David Rutz, VP of Global Services
David Rutz brings more than 25 years of direct sales, network marketing and executive operations experience to Youngevity. An inspirational leader with extensive experience in both direct sales and operations, David has led and trained a national sales organization; and as a corporate officer, David launched his own direct sales company, Escape International. David was also the Founder and President of a long-distance telephone and Internet company (The Free Network) where he led the growth and operations from startup to over 300,000 customers in under three years – using direct selling as the sole method of distribution. He is known for keeping service offerings simple to understand and promote, allowing rapid growth and replication amongst distributors. David’s early business career included working as a Business Consultant with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and as Financial Analyst with General Motors. A graduate of The University of Michigan Ross School of Business, he received his degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Marketing.