Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Goodwill Names Vice President


Goodwill of Central Illinois has named Bob Parkhurst as Vice President of Administrative Services.

Parkhurst is a Peoria native and a graduate of Illinois State University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant. He began his career at Price Waterhouse and most recently held the position of Chief Financial Officer at the Wyman Group. Parkhurst currently serves on the Peoria Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors and is involved in production and performance with Corn Stock Theater.

“Goodwill is continuously expanding its services and serving more people, Bob’s proven record of leadership and creative thinking will help us expand even further,” said Patty Fuchs, Goodwill President and CEO. “Bob brings with him 25 years of finance and executive management experience. He understands people and knows how to foster a team environment. Bob will be a great asset to Goodwill’s future.”

Goodwill of Central Illinois is a non-profit organization that provides job training, career and vocational services to veterans, individuals and families who are working to better their lives. Goodwill also operates a youth mentoring program for at-risk youth ages 12 to 17. Revenues from the sale of donated or recycled items support the Vocational Services programs of Goodwill.  For more information on retail stores, donation centers and vocational services, visit the website at www.goodwillpeo.org or call the Administrative Offices at (309) 682-1113.