Todd Williams is the CEO /Founder of Vertex Body Sciences Inc. [DBA Vertex Foods], named 19th overall in ranking and 1st in the Food & Beverage category on INC. Magazine’s “2013 INC500 Fastest Growing Companies in America” list with over 10,000% growth over a 3 year period. VERTEX Foods researches, develops, manufactures & markets their own line of “better-for-you” foods & beverages designed for busy professionals looking to REACH THEIR VERTEX (peak performance) in the industries of business, film & TV, military and sports.
VERTEX Foods has used their proprietary blends to create specialized food items such as invigorating vitamin-enhanced juices, protein baked goods, protein pizzas, protein shakes, detoxifying juice & food cleanses, protein oatmeal, energy drinks. Currently in development is a proprietary oxygenated water, as well as energy bar. VERTEX Foods’ products are targeted to busy on-the-go individuals, healthy lifestyle enthusiasts and athletes.
VERTEX also owns and operates a private upscale sports and fitness center, Body by Todd Studio.
Before creating VERTEX Foods, Todd started a private fitness center franchising business and sold over 100 franchises before selling the company itself. During this time he also became a Celebrity Personal Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, and was an on-air host of the lifestyle show “Todd Tips” on NBC TV, which was featured twice daily for over 7 years & 3,000 episodes. He also gained experience as a producer on that show. Todd also has previous experience hosting his own radio show which aired for 3 years on WNCI FM. During this time as well, he produced and starred in a successful infomercial featuring his own product line.
Over the years Todd has appeared on TV for shows such as: MTV’s Made, ABC-TV New York, KTLA, The Today Show, ESPN. Recently, Todd was included on MSNBC-TV’s 2014 list “The Grio: 100 Most Influential Leaders Making History” for the ‘Business’ category. Others on the list include: Jamie Foxx, Colin Powell, Faith Jenkins, Pharrell Williams, Floyd Mayweather, Jozy Altidore, and Jamba Juice CEO James White.
His high school and college sports background includes football, track, basketball and martial arts.
Todd attended The Ohio State University where he majored in Kinesiology with a minor in Business. He also participated in Buckeye athletics. He started his first company during freshman year of college.
He also proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.
Prior to becoming a full-time entrepreneur in his early 20s, Todd’s corporate work experiences include management at Victoria Secret / L-Brands, and United Parcel Service.
In addition to VERTEX, Todd is the founder and managing partner of T4 Marketing + Media.
Todd is an alumnus of Harvard Business School.