At AdvoCare, We Build Champions® through physical and financial wellness. Backed by the latest science, AdvoCare provides innovative nutritional, weight-management, sports performance and skin care products. In addition, the AdvoCare business opportunity empowers individuals to explore their ultimate earning potential. AdvoCare was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
Charlie Ragus founded AdvoCare in 1993. He chose the name AdvoCare to communicate his commitment to be an advocate who cared.
Charlie Ragus developed 10 principles that guide our direction and are the basis of our success:
- Honor God through our faith, family and friends.
- Respect and strengthen the family.
- Believe in the dignity and the importance of the individual.
- Create a standard of excellence recognized as superior by the direct sales industry.
- Believe that honor, integrity and principles are the foundation of a great life and company.
- Commit to mutual loyalty and trust between AdvoCare and its Distributors.
- Establish and continually improve the vehicle of opportunity and the pursuit of financial freedom for all AdvoCare Distributors.
- Commit to ongoing personal growth and development through professional training and educational programs.
- Build self-esteem by promoting a sense of personal worth among all people.
- Continually expand our market by providing the most effective and highest quality products and service available.
Richard Wright has a passion for encouraging people to become entrepreneurs. He fully believes in the free enterprise system and enjoys teaching anyone how to make the most of their AdvoCare business. Since Richard joined AdvoCare in 2007, the AdvoCare Independent Distributor base has grown from 30,000 to more than 500,000. AdvoCare has grown to become one of the most respected health and wellness companies in the direct selling industry by product users, scientists, doctors and athletes. Richard was selected as a board member of the William J. O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom Advisory Board at Southern Methodist University in January 2013. Also in 2013, Richard was named among the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award winners and received the Distinguished American Award from the National Football Foundation.
Before joining AdvoCare, Richard and his wife Sherry spent more than 15 years building their own direct selling business. Richard later co-founded a company based in Shreveport, La. After 16 years with the company, he sold his interest and moved forward to serve on the senior staff for a U.S. Congressman.
Board of Directors
Joseph R. Gilsoul
Debbie Ragus Cook
Stacey Ragus Cernicky
Jenni Ragus McGaha
Member of the DSA
AdvoCare is an award-winning member of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) and has participated in the DSA Code of Ethics Communications Initiative.
We are committed to ethical business practices, and we’re proud to adhere to the DSA Code of Ethics. For more information about direct selling, and direct selling resources visit http://www.directselling411.com/.
AdvoCare Gives Back
In 1993, AdvoCare founder Charlie Ragus committed to be an advocate who cared. AdvoCare continues to champion that mission by giving back to the communities where we live and work. AdvoCare takes our community involvement seriously and will be continuing to grow our programming. Our ability to invest socially in our communities is made possible by our AdvoCare Independent Distributors who make a positive difference in their own communities. To strengthen our commitment, AdvoCare is establishing the AdvoCare Foundation to continue the great work and legacy of the company and founder Charlie Ragus.
More information about the AdvoCare Foundation will be announced throughout the fall and at AdvoNation in January. To contact AdvoCare Community Relations, please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 May 2015
10th Annual AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl Slated For December 29
20 May 2015
AdvoCare Contributes $10,000 to Bay Area Food Bank’s Backpack Program
30 April 2015
Rick Loy Named to Direct Selling Education Foundation Board of Directors
27 March 2015
AdvoCare Donates $10,000 to Variety Children's Charity in Australia
23 January 2015
AdvoCare® Launches AdvoCare® Core™
8 January 2015
AdvoCare® Scores Multi-Year Partnership with Major League Soccer, Named Official Sports Nutrition Partner
7 January 2015
AdvoCare® Champions the Fight Against Hunger, Donates $120,000 to Food Banks Across the U.S.
18 December 2014
AdvoCare® Wishes the Texas Longhorns and Arkansas Razorbacks 'Good Luck' in the 2014 AdvoCare V100™ Texas Bowl
15 December 2014
AdvoCare Donates More than $8,000 to Sponsor Students at Costa Rican School
12 November 2014
AdvoCare President and CEO Richard Wright Receives The SEAL Legacy Foundation Award
11 November 2014
AdvoCare Expands Scientific & Medical Advisory Board with Addition of Three Experts
31 October 2014
AdvoCare Donates $50,000 to National Breast Cancer Foundation in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
29 October 2014
AdvoCare Hosts Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Sam Johnson
24 October 2014
Building champions together, AdvoCare and FC Dallas extend hero partnership through 2020
23 October 2014
AdvoCare Donates $15,000 and Holds Community Diaper Drive to Help Replenish Captain Hope's Kids Stolen Inventory
17 October 2014
AdvoCare Donates $15,800 to Benefit South African Communities and School Organizations
6 October 2014
AdvoCare Opens Richardson Distribution Center
19 August 2014
AdvoCare Sponsors the Inaugural Financial Literacy Champion Award for Consumer Credit Counseling Service
15 August 2014
AdvoCare Unveils AdvoBar® DB9®, Second Product in Collaboration with National Spokesperson Drew Brees
8 August 2014
AdvoCare Supports North Texas Nonprofits in Preparation for Back-to-School
30 July 2014
AdvoCare Secures Naming Rights for New Orleans Professional Football Training Facility in West Virginia
23 July 2014
AdvoCare Introduces New Products in Summer Launchapalooza
24 May 2014
Roush Fenway Racing and AdvoCare to Bring Iconic No. 6 Back to Sprint Cup in 2015
24 April 2014
AdvoCare Independent Distributors Travel to D.C. to Visit with U.S. Congressmen
2 April 2014
AdvoCare Contributes $5,500 to Tarrant Area Food Bank
6 March 2014
AdvoCare Pledges $75,000 to Food 4 Kids, Joint Effort with North Texas Food Bank and Plano Mayor
22 February 2014
Sponsors Join Forces for Bayne this Weekend in Daytona
11 February 2014
AdvoCare to Become New Title Sponsor of Texas Bowl
29 January 2014
AdvoCare Hosts Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Representative Marc Veasey
20 January 2014
AdvoCare Introduces New Flavors of Rehydrate
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