Our Team

At the heart of any products is its composition and formulation. Best Formulations understands the need for science-based products, so we stay on the cutting edge of nutrition, science, and regulatory concerns. We partner with the world's leading researchers, doctors, and botanical experts to analyze health trends and help our customers stay at the forefront of the markets. Our talented research and development team of formulators, chemists, and Ph.D.s possess over 100 years of combined experience in nutritional, biological, and pharmaceutical sciences and can assist you from raw material sourcing to creating products that meets or exceeds your targeted criteria. Our scientists source, analyze, and approve raw materials for use in the products. Our certification program builds trust and long-term relationships with suppliers to guarantee high quality raw materials. Our chemists complete comprehensive testing to verify the high quality raw materials used in each product.

Our Management Team is comprised of business leaders and industry professionals with decades of experience growing and leading successful companies. Our team ensures that we operate in line with the company’s core values to satisfy the needs of our Customers, Employees, and Business Partners.

Charlie Ung
Chairman and Founder
Charlie Ung
Charlie graduated from National Taiwan University majoring in Agricultural Chemistry. After doing graduate work at the University of Oregon, Charlie served as technical director in charge of research, product development, and quality control at Rich Life Vitamins. He later joined the Nature's Sunshine overseeing their technical department. In his 30 plus years in the health food industry, Charlie has developed literally hundreds of nutritional products and formulations generating millions in sales. His intimate knowledge of this business is an invaluable and priceless resource.
EUGENE Ung
CEO
EUGENE Ung
Eugene has been in the dietary supplement industry for over 20 years and has deep experience and knowledge in executive management, strategic operations, manufacturing, product development, marketing, and regulatory affairs. As CEO, Eugene oversees the overall strategic direction of the company focusing on customer relationships, product innovation, and employee development to grow Best Formulations into the industry’s leading contract manufacturer. Eugene graduated with a BA in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University and is a founding Board Member of the Nutrition Industry Association West.
JEFFREY GOH
President
JEFFREY GOH
Jeff has an impressive track record of building and leading high growth private and public companies that consistently exceed customer, employee and shareholder expectations by fostering a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative workplace culture. With a renowned understanding of consumer trends, influences, and global concepts gleaned from his three decades in consumer product development and marketing, Jeff understands how to build successful brands and seamless R&D across an impressive range of product categories in tightly regulated industries, fast growing sectors, and international markets. Jeff also has built successful businesses that focused on contract and private label manufacturing supplying some of the largest companies domestically and internationally. He has served in executive positions at Procter & Gamble and Frito-Lay (PepsiCo), has also worked in Private Equity and owned several companies.
Edward Shneyvas
SVP of R&D, Innovation and Business Development
Edward Shneyvas
Ed is a renowned expert in design, formulation, manufacturing and marketing of various dosage forms, including softgels, capsules, tablets, dry beverage mixes/powders, and gummies. Prior to Best Formulations, Ed built a long and successful carrier at Pharmavite, and worked for other contract manufacturer and ingredient suppliers. Throughout 25+ year career in dietary supplement industry, Ed has gained a deep understanding of science behind dietary supplements, knowledge of regulatory environment, expertise in manufacturing equipment & processes, and comprehensive understanding of marketing and consumer insights. As Sr. VP of R&D, Innovation and Business Development, Ed utilizes this broad knowledge base to drive product innovation, competitive differentiation, and creative product solutions for our customer’s individual needs.
Eric Wang
SVP Sales and Business Development
Eric Wang
Eric has over twenty years’ experience in business development, supply chain, and operations in the nutraceutical, CPG, food, and retail industries. He has an impressive track record of cultivating and mentoring strong teams in a rapid growth environment, while reducing cost and improving efficiency. As Senior Vice President, Eric oversees the Sales and Supply Chain Operations areas of the business to ensure successful growth of Best Formulations, along with our customer partners and supplier partners. Eric graduated with an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a BA in Industrial Engineering from UC Berkeley.
Vice President, Softgels
Donald R. Steele
Don has over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical, medical, and nutritional industries covering all aspects including product formulation, research and produc development, plant and machine design, manufacturing, and marketing. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Don graduated Cum Laude from Appalachian State University, with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and in Biology. Don's medical and pharmaceutical work experience has been with such nationally known companies as, Travenol Laboratories, E.R. Squibb Corporation, Britt Corporation, Edward Weck, and Lawrence Medical Systems. Don has been credited with a number of Softgel discoveries and advancements, including the development of the first OTC in a Softgel.
Matthew Cunningham
VP Finance
Matthew Cunningham
Matt joined our company as Vice President of Finance in April 2020 and leads the accounting, treasury, budgeting, and finance activities. Matt brings a vast background of experience in consumer products, digital media, e-commerce, events, OTT services, retail, and television. Before joining Best Formulations, Matt served as Vice President of Finance for Motor Trend’s successful joint venture with Discovery Inc. from 2006 to 2019. Matt started his career with Pacific Sunwear of California helping grow the company from 80 retail stores to over 1,200. Matt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Whittier College and is currently attending UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business MBA program.
Dan Hanigan
VP Manufacturing
Dan Hanigan
Dan has over 20 years’ experience in the nutraceutical industry including roles in Manufacturing, Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Research and Development. He is very skilled at using Lean and HPWS concepts to drive teams to achieve excellent results. Dan’s ability to handle complex projects, including two successful plant startups, makes him a valuable asset to the organization. As Vice President of Manufacturing, he is responsible for all manufacturing, packaging and logistics at Best Formulations. Dan attended the University of California, Irvine where he graduated with an MBA and a BS in Chemistry.
Kayla Pham
VP of Quality and Regulatory Affairs
Kayla Pham
Kayla has over 10 years of senior management experience in highly regulated and fast-paced Drug, Dietary Supplements, Food and Beverages companies. She is highly knowledgeable with Quality Compliance (FSMA, GFSI, and NSF schemes) as well as Regulatory Affairs. She is a strong quality leader with a wealth of experience in navigating various audits and FDA inspections. At Best Formulations, she is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of Quality, Product Safety, and Regulatory Affairs including Quality Systems, people development, and continuous improvements.
Barbara Stafford
VP People Experience
Barbara Stafford
Barbara is a human resource professional with 18+ years of experience building successful teams and developing organizational talent that improves employee engagement. Her unique, empathetic leadership style builds trust amongst employees, executives, and other corporate stakeholders. Barbara has served in HR advisory roles for other companies, and as the Chairperson for the Professionals in Human Resources (PIHRA), Riverside, leading and mentoring other H.R. professionals. In her current role, she rebranded the H.R. department to the People Experience Department to better accommodate the organization's mission, "Together we Grow." Barbara graduated from Capella University with a B.S. in Business, Human Resources Management.
Jeff Hensley
Director of Operations Unit Dose
Jeff Hensley
Jeff brings over 25 years of direct industry experience with a comprehensive scope of all areas of production managing including product development, formulation, GMP implementation, plant design, etc. Jeff's vast and extensive knowledge in various dosage forms including powders, liquids, creams, gels, tablets (chewable, film coated, sugar coated, enteric coated), capsules, triturations and more make him a valuable member of the Best Formulations team.

The partnership to which we commit with our clients extends beyond the laboratory. With our experience and intimate knowledge of the health industry, we can provide consultation to avoid costly mistakes and to ensure that all legal requirements for your products are met. Rest assured that Best Formulations is providing unparalleled service for all of your formulation and product development needs.