Goodwill Fort Worth Hires Director of Finance and Accounting

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (August 22, 2019) – Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc. announced today that Kimberly Casarez has been hired as director of finance and accounting.

In this position, Casarez will administer and direct the accounting recordkeeping process and supervise all daily activity of accounting staff. She will also interpret financial reports to department heads and assist with budgeting.

Casarez began her professional career with Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, first serving as a retail assistant manager and then as Accounting Specialist and Senior Accountant between 2011 and 2017. She most recently served as Financial Controller for Tarrant County Housing Channel. Casarez earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2014, where she was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, representing the top 20% of her Masters Graduating Class, a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society, and a National Society of Leadership and Success Presidential Member, representing the top 15% of her class. Active in the community, Casarez served as a member of the Fort Worth American Payroll Association and currently volunteers for the Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County, where she tutors homeless children during the school year.

About Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.

Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill Fort Worth’s 25 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.

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