LAUGHING GIRAFFE ORGANICS is a boutique family business that is owned and operated by the Gilmour family, who live in the San Francisco Bay Area. They entered the health food business out of a desire to learn about healthy eating and how it might improve their own well-being.
Our products are distributed throughout North America. Laughing Giraffe Organic owns its production facility, which is under strict GMP's & SOPs that are audited by NSF. Our facility is located in Phoenix, AZ.
Phil & Kathy Gilmour - Owners: Both Phil and Kathy, who just celebrated their 47th anniversary, retired early from previous careers. They returned to work by developing LAUGHING GIRAFFE ORGANICS out of a real passion for providing products that are good for people. They have three daughters and 7 grandchildren. They enjoy outdoor activities - especially mountain sports - and traveling. Their constant companion is their black lab. Phil can be contacted at email@example.com.
Chelsea Marshall - CEO: Chelsea, the oldest daughter, is married and has 4 children from grade school to high school. She is an outdoor enthusiast, loves music and is never without her yellow lab. Chelsea's career started with Create & Barrel, where she started as a bookkeeper and advanced to a store manager and eventually a regional store design manager. Chelsea works closely with our brokers, distributors and outstanding retailers. She is also responsible for our product and packaging development. She can be contacted a firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emy Gilmour –Vice President of Sales: Emy is the youngest of the daughters. She joined the company after having a career as a Marriage & Family Therapist; working primarily as a counselor to emotionally challenged teenagers. Emy lives an active lifestyle. When she is not sampling the hottest new foodie spots, she is Team Captain of her adult Softball Team. She likes camping and any outdoor activity that involves water. Emy and her partner, Frank, love to grow vegetables in the home garden and pamper their cat, Natasha. Emy manages sales and customer service. She can be contacted at email@example.com.
Glen Feller- Vice President of Production: Glen manages and leads our production and quality assurance program within our Phoenix manufacturing facility. He brings approximately 30 years of diversified food industry experience, including positions such as Plant Manager/VP of Operations at Fellers Baking Company and Sweet Lilly’s Inc.. He also was the Director of Research & Development at Salem Baking Company. Glen even acted as Executive Chef in the early part of his career. Outside of work Glen is spending quality time with his high school sweetheart who he now calls his wife and his teenage son. His passion for food overflows into his personal life and spends much of his time outside of work in his kitchen whipping up delicious meals from scratch. Glen also has a love of music and old cars! He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.