About Us
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Our Mission

Provide work opportunities, skill development, and family strengthening resources in all communities we serve.

Our Philosophy

Work plays a critical role in the ability of individuals to achieve desirable life outcomes; providing self-esteem, independence, empowerment, and pride.

Our Vision

To be the leader in providing services throughout West Michigan that assist all persons in overcoming barriers and gaining independence through the power of work.

Our Values

  • Commitment to Goodwill’s mission and those we serve
  • Respect for the worth and dignity of individuals and families
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Community integration and social responsibility
  • Integrity, honesty, and teamwork
  • Responsible stewardship of resources
  • Commitment to excellence and maintaining the public trust

Board of Directors


Tom Dake
Kendall Electric


Ken Kraus


Renae Hesselink
Nichols Paper & Supply


Alan Steinman
Annis Water Resources Institute, GVSU


Marcy Joy
Community Foundation for Muskegon County (retired)


Todd Bramer
Kaydon Corporation

Libby Cherin
Fremont Area Community Foundation (retired)

Richard Dolack
Pharmacist (retired)

Paul Gilbert
Brickley DeLong, P.C.

William Grant
E3 Innovations

Andrew Hughes
Principal Financial Group

Kaslena Hussey
Mercy Health

George Johnson
Parmenter O'Toole

William Lowry
MiBiz (retired)

Janelle Mair
Community Foundation for Muskegon County

Diana Osborn
Muskegon Community College (retired)

Charles Timmer
Sappi Fine Paper (retired)

David Timmer
Alcoa Power and Propulsion

Clinton Todd
Community Shores Bank

Michael Veltman