemTech her solid experience in customer service in the direct sales industry, and a sincere interest in providing the kind of service that builds trust and confidence in the distributor base.