Fast-5 is a section 501(c)(3)-compliant non-profit organization established for health education and research. Fast-5 has no employees and operates purely on volunteer support. Fast-5 Corporation has revenue from book sales and personal donations; it accepts no advertising or corporate sponsorship.
Fast-5 Corporation's volunteer executive director is Bert Herring, MD, author of "The Fast-5 Diet and the Fast-5 Lifestyle."
The executive director's work is guided by the six unpaid members of the board of directors, all of whom have experience with the Fast-5 lifestyle and no financial or family relationship to the executive director.
Resident of Jacksonville, Florida. BSBA-accounting, University of Arkansas. Retired founder and CEO of several corporations including Travel Consultants, Inc., Coleman Travel Corporation, and Coleman Ski Tours. Organizing chair of the Riverside Arts Market. Membership Committee Chair, Riverside Avondale Preservation, Inc. Past President, Jacksonville Sister Cities Association. Active participant in the Fast-5 lifestyle for one year with a 30lb weight loss.