Our team

Herbal Goodness is run by a truly phenomenal team of people who are dedicated to healthy living, supporting the environment and sharing the oh! amazing goodness of Papaya. From varied backgrounds, each member of our team brings unique and invaluable expertise and industry knowledge-- And we all share the excitement about our company, our products, our values and our future. Join us!

Unoma Okorafor Ph.D. - Founder & CEO

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 husband, three children and their dog Ruby!

Laura Callahan Herbal Goodness Sales Director
Laura Callahan - Sales & Business Development Director

Laura Callahan - Sales & Business Development Director
Born in Spokane Washington, Laura brings her cleaver wit and over 25 years of marketing and sales innovation, partnerships and leadership. Having worked with some of the most well known products and brands in the market, she is proud to represent such an amazing product line within Herbal Goodness. "The combination of healthy, sustainable ingredients that create such unique and beneficial products backed by the company's amazing story and dedicated team is a perfect win-win and I am thrilled I get to be a part of it everyday."

Laura and her husband have 4 boys ages 16-26. When you don't see her on a sports field, course or arena of some sort, you can find her trying out the newest recipe, listening to her son's music group or enjoying hiking and fishing in the beautiful Midwest.

Arina Boldt
Arina Boldt - Operations Director

Arina is an accomplished business leader with nearly 18 years of experience in healthcare administration. She earned her graduate degree in business administration from Marylhurst University and her undergraduate degree in marketing and business from Old Dominion University. She has successfully launched strategic plans, new programs, and facilitated process improvement changes. Arina also has had the privilege of coordinating a variety of health events, working on health literacy projects, and orchestrating employee engagement activities.

Arina enjoys connecting people with resources that will help them on their wellness journey. Her passion for health and wellness spills over to her friends and family. When she’s not working, she fills her cup by spending time with her husband and children. She has a love for nature and enjoys gardening and camping.

Lorraine Cook
Lorraine Cook - Customer Care Manager

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 a 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 market place. 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."