Five new members are joining the 17-member board of directors at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region, bringing with them expertise in everything from retail to construction to financing.
Charelle Foege brings more than 20 years of experience in market retail and culinary leadership to Goodwill. She is an owner and vice president of personnel at Stormans, Inc., an independent grocer with Ralph’s and Bayview Thriftway stores in Olympia. Stormans Inc. also owns the Bayview Catering Business and the regionally recognized Bayview School of Cooking.
Demetrius Forte brings to the board a decade of expertise in retail operations, marketing, customer service and merchandising. Currently the store manager for Walgreens in Steilacoom and Lakewood, Forte served for seven years as assistant manager at two Walgreens in Spanaway and Tacoma.
Daniel S. Glover contributes 29 years of construction management and business administration as chief estimator for Tucci & Sons Construction in Tacoma. In that role, he leads a team of professionals in procuring contracts for the construction firm.
Shannon D. Govia adds nonprofit financial expertise as assistant executive director for the Washington Health Care Facilities Authority in Olympia. His duties include bond issuance for 34 health care providers in the region. His experience includes prior work with the Illinois Finance Authority as funding manager and state purchasing officer.
And Mark Rodriguez contributes an understanding of production efficiencies and control as executive director of a Manufacturing Business Unit in Auburn, providing air and fluid handling systems to all Boeing Commercial Airplane programs and many defense platforms. Previous positions with Boeing included Senior Manager of Manufacturing for the Boeing Defense and Space Delta Rocket Program.