Goodwill of Orange County is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our Board of Directors. Bob Kurkjian, Executive Director of Bob Hope USO and Jody Hudson, CFTA, Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager at First American Trust are the newest members to join our Board.
They both have a profound passion for our mission of helping people facing barriers find meaningful employment. We are excited to add their talents and expertise to our team of qualified individuals!
Find out more about our two new appointees below!
Bob Kurkjian is the Executive Director of Bob Hope USO. In 2016 Bob Hope USO will serve more than 200,000 troops and military families across 43,000 square miles of Southern California. Kurkjian is also a Navy Reservist having deployed to Iraq and Bahrain, as well as completing two tours with Navy Expeditionary Combat Command units, and the Joint Staff, among other assignments. In his civilian career, Kurkjian has held high-level management roles in Washington, DC with PricewaterhouseCoopers, CRDF Global and the National Governors Association. In his new capacity on the Goodwill Board of Directors, he will be serving on the Human Services Advisory Committee.
Jody Hudson, CTFA is Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager at First American Trust. She is responsible for the efficient administration of trust and investment management accounts for high-net-worth clients. Hudson brings 15 years of experience in wealth management and financial services to this role. Prior to joining First American Trust in 2001, Jody served as executive administrative management in construction, real estate development and accounting fields. Hudson will continue serving on the Planned Giving Committee.
Bob and Jody begin a three-year term in January 2017. Please join is in welcoming them to the Goodwill of Orange County family!