Discover Goodwill Announces 2018 Incoming Board Officers and Directors

News Release                                                     Contact:
Stephanie Bell
Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado
Direct: (719) 785-9209 / Cell: (719) 510-7607


Colorado Springs, Colo., January 16, 2018 – Discover Goodwill’s 2018 Governing Board of Directors and Foundation Board of Directors include both new and familiar faces. Deborah Hendrix, Executive Director for Parents Challenge, begins her term as Governing Board Chair; Phil DeVries, Vice President and Trust Officer for Colorado State Bank and Trust, was elected as the board’s first vice chair. Gary Winegar, President of Investment Services at Griffis/Blessing, Inc., will serve as Discover Goodwill’s Foundation Board chair; Mark Perrault, Certified Financial Planner and Wealth Management Advisor for Northwestern Mutual, begins a one-year term as the Foundation Board’s vice chair.

Additionally, Discover Goodwill welcomes the following newly-elected members to its 2018 Boards:


Discover Goodwill Governing Board:

Ed Anderson

Peggy Gardner

Jim Spittler

Mari Sinton-Martinez

Wendel Torres


Discover Goodwill Foundation Board:

Michelle Blessing

Christy Walsh

Mike Jorgensen

Stacey Kasten

Tom Neill

Donald Spradlin

Shawnee Starr

Michael P. Suggs


Attachments: Photos of 2018 Governing Board Chair Deborah Hendrix and Foundation Board Chair Gary Winegar.

About Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado

Discover Goodwill provides jobs-generating, life-changing programs and services to tens of thousands of people each year—including military veterans, seniors, youth, and individuals with developmental and economic disadvantages. Discover Goodwill dedicates nearly 90 percent of its annual budget to community-based programs across 38 Colorado counties. Discover Goodwill has received GuideStar’s Platinum rating—their highest nonprofit ranking—reflecting the organization’s strong commitment to accountability and transparency.


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