On May 3, we have an interesting show—we’re talking to the leadership group at GA Xtracts.
They are manufacturers and processors of industrial hemp—who have recently converted ALL manufacturing, within their FDA-registered facility, to produce the highest grade medical and institutional FDA approved formulations of hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial surface cleaners. The product is called BOTANif.
Donald W. Barden, MD
Don Barden is CEO and Co-Founder of GA Xtracts, where he leads the company’s Business Development, Strategy, Sales, and Marketing teams.
A classically trained economist, Mr. Barden specializes in corporate leadership, organizational change management, and business development.
Mr. Barden is an accomplished author, strategist, advisor, and corporate executive. His counsel is sought globally for his cutting-edge economic theory – The “Unfair Advantage”, which exposes the myths of modern leadership and communication techniques. Mr. Barden has advised and created strategies for companies, political leaders, and prestigious universities where he awakens minds to achieve consistent, uncharted success through the identifying and managing of cultural change.
He is also the Founder and current CEO of the Perfect Plan Company, which is diversified into Talent Consulting, Technology, TV, Agriculture, Finance, and Leadership Training.
In addition to his books being published in 39 countries, Mr. Barden has lectured at Oxford University in the U.K., and is a frequent contributor to the U.S. Army 1st and 3rd Ranger Battalion / 75th Regiment Leadership and Professional Development Program, based in Savannah and Columbus, Georgia.
He earned his M.B.A. in Global Technology Management and International Business with an undergraduate B.B.A. in Economics and Finance. He has doctoral studies in International Finance and Behavioral Economics .
John Morgan, MD
John Morgan, MD, is the medical director at St. Mary’s Center for Rehabilitative Medicine. He brings to the GA Xtracts Board 20 years of clinical, academic and administrative experience in the health care industry.
As a practitioner, educator, and administrator, Dr. Morgan has extensive knowledge and experience in managing the balance of offering superior medical options for patients while also maximizing profits for shareholders.
In addition to his duties at St. Mary’s, Dr. Morgan is an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Georgia Medical School.
Dr. Morgan is also the founder and Chief Medical Officer of CarePlus, an anesthesia staffing solutions company. Additionally, he is the founding partner and president of three medical organizations – Advanced Hospitalist Solutions, Walton Hospitalist Solutions, and Barrow Inpatient Services.
Dr. Morgan earned his B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Georgia, followed by his M.D. at Emory University School of Medicine. He lives in Athens with his wife and three daughters.