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Wanting to make a positive change in this life, Robert came to Goodwill Columbus 20 years ago looking for a chance after being previously involved with the justice system. After being turned down from several positions, Robert got the job working on the custodial team at Goodwill Columbus.

Today, he is a crucial member of the Goodwill Columbus team, fixing anything and everything that is needed. Robert credits Goodwill Columbus for helping to turn his life around.

In 2022, Robert was featured in a national marketing campaign with Goodwill Industries International (GII) as a part of their New Lives campaign. You can view one of Robert’s billboards above and learn more about the campaign at

Robert was also a 2019 Goodwill Columbus’ Extraordinary People Luncheon (EPL) honoree, to learn more about his story watch the short clip below.

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