Press Room

December 15, 2011

Goodwill Contact:
Katherine Ransom, Marketing & Communications Director
714.547.6308 Ext. 308, via email


## Goodwill of Orange County ##

Goodwill Announces Promotion of Retail Operations Vice President


(Santa Ana, CA) Recently, Goodwill of Orange County promoted Corrine Allen to Vice President, Retail Operations. Ms. Allen, who has played a key role in the organization for the past12 years, has more than 30 years experience in sales, management, customer service and e-commerce operations. Ms. Allen is responsible for the retail operations of 20 Goodwill Stores as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization’s donated goods processing operations.

Allen will have enhanced leadership responsibilities within the executive team at Goodwill. President & CEO, Dan S. Rogers states, “Corrine is a well-respected and valuable member of our senior management team. This promotion is a result of her outstanding leadership skills and the numerous contributions she has made towards the success of our retail operations. Corrine has established herself as an expert from her work at Goodwill and prior to that with Sears Roebuck and she is committed to lifelong learning. Her pursuit in continuous development of intellect, capability and integrity is inspirational to the entire team at Goodwill."

In addition to Goodwill’s brick and mortar stores in Orange County, the organization also operates the successful online store, All venues generate revenue to fund Goodwill’s job skills training and career development programs throughout the region. Last year, Goodwill transformed gently used clothing and other items into education, training and employment services for nearly 10,000 local men and women.

Goodwill of Orange County is a nonprofit organization with its Main Campus located at 410 North Fairview in Santa Ana. Now in its 87th year, Goodwill of Orange County has provided thousands of people with disabilities and other barriers the opportunity to achieve their highest levels of personal and economic independence through competitive employment. Goodwill of Orange County has consistently received a four-star rating, based on organizational efficiency and organizational capacity from Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator. For more information on Goodwill of Orange County, please contact Katherine Ransom, Marketing and Communications Director at (714) 547-6308 ext. 308 or Information can also be found at