Vice President of Global Sourcing
Bill Chioffi has been involved in the natural products industry for over 20 years and has been part of Gaia Herbs since 1997. Before becoming VP of Global Sourcing, Bill held many different positions within the company. He started as an herbal press operator and worked his way up to Production Manager, which included oversight of purchasing of all botanicals and the coordination of harvests and extraction of herbs from the Gaia organic farm.
Bill then became a leader on the Gaia Herbs Sales Team as Eastern Regional Sales Manager, after which he transitioned into the role of Director of Education. His background in herbalism served him as he traveled the country, teaching herbal medicine and training sales associates.
Bill has studied therapeutic protocols for many common health disorders over the years at the Medicines from the Earth Symposium for Botanical Medicine and independently with naturopathic physicians and herbalists. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in 1991 then studied herbalism and taught English in Eastern Europe. He is a member of the New England Wildflower Society and the United Plant Savers. Bill lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts with his wife Elizabeth, son Cameron and lots of plants.