SARASOTA, FL – Two members of Goodwill Manasota’s management workforce have lately been elevated to vice presidential roles, in recognition of longtime, devoted and profitable expertise with the group in addition to to extend the capability of the nonprofit, which serves Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto and Hardee counties, and northwest Charlotte County.
Melissa Carman, who was employed by Goodwill Manasota in 2008, started her service as an assistant and has risen steadily by means of the ranks ever since, with roles together with assist & recognition supervisor, director of board & assist providers, and senior director of board & group engagement. Her new title is vice chairman of engagement; in that function, her key duties embrace overseeing the assist workforce, undertaking administration, and advertising and marketing in addition to serving because the liaison between the President & CEO Donn Githens and the board of administrators.
Alexa Olivas was employed by Goodwill Manasota in 2009 on the retail operations aspect. Since that point, she has been promoted quite a few instances, with positions together with assistant workforce chief (retailer administration), supervisor of bookstores & clearance facilities, operations supervisor, director of donated items operations, and senior director of operations. Her new title is vice chairman of donated items operations, a brand new place ensuing from the division of donated items operations and retail. This transfer will increase the capability of the nonprofit, which can maximize revenues to assist its Mission Providers.
Carman and Olivas have each been working towards their Grasp’s levels – Carman lately earned hers for Human Providers and Olivas will full hers in Enterprise Administration in August – with tuition supplied by means of Goodwill’s “Pursuit of Training” program geared toward workforce upskilling.
“We’re so lucky to have devoted, expert and motivated professionals like Melissa and Alexa on our workforce,” mentioned Githens. “We take delight in partaking and – when it has been so nicely earned – elevating the brightest and most gifted professionals to assist advance our mission of fixing lives by means of the facility of labor. I’m wanting ahead to seeing our group develop even stronger as Melissa and Alexa fulfill their new roles.”
Carman and Olivas be part of Goodwill Manasota’s govt workforce: Donn Githens, president & CEO; Bob Stanell, monetary/treasury; Adrian Gessen, senior VP of organizational improvement; Margie Genter, VP of mission providers; Brady O’Neil, VP of donated items retail; and Angela Gerholdt, VP of HR and threat administration.
The gross sales of donated items and philanthropic donations fund Goodwill Manasota’s Mission Providers. With these revenues, Goodwill is ready to help folks with disabilities, veterans, seniors, justice-involved people, and people with different boundaries to employment by offering job abilities coaching and employment alternatives. Roughly 76% of Goodwill Manasota’s workforce members have a self-identified barrier to employment.
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About Goodwill Manasota
Goodwill Manasota is an industry-leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit group that adjustments lives by means of the facility of labor. With philanthropic donations and income generated by the gross sales of donated items, Goodwill is ready to help folks with disabilities, veterans, seniors, and people with different boundaries to employment by offering jobs, job abilities coaching, and free profession providers. For extra info or for a list of areas, go to experiencegoodwill.org or name 941-355-2721.