Herbal Goodness is run by a truly phenomenal team of people dedicated to healthy living, supporting the environment and sharing the amazing goodness of Superfoods and herbs. From varied backgrounds, each team member brings unique and invaluable expertise and industry knowledge. We share a common excitement about our company, our values, and a healthy future.
This team is huge on innovation, creativity and mindfulness in what we do! Even though our main office is located in McKinney, Texas our remote team is spread out over several countries that have included Asia (China, Philippines); South America (Colombia); Europe (London UK, Scotland); Africa (Nigeria) and the Caribbeans (Jamaica, Belize). With a unique skill set, we are here to make the world a healthier place.
Unoma Okorafor Ph.D. - Founder & CEO | Herbal Goodness
Born in Nigeria, Dr. Unoma Okorafor obtained her Master's degree from Rice University and her Ph.D. from Texas A & M University, both in Computer Engineering. Prior to founding Herbal Goodness, Dr. Okorafor worked as a software engineer and technical lead at the Education Technology Division of Texas Instruments. She has also worked in leading research labs including Intel, Hewlett Packard, and IBM. Unoma enjoys working on creative ideas and applying her software knowledge to implement highly efficient and innovative processes and systems at Herbal Goodness. A 2013 recipient of the Anita Borg Institute Change Agent Award and the 2016 GEM Tech Award by ITU and UN Women, a graduate of INSEAD and Stanford University's Executive Program in Social Entrepreneurship, Dr. Okorafor is a passionate social entrepreneur and founder of the 501(c) non-proﬁt Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation, which promotes STEM education for girls in Africa. Continuing in her efforts to help and educate the world, Unoma participates in speaking engagements at events such as SXSW. She is passionate about healthy living and sharing her great love for papaya with people everywhere. She enjoys hanging out with her family.
Jerry Haley - Chief Operations Officer | Herbal Goodness Built and Operated a successful reverse logistics company serving fortune 500 clients such as Kroger, Walmart, and Sam’s Club domestically and in Latin America for over 25 years. Recipient of the Harley Rhodes Business Achievement of The Year award in 2008. A former On Air Radio D.J. and voiceover artist who embraces servant leadership. Passionate about our keeping our living oceans clean, and scuba dives to remove pollution from the reefs.
Chantal Umana - Business Development Manager | Herbal Goodness Chantal Umana is the Business Development Manager at Herbal Goodness. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master's degree in Health Services Administration. Prior to Herbal Goodness, Chantal served as the Director of Office Administration at Lifenet Texas. Chantal is passionate about fostering healthy communities by specifically addressing mental health, poverty, and addiction. She leads a minimalist lifestyle and is the co-founder of a sustainable travel company. Chantal believes that wholesome health in body and mind begins with good nutrition.
Lorraine Cook - Customer Care Manager | Herbal Goodness
Lorraine brings over 25 years of sales and customer service experience to bear at Herbal Goodness. She is extremely passionate about connecting with people and building lasting relationships. Lorraine began her career with Associated Medical Products as a customer service manager before moving on to Experian Corporation, where she worked for over 20 years as a senior account manager. In her starting role, Lorraine was an on the sales and support team managing several categories of accounts. As a senior account manager, she oversaw major accounts including Ford, Toyota, Chase, Bank of America, Neiman Marcus and JC Penney.
Prior to Herbal Goodness, Lorraine was customer relations consultant, providing training to increase revenue for partner organizations. She has completed several high-level sales professional courses. Lorraine says, "By employing our creativity, challenging assumptions and constantly listening to our customers, we are helping to define the future of effective herbal remedies in the marketplace. I love to personally connect with customers and enjoy hearing their testimonials about how our products are helping them, and their feedback on what we can do better. I'm here to see things from the customers perspective. I always tell them, I am first and foremost on their side."
Jhoanna Stanners - Product Support Manager | Herbal Goodness
Jhoanna is the Product Support Manager for Herbal Goodness. Born and raised in the Philippines. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration. Following university, she covered multiple projects relating to marketing and various market research projects. She believes and strongly support in Herbal Papaya’s mission to discover and provide premium super foods for healthy living. As a mother, Jhoanna always looks for the best diet she can ever give to her kids. Now, she is honored to be part of an organization that shares the same perspective.
Miriam Aboh - Digital Marketing Associate I | Herbal Goodness Miriam is the Digital Marketing Associate I at Herbal Goodness. She is a graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Minna where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology. Prior to working with Herbal Goodness, Miriam worked at Ultimate Specialist Hospital as a laboratory scientist and also at Notore Chemical Industries as a water analyst. Miriam is a digital marketing professional with incredible marketing skills and proven strengths in social media management. She is very passionate about giving back to her community and has received awards for her work with non-profit NGOs, volunteering to empowering over 700 Africa girls through STEM education. Miriam enjoys reading, traveling and learning. She is passionate about helping people unlock their potentials and believes changing the world begins with the individual.
Somto Chike-Nwaka - Executive Administrative Associate | Herbal Goodness Somto holds a BL. and an LLB. from the Nigerian Law school and Nnamdi Azikiwe University- respectively. She started her career as a legal officer with an NGO and then went on to work as a business development officer with a mental health care facility. She enjoys reading, learning new things, listening to music and playing board games.
Monet Ware - Social Media and Community Manager | Herbal Goodness Monet Ware is the Social Media and Community Manager at Herbal Goodness. She graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in Visual Communication Technology, with a specialization in interactive media. She started her career as a web designer before becoming a social media specialist. Monet is very passionate about connecting with the health community while spreading Herbal Goodness’s vision and values.