Our Team Lisa Pitel-Killah FOUNDER, BCHHP, FDN-P, HTMA-P READ BIO × LISALisa is Vykon’s Founder, a Hair Mineral Analysis Expert, Functional Diagnostic Practitioner and multi-time Kettlebell Sport World Champion. Lisa is a health, wellness and fitness advocate. She has poured all of her years of study into the Vykon Performance and Custom lines to bring revolutionary products to the masses for maximum health and performance. Alysen Clark LAB HEAD, BSc., MSc. READ BIO × ALYSENAlysen is the Head of the Ottawa Lab. She graduated top of her class, with honours, with a degree in Biological Sciences. Alysen went on to complete a Masters in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, with a Dean’s award in 2012. Prior to running the Ottawa facility, she worked as a senior research technician in a top research lab in Ottawa, studying the metabolism of stem cells. Dr. Delphie Dugal-Tessier RESEARCHER, BA, PhD READ BIO × DELPHIEDr. Delphie, PhD is the Head of Research at the Ottawa Lab. In 2008, she started working as a research assistant at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR). Most recently, Delphie completed her PhD in Neuroscience in the field of Neurogenesis and Mechanisms of Cellular Regeneration. Katie Engel Practitioner, HTMA-P, RHN READ BIO × KATIEKatie is currently studying holistic nutrition after years of being fascinated with how diet can have a huge impact on energy, mood, and performance. As an athlete and mom of three boys, feeling like you can take on anything life throws at you is a must. She believes that no two individuals are alike and therefore nutrition health is something that is individualized. Katie is also a Yoga teacher and enjoys teaching in her spare time. Tina Ketler PRACTITIONER, HTMA-E, FTNP READ BIO × TINATina is a Vykon Coach, an HTMA Practitioner and a Certified Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. She was originally drawn to “Food as Medicine” because of her own health problems; severe gut issues, infertility, hypothyroidism, and countless chronic symptoms. Tina had such incredible results it sparked her passion to help others. She is on a mission to educate clients to understand their bio-individuality, and how to best take care of their body through nutrition and lifestyle. Kim Heintz pRACTITIONER, HTMA-E, FTNP READ BIO × KIMKim is a Vykon Coach, HTMA Practitioner and Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner. Kim has always been passionate about the health and wellness space and has applied her own education to optimize her performance as an endurance mountain bike athlete. Kim’s passions in the functional medicine space are focused on helping other athletes improve their performance in their sport and in women’s health. Libby McCalden Director of Operations READ BIO × LIBBYLibby is the Head of IT at Vykon. She runs a successful business based on website design, integration, automation, and e-commerce. Libby takes care of updating security, and our websites and she is the first line of defense if something IT-related is not functioning correctly. She is an integral part of the Vykon team. Tayler Wright Executive Assistant, RHN READ BIO × TAYLERTayler’s passion for health and wellness sparked when she was first introduced to yoga and weightlifting. She experienced first hand the positive effects exercise plays on physical and emotional well-being. After studying Fitness and Health Promotion in college, Tayler furthered her education in Holistic Nutrition. She found her love for cooking nourishing food and living a holistic lifestyle to support and reclaim optimal health. Taya MORRIS Sales MANAGER, RHN READ BIO × TayaTaya spent 24 years working in the world of prestige beauty but when she realized that good quality topical products were only part of the solution, she decided to become a Certified Holistic Nutritionist. Taya is passionate about quality ingredients and sustainability. She believes that beauty comes from within but so does health. With so many people in her close family touched by cancer and auto-immune disease she is determined to help more people realize that our daily choices are our best chance at a long and healthy life. Cher THORSEN RESEARCHER, CNP READ BIO × CHERCher is a Nutritionist who approaches food and lifestyle with a holistic mindset, that everything is interconnected, from the way we grow our food and raise our animals, to the mind/body/spirit. After becoming a Mom, Cher found herself very depleted, with blood sugar issues and knew she needed to replenish herself to care for others, now she helps women in burn-out regain their energy and spark, and looks forward to using HTMA in her practice to help clients on a deeper level. Sarah McCalden Customer Service & Communications READ BIO × SARAHSarah is completing her first year at Trent Unviersity in a joint Forensic Science Chemistry degree. Sarah’s drive and commitment to customer satisfaction, as well as her passion for health, make her an integral part of the Vykon Team.