Team

Genie OMalley
Founder/Chairwoman/DSOL Director of Education

Genie O’Malley is an award winning humanitarian and human rights advocate, driving social change for individuals and communities as she leads the conversation on the importance of Mental Health while providing a suite of Emotional Wellness Programs called the Feelz. O’Malley has pioneered an invention known today as the Living Breath Process; a dynamic combination of breathing coupled with language acquisition that is able to speak to, nurture, embrace, and dissolve a person’s “negative inner dialogue”, allowing their own self-love to become the driver of their life experiences as opposed to their brokenness.

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Andrea Miller

Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO of Drug Free Solution, Inc. Andrea Miller is responsible for running all facets of the business. She has a proven management track record and has spent more than a decade working with Founder, Genie O’Malley within the business, as well as, the community initiatives. Prior to joining Drug Free Solution, Andrea worked with The Nature Conservancy as an Associate Director of Operations with the California Chapter. There she was responsible for the overall direction and implementation of administrative functions, personnel, facilities, budgeting, sustainable business practices, and information systems, and received the MVP Award within her first year.

Graduating with a Master of Science – Green Building as well as degrees in Horticulture and English, Andrea spent many years in the horticulture industry as both a business owner and consultant. She has an extensive and successful business development, operations and project management background. As the owner of a highly sought-after commercial landscape management company, Andrea was recognized nationally by twice winning the Award of Distinction.

Andrea is closely connected to the mission of Drug Free Solution and looks forward to when everyone realizes the simplicity of healing through the Feelz programs and the feelings of relief they receive through emotional wellness.

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Can’t live without: Fun

Social philosophy:  Everyone needs a friend who will call and say, “Get dressed, we are going on an adventure.”

Forever in my phone: Music playlists

My current favorite charity: American Bald Eagle Foundation

My mantra: Life is better when you’re laughing.

Steve Fulton

Director of Acquisitions & Mergers

Steve has multiple degrees in Mathematics and Economics from UCLA, including an MBA from Dartmouth College: Amos Tuck Business School. Possesses over 30 years experience with companies on Wall Street, including; Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Western Asset Management Co. He has testified before the Senate Banking Committee regarding housing finance, as well as presented to numerous members of Congress, the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, HUD, the S.M. of Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac in regards to housing policy. He is also a black belt in Kempo Karate and Brazilian Jui Jitsu and an instructor to US Special Operations Forces and Law Enforcement in Ground Survival Tactics.

Can’t live without: Quiet

Social philosophy: Let it be

Forever in my phone: The off button

My current favorite charity: Wounded Warriors and Horses for Veterans

My mantra: In the immortal words of the great philosopher Yoda: “No, try not. Do or do not………there is no try”

Jeff Malin 

Director of Strategy and Corporate Development

Jeff Malin joined Drug Free Solution, Inc. as Director of Strategy & Corporate Development in June 2018. Prior to that, he served the State of California as a Senior Business Development Specialist within the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. There, he worked to recruit new companies, support existing industry, and build regional and local markets for an economy that, when compared to other nations, would be the fifth largest in the world. Mr. Malin was instrumental in the passage of new state and local legislation designed to incentivize advanced manufacturing and research and development in California. Mr. Malin worked with local leaders on teams to win confidential site selection projects across all industries in California, earning him distinguished awards as Economic Development Partner of the Year from Imperial and Kings counties.  

Can’t live without: love

Social philosophy: it is what it is … or is it?

Forever in my phone: a pdf book called Alien Interview, edited by Lawrence Spencer, published in 2008

My current favorite charity: UNHRC

My mantra: love heals you

Melissa Yamaguchi

Director of Brand Ambassadors

Melissa Yamaguchi, a dynamic Energy Therapists, Feng Shui speaker and educator, travels the world teaching lessons on balance of the individual through the practice of Feng Shui. She has been a student of Feng Shui for over twenty years. From large corporations to post secondary education to private clients, the need for change or understanding begins with the individual-an awareness of self-knowledge. She served was the first President of the Professional Beauty Association and the first female president of The Salon Association, comprised of national salon owners. She has spoken at educational/motivational seminars internationally in the Philippines, South Africa, Canada and the United States. She has twice served as judge on the Global Best Foundation Entrepreneurial Leadership Event sponsored by The Anderson School of Business at UCLA. She has served as keynote speaker for large corporations and conferences, as well as presented Feng Shui for business leaders in the United States. Own Your Energy, Own Your Life is the name of her blog on Huffington Post.

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Jasmine Sautner

Director of Information Technology & Social Media

As our Creative IT Director, Jasmine Sautner has been an integral part of the Living Breath Process digital integration. Since developing the site to deliver founder Genie O’Malley’s emotional wellness system the Living Breath Process – the feelz-  Jasmine today manages all aspects of our websites and digital media to ensure that everyone who visits our sites receives the information and experience that they need. To say she is a vital aspect to the delivery of the Feelz would be an understatement. She utilizes her skills daily to bring a powerful emotional wellness system into peoples’ lives, working tirelessly to allow that to happen in the simplest, most efficient way possible.

Can’t live without: my computer

Social philosophy: respect your elders

Forever in my phone: hyperburner

My current favorite charity: wwf

My mantra: veni, vidi, vici 

Mariel Hemingway

Get Your Feelz On Brand Ambassador

Renaissance woman Mariel Hemingway is not only an iconic Academy Award nominated actor from a celebrated family, she is a prolific author, adventurist, eco activist, healthy lifestyle and mental health advocate, a yoga video star, an entrepreneur and a much sought after speaker focused on mind-body-spirit optimization and purposeful living. Mariel’s film and television accomplishments include: Manhattan, Lipstick, Personal Best, Star 80, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Papa (2016) and appearances in high profile iconic television shows including Roseanne, as a series regular in Civil Wars, etc. She’s narrated several programs/films including the documentary Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling with Life.

Bernadette Straatsma

Feelz Community Fund Liaison and Shareholder Event Coordinator

Before focusing her talents in the luxury real estate industry, Bernadette Straatsma was the Brand Manager of Bentley Westlake and Sales Manager of Lexus Santa Monica. She brings with her twenty-five years of tremendous success and recognizes the importance of creating and maintaining strong business relationships. Bernadette is very active within her community as both an accomplished competitive ballroom dancer, as well as, the Captain of a winning Tennis Team at Sherwood Country Club. She understands the benefits of physical and emotional wellness and exudes a passion and joy for helping others as evidenced in her role as Co-Chair for the highly celebrated Go Red for Women event of the American Heart Association along with many additional charitable associations of which she is involved.

Cheryl Rayton Rempis

Director of Community Registered Nurses

Cheryl is a dynamic, highly motivated nurse who is keen on serving society by providing a high degree of excellence in health, wellness, and medical services.She received her BSN degree from California State University of San Bernardino in June of 2003. Throughout her journey she has explored many dimensions of the nursing profession including Lactation Consulting, Obstetrics, Medical/Surgical Care, Womens Health, Pediatric and Newborn Care, Telemetry and Aesthetic nursing. Her experience also expands beyond the medical realm and delves into Holistic Health, Emotional Wellness, Integrative Nutrition and Fitness domain. Her intuitive and adaptable nature has proven to be an invaluable asset in providing exceptional care. Balancing mind, body and soul has been a lifelong passion for her as well as helping others achieve this balance.

Teri Bui

Manager of Brand Ambassadors

Teri Bui brings her many talents from being an investment trader to nearly a decade in property management. After owning and operating restaurants, Teri brought her vast management experience to the music industry where she, along with her husband, Johnny, started Love Music Dance, a successful music promotion company where she manages online promotion within the company. Teri and Johnny will manage the music artists associated with Drug Free Solution’s Music Division Promotions.

Johnny Bui

Manager of Brand Ambassadors

Johnny Bui has had a successful career in sales, with top sales in the furniture industry for six years, and restaurant management. Johnny took his experience into music promotions where he started Love Music Dance with his wife, Teri. Their events brought in up to over a thousand customers weekly. Johnny then added a DJ management branch of the company where he would mentor up and coming DJ’s to give them maximum exposure at large festivals in order for them to move on to contracts with larger agencies. Johnny and Teri will manage the music artists associated with Drug Free Solution’s Music Division Promotions.

Leela Roy

Customer Support

USC  (University of Southern California) BA degrees in Theatre and Film Production. CIIS  (California Institute of Integral Studies)  MA degree in Transpersonal and Somatic Psychology. Over 12 years of counseling experience, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Child Therapist, Juvenile Hall Counselor, Facilitator for “Theatre of the Oppressed”, trained in Keleman’s Emotional Anatomy, Group Therapy Facilitator. She is also a documentary film-maker,  writer, director, certified body worker, Krav Maga instructor, and Golden Glove Champion.

Hannah Kelley 

Executive Assistant

Working in customer service management and production during the last decade, Hannah Kelley has a passion for helping others. She has practiced the Feelz programs and Night Lights and understands the value of emotional wellness within the structure of everyday life. She is a dedicated individual who is committed to helping others live within their potential and is thrilled to be part of a team to help fulfill the vision of Drug Free Solution.

Can’t live without: Joy
Social philosophy: Make it count
Forever in my phone: Pictures of my baby boy
My current favorite charity: #EndAlz (Alzheimer’s awareness)
My mantra: Light Up The Darkness

Joshua Gurgone 

Assistant Director of Strategy & Corporate Development

Joshua Gurgone brings with him a desire to help others. He is a valuable resource as the general support person in our areas of research. His days of getting coffee are over, as he provides overflow for the nearly the entire team. Fortunately, Joshua is able handle his responsibilities with a positive attitude and great sense of humor.

Seiji Yamaguchi

Assistant Director of Social Media

Seiji has been an entrepreneur since the age of 13. Intent on creating a clean makeup line, she learned the intricacies of business and discovered the process to be a natural one. Her makeup has been used on a myriad of television shows, movies and magazine photo shoots. She included an organic candle line and was soon asked to design a candle for Ted Talks. Seiji opted out of high school two years earlier than scheduled and entered college in Europe with a focus on international business and linguistics.  She is dedicated to  charitable causes and has committed a percentage of her net profits to various organizations, most consistently ocean conservation projects. Seiji is incredibly proud to join the Drug Free Solution team as the intern for the  Social Media Engagement Department.

Jim Henderson Jr. 

Broadcast Producer 

Jim Henderson is a graduate of Culver Military Academy where he was a student leader, athlete and musician.  He began writing, recording and producing music at Princeton University where he graduated with a B.A. degree in Psychology. After moving to California and graduating summa cum laude from the Trebas Institute of Recording Arts, he was hired as an intern at Interlock Studios, Hollywood, where he would become President and co-owner six years later.

Jim has worked on hundreds of film, television, and radio projects as a sound engineer, Foley artist, re-recording mixer, voiceover artist and producer in his nearly thirty-year career in the entertainment business.  He has also engineered and produced recordings for a wide variety of musical acts, and continues to write, record and perform as a singer/songwriter and musician.