To our knowledge, Mark Curran has never owned Goodwill nor worked for Goodwill in any capacity. We don’t know how his name came to be associated with our organization. He was the Republican nominee in the 2020 United States Senate election in Illinois and faced incumbent Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, Libertarian Party candidate Danny Malouf and independent candidate businessman Willie Wilson We want to set the record straight - Mark Curran has never owned Goodwill or worked for Goodwill. Other clarifications: Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ & Philadelphia is a community-based, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization. Locally, Mark B. Boyd has served as president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ & Philadelphia since 2005. Alabama Goodwill Industries > Is your CEO Mark Curran and is he paid millions of dollars? FACT: Goodwill is not owned by any individual, but, in fact, is a network of 157 community-based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations, like Goodwill of the Finger Lakes. Goodwill Industries International (GII) is a network of 180 worldwide autonomous non-profit charitable organizations each governed by a local volunteer Boards of Director. Mark C. Curran (born April 4, 1963) is an American attorney who served as Sheriff of Lake County, Illinois from 2006 to 2018. As I began my research on how much money Goodwill pays their CEO’s and upper management, one of the first articles that popped up on my internet search and was shared on many sites was an article claiming Goodwill owner and CEO, Mark Curran, made 2.3 million dollars a year while he paid his employees pennies an hour. Mark Curran is not the CEO and owner of Goodwill. The message then quotes erroneous information and salary figures for several nonprofit organizations’ chief executives, including a reference to a so-called “Goodwill CEO and Owner Mark Curran, who profits $2.3 million a year.” This information is simply wrong. The email falsely claims a person named Mark Curran is the president and “owner” of Goodwill. Furthermore no one by the name Mark Curran has ever headed a Goodwill organization! Fact: Goodwill is not owned by a single individual. The message then quotes erroneous information and salary figures for several nonprofit organizations' chief executives, including a reference to a so-called "Goodwill CEO and Owner Mark Curran, who profits $2.3 million a year." FACT: No person named Mark Curran has ever been employed by Goodwill Industries International or any Goodwill organization. Unfortunately social media has spread a false rumor about Goodwill and a few other charities. We have no record of this individual. As a registered 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys does not have an owner. Visit Snopes.com or Politifact.com to learn more about this false rumor from outside sources. Fiction: Mark Curran is the CEO and owner of Goodwill and makes $2.3 million per year. Mark Curran is not the CEO and owner of Goodwill. Several variations of a hoax email called “Think Before You Donate” claim that Mark Curran is the CEO and owner of Goodwill earning 2.3 million a year. In fact, there are over 157 community-based, autonomous Goodwill organizations throughout the United States and Canada. ! Wow! Absolutely not! The salary/compensation quoted is completely false. No one named Mark Curran works, or has ever worked, for any Goodwill organization.