Steve and Amy Palmer - Founders
Steve is the marketing mind of Thrive Life. His leadership and business savvy have turned this former Inc. 500 company manager into a successful entrepreneur. Under Steve’s wing, with his vision and passion for success, Thrive Life has grown from a simple idea into a rapidly expanding company. Amy has been extensively involved in the development of many excellent THRIVE recipes. She holds a Community Health degree from Utah State University and is also a Registered Nurse.
Jason and Lindsay Budge - Founders
Jason is the inventive heart of Thrive Life. From the time he and Steve created the first garage-built prototypes of the Thrive Life Food Rotation System to perfecting the extensive line of shelving and food storage we have today, Jason has proven his passion for innovation and problem solving. Lindsay’s passion for cooking has helped her develop several successful THRIVE recipes. She holds a Masters Degree from Utah State University.
Rich Fankhauser - Chief Financial Office
Rich brings over 20 years of business experience to Thrive Life. With an MBA and a CPA, Rich began his professional career in public accounting, working for one of the Big 5 firms and later for several service, media, and consumer products companies. Rich contributes a strong background in direct sales from his many years of management and leadership as CFO, Vice President, and President of several prominent direct sales companies, where he was instrumental in driving significant business growth.
Jason Norton - Executive Vice President
Jason has over 11 years of experience in the direct sales industry and has a true understanding of what it takes for a business to grow from ground-level into a successful, thriving corporation. As a former International Vice President at a large direct sales company, Jason traveled the globe and learned to make the direct sales model work successfully in many markets.
Jeremy Taeoalii - Chief Operating Officer
Jeremy began his career working in the call center of a large direct sales company. After several years and many promotions in the call center, warehouse, and distribution center Jeremy moved to the IT Department, where he eventually served as Vice President. Jeremy has extensive experience in operations which allows him to build the infrastructure for exponential growth at Thrive Life.