Our Team

At Goodwill of North Georgia, our team shares a commitment to building stronger communities by putting people to work. We proudly shine a spotlight on some of the leaders who help us break the barriers that keep people from finding the security of a regular paycheck.
Our leaders are dedicated to offering some of the best, most comprehensive job training and employment services in the region, and expanding the fastest growing Goodwill retail operation in the country.

Board of Directors

Daniel "Dan" King
King & Spalding
Anthony "Tony" Tatum
King & Spalding
B. Aubrey Harrell
Charles Meriwether
Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions
Daniel "Danny" Lindsey
Southern Company
Eduardo "Ed" Carreras, Chair
Baker Hostetler
George Kessinger
Goodwill Industries International (Retired)
Glynn Jenkins
Janine Anthony Bowen
Johanna Ellis
Atlanta Classic Cars, Inc.
Keith T. Parker
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
Kirk Halpern
Halperns' Purveyors of Steak and Seafood
Lew Fader
InterContinental Hotels & Group (Eastern US & Canada)
Marc Azar, Vice Chair
Smith & Howard, P.C.
Mark Hoffman
Lanier Asset Management
Paula Tkac
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Raymond W. Bishop
Goodwill of North Georgia
Goodwill Industries of North Georgia
Robert "Bob" Saudek, Secretary
Retired: Morris, Manning & Martin
Richard "Rick" Byrd, Jr.
Internal Revenue Service (Retired)
Timothy "Tim" O'Connell, Treasurer
Corporate Environments

Lifetime Member

Dr. John McNeal, Jr.
Atlanta Bible Baptist Church

Executive Staff

Cheryl Cornett
Vice President, Career Services
Elaine Armstrong
Vice President, Marketing
John Mayfield
Vice President, Human Resources
Paula Swearingen
Vice President, Donor Services
Paul Jordan
Vice President, Finance
Raymond W. Bishop
Scott Parry
Vice President, Facility Services

Emeritus Council

Allen Phinney
E. Virginia "Jennie" Woodlee
The Coca-Cola Company (Retired)
Francesca Gary
Amerigroup Community Care of Georgia
John R. Keys
Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (Retired)
Marshia Milam-Medford
Internal Revenue Service (Retired)
Nicholas Hoffman
Nicholas J. Hoffman & Company
Richard Rushton
Nicholas J. Hoffman & Co., LLC
Tacita Mikel Scott
Wong Fleming, P.C.
William "Bill" Miller
CRH Healthcare, LLC
William Canby
SunTrust (Retired)

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