Anne Goodman

Anne Goodman

AG Nonprofit Advisors


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Anne Goodman is the Principal of AG Nonprofit Advisors. She is the former President and CEO of the Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio whose mission is to reinvest its resources to provide leadership and support for the improvement and transformation of the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities of Greater Cleveland.

Previously, Anne served as the President and CEO of the Cleveland Foodbank for 15 years. The Foodbank distributed over $55 million worth of food and made possible nearly 40 million meals in FY 2013. Under her leadership the Foodbank has tripled its distribution of food, merged with two unique organizations, raised funds for and built a new facility, launched program activities related to an extraordinary food stamp outreach effort and become one of the most respected non-profit organizations in the greater Cleveland area.

A member of Leadership Cleveland’s class of 2003, Anne was recognized by Crain’s Cleveland Business with a 40 Under 40 Award in 2001 and as a key leader in the nonprofit community with a Rainmaker Award from Northern Ohio Live in 2003. In 2004 Smart Business named her as the Non-profit executive of the year. In 2006, the Cleveland Foodbank was named Food Bank of the Year by Feeding America, The Nation’s Food Bank Network. The Foodbank received the Organization Innovation Award from the Mandel School at Case Western Reserve University in 2006. In 2009 Crain’s Cleveland Business named her as one of the ‚People who mattered‚. In 2010 Cleveland Business Connects named the Cleveland Foodbank as one of the top ten Entrepreneurial Success Stories in Northeast Ohio and Ernst & Young named her as Entrepreneur of the Year. Goodman serves on the board of directors of In Counsel With Women and the Ohio Association of Food Banks. She is also on the Board of Western Reserve Academy and The Council of Economic Opportunities of Greater Cleveland. From 2003-2010 she served on the board of Feeding America, the national network of Foodbanks.

Goodman received her master’s degree in human service administration from the University of Chicago and her undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire. Prior to working at the Cleveland Foodbank she served as the Director of External Affairs at the Food Bank in Chicago and also worked on Capitol Hill. She lives in Shaker Heights with her husband Larry and two children Abby and Andrew.

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