CEO, President, Goodwill of Orange County
WHY: Took over top spot at one of OC’s largest nonprofits in 2018. Previously served as CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank, boosting revenue by 55%, also served as Goodwill OC’s VP of development.
RECENT: Goodwill of Orange County hosted its annual golf classic on June 10, raising $235K to support Goodwill’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services. Local office brings in nearly $130M annually.
NOTABLE: After graduating from Costa Mesa’s Vanguard, did initial stint at Second Harvest at 23, in public relations and marketing. Work at Washington, D.C. charity preceded a 10-year first run at Goodwill as director of development.
FUN FACTS: Cheerleader in high school; favorite restaurant, Wahoo’s Fish Taco; husband, Michael.