Board of Directors

Shawn Smith, Special Events Chair

Smith ShawnShawn serves as the Director of Workforce Development at Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia. With a degree in Biology, graduate work in Public Administration and Christian Counseling and certifications in Business Coaching and Non-Profit management, he has worked in higher education, the pharmaceutical industry, served in ministry and the non-profit sector and most recently, the sports and entertainment industry.

His return to the non-profit world was born out of strong passion for helping individuals reach their maximum potential through the discovery of their individual purpose. His current role requires him to develop opportunities and guide strategies for building workforce pipelines that train and support job seekers in filling regional employment gaps.

In his free time, Shawn enjoys working out, traveling and connecting with friends.