Our Board Of Directors


Ella McElwee

Founder and President

About Ella
Nursing was where Ella began her basic education in health. Afterward, she studied in Europe, advancing into fields of nutrition. Ella was director of the formerly known Health Resources Limited, a Nutritional Counseling Center located in Manheim, PA from 1971-1985. She has a degree in Naturopathy and Homeopathy along with a PhD in Natural Sciences. Ella has obtained numerous certifications in a wide variety of health topics. She continues to attend many seminars each year to keep up with new protocols and technology. Ella has been in the clinical field of nutrition for over 30 years and has served as a nutritional counselor to many in holistic health care. She has developed numerous formulations for supplementation of various conditions, many of which are widely used throughout the United States & Canada.


Maury Streiff

Vice President

About Maury
Allan (Maury) Streiff – Consultant. Maury is the Founder of Soil Regeneration Group and Authentic Soil Regeneration. Is currently a board member of Health By Choice Education and Research. Over the past 30 years, he has accumulated an extensive knowledge in biochemistry, biological farming, biodynamics, subtle energies and subtle energy technologies. Maury’s integration of these fields give him a unique and comprehensive perspective on agriculture and soil, which he has successfully applied in his work as an agricultural consultant for gardeners and farmers throughout the United States. He studied with Elaine Ingham of the Soil Foodweb, Inc. and is a certified Qualitative Laboratory Technician. He is a specialist in increasing crop yields and nutritional value and reversing plant disease.


Mary Ann Wharton


About Mary Ann
Mary Ann is currently an Associate Professor and Curriculum Coordinator at Saint Francis University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. She has over 40 years of experience as a physical therapist and has spoken at national, state, and regional conferences. Mary Ann has also published book chapters and articles in this field. In addition, she is currently Board member and Secretary for Health By Choice Education and Research Board of Directors.


Angela Yasulitis

Board Member

About Angela
Angie has been involved in corporate strategy development since 1992. As CEO and Managing Partner of The YaZo Group, Brand Officer for The Gamechanger; and Founder of the FEAST™ coaching strategy, Angie enjoys speaking out about the role of strategy in today’s society and business success.
Angie had years of practice – growing up in the insurance industry; including insurance training curriculum and recruiting process development, field sales training, marketing plan development and agency management. Angie is a graduate of Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD, with a degree in business administration, and a concentration on marketing. She is also a graduate of Dale Carnegie and LILI (the Leadership in Life Institute) and an avid public speaker.


Dr. Joe Gattuso, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Board Member

About Joe
“Dr. Joe” has been practicing medicine for 30 years, focusing on the full spectrum of cardiology, including preventative, clinical, and interventional cardiology.  He has now added Functional Medicine to his practice for the purpose of finding the source of patients’ illnesses as well as treating current symptoms. In this way, he is able to integrate natural as well as conventional methods for healing patients.  He is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine.

Steve, McNeal, DC

Board Member

About Steve

Mark Belock


About Mark

Executive Director

Faith A. Zembower