Meet Our Team

Leadership is having a compelling vision, a comprehensive plan, relentless implementation, and a talented group of people working together.

Richard Ricketts

President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Richard is passionate about hemp and the therapeutic benefits it can provide. He is a big believer in CBD and its future potential for mankind. Richard finds great satisfaction in growing companies and achieving massive success against all odds. Having started several successful companies, he is a true entrepreneur at heart. Richard holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah.

Andrew Hardy

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Andrew's experience and leadership have been focused on developing and delivering technology-driven business services and solutions, providing outstanding client service, and driving profitable revenue growth. Andrew holds three Bachelor's degrees in International Economics, International Relations, and Middle East Studies from the University of Utah.

Dr. Tyler R. Call, MD

Chief Science Officer (CSO)

As Chief Science Officer Dr. Call advises Natures Ultra on the publications and science of CBD. Dr. Call’s resume includes medical school at Syracuse NY and residency training and fellowship at the University of Utah. He now holds the title of Assistant Professor and is currently the Director of Perioperative Services at a top cancer hospital. Dr. Call has experience advising companies, including Young Living and Natures Ultra, on studies and research that is relevant to their specific products. 

Steve Garner

VP of Marketing

Steve is an experienced marketing leader with over 10 years of sales and marketing experience in the health and wellness industry. Having studied English and creative writing at Utah Valley University, Steve has a passion for telling empowering stories and helping people achieve their health-based goals. Steve led the marketing team at Yoli for over five years to the success of over $100 million in annual revenue. 

Josh Smith

Director of Communications

Josh is responsible for developing communication strategies that help advance Nature's Ultra's efforts to establish themselves as leaders in the industry. These strategies include publications, partnerships with membership organizations, web marketing, social media, media outreach, and more. He earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communications with a Public Relations emphasis from Utah Valley University and has over 10 years of experience in marketing and communications. 

Fio De La Flor

Art Director

Fio is passionate about keeping the Nature's Ultra brand fresh and engaging. She studied graphic design at The Art Institute in Hollywood, CA and Salt Lake City, UT. Fio  comes to Nature's Ultra with a wealth of experience from other health and wellness based companies.

Erin Alicia

Customer Success Manager

Erin comes to Nature's Ultra with 23 years of experience in Customer Service, with over 15 years in leadership roles. She obtained a degree in Business Administration from the University of Utah, and she is extremely passionate about creating a positive customer experience.