Vice President of Mission Advancement

Shawn began his career with Goodwill as the Director of Mission Services in 2018 and was promoted to Vice President of Mission Advancement in 2022.  He started his career working as a Patrol Officer, Detective, and Patrol Sergeant in Vermillion, SD, and later as a Deputy Sheriff for the Sheriff’s Office in Clay County, South Dakota.  Prior to starting with Goodwill, Shawn worked at Western Iowa Tech Community College doing workforce development and teaching numerous history classes. Shawn graduated from the University of South Dakota with both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in history.  Shawn has also completed Goodwill Industries International Senior Leadership Development Program and the Leadership Siouxland Development Program.