Dr. Jau-Fei Chen
From a young age, Dr. Jau-Fei Chen had an earnest desire to improve modern health. Her impressive academic journey began when she graduated with honors as class valedictorian at age fifteen – making her the youngest graduate her high school had seen. Continuing her education, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry at age nineteen from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Jau-Fei continued studying at BYU and received her Master of Science in Microbiology with a minor in Biochemistry. Soon after she earned her highest degree to date, her Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology with an emphasis in Immunology.
In 1987, Dr. Chen founded E. EXCEL International. She had finally achieved her dream and established a company that enabled her to share the message of Nutritional Immunology with the world. This science that she pioneered combined her research with the latest technology to create life-enhancing products.
Today, Dr. Chen serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for E. EXCEL International. Together with E. EXCEL’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry C. Holman, Dr. Chen leads the global development of the company. Both anticipate a bright future for E. EXCEL and believe the company’s greatest growth will occur in the upcoming years.
Gary Takagi serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of E. Excel International. Mr. Takagi is a Certified Public Accountant with over 17 years experience in business and finance. He has held senior management positions with KPMG, a national accounting firm, and with Mrs. Fields Cookies Inc. He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Shaperite Concepts, Ltd. and served as President and Chief Operating Officer of K & G Management. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accounting degrees from Utah State University in 1984 and 1985 respectively.
Larry C. Holman began serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of E. EXCEL North America in March of 2001. When he joined the leadership of E. EXCEL he brought with him over 25 years of professional, legal, and international business experience. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Shaprite Concepts, Ltd., as a partner at Global Concepts, LLC, as Executive Vice President of Mrs. Fields Inc., and as a partner at Jones, Waldo, Holbrook, and McDonough.
Mr. Holman has also participated in the development of business organizations in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and many others. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Brigham Young University in 1969, his Juris Doctorate degree from The University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1973, and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from New York University in 1974.