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Goodwill Key Staff

  • David E. Boyd, CE

    President / CEO

    In spite of a seriously disabling injury at birth, Dave has overcome the loss of using his right hand and arm and has devoted his career to helping others. Dave is celebrating nearly 30 years with Goodwill Industries. He has risen through the ranks, from volunteer to having held nearly every position in the agency. He became certified as a Goodwill executive in 1999 and was appointed President/Chief Executive Officer in 2003. Since taking the helm, Dave’s leadership has infused new enthusiasm for mission, new opportunities in human services, expanded retail and donation streams and nearly tripled the operating budget. Dave enjoys hunting, fishing, and family. He is goal oriented and motivated to make life better for those we are privileged to serve.


  • Star Rupe

    Chief Administrative Officer

    Star is an extremely talented and insightful manager with a keen problem-solving ability. Her skill in sizing up a situation, organizing a solution, and executing successful outcomes is fun to watch. She is bright, affable and hard working.



  • Chris Harshbarger

    Vice President, Business Development

    Chris is a seasoned veteran of the public and private sectors. He has successfully planned and executed projects and events on a local, regional, and national scale. His knowledge and experience in business and problem solving has produced measurable results for Goodwill and many other organizations.


  • Steven Brown, CPA

    Vice President, Finance / CFO

    Steve became a member of the team of Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa in June of 2015. He brings over 30 years of corporate accounting and management experience to the table. Steve is a hands-on manager with expertise in fiscal management and financial reporting. He is a licensed CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Steve is hard working, organized, trustworthy, and jovial. He enjoys running, golfing, and creating memories with his family.


  • Steve Tisue

    Vice President, Human Services

    Steve was the Black Hawk County CPC (Central Point of Coordination) prior to heading Goodwill’s Human Services division. The depth of his knowledge and experience has helped to expand consumer enrollments and transition to record levels. Steve has the respect of the entire human services community. He recently completed his certification as a CARF field inspector as further indication of this mastery of service delivery best practices. Steve is a real team player.


  • Sharon Samec

    Vice President, Human Resources

    Sharon began working for Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa in 2011. Her background in Human Resources includes working in the fields of not-for-profit, for-profit, and higer education. In addition to leading the Human Resources Department for Goodwill, Sharon also serves as the agency's Corporate Compliance Officer.


  • Shawn Zweibohmer

    Vice President, Information Technology

    Shawn joined Goodwill Industries of NE Iowa in 2014 bringing over 25 years of experience in the computer industry to the team. Shawn has an extensive background in computer networks and network security. Shawn is responsible for all activities with the Information Technology department.


Board of Directors

Officers of the Board
Natalie Burris, Chair
Sheri Purdy, Secretary

Lorie Davis, Vice Chair
John Vaughan, Treasurer

Board of Directors
Susan Abernathy
Natalie Burris
Bryan Burton
Lorie Davis
Jay Hall
Stefanie Hartel
Amy Hoyer
Bob Johnson
Keith Mesch
Jeanne Miller
Tim Nieman

Jim Offner
Sheri Purdy
Jim Raatz
Jeff Sandvold
Mary Shollenbarger
Mike Sones
Mitzi Tann
Elmon Tatroe
John Tuve
John Vaughan

Members in Perpetuity

Mr. Robert Wyth
M. James Glaza