Meet the sweet bee naturals team!

Dr. Clare Bertucio, M.D. -  CEO

Dr. Clare Bertucio is a board certified Radiation Oncologist and has been involved with the Sweet Bee family as an owner and supporter for over 12 years. Dr. Bertucio has always had a passion
for helping people: After 30 years of traditional oncology practice, she has now turned her full time efforts to healing and helping through
natural and organic products as CEO of Sweet Bee Naturals .

Originally from California, Clare received her MD from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. She
and her husband now live in Alaska, where they are major outdoor enthusiasts and huge users of Sweet Bee products!

Dr. Marcelo Buzzi, Ph.D – Science Advisor  

Dr. Marcelo Buzzi is the Science Advisor here at SBN. He has a 35 year history of working with skin conditions, regenerative medicine in the mainly in the area of skin repair, analytical chemistry and product development. Marcleo is a graduate of the University of Brasília and received his PhD in Molecular and Biological Sciences from the University of Stirling - Scotland, UK (1996), where he also completed a postdoctoral program in lipid biochemistry.

Originally from Brazil, Dr. Buzzi lives in Gainesville, FL with his family. He also has a passion for using nature to solve health problems and continues to work in developing medical solutions to skin conditions. He is actively engaged in ongoing research in the field of functional cosmetics for cell regeneration.

Spencer Brown – Data Scientist

Meet Spencer Brown, a visionary in e-commerce technology innovation, specializing in Predictive Linguistic Syntax for consumer packaged goods sold online. With over 13 years of experience, Spencer has mastered the art of solving intricate e-commerce challenges using algorithmic functions, compositional vector grammars, regional linguistic syntax, and exploring how the intersection of price value and value price bends the algorithms of search for products sold online. His exclusive suite of e-commerce tools empowers businesses like SBN to turbocharge sales and expand their presence on platforms such as Amazon without having to solely rely on advertising spend.

Based in Paso Robles, CA, Spencer also serves as a visiting Professor at Stanford University's prestigious Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Institute, where he continues to shape the future of technology and AI innovation.

Fun Fact: SBN has adopted Coco (Spencer's Super Cute Labradoodle) as our official mascot!

Christine Collier – Operations Manager   

Christine Collier is our Operations Manager. She spends her days working hard to keep our hive healthy and thriving. She is involved in all aspects of our operations and oversees several of our functions including accounting, reporting, purchasing, compliance and customer service. Christine is a native of South Florida and graduated with a degree in Finance from Florida Atlantic University. Christine and her husband love sailing, but they don’t do it nearly as often as they would like.

David Spanos, CPA - CFO

David Spanos, our CFO, has over 20 years of experience in various senior financial roles. David began his career with the Big-4 accounting firms of Ernst & Young and Deloitte, then decided to take the leap and transitioned to working with entrepreneurial businesses with direct-to-consumer platforms in the natural CPG space.

Originally from Canada, David lives in Sarasota, FL with his wife and two sons. He enjoys CrossFit, playing tennis with his children, and traveling with his family.