Press Room

April 22, 2013

Goodwill Contact:
Stacey Doss | SDDPR


## Goodwill of Orange County ##

Goodwill of Orange County Announces New Chairman to its Board of Directors

--Steven Coyne, former Board Treasurer, takes new role --

SANTA ANA, Calif. – April 22, 2013 – Goodwill of Orange County is pleased to announce Steven Coyne as Chairman of its Board of Directors. In his new role, Coyne will provide leadership to the board in executive oversight and governance and develop strategic alliances throughout the community.

With extensive experience in strategic planning and an impressive background in real estate development and finance, Coyne brings solid leadership skills and direction that will help guide Goodwill's future growth. In past years, he served as Treasurer of the Budget & Finance Committee and Chairman of the 2008 Walter Knott Award Luncheon. Coyne is a commercial real estate development professional at the Coyne Development Corporation whose projects extend throughout Orange, San Diego, Riverside, and Los Angeles Counties. Prior to starting his firm, he was the Vice President of LNR Property Corporation.

“We are honored to have Steven serve as our new Chairman,” said Goodwill of Orange County's President and CEO Frank Talarico, Jr. “He is passionate about Goodwill and his commitment is inspiring. Steven’s strategic thinking, superb analytical skills along with his passion for serving our mission make him ideal for this position.”

Joining Coyne on the executive committee are Thomas S. Salinger as Vice Chairman, A. Richard Trueblood as Treasurer and Michael Perry as Secretary.

About Goodwill of Orange County
Now in its 89th year, Goodwill of Orange County is in the business of helping people who are facing barriers to get and keep jobs, which provides purpose, pride and dignity. Founded on the belief that every person should have the opportunity to achieve independence through the power of work, Goodwill is most famous for its donated goods thrift store model where much of the revenue is generated to fund mission services. Goodwill maintains leadership in creating and providing quality training and employment services to empower individuals to be productive and independent. These programs and services offer added appeal since providing these tools to reach economic independence places fewer demands on public resources. As an integral part of the community safety net Goodwill has committed to doubling the number of people it serves to close the gap on unemployment among the region’s most underserved individuals. The organization has consistently received a four-star rating, based on organizational efficiency and organizational capacity from Charity Navigator and in 2012, Goodwill was named one of Orange County’s Most Trusted Brands.

For more information on Goodwill of Orange County, please contact Joseph Burke, Vice President, Marketing and Community Development, at (714) 547-6308 ext. 301 or