Kevin Guest

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Kevin Guest with music icon Ringo Starr. Photo courtesy Kevin Guest/from Deseret News

Kevin Guest is a global business leader as well as a skilled bass guitarist and drummer. He is chief executive officer for USANA, a nutritional supplement company. He is also a member of the board of directors for the Direct Selling Association, and a member of the CEO Council for the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations. Prior to joining USANA, he was a managing partner at FMG, a video and events production company.

His music career started when as a boy, he went to a piano lesson and was immediately drawn to the drums. Among his unique experiences in the music industry, he has toured with KISS, been in the recording studio with Bon Jovi, performed on his bass guitar at the Grand Ole Opry. He has backed up Eddie Money, Styx’s Tommy Shaw, and met Ringo Starr. He has been interviewed on Chinese television to a viewing audience of tens of millions. Although he could still be considered a rockstar, he also considers music an outlet to keep his life balanced.

In high school he joined the musician’s union and worked hard to understand the business side of music so he could turn his passion into a career. Kevin earned a BA in Communications from Brigham Young University and paid for his college education with money he earned from gigs in local clubs. His band landed an independent recording contract and some of their songs played on the radio.

Guest was raised in Kalispell, Montana. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a missionary to the Netherlands. He and his wife, Lori, are the parents of four children.