Leadership team — Meet the Fullscript executives
At the forefront of our mission
The Fullscript leadership team leads our organization in making integrative medicine accessible to all. Learn more about Fullscript’s mission as we empower practitioners and patients with everything they need to promote lifelong wellness.
Our executive team
Learn about Fullscript’s leaders and their roles in driving innovation.
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Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Kyle Braatz leads Fullscript with a focus on growth through technology and innovation. Kyle co-founded Fullscript in 2011 and successfully merged with Natural Partners in 2018. He continues to lead the organization through massive growth, earning Fullscript the number two spot on Canadian Business’s 2020 fastest-growing companies in Canada. Kyle has been awarded Canada’s Top 40 under 40, Ottawa’s top 40 under 40, and both the Young Achiever Award and the Alterna Social Responsibility Award from the University of Ottawa.
As Chief Product Officer, Jeff MacDonald leads the growth of Fullscript’s digital products. He oversees Product Management and Product Design, with a focus on aligning Fullscript’s product investments with the company’s vision and strategy. Jeff brings 10+ years of experience building and leading product teams of all sizes, from large multinationals to technology start-ups. Prior to joining Fullscript, Jeff held product leadership positions at a number of technology companies, including MindBridge AI, You.i TV and IBM.
As Chief Talent Officer, Heather Tyrie leads Fullscript’s Talent and Culture team. She’s responsible for maintaining and evolving the work environment that empowers all Fullscripters to grow personally and professionally. Heather has a diverse background in large and small organizations — both public and private — working in IT, marketing, and human resources. Her passion is creating rock-solid foundations for companies to grow and thrive. Doing this for the last 20 years has given her a platform to share her expertise, most notably as the first speaker at Ottawa’s inaugural DisruptHR event. Prior to joining Fullscript, Heather worked at a number of technology companies, including You.i TV, iMPath Networks, and Newbridge Networks.
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gladd advises on company and product direction from the perspective of integrative and family medicine. He has been a member of the Fullscript Medical Advisory Team since 2019. In 2010, Dr. Gladd opened GladdMD Integrative Medicine, blending health-promoting care with high access technology. In 2011, he created and launched the web’s first nutrient depletion calculator, Mytavin.com. With the success of GladdMD, Dr. Gladd has become a sought-after speaker in his field, speaking at TEDx and being featured in various industry publications. Dr. Gladd graduated from medical school in 2001 and after successfully opening a family practice, shifted focus to achieving health through nutrition. In 2009, he completed the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine fellowship program under the direction of Dr. Andrew Weil, MD.
As Chief Technology Officer, Kurtis Funai manages a team that spreads across eight different technology functions. Kurtis was Fullscript’s fourth employee, leading the product engineering team for many years before serving as VP of Engineering, and now as Chief Technology Officer. Kurtis built the engine that powers the Fullscript platform. He has been the lead on the development of the company’s primary prescription tool, as well as its powerful refill engine, and has adapted the software to support hospital systems, multi-location clinics, and multi-staff practices. He has also led the development of an API to host integrations with electronic health record (EHR) systems — making Fullscript the first virtual dispensary to do so and setting an industry-standard in the process.
As Chief Commercial Officer, Elizabeth is accountable for driving business growth and market share, and ensuring the company meets its revenue goals. Halkos oversees Business Development, Marketing, Sales, Merchandising, and the Integrative Medical Advisory Team, focusing on enabling the passionate to make integrative medicine accessible to all. Elizabeth has more than 25 years of experience in scaling technology companies, most recently as Chief Operating Officer at SmartCommerce. Previously, Elizabeth served in multiple C-level roles with Purchasing Power, playing a critical role in growing revenue.
As Chief Financial Officer, Ken is responsible for leading the organization’s financial strategy, focusing on securing external financing to equip Fullscript with the resources needed to fuel further growth. He brings 30+ years of experience with private and public companies, including time with March Networks, BTI Systems (Juniper), Sandvine, and the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of You.i TV, a software provider for TV and Media companies. You.i TV was recently acquired by WarnerMedia.
Tim joined Natural Partners in 1996 as the VP of Merchandising. He later became the VP of Sales and then Chief Operations Officer, a position he continues to hold under the banner of Fullscript. Tim leads the merchandising, purchasing, and distribution teams. His previous work at PetSmart prepared him to become one of Natural Partners’ earliest leaders. He has worked diligently for over two decades to build the company through supplier relationships, distribution, and logistics management.
Christy Lynn White
Chief of Staff
Christy joined Fullscript in early 2018 and has served in several key roles during her time with the company. As Chief of Staff, Christy acts as the right hand to the CEO, with a specific focus on further developing and operationalizing Fullscript’s strategic plans, mitigating risk, eliminating silos, and advancing crucial projects across the organization. Prior to joining Fullscript, Christy served in key roles with Nautel Limited and the Government of Canada.