GINA MEEKER, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Rinuva MD Holdings, LLC, has been active in the aesthetics industry for a decade. Gina’s early experience was hands on as a plastic surgery patient care coordinator for a well-known practice in Newport Beach, California. After making the transition to the product side of the industry she has represented several cosmeceutical lines, both medical grade and medi-spa over the counter. Over the years Gina has developed a deep understanding of cosmeceutical luxury skincare , aesthetic medical devices as well as related consumable sell through, brand development and overall sales strategy. Gina has an extensive network of plastic surgery, dermatology and medi-spa contacts as well as established relationships with practice and sales leadership across the entire product line spectrum.
Gina is a native of Vancouver, Canada and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Communication from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
JIM PHILLIPS, CEO – RINUVA MD HOLDINGS
Jim has over 30 years business and finance experience. Jim has consulted with numerous entrepreneurs on their personal and business fortunes. Prior to launching his private consulting practice in 2002, he served as Executive Vice Prescient & the Chief Executive of Investment Advisory Services at myCFO, LLC, a $5.6 Billion asset management firm that was sold to Harris Band in 2001. myCFO provided a broad array of investment management, estate, tax and financial planning services to over 100 of the wealthiest families in America. Jim also severed as Senior Vice President and Manager of the Band of the American Private Bank Southern California Division. In 1989, Jim was instructional in the formation of the Private Bank at First Interstate Bank of California where he worked for over a decade.
Over the years Jim has developed particular expertise in SMB investment banking, wealth management, life sciences, filmed entertainment, crisis and bankruptcy consulting; his work in these areas has been recognized nationally and chronicled multiple times in the Wall Street Journal. Most recently, Jim served as Chairman of one of the largest plastic surgery businesses in the US, he spearheaded the capital formation activity of a major neuroscience company, provided strategic management consulting and/or acquired a dozen emerging skin care and medical device concerns. Jim also serves as a Life Science Consulting Associate and Subject Matter Expert at New York-based Lucas Group www.lucasgroupinc.com. Jim graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in both Economic and French. He also attended Columbia University Reid Hall Foreign Studies Program, Paris, France, and is a graduate of the Cannon Trust School. Jim was born in Kingston, Jamaica and traces his family roots to Beirut, Lebanon becoming a US Citizen in 1979. Jim has been active in various local and national charitable organizations and is a part recipient of the Orange County Volunteer of the Year Award. Jim currently serves on the board of California Youth and is an advisor to the New Center for Living, both organizations dedicated to substance abuse prevention among youth.
Dr. Malcolm Paul, Medical Director
Dr. Paul is a world renowned plastic surgeon and a key opinion leader in aesthetic medicine. He has over 40 years of experience. He regularly practices in Newport Beach California, as well as various international locations, including Dubi and Athens. Dr. Paul provides individualized aesthetic surgical care with an emphasis on safety and optimal results incorporating state of the art surgical techniques, medical devices and medical-grade skin care. Dr. Paul is a Clinical Professor of Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Irvine. Past-president and Chairman of the Board of Trustees: The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Past National Secretary for the U.S. / The International Society of Plastic Surgeons. Past-president: The California Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Christopher Kelly, Medical Director
Dr. Kelly completed an ACGME-accredited Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the Detroit Medical Center, and a fellowship at Michigan Cosmetic and Reconstructive Center in Southfield. He is currently a Diplomat of the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Kelly has published 21 research articles in medical journals and made over 50 presentations, including to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the European Association of Plastic Surgeons and the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. He was invited to speak at the North American Skull Base Society on Facial Nerve Paralysis an Rehabilitation as well as at a national symposium three years running on various subjects of facial rejuvenation. Dr. Kelly has preformed more than 10,000 cosmetic surgeries on the face, breast, and body, including over 1500 facelifts. He has also trained over 400 surgeons on various surgical techniques that he pioneered. He continues to be involved in local charity procedures ranging from scar revisions on battered women to Moebius Syndrome correction.
Dr. Mark Richard, Medical Director/Chief Science Officer
Dr. Richards graduated with honors from Yale University and completed his medical doctorate at University of Maryland Medical School with honors in Surgery, Psychology and Radiology. He completed a General Surgery Internship at University of Maryland Hospitals, a General Surgery Residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center and a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency at Boston University Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Dr. Richards is a past President of The Montgomery County Medical Society and is a recipient of numerous commendations and awards, including the 2017 National Expert Network Distinguished Doctor Award. Dr. Richards has lectured in the US and aboard on many topics, including anti-aging regimens, testosterone pellet therapy and specialized plastic surgery procedures. He has been featured in both print and television media as a subject matter expert on aesthetic medicine and wellness protocols. Dr. Richards is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on Bioidentical testosterone therapy, and he has taught hundreds of physicians about high efficacy insertion of testosterone pellets for men and women thru his Medinars training centers.
Lidia Frazier, RN BSN, Certified Injector
Lidia is a registered nurse and seasoned medical injector, she is compassionate and understanding of her clients needs and wants. She is trained and certified to be a top injector, offering top of the line services including; PRP therapy, Microneedling, hair loss rejuvenation, Botox and fillers with an extensive background. She has a keen eye to master perfection for your cosmetic needs.