Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois has recently hired Keary Fath as its new Retail Director for the entire 18 county area. Fath is responsible for all aspects of Goodwill’s retail operations including store sales, aftermarket retail, transportation and logistics, and e-commerce.
Fath will oversee and is accountable for retail leadership and innovation, sales and profitability, strategic planning and alignment, operational growth, e-commerce, management of real estate and facility improvements, aftermarket salvage and recycling, and logistics/trucking operations.
Before coming to Goodwill, Fath’s retail experience included Vice President of Sales for Camelot Illinois, Director of Retail for Mondelez International, Team Lead Retail for Kraft Foods and Retail Operations Manager for Cadbury Adams among others.
Fath has a B.S. in Communications from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
“We are very pleased and fortunate to have a new retail director of this caliber,” Ben Bernsten, President of Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, said. “Keary brings a high level of expertise and a proven track record that will greatly benefit our organization.”
Fath is looking forward to the new challenges and working for a not-for-profit. “I’m excited to be able to work for an organization that does so much good for the people in the community,” Fath said. “It’s rewarding when your job makes an impact and changes people’s lives for the better.”