Adam Goodman, director of Northwestern University’s Center for Leadership, has become president of Evanston-based Youth Job Center’s Board of Directors, replacing Karen Hunt.
Goodman has been a member of the board for four years and has also served on the agency’s business and advisory council.
At Northwestern, Goodman works with students and faculty who want to engage in leadership development. He is a faculty member in the McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science.
He has also been a founding partner of the NorthStone Group, CEO of the University of Colorado’s Leadership Institute and its Presidents Leadership Class, and Special Assistant to three presidents at the University of Colorado, where he earned a master’s degree in management and a Ph.D. in leadership from the Graduate School of Public Affairs.
The outgoing president, Karen Hunt, is a managing director of First Bank & Trust of Evanston. She was president of the YJC’s board for three years.
The Youth Job Center of Evanston prepares youth, ages 14-25, for success in the workplace through job-readiness, placement, and employment support in partnership with employers.