Meet our Chief Real Estate Officer, Karen Phillips

A 20 year veteran member of Goodwill of North Florida’s Leadership Team, Karen has assisted the organization to enhance its physical footprint, community reputation and dedication to developing future servant leaders.

A Florida State University Alumni and graduate of Goodwill International’s Executive Development Program, Karen has overseen multiple departments including Marketing, Administration and Operations.

In February 2020, Karen was appointed Chief Real Estate Officer.  In this singularly focused role, she plans and directs all real estate activities, including land, building and acquisitions, leasing and identification of new sites, while overseeing 50+ properties in Goodwill’s current portfolio.

Karen’s family is native to Jacksonville.  She resides in Ponte Vedra Beach and enjoys a laid back lifestyle of Beach Walks, Bike Riding, Reading and Pilates.

Inspirational Quote: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.  I am proud to be a part of an organization that positively impacts the people in our community.”