Joint Venture Profiles

Each month, Joint Venture profiles a member of the board or other project leader from the Silicon Valley landscape, featured here and in Valley Vision, Joint Venture's monthly newsletter. Please enjoy meeting the people behind the headlines and learning more about them.

Meet Michael Fox, Jr.

President & CEO, Goodwill of Silicon Valley

“You have to not care who gets the credit, that's really what it's about,” says Michael Fox, Jr. as he lays out his philosophy on community service. Fox is CEO of Goodwill of Silicon Valley, a $40-million-a- year nonprofit dedicated to workforce creation, vocational training, and environmental stewardship. “It’s about achieving the vision, being truly relevant and not caring who gets the credit.”

As CEO of Goodwill, Fox oversees 18 retail stores, an online store, an extensive reuse and recycling operation, and a ... Read more


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