Goodwill San Antonio's leadership team and board of directors
Kevin J. Bergner, President and CEO
Kevin serves as the President and CEO for Goodwill Industries of San Antonio. He is responsible for leading the agency in all areas to include the development of the organization’s vision and strategic plans. With 30 years of military service, as well as, executive experience at USAA as chief administrative officer and then president of their property and casualty insurance business, Kevin has proven experience in strategic planning, leadership development and transformational management. Kevin graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and was commissioned in the United States Army as a Field Artillery officer. He later earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from City University of New York. He served twice in Germany, as well as three deployments in Iraq. In 2006-2007, he served as a Special Assistant to the President of the United States and senior director on the National Security Council. Later, he served as the Army’s Chief of Public Affairs. He was a Major General when he retired from the United States Army in 2010.
Mark McKeever, Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Mark oversees the Goodwill Retail and Contract Services efforts. He is also responsible for Strategic Planning, Performance Excellence, Business Development, Innovation and Continuous Improvement, Facilities and Logistics management. Prior to being named COO, Mark led the Contract Services programs that connect individuals with job and training opportunities. Under Mark's supervision, Goodwill San Antonio's Contract Services doubled in size over the past decade; and more importantly, helped create jobs for as many as 550 employees, 87 percent of whom have a significant disability. Mark brings nearly two decades of experience and leadership to Goodwill following a 20-year career serving in the U.S. Air Force.
David Dauphine, CPA, Interim Chief Financial Officer
David is the Interim Chief Financial Officer and leads the financial operations for Goodwill Industries of San Antonio, providing fiscal oversight to the Agency. Having spent his career in non-profit financial management, David served as the Controller of Goodwill San Antonio for three years before assuming the role of Interim Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Goodwill San Antonio, he spent 18 years working for Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. at both the national and local levels; 14 years as the Chief Financial and Information Officer for Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, and 4 years as a Business and Financial Consultant for Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. headquarters in New York City. David also served as the Controller for the San Antonio Symphony. David is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas and holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX.
Janice Bunch, Chief Administrative and Human Resources Officer
Janice leads Goodwill San Antonio's human resources, risk management and information technology operations. She is a seasoned executive with unique experience leading business operations, human resources, organization and talent development, guest/customer services, facilities construction and maintenance, technology and administrative functions. Her industry experience includes financial services, federal contracting, healthcare, technology, travel and entertainment, with recently held positions as Chief People and Operations Officer for Santikos Theatres, Vice President of HR and Organization Development for The Center for Healthcare Services, Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for Advantage Rent A Car and Chief People Officer for Karta Technologies. Janice holds a bachelor's degree in business management from Washburn University, an MBA from Webster University, as well as two senior human resources professional certifications, SPHR and SHRM-SCP. Janice is also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Gail Ribalta, Senior Vice President, Marketing
Gail leads marketing and business development for Goodwill as a seasoned senior executive with a successful track record in operating businesses in multiple industries including several non-profit clients over the past decade. She has been recognized as an innovative problem solver with experience in all aspects of consumer and business-to-business marketing with a multi-dimensional background in retail, product development, e-Commerce, merchandising and finance. Spending half of her career developing business in international markets, Gail comes to Goodwill having held executive positions at Texas Instruments, Harcourt Assessment, Mattel Toys and was most recently co-founder of Edvance Research, a leading national educational think tank organization. Gail earned a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science degree at Rutgers University and a Master of International Management /MBA at Thunderbird, Global School of Management.
Greg Eads, Vice President, Retail Operations
Greg oversees the 18 retail stores and more than 25 donation stations that provide funding for Goodwill’s life-changing services. His team is also responsible for transporting and distributing donated merchandise to stores. With more than a decade of service to Goodwill, Greg has served on Goodwill’s leadership team since 2006. During his tenure as a vice president, Goodwill has more than doubled its annual revenues from $15 million to $32 million. Greg’s career at Goodwill is built on an extensive background in the retail industry, including managing the daily operations of a 70,000-square-foot, high-volume store with more than 800,000 customers weekly for H-E-B, the largest privately-owned grocery chain in the United States. In addition to more than 30 years in retail operations, Greg has extensive training in management and productivity.
James Meehan, Vice President for Contract Services
Jim is the Vice President of Contract Services responsible for managing Goodwill San Antonio's contracts operations. Jim comes to Goodwill after having served as the General Manager of the Virginia Industries for the Blind (VIB), an affiliate of the National Industries for the Blind and the Virginia Business Enterprise Program which managed the Randolph Sheppard vending program. At VIB he was responsible for product development and production at two manufacturing facilities, VIB's Retail Division comprising eleven retail stores and the Contract Services Division which managed nine contracts for Federal and Virginia governmental agencies. Jim also served twenty-one years in the U.S. Navy. Jim holds a bachelor's degree in finance, a master's of business administration degree in telecommunications from National University in San Diego, California and has begun coursework for a doctoral degree in business administration
Steven Hussain, Vice President of Workforce Development
As Vice President of Workforce Development, Steven leads the Goodwill San Antonio mission to provide educational and employment services to individuals within the Agency's 24 county service area. Steven and his team are also dedicated to improving outcomes for at-risk youth in the community. Steven previously worked as the Director of Community Initiatives for San Antonio Mayor, Ivy R. Taylor, where he helped to develop education, workforce and economic development policy, and launched the local My Brother's Keeper initiative. Steven also worked for the P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County as the Director of Community Partnerships. Steven holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Texas at Arlington, and now serves on numerous committees and advisory boards devoted to advancing public policy in San Antonio.
2016 Goodwill Board of Directors
- Janelle Sykes – Chair
- Janice Flynn – Vice Chair
- Rob Glenn – Past Chair
- John Matey – Treasurer
- Mary Stefl – Secretary
- Justin Barbour
- Matt Burton
- Robert Davies
- Ken Davis
- Erin Fogarty
- Barbara Gentry
- Gil Gonzalez
- Jackie Gorman
- David Held
- Shokare Nakpodia
- Gardner Peavy
- Sybel Pici
- Francine Prosser-Johnson
- Eddy Salas
- Allan Smith
- Renee Watson