Mark Faulkner is the Founder and President of Vireo Systems, the manufacturer behind some of the most innovative and trusted nutraceuticals and health support brands on the market. Vireo is a Latin word for health and Mark is passionate about improving the lives of people and pets by delivering premium, healthy products through world-class research, innovation and manufacturing, Mark’s goal has been to revolutionize global health through innovation. He and his team’s work has been awarded more than 10 patents in the nutraceutical and biochemistry markets.
Most recently Mark spearheaded the creation of Vireo’s Promera Health products division with the launch of PROMERA HEALTH IMMUNE SUPPORT, the first and only daily supplement designed to support your immune system by powering T-Cell energy with CON-CRĒT® Patented Creatine HCl®, the most bioavailable form of Creatine on the market. Creatine is an ingredient that has now been clinically shown to play an essential role in maintaining immune system health by boosting T-Cells.
Mark’s background includes a wealth of expertise in the field of health, wellness and nutrition; and as a leading entrepreneur behind various businesses. After graduating college with a degree in physics, followed by a heavy emphasis on biochemistry and research, Mark began his career in the “business of science” at one of the largest publicly traded multinational diagnostics, pharma, and medical device businesses. And prior to starting Vireo Systems, he also co-founded a forensic toxicology and healthcare laboratory that provides science-driven drug testing, post-mortem, and consulting services. He has also acted as a consultant to Tennessee legislators and governor’s staff in writing components of legislation and rules to reform Worker’s Compensation, establish Drug Free Workplace laws, and even recently on government guidelines for safe, healthy return-to-work policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has guided Union talks and negotiations regarding forensic toxicology programs and dedicated his life to quality, innovative science. Mark resides in Nashville, TN where Vireo Systems and Promera Health are headquartered.