Management Team

Michael Chernyak

President

Michael Chernyak has been President of CK Ingredients since October of 2003, when he acquired the business from the company founder.  Prior to that, Mr. Chernyak oversaw the company’s business ...

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Colleen Madden

Director of Innovation

Colleen Madden is responsible for Product Development, Applications Development and Product Management at CK Ingredients.  She has a strong track record of success in these areas, including nine years at ...

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Jessica Lang

Managing Director - 7seeds

Jessica Lang is the Founder and Managing Director of 7seeds, the Organic Superfoods division of CK Ingredients. Her interest and passion is focused on finding the world’s most nutrient-dense ingredients ...

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Melanie Alexson

Director of Marketing

Melanie Alexson oversees the sales and marketing functions at CK Ingredients.  She joined the company in April of 2008 after a successful 10-year career in marketing, account and sales management.  Ms. ...

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Franco Lucchetta

Strategic Advisor

Franco Lucchetta holds over thirty-five years of corporate management experience in the consumer packaged goods and cosmetics fields.  Most recently, he was a member of the corporate executive team at Jamieson ...

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Brian Wagner

Strategic Advisor

Brian Wagner is the founder and CEO of NHP Consulting Inc., a Calgary-based regulatory consulting firm specializing in Health Canada registrations and compliance.  Mr. Wagner’s firm has served nearly 500 ...

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Fabio Brussolo, CA

Strategic Advisor

Fabio Brussolo is a founding partner of BGS Chartered Accountants, a successful Toronto area chartered accounting firm specializing in the areas of taxation consulting, financing, litigation support, corporate reorganizations, arbitration ...

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Mike Draper

Strategic Advisor

Mike Draper is a Toronto, Canada-based partner and executive coach at Growth Advisors, advising small and mid-sized business owners on how to achieve greater results in less time.  Prior to ...

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