Richard Hettlinger joined the Goodwill team in February of 2016. His strong background in financial and operational success, primarily in the retail industry, will be a boon to Goodwill’s social enterprise model. In his long list of qualifications, Hettlinger has also been a member of the Board of Directors for several local charity chapters including United Way and Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. Additionally, he provided consulting services to Habitat for Humanity. Rick looks forward to leveraging his experience to help Goodwill create even more resources for its proven career development programs. According to Hettlinger, it’s incredibly rewarding to know that he’s working for an organization that provides such wonderful services within our community.
Hettlinger has an impressive executive leadership background in both finance and operations at the CEO, COO, and CFO levels contributing to the rapid growth of Sunflower Farmers Markets and the financial turn-around of several multi-million-dollar corporations including The Walking Company and Heartland Industries.