Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois CEO retiring after 22 years

Dec 9, 2015

Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois’ CEO Patty Fuchs has resigned. The local Goodwill chapter said in a new release that Fuchs is retiring after 22 years leading the organization. 

Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois CEO Patty Fuchs (left) and Board Chair Barbara Druryea.
Credit Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

When she took the job in 1993, Goodwill of Central Illinois employed 65 workers, the organization said. It now employs 400. 

The board of directors will launch a search with the firm DHR International in January. Fuchs’ retirement is effective June 2016.