Executive Team

Jenny Craig Executives - Jeff Burchfield, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Jeff Burchfield: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Jeff Burchfield is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Jenny Craig. In this role, Mr. Burchfield is responsible for overseeing all corporate legal matters, intellectual property, litigation, employment and compliance. Mr. Burchfield has broad experience in a wide range of corporate matters including leading the acquisitions process of several businesses in the U.S. and internationally.

Prior to Jenny Craig, Mr. Burchfield held progressive positions at Curves and was with the international corporate law firm Haynes and Boone, LLP where he practiced financial transactions and business litigation.

He graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in finance and from Baylor Law School with a JD.


Jenny Craig Executives - Tricia Kendall, Vice President Healthcare Business

Tricia Kendall: Vice President Healthcare Business

Tricia Kendall is Vice President of the Healthcare Business for Jenny Craig where she oversees the solution development, sales, and operation of the healthcare business channel. Ms. Kendall is responsible for strategic partnerships with health plans, pharmaceutical companies, wellness companies, and health systems to drive better health outcomes.

Prior to Jenny Craig, Ms. Kendall spent 20 years in Business Development and Sales most recently as Regional Vice President of Towers Watson’s OneExchange business. Ms. Kendall’s previous roles include Cigna Senior Sales Director and Partner at Hewitt Associates.

Ms. Kendall is a speaker on Population Health Management and has authored a variety of associated articles. While with Hewitt Associates, she was one of the first elected to the Women in Leadership forum.


Jenny Craig Executives - Yash Muralidharan, Vice President of Information Technology

Yash Muralidharan: Vice President of Information Technology

Yash Muralidharan serves as the Vice President of Information Technology at Jenny Craig. In this position, he is responsible for technology strategy, oversees the delivery of software and infrastructure projects across diverse, state-of-the-art technologies as well as the company's mission-critical IT applications and services. In addition, he oversees cyber security operations, including administering cyber security tools, as well as management of the 24/7 cyber security operations center.

Mr. Muralidharan joined the company in 2008 and was responsible for the implementation of their Business Intelligence systems. He has held positions for increasing responsibility within Jenny Craig and has spearheaded the delivery of high-value business technology initiatives. He comes with a reputation for building strong relationships with internal lines of business, a thorough understanding of information technology, and proven cost-optimization strategies. He was named Vice President in Feb 2017.

Prior to joining Jenny Craig, Mr. Muralidharan worked as a Software Consultant based out of the San Francisco Bay area, where he was responsible for Software implementation and Architecture. Mr. Muralidharan graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from Mumbai University.


Jenny Craig Executives - Peter Noverr, Chief Operations Officer

Peter Noverr: Chief Operations Officer

Peter Noverr is the Chief Operations Officer for Jenny Craig. In his role, he is responsible for the manufacturing of all of the Company’s products, distribution into the Company stores, and to consumers directly. Mr. Noverr is also responsible for inventory management system-wide and the management of the Company’s physical assets at more than 400 locations.

Prior to joining Jenny Craig, Mr. Noverr has 15 years of experience in various progressive leadership roles with functional food brands including EAS, Naked Juice, Atkins, Bora Bora Foods and level Life Foods. He has delivered significant shareholder value during his tenure at each brand.

Mr. Noverr holds a BA in Economics from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Denver.


Jenny Craig Executives - Monty Sharma, Chief Executive Officer and President

Monty Sharma: Chief Executive Officer and President

Monty Sharma is the Chief Executive Officer and President for Jenny Craig. He is a nationally-recognized business figure in the health, wellness and nutrition sector. Mr. Sharma brings more than 20 years of marketing, sales, international and executive experience to Jenny Craig. He has set aggressive goals for Jenny Craig, working to increase revenues through the development and launch of innovative consumer-centric products and services, new consumer acquisition programs, as well as strategic brand marketing.

Prior to Jenny Craig, Mr. Sharma was President and CEO at Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Under his leadership, Mr. Sharma successfully repositioned the brand as a diet program, re-launched all products, entered new lines of business, tripling revenues and led the successful sale of the company in 2010. Prior to Atkins, he served as CEO of Naked Juice, where under his leadership the company doubled sales in 18 months and became the leading super premium juice brand. The company was sold to PepsiCo in January 2007. Mr. Sharma’s successes in the health and nutrition category began as CEO of EAS (Energy Athletics Strength), a company recognized internationally as the industry leader in creating active lifestyle nutrition products for consumers across the fitness spectrum.

Mr. Sharma holds an undergraduate degree in Commerce from St. Xaviers College in Calcutta, India, a BA in Finance and an MBA from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.