Jim Gibbons (US executive)

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Jim Gibbons
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Jim Gibbons

Jim Gibbons is an American nonprofit executive and has been the CEO and president of Goodwill Industries since 2008.[1]


Gibbons earned his bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University, and attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (where he was the first blind person to receive an MBA). Before coming to Goodwill in April 2008, he was CEO for 10 years of the National Industries for the Blind. Prior to NIB, Gibbons was the president and CEO of Campus Wide Access Solutions, a subsidiary of AT&T.[1]

Gibbons is a member of the Forbes Nonprofit Council and also serves as a member of the board of directors for the Independent Sector, the National Workforce Solutions Advisory Board and SourceAmerica.[citation needed]

He lives in Fairfax Station, Virginia.[citation needed]


On 14 December 2010, he was named to the newly established White House Council for Community Solutions.[2][3] In 2015, he won the Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards given to leaders in the disability sector.


  1. ^ a b "Jim Gibbons Bio | Innovations 2013". Archived from the original on 2012-11-16. Retrieved March 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "CEO's Corner: How Goodwill Forges On Amid the Jobless Recovery". Latif Lewis Williams. Retrieved Dec 14, 2010.
  3. ^ "Leadership Foundations - Who we are". Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)