A native of Syracuse, New York, Bill is an Army veteran who served in Germany and France where he was attached to the US Embassy in Paris. After his military service, he was an IT Management Consultant for many years before becoming full time with The Larkin Tea Company where he continues to put his computer knowledge to good use.
He became a certified tea specialist with the Tea Association of the USA and likes to use his expertise in guiding customers to trying new teas. (Bill's favorite tea is Ti Kuan Yin which is a Chinese oolong).
In addition to his many responsibilities with the company, he is behind the company's line "Tea in the Garden" which he creates from vintage china into whimsical birdhouses and feeders.