Executive Team

Our Executive Team

Victory Nutrition International, Inc.
Bernard William (Bill) Downs
Founder and CEO

Bill Downs is the Founder and CEO of Victory Nutrition International, Inc. (VNI), an innovative direct sales and referral marketing company. Early on, during his 5 years as the staff nutritionist in a doctor's office in the Philadelphia suburbs, Bill was confronted with an expansive range of diseases and disorders that compelled him to immerse himself in research looking for health solutions 'outside the box' of conventional thinking.


Paul John Peccianti
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice-President

Paul John Peccianti, has had a broad, successful background in network marketing for the past twenty five years. His skills range from new startups to existing companies where he increased sales revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars. He has a broad scope of experience from developing distributor bases to compensation plans to overall marketing of products.


John S. Neubauer
President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Neubauer's accomplishments have been in executive management positions in manufacturing and marketing industries. His significant recent experience includes being the CEO of Select Supplements, Inc., a nutraceutical manufacturer where he advised the Company on its buyout from its parent company, Kiowa Hakko, a Japanese pharmaceutical house.

Dr. Steve Kushner
Director of Research and Development

Steve Kushner has been involved in nutrition science, homeopathic research, and product formulating for over 28 years. Some of his nutraceutical and cosmeceutical formulations have impacted the national marketplace through such chain stores as GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Kroger's, and Rite Aid.