Jacky Brown joined the Goodwill Industries of San Diego County leadership team in 2008 as the Director of Retail, Aftermarket and Bookstores. Jacky is recognized for many accomplishments including the growth of the organization’s Outlet facilities, Bookstores, and Sustainability Department. Jacky was asked to join the newly established Executive Team in 2017 as Vice President of Retail. In her role, Jacky is responsible for the strategic management of the Retail, Aftermarket, Bookstore, eCommerce, and Sustainability Departments. With more than 25 years of retail and nonprofit experience, Jacky understands the social enterprise model and is determined to generate as much revenue as possible to support the heart of the organization – its mission to provide training and employment to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
Jacky graduated Summa Cum Laude from San Diego Christian College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. In 2008, Jacky earned a Retail Management Certificate from Grossmont College, and in 2018, she completed Goodwill Industries International’s Senior Leadership Program. Jacky received an Outstanding Leadership and Service Award from the San Diego Rescue Mission, her previous employer. She is also an active member of the Pathfinders Lions Club. Jacky reserves time to participate in Zero Waste initiatives. She is the catalyst for the implementation of sustainable initiatives at Goodwill San Diego. She enjoys collaborating with several recycling groups and jurisdictions.
Jacky spends her free time with her husband and four children. Her son recently graduated from San Diego State University. Jacky has instilled the importance of education in her children by acting as their role model. Jacky also enjoys collaborating with her husband, a local not-for-profit organization leader.