Our Management Team
Dr. Emmanuel O. Asare, MD
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Asare is a successful private medical practitioner and a businessman who operates his cosmetic surgery practice in New York. He attended medical school at Vinnitsa Medical Institute in Ukraine, completed his internship in General Surgery at Columbia University and finished his residency in Internal Medicine at Brooklyn’s Brookdale University Hospital. From there, he spent years in private medical practice and management. Dr. Asare co-founded Pegasus Medical Group, a large multi-specialty group practice in Queens, New York.
After several years of practicing medicine, Dr. Asare discovered his passion for cosmetic surgery. After receiving training in Cosmetic Surgery by some of the best Cosmetic Surgeons in the US, he founded the Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York, with offices located in Long Island and Manhattan (New York City).
Today, Dr. Asare is highly acclaimed as one of the world’s leading specialists in both gynecomastia surgery and body sculpting using the SmartLipo laser under local anesthesia. Highly skilled, he has perfected the art of laser-assisted body sculpting using SmartLipo and teaches advanced techniques using his unique methods under local anesthesia to some of the best cosmetic surgeons in the country.
Dr. Asare is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery.
When Dr. Asare learned about the powerful health benefits of the MiraBurst berry, he knew that he had to bring them from Ghana to the United States and has been preparing this venture for several years. He is committed to building a successful business while delivering a quality above industry standards and making the world a healthier place. His business experience, strategic planning and execution make him well suited to lead the company.
Alex Woo, PhD.
Chief Innovation Officer
After earning a PhD in Food Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, Alex had held various R&D leadership positions in companies including Pepsi, Starbucks, Cargill and Wrigley in the past 30 years. He led technical teams to achieve business results. Alex now runs W2O, a boutique food technology firm. He specializes in developing new products with expertise in what he calls “taste and smell technologies”.
Manager, Digital Marketing
Kerri Barrett is a creative marketing and strategy expert who has applied her skills in both business and educational settings. Her first work in the field was at the University of Minnesota where she assisted the Vice President for Research in establishing a technology incubator to bring the University’s research to market. During her MBA studies at the University, she studied in both Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary while participating in a mentorship program led by 3M. After graduating with her MBA in 2010, she has focused exclusively on digital marketing. Her experience has helped companies of all sizes in a range of industries, from Fortune 500 firms like eBay to small local businesses. Since content creation and consumption is at an all-time high, Kerri couldn’t be happier. Her work days are spent crafting persuasive copy, animation, videos, and graphics for reaching audiences, and as a film and art buff, her free time is spent enjoying the work of others. However, she will gladly discuss the finer points of great TV shows like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones with anyone, anywhere, anytime.