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LAS VEGAS – Goodwill of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the arrival of Karen Marben as the new Head of Mission Services. Marben, formerly Executive Director of Genesys Works Twin Cities, has extensive experience in workforce development and will lead Southern Nevada programming for job seekers and employer partnerships.
“I am delighted to announce the addition of Karen Marben to our team,” said Rick Neal, President and CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada. “Karen has extensive experience in developing programs, training and certifications to help community members in need find career paths. His unique experience and expertise will be instrumental in creating new workforce development programs for our residents of southern Nevada, many of whom have seen their jobs affected by the pandemic this year. “
In his role as Head of Mission Services, Marben is responsible for developing programs and training that will enable job seekers to overcome the barriers that prevent them from securing employment. Marben will ensure that participants receive the support services and professional training necessary to develop a career path and obtain employment.
Marben holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University and completed the Executive Marketing Management program at Columbia University. She is a member of the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National Association for Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP).
About Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada Inc.
Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada Inc. (Goodwill) is a 501 (c) (3) registered non-profit organization. Goodwill is an innovative and sustainable social enterprise providing training and job placement services at Goodwill Thrift stores and other local employers in Southern Nevada. Goodwill operates two career centers and offers a mobile career coach with community programs funded through the support of philanthropic donations, government grants and by selling donated clothing and housewares in 16 stores and online. For more information or to find a Goodwill store near you, GoodwillVegas.org.