When Jennifer Lake took on the role as CEO of Goodwill of the Finger Lakes — she like many other leaders — did not see a pandemic on the way. Few people did. However, while her role hasn’t evolved a ton, the work she does every day to keep Goodwill running in the Finger Lakes region, and expanded coverage area that the district covers has been extra important amid the pandemic. Goodwill stores operate as a staple in local communities, and while the pandemic may slow down growth and expansion — Lake remains optimistic about the organization’s future.
This week on Inside the FLX, a conversation with Jennifer about the role Goodwill plays in the region.