Marc Haygood, President and Founder of Ancestral Medicinals, is an herbalist, and a practicing nutritionist. He has a B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Notre Dame and has been doing health consultations for over a decade. In 1994 he helped establish Akebulan Whole Foods, a community support natural food co-op. This co-ops purpose was to provide natural products and education to the community. He has experience in dealing with most major diseases such as: cancer, hypertension, lupus, diabetes, etc. He has done health seminars, appeared on cable access, on the radio, and has written health related articles for several local papers.