KEY PERSONNEL

Alvin J. Goren, Chairman, Co-Founder

Bachelor of Science Degree – Pharmacy

Colombia University – College of Pharmaceutical Science, New York, NY

Additional course work in manufacturing.

Al is a husband and father of four children who have given him three grandchildren.  Upon release from the U.S. Army and Air Force, he and his brother Eli, established Ambix Laboratories in 1967 as a manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceutical, personal care, hair care, and skin care cosmetics to the healthcare industries.

In the mid 1970’s, Al helped pioneer and develop liquid protein for adult weight control and geriatric patients, which were issued several patents, and established the company as an expert in this field.

Elkin Serna, President and CEO

Elkin was born in Colombia and moved to the United States in 1987 with his parents.  He studied Electronics at the University of Antiqua, Medelin, Columbia.  From 1978 to 2005 he held various positions in pharmaceutical companies on Long Island, New York, and in central New Jersey.  His skills and organizational ability led to quick promotions from Compounder to Senior Manager of Manufacturing.  In addition, he completed various professional education courses between 2000 and 2005.

Elkin joined Organics Corp. of America in 2005, becoming its VP and Director of Operations.  He is responsible for overseeing and leading all activities and personnel involved in the R&D, logistics, warehousing, processing, and packaging of all components and finished products we make for our customers.  He is now in his 28th year in the industry.

Michael Chanin, Vice President

Bachelor of Science Degree – Industrial Technologies, cum laude

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Michael is the father of one daughter.  Now in his 29th year in industry, he began his career before graduating college by securing an internship at the Warner-Lambert Company where he remained for 15 years.  He was a founding member of the CROSSMARK Private Label Team at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P).  His consumer health products and food background encompasses many functions in Branded and Private Label Operations, Brand Management, and Sales Management, in both large public corporations and a small, private company.

Michael joined Organics Corp. of America in 2007, becoming its Vice President and Director of Marketing.  His general management responsibilities include developing the “public face” of the company, new profitable customer aquisition, existing customer retention, product quotes and sourcing of materials, to drive sales and profit growth.  Additional duties include managing the company benefits plan, HazMat Coordinator, and identifying new raw materials, markets, and sectors that will differentiate the company's capabilities from competitors.

Richard Boehler, Microbiology Manager

Master of Science Degree - Microbiology, Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus; Upper Brookville, New York

Bachelor of Science Degree - Biology

Stony Brook University, New York

Richard is the father of one son and one daughter.  Now in his 17th year in industry, he began his career as a Microbiology Lab Technician in a non-commercial research laboratory near Stony Brook University.  After two years there, he became a Microbiologist working for a diversified pharmaceutical and medical device company on Long Island before joining Hoffman La-Roche in NJ as a Quality Management Scientist where he performed endotoxin screening of water and products and earned a Subject Matter Expert position as ATP bioluminescence team leader.  Richard then returned to his original employer, becoming Group Lead and Supervisor of their microbiology laboratory.

Richard joined Organics Corporation of America in 2013 as its Microbiology Manager and runs the in-house micro Lab.  His responsibilities include the implementation of effective/efficient microbiology test methods in alignment with company standards & regulatory expectations, environmental monitoring, water testing, raw material analysis, in-process and finished product testing utilizing traditional methods and an innovative rapid ATP bioluminescence technology.

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Product Categories

 

Internal Products

  • Liquid Dietary Supplements
  • Liquid Medical Foods
  • Liquid Proteins
  • Liquid Minerals
  • Liquid Vitamins

 

External Products

  • Hair Care
  • Skin Cleansing
  • Exfoliating
  • Skin Toning
  • Moisturizing
  • Specialty Items – Skin
  • Specialty Items – Hands and Body
  • Skin Care Supplements
  • Intimate Products
  • Environmental Ecological
  • First Aid Specialties
  • Ointment Bases for Compounders
  • Lifestyle Products