About Us

We are a team of hardworking entrepreneurs combining our backgrounds in digital marketing, technology, healthcare and finance to give consumers on demand access to better healthcare products and virtual care.





Management Team

Justin Schreiber

Chairman & CEO

Stefan Galluppi

Chief Technology Officer

Marc Benathen

Chief Financial Officer

Brad Roberts

Chief Operating Officer

Justin Schreiber

Chairman & CEO

As a co-founder of LifeMD, Justin Schreiber has played an essential role in the company’s formation, growth, and development. He has served as CEO and Chairman of the board of directors since 2018.

Justin is an experienced venture investor, and the founder and president of JLS Ventures. He co-founded and currently serves on the board of Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB:QUBT), a technology leader for quantum-ready applications and software tools. He previously worked for a global healthcare consulting firm where he gained experience in operations design and effectiveness, efficiency improvements, and supply chain optimization. He began his career at Gain Capital Group, focused on foreign currency trading.

Justin holds a B.S. in International Business from Elizabethtown College and a B.A. in International Management from the ICN École de Management in Nancy, France.

Stefan Galluppi

Chief Technology Officer

Stefan Galluppi brings to LifeMD more than a decade of experience in building technology platforms for direct-to-consumer marketing campaigns. He has served as LifeMD’s Chief Technology Officer since co-founding the company in 2016.

Stefan previously served as Chief Technology Officer of Runaway Products, a DRTV driven marketing firm with a core focus on building and optimizing systems to scale marketing campaigns for maximum efficiency and profitability. Stefan co-founded NT1, a digital marketing, web development, and design company that built, scaled, and managed a variety of DTC brands. He previously served as a commodities trader at CQR Capital and held Series 3, 63, and 55 licenses.

Marc Benathen

Chief Financial Officer

Marc Benathen brings to LifeMD more than 18 years of financial, strategy, direct-to-consumer, and operating leadership experience. He has served as LifeMD’s Chief Financial Officer since 2021.

Marc previously served as SVP and Chief Financial Officer for Blink Fitness, a national health and wellness brand, where he oversaw Finance, Accounting, Financial Operations, Procurement, Legal, and Member Services. Prior to this, Marc held several senior financial and operating positions with ANN, Inc, the then public company parent of Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey. Earlier in his career, Marc held finance and strategy positions of increasing responsibility across both publicly traded and high growth private equity owned companies.

Marc holds a BBA, Finance (Honors) from Baruch College.

Brad Roberts

Chief Operating Officer

Brad Roberts brings to Life MD more than 16 years of senior level executive experience founding and operating direct-to-consumer and fintech companies. He has served as LifeMD’s Chief Operating Officer since 2020.

Brad previously served as president at Circadian Funding, a business loan broker for small and medium sized businesses, where he drove the company’s growth to more than $100 million in total funding. Prior to Circadian Funding, he served as COO at Utility Partners of America, a leading provider of project and operational management services for U.S. utilities. After joining the company, he played an instrumental role in laying the foundation and strategy for future growth, including the build-out of a comprehensive call center and forming key industry partnerships.

Brad holds a B.S. in Finance from Stockton University and an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Nick Alvarez

Chief Acquisition Officer

Bryant Hussey

Chief Digital Officer

Dr. Anthony Puopolo

Chief Medical Officer

Corey Deutsch

Chief Business Officer

Nicholas Alvarez

Chief Acquisition Officer

Nick Alvarez is an accomplished executive in the digital marketing space, responsible for overseeing LifeMD's customer acquisition efforts, including its advertising strategy and media buying. He has served as LifeMD’s Chief Acquisition Officer since 2018.

Nick previously served as the head media buyer at Cheviot Capital and as a digital marketing specialist at Internet Brands, where he was responsible for brands including Lawyers.com and Carsdirect.com with more than $100 million in paid media budgets. He is a certified Facebook and Google marketing professional.

Nick holds a B.A. in Entrepreneurship from Loyola Marymount University.

Bryant Hussey

Chief Digital Officer

Bryant Hussey brings to LifeMD more than 20 years of executive experience at direct-to-consumer and eCommerce companies and has served as LifeMD’s Chief Digital Officer since 2021.

Bryant previously served as Chief Digital Officer at Advanced Vita Supplements (AVS), a direct response nutraceutical company and an official global licensee of Playboy Enterprise’s sexual wellness supplements. Prior to AVS, Bryant was vice president of Atlantic Coast Brands, an ‘Inc. 500’ omni-channel international beauty company where he led the company’s digital marketing campaigns for its women’s hair regrowth systems.

Bryant received a B.A. in Economics at Saint Peter’s University and completed professional studies programs in Integrated Marketing at New York University. He is a certified Google Advertising Professional and regularly speaks at lead-generation and performance marketing events, including LeadsCon and Affiliate Summit.

Dr. Anthony Puopolo

Chief Medical Officer

Anthony Puopolo, MD brings to LifeMD more than 20 years of executive and professional healthcare experience, including serving in senior leadership positions at several medical institutions and organizations. He has served as LifeMD’s Chief Medical Officer since 2021.

Dr. Anthony most recently served as the regional medical director for SwiftMD, which provides personalized telemedicine services to individuals, groups, and employers. Dr. Puopolo founded Integrative Wellness Medical Group where he specialized in wellness coaching, pharmacological management, and psychotherapy. He previously served as a physician at Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Group. Dr. Anthony earlier served in several positions at 121 General Hospital in South Korea, including chief of inpatient psychiatric ward, medical director of its alcohol treatment center, and family practice staff physician. As an Army Major, he served as the chief psychiatrist and officer-in-charge at the U.S. Army’s Camp Casey Troop Medical Clinic in South Korea, which provided mental health services to the 2nd Infantry Division.

Dr. Anthony earned his B.A. in Biology from Tufts University, M.A. in Biology from Boston University, and Doctor of Medicine from the Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Tripler Army Medical Center. Dr. Puopolo completed an intensive wellness fellowship at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Puopolo is a member of the American Board of Family Medicine and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA).

Corey Deutsch

Chief Business Officer

Corey Deutsch is an experienced capital markets leader with an extensive experience in deal sourcing, including managing key external relationships with institutions and management teams.

Prior to joining LifeMD, he founded and served as CIO of Paradigm Opportunities, a privately held investment firm focused on evaluating public companies in the Healthcare sector. At Paradigm Opportunities, he sought investment opportunities in companies that were fundamentally undervalued and used a top-down approach to identify investment themes with attractive industry tailwinds.

Corey specializes in marketplace interactions and risk and performance analysis for healthcare companies. He has held multiple leadership roles at private equity investment firms and investment banks, and focused exclusively on creating long-term value for market leaders in the healthcare sector.

Corey received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Eric Yecies

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Alexander Mironov

President

Mark Josephs

Deputy General Counsel

Sean Fitzpatrick

President of PDFSimpli Subsidiary

Eric Yecies

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Eric Yecies is an accomplished trial and transactional attorney with more than 16 years of experience practicing law in the life sciences space. He has served as LifeMD’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer since 2020.

Eric was previously a partner at Holland & Knight, a top ranked national law firm where he served as a member of the firm's Intellectual Property group and grew its New York IP Group from inception. Eric specializes in patent, trade secret, trademark, false advertising, anti-competitive, counterfeiting, and regulatory cases across a broad range of technical disciplines. Prior to Holland & Knight, Eric was a senior patent litigation associate at Goodwin Procter, where he was responsible for running day-to-day strategy and management of billion-dollar IP cases, as well as negotiating settlement and licensing agreements on behalf of life science companies.

Eric received his Doctor of Law, specializing in intellectual property, from the New York University School of Law. He received his B.A. and M.A. in biology, molecular concentration, from the University of Pennsylvania. He regularly speaks and publishes about intellectual property law.

Mark Josephs

Deputy General Counsel

After working for a large Washington, DC law firm, Mark Josephs spent ten years at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Branch in Washington, where he worked closely with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in bringing criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement actions involving health care and consumer fraud and statutory violations. While at Consumer Litigation, Mr. Josephs investigated and prosecuted large corporations, including GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, as well as smaller entities and individuals, and he brought civil enforcement actions in Federal courts throughout the nation. Mr. Josephs received numerous awards for his work, including the highest Department of Justice honor and outstanding performance awards from FDA and FTC. He left the Consumer Protection Branch as Assistant Director to relocate to the Boston area for personal reasons.

Mr. Josephs has been in private practice in Boston since leaving the Government, performing advertising, marketing, and health care regulatory compliance, criminal defense, and civil litigation. He also has taught at Boston University School of Law and in National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) programs, after previously serving as an instructor at the Justice Department’s National Advocacy Center and the George Washington University National Law Center while serving in the Government. Mr. Josephs graduated from the University of Michigan and the Northwestern University School of Law.

Alexander Mironov

President

Alexander Mironov brings to LifeMD more than 20 years of leadership in corporate and business development, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and operations experience. Having led transactions in the pharmaceutical space totaling over $5 billion in value including M&A, licensing, and equity and debt financings. He has served as LifeMD’s President since 2021.

Alexander previously served as Chief Business Officer for Covis Pharma, a global pharmaceutical company, where he oversaw strategy, business development, M&A, licensing, and Life Cycle Management. At Covis, Mr. Mironov’s contributions directly led to revenues increasing over 10x during his tenure. Earlier, Alexander held similar positions with increased responsibility with public and private equity funded growth oriented companies such as Alvogen, EKR Therapeutics, Esprit Pharma and Valera Pharmaceuticals. Alexander began his career with Pfizer. Alexander holds a BS in Biochemistry from Rutgers University.

Sean Fitzpatrick

President of PDFSimpli Subsidiary

Sean Fitzpatrick serves as the president of LifeMD's subsidiary, PDFSimpli, which provides online solutions for editing, converting, annotating, signing or maintaining PDF documents.

Sean is an expert in direct response marketing, specializing in the legal, lifestyle and software as a service (SAAS) verticals. He previously served as head of customer acquisition at BOLD, an online provider of employment services for jobseekers and recruiters, where he formed a newly integrated department that tripled the company’s net revenue in four years. He led a 20-person customer acquisition team that included SEM, SEO, affiliate marketing, social marketing and content marketing specialists involved in the B2C and B2B markets.

Varun Pathak

Chief Software Engineer & Co-Founder of PDF Simpli

Varun Pathak

Chief Software Engineer & Co-Founder of PDF Simpli

Varun Pathak brings to LifeMD more than 20 years of software development experience, having held leadership roles related to software tasks including developing frameworks for unit testing, designing dashboards, gathering and analyzing use-case scenarios, website development, information paths, and more. Varun has been responsible for the design and implementation of event-driven and microservice style architectures and is a self-described “obsessed” technical leader with a passion for growing cross-functional teams and delivering strengthened business capabilities.

Varun graduated from the Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering.

Board Members

Justin Schreiber

Chairman

Stefan Galluppi

Director

John Strawn

Director

Joseph V. DiTrolio, MD

Director

Justin Schreiber

Chairman

As a co-founder of LifeMD, Justin Schreiber has played an essential role in the company’s formation, growth, and development. He has served as CEO and Chairman of the board of directors since 2018.

Justin is an experienced venture investor, and the founder and president of JLS Ventures. He co-founded and currently serves on the board of Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB:QUBT), a technology leader for quantum-ready applications and software tools. He previously worked for a global healthcare consulting firm where he gained experience in operations design and effectiveness, efficiency improvements, and supply chain optimization. He began his career at Gain Capital Group, focused on foreign currency trading.

Justin holds a B.S. in International Business from Elizabethtown College and a B.A. in International Management from the ICN École de Management in Nancy, France.

Stefan Galluppi

Director

Stefan Galluppi brings to LifeMD more than a decade of experience in building technology platforms for direct-to-consumer marketing campaigns. He has served as LifeMD’s Chief Technology Officer since co-founding the company in 2016.

Stefan previously served as Chief Technology Officer of Runaway Products, a DRTV driven marketing firm with a core focus on building and optimizing systems to scale marketing campaigns for maximum efficiency and profitability. Stefan co-founded NT1, a digital marketing, web development, and design company that built, scaled, and managed a variety of DTC brands. He previously served as a commodities trader at CQR Capital and held Series 3, 63, and 55 licenses.

John Strawn

Director

John Strawn brings to the LifeMD board more than 25 years of legal experience, including extensive knowledge and understanding of the company’s intellectual property portfolio. He has successfully represented his practice for over 10 years, focusing on commercial litigation and disputes over the IP ownership and patent licensing. John is a founding partner of Strawn Pickens and was the co-managing partner of Cruse Scott Henderson & Allen, both based in Houston, Texas. John received his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas Law School and his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.

Joseph V. DiTrolio, MD

Director

Dr. Joseph DiTrilio is a recognized inventor, researcher, lecturer and clinical professor of urology at UMDNJ. He is a clinical professor of surgery in the Urology division at New Jersey Medical School and the holder of several surgical-related patents. He also serves on the board of Stone Center of New Jersey. Dr. DiTrilio earlier served as the medical director of Unitron Medical Communications and chairman of the urology department at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He received undergraduate degrees from the University of Richmond and Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, and his doctorate from New Jersey Medical School.

Happy Walters

Director

Bertrand Velge

Director

Roberto Simon

Director

Dr. Connie Mariano

Director

Happy Walters

Director

Happy Walters co-founded and serves as CEO of Catalyst Sports & Media. He earlier co-founded and served as co-president and CEO of Relativity Sports. At Relativity Sports, he led acquisitions and aggressive recruiting, growing the company into the second largest sports agency in the world. He has represented star athletes including Larry Fitzgerald, Leonard Williams and Dez Bryant. He oversaw key areas of the company’s day-to-day operations in business segments, including music, fashion, and digital technology.

Happy has produced more than 20 films and television productions, such as “We’re the Millers,” “One in a Billion,” and the Grammy-nominated, “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.” He has also supervised and created soundtracks for more than 80 films, including the blockbusters “The Fighter,” “The Big Lebowski,” “American Pie,” and “Blade II.”

Bertrand Velge

Director

Bertrand Velge has more than 25 years’ experience in multi-disciplinary, early-stage venture investing in the mining, technology, and healthcare sectors. He has served as a director of several family-owned companies involved in the wine, logistics, industrial, and financial industries in Belgium, France and the UK. Bertrand is also a managing director and co-founder of a family office that trades IPOs, equities, and forex securities.

Bertrand’s undergraduate business and managerial economics studies were completed at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium's largest French-speaking university.

Roberto Simon

Director

A seasoned, global executive, Roberto Simon has held several senior leadership roles over the last 19 years, where he has managed the organic and acquisitive growth for large, international firms operating across the Americas, Europe and Africa. He currently serves as CFO of WEX (NYSE:WEX), a $6+ billion fintech services provider. He previously served as CFO of Revlon (NYSE:REV), overseeing the global finance and IT operations of the top beauty brand as it grew to nearly $2 billion in annual sales. Prior to Revlon, Roberto served as CFO of The Colomer Group, a private equity-owned beauty care company with $600 million in annual revenue. He was responsible for Colomer's SAP, finance operations, integrations, acquisitions and divestments. He led the sale of Colomer to Revlon and the integration of its financial and IT operations post-merger.

Roberto holds bachelor's degrees in business administration and an MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona.

Dr. Connie Mariano

Director

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Connie Mariano has more than 30 years of executive leadership in healthcare. She has been a pioneer in breaking down barriers and shattering glass ceilings, including becoming the first Filipino American promoted to the rank of U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and the first military woman to be appointed White House Physician.She later became director of the White House Medical Unit and served for nine years at the White House as physician to three sitting presidents. After leaving the White House, Dr. Mariano became a consultant in the executive health program at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she provided holistic health evaluations for senior executives. She later founded the Center for Executive Medicine, a concierge medical practice that provides ‘presidential-quality’ care to CEOs and their families.

Dr. Mariano earned her bachelor’s degree with honors from Revelle College at the University of California, San Diego. She received her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, where she was commissioned as a U.S. Navy lieutenant upon graduation.

Advisory Board

Dr. Jack A. Gilbert

Scientific Advisor

Steven D. Shapiro, M.D.

Co-Founder Shapiro MD

Dr. Michael Borenstein

Co-Founder of Shapiro MD

Dr. Lilliana Ramirez, MD

Leading Dermatologist

Dr. Jack A. Gilbert

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Gilbert is the faculty director of the Microbiome Center, professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Chicago, and senior scientist of the Marine Biological Laboratory.

He has dedicated his research to the microbial interaction between the human immune system and surrounding environment. His research has been featured in leading news outlets, including HBO, Vice, Ted Talks and PBS.

Dr. Gilbert participated in a video series discussing the microbiome, immune system, and the scientific rational behind beta glucan’s ability to support immune health. He was listed as one of the 50 most influential scientists by Business Insider and has also co-authored “Dirt is Good,” a popular science guide to the microbiome and children’s health.

Steven D. Shapiro, M.D.

Co-Founder Shapiro MD

Dr. Shapiro has more than 20 years of clinical experience in hair transplant procedures and other treatments for hair loss. He co-founded Shapiro MD, where he applied his years of experience treating hair loss to create an effective and easy-to-use hair product for reducing hair thinning.

Dr. Shapiro is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in multiple laser procedures, reconstructive skin cancer surgery and the latest in cosmetic and dermatological procedures.

He is an active member of the American Society of Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society of Dermatology, the Florida Society of Dermatology, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, International Society of Police Surgeons, and the Palm Beach County Medical Society.

Dr. Shapiro serves as chairman of the board for Healthcare Underwriters’ Group (HUG), a physician-owned medical malpractice company. He performs various clinical and FDA studies for related to skin conditions and repair, including photo rejuvenation and tissue tightening. He is an expert commentator for various television stations.

Dr. Shapiro received his degree in medicine from UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School. His internship in internal medicine was completed at Hahnemann University followed by a residency in dermatology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He currently is a volunteer associate professor in the department of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, and member of the residency advisory board, at the Miami School of Medicine.

Dr. Michael Borenstein

Co-Founder of Shapiro MD

A co-founder of Shapiro MD, Dr. Borenstein is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical and surgical dermatology, as well as the latest techniques in laser treatments and cosmetic dermatology.

He is an active member of several associations, including the American Medical Association, American Academy of Dermatology, Florida Society of Dermatology, Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, and the Palm Beach County Dermatology Society.

Dr. Borenstein joined Gardens Dermatology as a dermatologist after completing his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine.

He received his B.A. from Columbia University and medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He also completed his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at the University of Miami.

Dr. Lilliana Ramirez, MD

Leading Dermatologist

Dr. Ramirez specializes in dermatology in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and has more than five years of experience in the field of medicine. She is a practicing, board certified dermatologist with a distinguished track record in medicine and academics.

She is a member of the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Ramirez graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico where she also completed her residency. She has received several awards for her research and the practice of medicine.

Christopher Reed, Esq.

Legal & IP Advisor

Jordan Iversen

Technology Advisor

Dr. Jeff Toll

Advisor

Dr. Jeremy Fine

Advisor

Christopher Reed, Esq.

Legal & IP Advisor

Christopher is a veteran of the Silicon Valley, with 20 years’ experience at industry leading companies, including Borland Software, Intellisync, Nokia and Albeado. He currently serves as corporate counsel for Nonprofits Insurance Alliance, which provides liability and property insurance.

He has assisted these organizations in developing and implementing successful loss control and risk management programs. As a registered patent attorney with the USPTO, and he also serves as the intellectual property officer for the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Christopher became an early seed investor in LifeMD's PDFSimpli subsidiary, and continues to provide strategic consulting and guidance.

He earlier served as the CO and general counsel of Zenti, which develops natural language processing software. He was responsible for all operations and legal activities at Zenti, including contracts, licensing, intellectual property, employment, equipment, immigration, and private funding rounds.

Christopher began his career as an investigator for the United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering at San Jose State University and received his Doctor of Law from the Monterey College of Law.

Jordan Iversen

Technology Advisor

Jordan is a serial entrepreneur with over 17 years of experience in the technology sector spanning sales, business development, and marketing. He is also a talented developer and graphic designer, and successful in making technology more interactive and user-friendly.

He currently serves as the CEO of Iversen Design, a professional website design agency, where he is responsible for customizing business’ website integrated with a full content management system.

Jordan co-founded PDFSimpli and is co-owner of the Vino Cruz Wine Bar & Restaurant in Santa Cruz, California. He received his B.A. degree in ___ from the University of Alaska.

Dr. Jeff Toll

Advisor

As an industry thought-leader on holistic health and preventative care, Dr. Toll has joined the board to help guide the development and expand awareness of LifeMD's growing portfolio of telemedicine brands, including Rex MD, Shapiro MD and SOS Rx.

He has an extensive record of medical experience, research and accomplishment. Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Toll completed his medical training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, which ranks among the top 10 hospitals in the country.

Dr. Toll’s Los Angeles-based private practice is focused on delivering integrated preventive care. His holistic approach provides highly personalized care that caters to each patient’s whole health, including mind, body and soul.

Dr. Toll is also a volunteer faculty member at Cedars-Sinai Internal Medicine Residency, teaching interns, residents and UCLA medical students. His medical research has been published in the areas of medical genetics, cancer and addiction.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and medical doctorate from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. A popular influencer on social media, Dr. Toll has more than 38,000 followers on his Instagram.

Dr. Jeremy Fine

Advisor

Dr. Fine has more than 15 years of award-winning medical experience, innovation and accomplishment. Los Angeles Magazine named Dr. Fine one of LA’s Best Physicians for his exemplary skills and innovative approach to medicine. He has also been named one of California’s Favorite Physicians by Patients’ Choice and Most Compassionate Doctor by Consumer Research. He has been ranked as a Top 10 Doctor by Vitals and among Top Doctors by Castle Connolly for delivering the best in American medicine.

Dr. Fine has practiced medicine and lectured in cities across the globe, including Oslo, Sydney, Nagasaki, and Tel Aviv. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Fine completed his medical training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, which is ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the country. The hospital appointed Dr. Fine as its Chief Resident to teach physicians and medical students the art of medicine.

Dr. Fine has been a clinical instructor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Keck School of Medicine of USC, and served on the bioethics committee and the medical informatics committee at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from UCLA and Yeshiva University, and medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv.