Raquel Lynch joined Goodwill in 2017 and leads the activities of all Career Services departments located at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus including the Job Resource Center, Basic Needs Fulfillment, Evaluation & Assessment, Career Development Services, the Play N’ Learn Center and partner relations.
Prior to serving at Goodwill, Raquel managed all of the assistance programs at Crisis Assistance Ministry as their Chief Program Officer. While there, she led the development of a comprehensive Community Advocacy Program that elevated the needs in our community and opportunities to support and address issues related to poverty.
Raquel has a passion for service and has participated on a variety of boards and committees in our community. She currently serves on the board of Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont and is a member of the NC Assets Alliance Steering Committee.
A native of Venezuela, Raquel holds a B.A. in Communications from Hofstra University, completed NYU’s Wagner IGNITE Fellowship and Wake Forest University’s Business Essentials for Nonprofit Organizations program. Raquel is also a graduate of the American Leadership Forum, Leadership Development Initiative.