Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Names Interim CEO

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Shelley Murray has been named interim CEO for Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries Inc. for 2024.

Murray, of Canfield, will fill in for CEO Ann Phillips, who is taking a one-year maternity leave and will return in January 2025.

“I’m looking forward to working with the team here at Goodwill in 2024,” Murray said. “I’ve already visited all 10 of our store locations. I’m genuinely excited to work with the entire Goodwill community, as they share enthusiasm for our common mission and purpose.”

Murray is joining Goodwill after more than 20 years in education, most recently with Valley Christian Schools. She served as principal, vice principal and head of schools during her tenure.

“Shelley brings nonprofit experience and valuable skills to the interim position,” Phillips said. “I look forward to watching her and the team achieve the goals that have been set for the 2024 year and to facilitate delivery of our mission to the community.”

Youngstown Area Goodwill has been serving eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania for more than 125 years.

Pictured at top: Shelley Murray, interim CEO of Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.