Ron Wade joins the Goodwill of North Georgia Team as Vice President of Human Resources

Goodwill of North Georgia – one of the oldest and largest nonprofit organizations in Georgia – announces the appointment of their new Vice President of Human Resources. Upon conclusion of a nationwide search and panel interview process, Mr. Ron Wade has accepted the position to join the Goodwill of North Georgia executive leadership team.

Wade has held leadership roles for a number of organizations in his professional career and brings nearly 30 years of human resources experience to the agency. He recently retired after more than 25 years with Fulton County Schools where he served as their Chief Talent Officer. His insights and expertise will be a great asset to the Goodwill of North Georgia team.

“Goodwill of North Georgia has a core mission that centers on servicing the community and, in particularly, those who have been traditionally underserved. I feel privileged to be given the opportunity to contribute to such an important mission and excited to join the team,” says Wade.

“I look forward to collaborating with Ron as we continue on our mission to put people to work,” says CEO Keith Parker. “His leadership will also allow Goodwill to continue to invest in our team in becoming a best place to work.


About Goodwill of North Georgia

Goodwill of North Georgia serves a 45-county territory with 100+ stores and donation centers. The organization also operates 14 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.[TL1] 

To learn more about Goodwill of North Georgia’s career services and job training programs, please visit