Brian Marsh, President and CEO – Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
Goodwill® Industries of Arkansas has more than 40 locations serving the state of Arkansas, and in fiscal year 2020 we collected over 41,000,000 pounds of donations and served over 13,000 Arkansans. Goodwill operates The Excel Center® at Goodwill, the only adult high school in the state of Arkansas, opened in October of 2017, and is working to secure funding to allow for the expansion to other areas of the state.
Brian was named President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas in November, 2107 after serving as the interim President & CEO beginning in May, 2017. Brian joined Goodwill Industries of Arkansas as Chief Operating Officer in October, 2013.
Prior to joining Goodwill, Brian served as Vice President/General Manager at Envirotest in Denver, Colorado. His duties included full management and profit and loss responsibility for the Colorado Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program. He managed 20 facilities and more than 350 people with annual revenues of over $31 million and the performance of more than 1.5 million annual tests. He also served as Director of Deployment and Support at Essilor Laboratories in Dallas, Texas. Essilor is a manufacturer and processor of opthalmalic lenses producing more than 60,000 pairs of glasses a day in the US. Brian was responsible for the deployment, support and training of all technologies and operations in over 140 locations across the United States and Mexico.
Brian and his wife Dani met while attending Mississippi State University and have 3 adult children. Brian and his family enjoy golf, camping and outdoor sports.
Brian is a graduate of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXI.