Our Team

Creating EZ Melts® is a unique blend of science and art. Our team of scientists brings over 40 years of combined experience to create product formulations in an oral-dissolving form, perfect for those who can’t handle swallowing pills or simply dislike doing so. Putting these beneficial formulas into such a form is one thing – making them taste great is another.  Our team brings the following credentials and accomplishments to the development of EZ Melts®:

Dr. Jose Rocca, PhD

  • Founder and CEO of the EZ Melts® technology and product line
  • PhD in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics from the University of Texas at Austin
  • Author of over eight patents (six issued) for formulation and absorption technologies
  • Adjunct Professor at the College of Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University
  • Speaker at scientific and industry conferences worldwide
  • Service on scientific advisory boards of several nutraceutical and pharmaceutical companies

Dr. David Mastropietro, PhD

  • Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist for the EZ Melts® product line
  • Professor at the College of Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University
  • Registered Pharmacist in the State of Florida

Jorge Rodriguez

  • Plant Manager for EZ Melts® production and packaging
  • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences from Havana University in Havana, Cuba.
  • Over 17 years of experience in the Biopharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical industries

Tim Berthold

  • Spearheads the Business Development efforts for EZ Melts®
  • Certified Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition
  • Former U.S. Navy Submarine Officer and Department of Energy-Certified Nuclear Engineer
  • MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Alex Wagner

  • Leads the Branding and Product Development efforts for EZ Melts®
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with Specialization in Philosophy from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Laura Vazquez

  • Oversees the Event Promotions and Social Media platforms for EZ Melts® 
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

Nicky Dawkins

  • Creates the Content Creation and Blogging Communications for EZ Melts®
  • Master of Arts in New Media Communications from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida.

Brigitte Poleo

  • Designs the Graphics & Media and Packaging for EZ Melts® 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from José Maria Vargas University in Caracas, Venezuela.