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Our Story

We began Trifecta because we believe there are three fundamental areas of health—mind, body, and social. These areas are interdependent, meaning you cannot thrive in one area without thriving in the others.

The Trifecta Philosophy

Mind

MIND

Mental health is important for visualizing and actualizing your goals as well as developing the grit to see them through and the emotional intelligence to improve your social relationships.

Body

BODY

Physical health is the combination of nutrition and training and mental fortitude. Achieving a healthy body can transform all areas of your life.

Social

SOCIAL

Our lives are defined by our relationships with other humans. A healthy social life requires a healthy physical and mental state.

DEDICATED TO HEALTH

Our mission is to remove the possibility for diet failure by delivering fresh, healthy meals directly to your door. We offer five unique plans so you can enjoy delicious, healthy meals at home, in the office, or on the run. Stop worrying about your diet—leave the menu planning, shopping, and cooking to us. There are no commitments or fees and you can skip any week’s delivery in advance or cancel at any time. We believe that your purpose in life is to express the best version of yourself. Don’t wait to make a change.

TIME FOR CHANGE

Trifecta founders and siblings Greg and Elizabeth Connolly always knew systematizing their diets was key to eating healthy. Greg was stuck in the monotony of weekly meal prepping, while Elizabeth suffered through frozen and overpriced food delivery. They needed a system that combined organic, healthy, delicious food that was cooked fresh, with convenience and a reasonable price, so they decided they were going to have to create it themselves.

Trifecta was born.

MEET OUR TEAM

Greg Connolly

Greg Connolly

CO-FOUNDER / CEO

With almost 20 years in the health and fitness industry, starting with his first job at a local gym when he was 15 years old, Greg has seen many diets, fads, and exercise systems come and go. With all of those years in the industry, he has seen one thing above all determine someone’s body type—how they eat. With that in mind, he partnered up with his sister Elizabeth Connolly to launch Trifecta.

Elizabeth Connolly

Elizabeth Connolly

CO-FOUNDER / President

After leading teams at various software companies, Elizabeth wanted to bring the convenience of a subscription service to her passion for food and fitness. Being a lifelong runner and resident crossfitter, she learned that training is 20% of the battle, leaving the daily struggle to eat healthy as the remaining 80%. Seeing friends and family struggle to eat healthy as much as she did, Elizabeth wanted to provide a failsafe method to eating healthy food. Along with her brother and co-founder Greg, she believes nutrition is the first step to overhauling all aspects of our lives and becoming the best versions of ourselves.

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Urijah Faber

Managing Partner

Urijah Christopher Faber aka The California Kid, is a ex 3x MMA Champion, gym owner, and show host. After retiring in 2016 after winning his last fight, Urijah has put efforts towards the growth of his companies, and training UFC fighters including Paige VanZant and the current UFC Champion, Cody Garbrandt. Retiring after an impressive track record of 34 wins and 10 losses in the UFC, Urijah coaches at Team Alpha Male, which he also owns and founded. As a managing partner for Trifecta, Urijah is key for improving business strategy, establishing a vast network, and providing a great positive vibe among the Trifecta team.            

Mike Rashid

Mike Rashid

MANAGING PARTNER

A Power bodybuilder, former boxer, entrepreneur, author and YouTube fitness guru who uses his self-titled channel to teach the strength of mind, body and spirit via hard work, discipline and old school training methods. He is the CEO and founder of IMSOALPHA, Alpha Academy Apparel, Interstellar Media, Ambrosia Nutraceuticals, owner of Iron Addicts Gym Miami, and president of Gifted Nutrition. Mike is a Managing Partner with Trifecta Nutrition and continues to use his expertise to bring awareness to physical and mental health. Father of two active boys, he now focuses on being a role model while bringing light to the benefits of Trifecta.

Jason Pierre

Jasson Pierre

MARKETING MANAGER

Jasson Pierre manages Trifecta’s media and web departments. With many years of experience in the marketing and fitness industries, Jasson manages a large part of the marketing efforts at Trifecta as well. With his BA from the Academy of Art University-San Francisco, in Animation & 3D Visual Effects, Jasson uses his eye to create the sleek look of Trifecta.  Jasson lives for photography and cinematography, and loves everything media. In his spare time you can find him outdoors getting active, creating art, or in the gym trying to PR. 

Scott Brio

Scott Brio

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGER

Born a Bay Area urbanite, Scott’s earned a BA in sound engineering at Ex’pression College, traveled the world, and has been tapped into the health and fitness world for the past 15 years. With a savvy palate for worldly flavors and an eye for media success, he’s the perfect fit for capturing and conveying everything we do here at Trifecta into sound and visuals. Having over a decade of food & beverage and exotic hotel work, his customer service skills are on par with the ritziest destination locations you could imagine. Any time not spent at Trifecta headquarters, you can find Scott sharpening his photography skills, making electronic music, working out, or spinning music for nightlifers all over the world.

Jodi

Jodi Charter

COMMUNITY MANAGER

A student of life and wellness, Jodi is well versed in agricultural development and food quality. She developed a love for agriculture through helping to operate her family’s farm and seasonal fruit stand business.  With her BS in Agricultural Studies, and experience in the food industry, she will be helping keep Trifecta on the right side of the good battle in food quality. In her spare time, you can find her outdoors either riding her bike, strolling around downtown or hiking with friends. You may interact with Jodi through our customer service department as well as in our Community on Facebook. Full of smiles and positivity, Jodi really delivers satisfaction to any and everyone she contacts.

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Bre Rodriguez

CUSTOMER RELATIONS MANAGER
Her industry background combined with her degree in Liberal Studies made Bre the perfect candidate for managing customer satisfaction.  She's a modern day Nancy Drew who loves solving problems and is now working side by side with her best friend since college, to help make the world a healthier, happier place. In her spare time, you can find her going on weekend adventures to some of her favorite places, such as Napa or Lake Tahoe. You'll probably all speak with Bre at some point. She works relentlessly to make our customers happy and is known for her puns so BRE on the lookout. You might find some hidden in your email responses from her. 
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SHANNON SLABAUGH

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
As a Sacramento native, Shannon grew up involved in sports within the community. Over the years she has developed a strong passion for health and fitness. Now, she attends Sacramento State finishing her BS in Business Marketing. Shannon now focuses on engaging the community through our social media and creating the most relevant articles in health and fitness. In her spare time you can find her adventuring through new cities, working out or exploring nature while taking hikes.
Dr. Mike Israetel

Dr. Mike Israetel, PhD

NUTRITION DIRECTOR, DR. SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY AND NUTRITION

Mike is a professor of Exercise Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where he teaches Nutrition for Public Health, Exercise Nutrition and Behavior, Applied Sports Nutrition, Personal Training, and Advanced Strength and Conditioning. Mike’s PhD is in Sport Physiology, and he has been a consultant on sports nutrition to the U.S. Olympic Training Site in Johnson City, TN as well as an invited speaker at numerous conferences and facilities around the world, including the U.S. Olympic Training Center at Lake Placid, NY. Mike has coached numerous powerlifters, weightlifters, bodybuilders, and other individuals in both diet and weight training. He’s the co-founder of Renaissance Periodization, a nutrition and training company specializing in advanced nutrition and training solutions from templates to world-class personal coaching. Mike has co-authored multiple books on nutrition and training and is usually working on another book among other endeavors. Originally from Moscow, Russia, Mike is himself a competitive bodybuilder and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grappler.

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Dr. Kiah Connolly, MD

HEALTH DIRECTOR, PRACTICING EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN

Kiah Connolly, MD is currently a practicing Emergency Department Physician at Kaiser Permanente medical group, and has been the Health Director at Trifecta since the companies inception. Kiah received her undergraduate from UC Davis majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and went to Medical School and Medical Residency at UC Irvine with an Emergency Medicine Specialty. She has 10 published papers mostly around nutrition and behavior, topics like Omega 3-Fatty Acids for Autism Spectrum Disorder: a Systematic Review. She is also Greg Connolly’s wife and thus Elizabeth’s sister-in-law. Kiah is a major fitness and nutrition enthusiast. Loves to travel the world with her husband Greg, work on their house with their two fur baby cats Stryder and Jada, wine taste in Napa, go boating in Tahoe, and explore everything life has to offer.

Alex

Dr. Alex Harrison, PhD-c

NUTRITION ADVISOR & CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR

Alex is a former doctoral fellow and current doctoral candidate in Sport Physiology and Performance at East Tennessee State University. In past years he’s been an instructor of functional anatomy, exercise physiology. In 2011 he earned his MS in Human Movement and Performance from WWU where he also graduated with is BS in Exercise Science in 2010. Currently, he owns and operates an athlete training facility, Excelerate Sport, with his wife Michelle, in Snohomish, WA. He has provided diet coaching for numerous regional level CF athletes and national level track and field athletes, and continues his diet coaching practice as a consultant for Renaissance Periodization. Alex is himself an athlete for USA Bobsled where he applies his academic background in sport physiology and performance daily. He hopes to be a medal-winning bobsledder for Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Dr. Lauryn Lax, OTD

NUTRITION ADVISOR & CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR

Lauryn is a Doctor driven by personal experience whose dedicated to helping others. Having overcome an eating disorder herself, she now works directly with clients to improve their physical and mental quality of life. Lauryn shows others how to reclaim their own health and lives (no matter their struggle). Her holistic approach, blends Functional Medicine with therapy, nutrition, coaching and a whole lot of fun, addressing you, the person–not just your symptoms or behaviors. She has now joined Trifecta to spread the knowledge that what you eat really does determine the person you are.

Sarah

Sarah Pierce

NUTRITION ADVISOR & CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR

Natural athlete, Sarah Pierce has been involved in athletics since a child and continues to thrive in sports today. Competing as an professional athlete for the GRID team LA Reign, she also stays active competing as a regionals Crossfit competitor. She has been coaching strength and nutrition for the past 7 years, accredited with a double bachelors degree in Biochemistry and Physiology. Sarah has provided meal plans and programming for, many of whom are professional athletes, and people simply looking to improve their life, including seven 2016 CrossFit games athletes. As an Original contributor to Trifecta, we are teamed up to get everybody in the know about their nutrition.

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