ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – Ken Karbowski has joined Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, Inc. as regional retail manager. He will be responsible for directing business operations at seven retail stores operated by Goodwill-Suncoast including the store on Gandy Boulevard in St. Petersburg, and stores in Ruskin, Wesley Chapel, Lakeland, Winter Haven and Sebring. He will also oversee a new Goodwill superstore opening in Riverview in early 2019.
Karbowski brings 17 years of retail management experience with J.C. Penney Company Inc., most recently serving as district manager for a district with $300 million annual sales. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Central Michigan University.
Goodwill Industries-Suncoast is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. The organization’s successful donated goods retail operation helps support its human services in 10 counties in West Central Florida including employment services, training and job placement for people with disabilities, a children’s literacy program, affordable apartment communities for seniors and people with disabilities, and community corrections programs. For more information, visit www.goodwill-suncoast.org.