President – CEO

John Hantla has been serving as Goodwill of the Great Plains’ President since July 1996. Prior to becoming president his career of service to Goodwill encompasses a very beneficial step through the ranks. He served as Vice President, Sales and Production, for six years, as the Director of Goodwill in Sioux Falls, SD for six years and as a Case Manager in Sioux City for three years. John began his career with Goodwill as Director of Projects with Industry in 1982. He is an active volunteer in the community, has served as the Vice Chair of the North Central Regional Association of Goodwill Industries and serves regularly on Goodwill Industries International (GII) committees. He is a graduate of Adams State College, Alamosa, CO and also a graduate of the Goodwill Industries International Executive Training Program. John is a Vistage Board Member in Omaha, NE and a Rotary Club member.