San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013
Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo & Marin (SF Goodwill) has named Maureen Sedonaen as their new Chief Executive Officer. She will officially begin her new duties on July 15, 2013.
Sedonaen has a long history as a social impact business leader in both the non-profit and for profit fields.
For the past two years, she has served on the leadership team as Regional Vice President for Revolution Foods, leading the growth and development in California for one of the fastest growing inner city companies in America.
Prior to Revolution Foods, Sedonaen was the Founder and CEO of Youth Leadership
Institute (YLI), an innovative leader in the field of youth development, working in many
Capacities — from advocating for national policy change to organizing and training young people and adults on a community level in policy, philanthropy, evaluation and best practices in the field of youth development.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Chico and an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Dominican University of California.
“We are looking forward to having Maureen join our amazing team at Goodwill,” said Jane Vaughn, chair of SF Goodwill’s Board of Directors. “Her strong history of entrepreneurial leadership, broad understanding of the non-profit sector, passion for our mission and demonstrated leadership, knowledge and commitment to the communities we serve will propel us forward in our mission to create solutions to poverty through the businesses we operate.”
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Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo & Marin opens doorways to jobs for local people in need. Approaching its centennial in 2015, Goodwill continues to innovate through its eCommerce, specialty boutiques, family store, and salvage businesses – which fund local job training, education, and employment opportunities that give people a second chance at a sustainable livelihood. The social enterprise focuses on people who are coming out of jail, off the streets, and out of addiction, and helps them transform their lives through the power of work. Last year, Goodwill helped more than 600 local people get jobs, readied 7,000 to join the workforce, and hosted more than 34,000 visits at their career center. Learn more at sfgoodwill.org.