Management

Allergy Research Group, established in 1979, is an innovative leader in research and the formulation of nutritional supplements. The Company is recognized worldwide for the quality, purity, and efficacy of its targeted nutritional supplement line consisting of more than 300 products. Over 6,000 physicians and health care practitioners worldwide currently purchase Allergy Research Group's products and recommend these supplements to their patients.

Tim Gerke
President
Tim Gerke serves as President of Allergy Research Group and continues to be a noteworthy leader in the dietary supplement industry with over 25 years of experience in both the human and animal segments domestically and internationally. Tim has worked in senior/ executive roles with Deloitte, Bayer, DaVinci Labs, Tangerine Group in the UK, and helped reorganize and update several contract manufacturers for both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies and products. Moving forward with the team at Allergy Research Group, Tim continues his commitment to use his talents and expertise in bringing the next innovations in nutrition that will advance the cause of optimal health for a world in hunger for better solutions.
Sal Parsinejad
Chief Operating Officer
Sal Parsinejad joined Allergy Research Group in 2019, serving in several key roles before being named Chief Operating Officer in February 2021. He brings expertise in development and implementation of growth strategies and is an expert in multi-year road-mapping and end-to-end business processes. Mr. Parsinejad holds an MBA, Management and Operations and a Master’s degree in International Business and Entrepreneurship. With almost two decades of experience in global leadership and program management, he greatly contributed to the success of transitioning Allergy Research Group from its prior location in Alameda, CA to Salt Lake City, UT. His strategic thinking skills and ability to effectively manage, lead and supervise a multidisciplinary team, now help him to oversee day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the company.
Dan Mallar
VP of Sales
Dan Mallar, our VP of Sales, has been involved in the professional supplement space for nearly 30 years. He has a strong proven track record of growing businesses and has built strong relationships with key stakeholders in the healthcare practitioner market. At Allergy Research Group, he is responsible for expanding sales and visibility for Allergy Research Group products. In addition, Dan represents Allergy Research Group at healthcare practitioner meetings, exhibitions and events. Prior to joining ARG, Dan was at ProThera, Inc., a leading healthcare practitioner company, where he was instrumental in exponentially growing sales during his 11-year tenure there. Before being at ProThera Inc., Dan spent considerable time at Douglas Laboratories, one of the top five companies in the healthcare practitioner.
Clinton Abbott
VP of Operations
Clinton Abbott joined Allergy Research Group in 1996 and was named Vice President of Operations in February 2021. Mr. Abbott has been instrumental in the successful management of our operations and supply chain. He has played key roles in coordinating three facility relocations as we have grown over the years. Mr. Abbott attended California State University, Sacramento earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Dr. Todd Born
Director of Product Development
Dr. Born is a naturopathic physician, certified nutrition specialist (CNS), the Director of Product Development, Scientific Advisor for Allergy Research Group, and is Editor-in-Chief for the Focus Newsletter. Dr. Born has been with Allergy Research Group in various roles since 2007. He is also a medical wellness advisor for the International Medical Wellness Association. He graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA in 2010 and completed his residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health, its thirteen teaching clinics, with rotations at Evergreen and Harborview Medical Centers’ Emergency Medicine Departments, and Virginia Mason Hospital’s department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spine Clinic. His clinical focus is utilizing integrative medicine to treat families of all ages who have complex chronic diseases, with a strong interest in difficult and refractory cases of any condition and age.
Tuyen Luong
Director of Quality Control
Tuyen Luong has been with Allergy Research Group since April 2010 and has served in various Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Regulatory function roles. Most recently in September 2017, Mr. Luong became Director of Quality Control / Quality Assurance. In this role, Mr. Luong is responsible for global quality strategy and he assists in global regulatory compliance in manufacturing, packaging, laboratory and distribution practices. As an established leader in Pharmaceutical/Nutraceutical quality and compliance, he has extensive experience in building comprehensive internal and external programs and streamlining key business processes for quality assurance. Prior to joining Allergy Research Group, Mr. Luong has served as quality function leader in various Nutraceuticals as well as Pharmaceutical companies and has been involved in the successful commercialization of new products. He received a B.S. in Health Science from California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA. He currently holds a State of California Board of Pharmacy Designated Representative Wholesaler License# EXC 18771.
Corona Cox
Controller
Corona Cox joined Allergy Research Group LLC in February 2020. She is a licensed CPA in the state of Utah with 8 years of accounting experience, including 3 years of public accounting experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Ms. Cox was instrumental in transitioning our accounting functions from Alameda, CA to the company’s new headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT.