CEO, Presence

Bill Weiland

Bill Weiland is the Founder and CEO of PRESENCE. Bill has committed his entire adult life to furthering the wellness lifestyle movement.Bill launched PRESENCE in January 1990 after spending a dozen years in various natural products’ industry retail and sales roles. Today, after more than 40 years of dedicated service, he is surrounded by a team of thoughtful, creative people who carry out the mission of bringing healthy products to consumers.His uncompromising belief in the power of healthy food, holistic wellness and regenerative systems are key drivers behind his commitment to building a world with clean products for all. Bill also is a leading supporter of consumer transparency and GMO labeling.Named by Forbes Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Most Influential ‘Kingmakers’ in Consumer and Retailer Companies,” Bill is widely recognized for his devotion to helping entrepreneurs. New Hope recognized Bill’s extensive contribution to the Natural Products Industry by inducting him to their Hall of Legends.In working with leading national brands as well as successful startups, Bill has a keen eye for consumer and product trends driving the rapidly growing healthy lifestyles market. Under his leadership, PRESENCE is now the largest natural and organic products brokerage in the U.S.