Kenneth Goodgame is certainly one of the most influential leaders of our time. He is a widely experienced and visionary leader who is keen to prop up growth through quality improvement, innovativeness, strong leadership, compassionate leadership and his impeccable credentials. He gets his wealth of experience in management from various major organizations countrywide. The man lays claim to more than 15 years in retail and another 15 in manufacturing. Currently, he is the Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of True Value Hardware Corporation, located in Chicago Illinois. Kenneth is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Transformance, formerly known as Consumer Credit Counseling Services. Allow me to indulge you with more detail that you may find out what makes this man so influential.
Kenneth Goodgame is the last son among four brothers. During their childhood, they grew up in a not so cozy neighborhood in the state of Ohio. Nevertheless, he didn’t let the harsh conditions stop him from meeting his dreams. He managed to defy the odds and enrolled at the University of Tennessee where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. In 1994, he began his career by working for the Home Depot in Atlanta where he worked for eight years. He also worked as a product merchant for various companies where he held different top positions. Kenneth acted as Director, Proprietary Brands for two years and recorded an outstanding performance thereby creating a name for himself. Armed with his cosmic skills of composed negotiations, he was able to close the first deal of its kind with John Deere Corporation, which in turn made the company hundreds of millions.
Kenneth has always held senior positions throughout his career. Here is a brief listing of the other companies the marketing genius has been able to influence over the years. He served as President and General Manager for Bernzomatic Company in 2004, in the same capacity of President, he served at Rubbermaid Cleaning, for Baja Motorsports as well. He has also worked as the President of Direct Tools Factory Outlets, the General Merchandising Manager for Ace Hardware Corporation and recently before he joined CCCS, he served as the Product Management and Health Care Products Vice President for the American Red Cross Society.
With his vast experience, Kenneth has what it takes to wade through market shifts and has the ability to avoid expensive mistakes frequently overlooked by many. This leader definitely has a lot to offer the incumbent mavericks to the industry and the society as a whole.
SWball July 29, 2016
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