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metabolic balance®, Inc.

One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1060
San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel.: (415) 248 - 7809
Fax: (415) 627 - 9169

The metabolic balance® program is a sophisticated nutrition system based on the client’s blood values and unique health profile. It was founded by Dr. Wolf Funfack and originated in 2002 in Isen nearby Munich/Germany. Today, metabolic balance® has become a global company which is present in more than 35 countries. More than half a million people practice the program worldwide. Metabolic Balance, Inc. was etablished in 2010 to bring the program to the U.S., and is headquartered in San Francisco. Our team's purpose is to bring long term optimized wellness, ideal weight and physical harmony to all our clients.

Franziska Wintergerst – CEO & Member of the Board

Franziska will be responsible for strategic direction and market development of metabolic balance Inc. In addition to her role as CEO of Metabolic Balance Inc., Franziska is  Head of international market development of  Metabolic Balance GmbH & Co KG in Germany as well as president of the French subsidiary of Metabolic Balance. She has studied and lived long years abroad and brings along extensive experience in international market development as well as intercultural competence.
This background allows her to adapt the metabolic balance program to local market needs while ensuring that best practice principles are transferred to the United States in order to make metabolic balance as successful, unique and valuable in the U.S. as it is in Europe already.

Birgit Funfack - Chairman of the Board

For more than 20 years Birgit Funfack has been active in the healthcare industry as a lecturer and natural healer. Her expertise includes Neuro Linguistic Programming, Psychokinesiology and Systemics. Since the day she started her academic career the topics of obesity and healthy nutrition have been of profound interest to her. She teamed up with Dr. Funfack and Mrs. Bürkle and founded the Metabolic Balance GmbH & Co. KG . Since 2002 she has led Metabolic Balance GmbH &Co. KG as its managing director.

Sylvia Egel – General Manager & Director Coaching and Education

Sylvia brings tremendous experience to her various roles at metabolic balance Inc, allowing her to effectively manage its day-to-day operations and to direct coaching and education in the USA. She devoted her entire professional career to  health and  wellness  –  as  academic  advisor  and coach  for  metabolic balance® as well as business owner and teacher. Her deep insight into the challenges people face when adjusting to a healthier lifestyle along with her masters in education sciences from the University of Mainz in Germany allow her to pragmatically tailor the metabolic balance® plan to maximize the results and the program's value.

Leonard Tuccelli - Director of Sales and Marketing

As Director of Sales and Marketing, he oversees and promotes objectives that increase the awareness and market-share of metabolic balance®. With two decades of experience leading sales and marketing initiatives, Leonard's core talents are focused on developing strategic partnerships to distribute effectively the metabolic balance® all-natural method of optimized health and wellness to the U.S. Market and beyond.