Team


TEAM

Christopher Gonzales: Co-Founder

Chris is a professional creative. He has 4+ years as an entrepreneur, 5+ years as a commissioned artist, and a BA in finance and entrepreneurship from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. His top business and life values are perspective, communication, and creativity. 

"HONE is much more than just a business to me, this is a way for us to help bridge the gap between mainstream consumerism and high quality alternative medicines to make holistic supplements more commonplace in our community."

Ari Gordon: Co-Founder

Ari has 5+ years managing startups, 2+ years as a digital marketer, a soon to be book author, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington. His drive and work ethic have helped EvoEco, WHYgrene Inc, JORA, and SB landscaping succeed.  His top business and life values are equanimity, radical honesty, and diligence.

 "My goal is just to do good while being passionate about pursuing my curiosity. HONE is way for me to show this with a genuine product and mission for spreading wellness."

Dr. Maria E. Marian: N.D. Health Advisor 

Dr. Maria is passionate about identifying and treating the root cause of complex chronic illnesses. She believes everyone deserves to live each day as the most vibrant and authentic version of themselves. Her mission is to support others in feeling the most alive and to help individuals on their healing journeys.

Dr. Marian has a profound understanding of wellness optimization. As a former professional freestyle skier, she learned the importance of prime physical functioning, resilient energy, and on-point focus. She was drawn to work with Hone because she shares values of spreading health knowledge and improving access to some of nature’s most powerful medicines for mind and body in an ecologically responsible way. Dr. Marian believes healthy, happy, energetic people treat their communities and the planet in a more holistic way. 

Dr. Marian has her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington; a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington (UW), and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from UW. She also has five years of experience in biomedical and engineering research.

In her free time, Dr. Marian enjoys backcountry skiing, surfing, painting, yoga, and spending time in nature.