January 30, 2023 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn
5265 International Blvd
North Charleston, SC 29418
photo of Brian ItzkowitzPresident & CEO, Goodwill
Brian Itzkowitz, President & CEO, Goodwill

Brian Itzkowitz is an accomplished social enterprise leader with over 20 years of experience working within the Goodwill network of 155 independent non-profit agencies. In October 2021, he was appointed by the Palmetto Goodwill Board of Directors as the new President and CEO.

His previous executive positions include Chief Member Advancement Officer of Goodwill Industries International in Rockville, MD., Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries in West Palm Beach, FL, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas.

Over the years, he received several honors and awards including the GII: Thinking to Action Award – Family Strengthening (2010); the GII Advocacy Leader Award for five years (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017); Arkansas Recycling Coalition Community Involvement Award (2011); GII Center of Excellence – Family Strengthening Award (2011); GII Retail Excellence – Mission Support Net Profit Award (2012); Arkansas Business Non-Profit Executive of the Year Award (2013); GII Retail Excellence – Growing the Business Award (2014); and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce – Diversity Champion Award (2022)

Brian is an active member of the Rotary Club of Charleston.

Presentation Title: Palmetto Goodwill – Changing lives through training, education, and employment