Dr. Alan S. Baumgarten is a family physician and nutritionist living and working in Asheville, North Carolina. For over 30 years, Dr. Baumgarten has promoted good nutrition to help patients live healthy and happy lives.
Alan likes to maintain his wellness with healthy eating and regular exercise. He is a 2nd degree Black Belt in Okinawan style karate, runs, bikes, hikes and lifts weights whenever his schedule allows. He is married to Judy and they have two children, Alexandra and Nate. Learn more about Dr. Baumgarten >
Mark Baumgarten, MBA | Chief Operating Officer
Mark has built and led successful businesses and business units in real estate development and telecommunications for over 25 years with core competencies in sales, marketing and project management. Mark has an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.
Mark enjoys regular exercise. He is an avid runner, having completed both a half and full marathon, and he recently took up cycling as another form of aerobic exercise. Additionally, Mark spends time weight training and dreams of augmenting this fitness lifestyle with yoga. Other interests are good food (healthy of course), an occasional spirit, traveling to new places, the arts of all kinds, and time with friends & family.
Kathy Holmes | General Manager
Before joining the H2PRO™ team, Kathy worked in publishing for over 20 years. As project manger, she helped to ensure that books were produced on time, within budget, with consistently high standards of quality, while fostering departmental teamwork and creative problem solving.
Kathy is an artist (graphics/ceramics/paper) and soccer mom (emeritus) who enjoys mountain hiking, swimming and yoga. She and her husband, Craig, love to travel especially to visit their daughters. Kathy has always valued health and wellness, and looks forward to providing outstanding service to H2PRO customers.
Adam Blumenthal | Director of Marketing
Adam has more than 20 years of experience managing large-scale marketing programs with many of the world’s best-known brands. For several years he was a strategy and production leader at preeminent advertising and PR agencies, including R/GA, Burson-Marsteller, and McKinney. In 2008 Adam started Curious Sense, a digital product development studio and marketing consultancy. His work has earned numerous awards for business effectiveness and creative excellence. Adam enjoys travel, biking, surfing, and time with family.
Megan Schneider | Social Media & Marketing
Megan has come to H2PRO™ with a science background. She holds an M.S. degree in Plant and Soil Science and Sustainable Agriculture from the University of Maine as well as a B.S. degree in Horticulture from North Carolina State University. Her past work has included horticultural research, university extension program development, free-lance writing and college-level biology instruction. Her interests in sustainable systems and healthy living led her to H2PRO™, where she now enjoys promoting a great product while reading all the journal articles she wants. She lives in Weaverville, NC with her husband, two kids and backyard garden.
Tara Estabrook | Sales Manager
Tara has been a Sales Manager for natural and organic supplements and personal care products since 1976. She recently joined the wonderful folks at H2PRO™ in order to assist in building the H2PRO™ probiotic brand under her own Brand Management company, Indigo Natural Marketing. Tara has a passion for the products she represents and is very pleased to be working with such high quality products for improving customer health, and with the exceptional staff at H2PRO™. Tara enjoys Nature and being outside in her garden in Idaho, and spending time cross country skiing, hiking and bicycling. She loves to cook (healthy foods) and reads a lot, and is always eager to spend time with her kids and grandkids in Northern California.