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Etan Thomas


Etan is Husband to Nichole and Business Partner. An amazing father to their 3 children. He is a writer and journalist with 3 published works, a weekly radio show, and a passion for our youth. Etan is a retired NBA veteran whose play spanned more than a decade. Having graduated from the Whitman School of Business at Syracuse University, his business acumen and penchant for finance is a tremendous asset for Virtuous Living. 

Etan’s favorite spice blend is Respect - created as a tribute to his Caribbean heritage. (Coming soon)

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Nichole  Thomas

Vice President, Board Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach 

Nichole received her Bachelor’s degree in International Relations & Foreign Affairs from the Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University where she was also a member of the Women’s basketball team. Fluent in 2 languages, and well versed on health and wellness on a global scale, her passion for travel and world cuisine quickly found a home at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Upon completion of the IIN program, she received additional certifications for specialties as a Wellness coach and lifestyle expert in the areas of Sports Nutrition, and International Health Coaching. She also received her Board Certification in Integrative Nutrition in 2017.  For more than a decade she has cultivated the knowledge and techniques required to teach others how to live a holistically well lifestyle, and how to prepare healthy food in a therapeutic, delicious and creative way. She and Etan met on their first day on campus and 21 years later, they are still happily married with three beautiful children, Malcolm, Imani and Sierra.

Nichole's favorite spice blend is Faith- she uses it in her paleo waffle batter, in tea, and on baked sweet potatoes.

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Bronique D. Jones

Chief Operations Officer

Bronique is a highly regarded professional with significant experience in the implementation of financial best practices, business operations and strategic growth of start-up organizations. In other words, she is a force to be reckoned with in the business world. Armed with a BA in Financial Management from Baruch College, City University of New York and an MS in Business Management from the University of Maryland, University College, Bronique brings impeccable credentials to the Virtuous Living® brand.

A native New Yorker and mother to a college Freshman, Jaryd, Bronique knows the importance of creating a healthy environment for today’s busy families. As a working mom, she also understands their challenges and felt she had to be a part of the solution in some way. Her unrelenting desire to make a difference, not just for her personal life, but for others as well, led to her transition from corporate leader to small-business executive, and she’s not looking back.

Bronique's favorite spice blend is Love - savory and delicious on everything.