Tim O’Connell Joins the Goodwill of North Georgia Team as CFO

Decatur, GA – NOVEMBER 24, 2021 – Goodwill of North Georgia – one of the oldest and
largest nonprofit organizations in Georgia – announces the appointment of their new Chief
Financial Officer. Upon conclusion of a nationwide search and panel interview process, Mr.
Tim O’Connell has accepted the position to join the Goodwill of North Georgia team as CFO
and vice president of Finance and IT.
Tim has held leadership roles for a number of organizations in his professional career,
including with MetLife and PricewaterhouseCoopers and most recently served as a Chief
Operating Officer with oversight of accounting, information technology, human resources
and customer service. He is a passionate supporter of community organizations and
previously served as a long-standing member of the Board of Directors for Goodwill of
North Georgia, including as Chair of the Board in 2012-2013. He exudes proven leadership
in the areas of business strategy, financial management, corporate governance,
communications, and human resources.
“I’m honored to be a part of the Goodwill of North Georgia senior leadership team. After
years of serving as a member of the board, I’m thrilled to offer my skills and knowledge to
strengthen the operations in support of the mission,” says Tim.
Tim’s years of Goodwill board service and his wealth of experience, education, and
expertise in various aspects of accounting, financial management, executive leadership,
tax, and audit, will be a great asset to the Goodwill of North Georgia team.
“I look forward to collaborating with Tim in fostering operational excellence to advance the
important work of Goodwill,” says CEO Keith Parker. “His strategic mindset, financial
acumen and commitment to talent development and employee engagement will be a great
fit for the organization.”
Goodwill of North Georgia serves a 45-county territory with 100+ stores and donation
centers. The organization also operates 13 career centers to support job training and
placement services offered free of charge to tens of thousands of North Georgia job
seekers. Through the career centers and job training programs, Goodwill of North Georgia
assists veterans, people with disabilities, youth, single parents, the under-employed, people
with criminal backgrounds, and anyone else looking for work.
To learn more about Goodwill of North Georgia’s career services and job training programs,
please visit www.goodwilling.org.