Executive Team

Cole T. Evans invented the formula for CONFADENT Gum & Mints while attending the Business School at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.

While attending Trinity, Cole majored in Business Entrepreneurship and participated in several top entrepreneurship competitions throughout the U.S. including Cupid’s Cup, which aired live in front of billionaire shark judges and was hosted by Under Armour’s Founder & CEO, Kevin Plank. Cole and his brand, CONFADENT Gum, were victorious at Cupid’s Cup – beating out over 600 other start-up businesses from around the United Stated. Cole was awarded a cash investment into CONFADENT and was presented with the esteemed “Kevin Plank’s Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneur of the Year."

In his time away from the office, Cole enjoys traveling the country playing competitive golf, poker, back country skiing and fly fishing.

Cole T. Evans

CEO, Founder

Brian C. Blum graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Sports Management.

As a young professional, Brian has held a variety of positions. After completing an internship with Congressman Joaquin Castro, he moved on to working for the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs Organization. While attending school, Brian was also enrolled in Northwestern Mutual’s nationally acclaimed Financial Advisor Internship program, in addition to competing for the Trinity Tigers NCAA Basketball Team.

Outside of the office, Brian is an avid Houston sports fan who enjoys playing basketball, skiing and traveling when possible.

Brian C. Blum

VP of Sales, Co-Founder

Justin T. Brasel graduated from Creighton University’s Heider College of Business with a major in Marketing, and specialization in Strategic Communications.

Justin is the founder of NextWave Development Group LLC, a marketing and business development consulting company in Denver, CO that specializes in helping emerging companies make that next big splash in the market. NextWave strives to eliminate companies’ desire to compete, but rather inspire companies to disrupt and dominate the industry.

In his time away from the office, Justin is a huge sports fan that enjoys attending the local Broncos, Nuggets, and Rockies sporting events.

Justin T. Brasel

Co-Founder

Sanjeev Javia has been formulating nutrition products for over 18 years, including developing entire lines of supplement products from sports performance to various disease management states. Over 52 products are credited to his name in exclusive formulation and over 80 he has co-formulated or been on the formulation team.

His client list includes some of the top athletes in the world: Super Bowl MVP’s, Stanley Cup Champions, World Series Hall of Famers, and Olympic Medalists.

Sanjeev is also the founder/CEO of Javia Wellness Group (JWG), a firm specializing in the development, formulation, research, and developing marketing & sales strategies for dietary supplements.

Sanjeev Javia

Director of Formulation

Advisory Board

Steve Blum has 25 years of experience in management consulting, medical device marketing, biotech business development, and presently, general management.

He has lived and worked in both Asia and Europe, and has held global P&L responsibility for three Fortune 500 companies.

Steve Blum

Brian C. Blum graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Sports Management.

As a young professional, Brian has held a variety of positions. After completing an internship with Congressman Joaquin Castro, he moved on to working for the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs Organization. While attending school, Brian was also enrolled in Northwestern Mutual’s nationally acclaimed Financial Advisor Internship program, in addition to competing for the Trinity Tigers NCAA Basketball Team.

Outside of the office, Brian is an avid Houston sports fan who enjoys playing basketball, skiing and traveling when possible.

Steve Huppert

Justin T. Brasel graduated from Creighton University’s Heider College of Business with a major in Marketing, and specialization in Strategic Communications.

Justin is the founder of NextWave Development Group LLC, a marketing and business development consulting company in Denver, CO that specializes in helping emerging companies make that next big splash in the market. NextWave strives to eliminate companies’ desire to compete, but rather inspire companies to disrupt and dominate the industry.

In his time away from the office, Justin is a huge sports fan that enjoys attending the local Broncos, Nuggets, and Rockies sporting events.

Rob Perry

Sanjeev Javia has been formulating nutrition products for over 18 years, including developing entire lines of supplement products from sports performance to various disease management states. Over 52 products are credited to his name in exclusive formulation and over 80 he has co-formulated or been on the formulation team.

His client list includes some of the top athletes in the world: Super Bowl MVP’s, Stanley Cup Champions, World Series Hall of Famers, and Olympic Medalists.

Sanjeev is also the founder/CEO of Javia Wellness Group (JWG), a firm specializing in the development, formulation, research, and developing marketing & sales strategies for dietary supplements.

James Wisniewski (NHL Superstar)