Our Leadership

Goodwill Columbus’s leadership team guides its mission and vision. From our Senior Leadership team, to our dedicated Board of Directors, Goodwill Columbus is represented by corporate and community leaders devoted to the cause.

Senior Leadership Team:

  • Margie Pizzuti, President & CEO
  • Michael Goldbeck, Chief Financial & Compliance Officer
  • Mary Vail, Chief Mission Officer
  • Beth Kowalski, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Development
  • Jennifer Marshall, Vice President of Workforce Development
  • Lynne Leger, Vice President of Retail Operations 

Board of Directors:


  • Chair:  John Kadlic, IBM iX
  • First Vice Chair: Johnni Beckel, OhioHealth
  • Secretary: Jamie Crane, Community Volunteer
  • Treasurer:  Marc Reitter, AEP
  • Non-Officer Executive Member: Mark Johnson, BakerHostetler LLP
  • Non-Officer Executive Member: Alton Hill, METTLER TOLEDO
  • Non-Officer Executive Member: Ken Douglas


  • Bill Barath, Ice Miller LLP
  • David Braun, Nationwide
  • Linda Brown, Huntington National Bank
  • Christi Cabungcal, Franklin University
  • Nancy Case, Columbus State Community College
  • John Hall, CBRE
  • Michael Hofherr, The Ohio State University Office of the CIO
  • Megan Kilgore, Umbaugh & Associates
  • Melissa Laber, Cardinal Health
  • A.J. Montero, NBBJ
  • Kari Palmer, KPMG
  • Marc Tasse, The Ohio State University Nisonger Center
  • Nina Webb-Lawton, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP 
  • Vince Parisi Columbia Gas of Ohio
  • Michelle Raue, State Auto
  • Jeff Girard, DSW