Meet Our Staff

Meet the Southeastern Louisiana locals and residents running Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana:


Jodee Daroca,
President and CEO

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade: Tucks (Neutral Ground Side)
Favorite Local Festival: French Quarter Festival
Favorite Local Restaurant: Antoine’s Restaurant
Favorite Po-boy: Meatball
Favorite Snowball Stand: Casey’s
Favorite Snowball Flavor: Chocolate

 

 


Tim Salvato,
Vice President of Retail Operations

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade:  Krewe of Barkus
Favorite Local Festival:  Wooden Boat Festival
Favorite Local Restaurant:  Blue Oak BBQ
Favorite Po-boy:  Roast Beef undressed
Favorite Snowball Stand:  Pelican’s Snoballs
Favorite Snowball Flavor:  Tiger’s Blood with Condensed Milk

 

 


Dr. Kim Rugon,
Vice President of Workforce Development and Institutional Advancement

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade: Endymion (in front of Goodwill Technical College)
Favorite Local Festival: French Quarter Fest
Favorite Local Restaurant: Chateau Cafe
Favorite Salad: Grill Shrimp Spinach Salad
Favorite Beverage: Unsweet Iced Tea with extra lemons
Favorite Activity: Working out in the gym

 

 


Stephen Conners,

Vice President of Contacts and Facilities Management Services

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade: Endymion
Favorite Local Festival: French Quarter Fest
Favorite Local Restaurant: Katie’s
Favorite Po-boy:  Shrimp, Dressed, no Pickle, X-mayo (Parkway)
Favorite Snowball Stand: Casey’s
Favorite Snowball Flavor:  Raspberry

 

 


Dr. Marilyn Chapman,

Vice President of Human Resources

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade: Zulu
Favorite Local Festival: Essence
Favorite Local Restaurant: Houston’s
Favorite Po-boy: Shrimp
Favorite Snowball Stand: Culies
Favorite Snowball Flavor: Cherries & Cream

 

 


Elizebeth Branley,

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade: Iris
Favorite Local Festival: French Quarter Fest
Favorite Local Restaurant: Muriel’s
Favorite Po-boy: Roast beef dressed
Favorite Snowball Stand: Sal’s
Favorite Snowball Flavor: Hawaiian Punch

 

 


Michael J. Zubrowski,
Chief Information Officer

Favorite Mardi Gras Parade:  Endymion
Favorite Local Festival: Jazz Fest
Favorite Local Restaurant: Couchon
Favorite Po-boy: Roast Beef
Favorite Snowball Stand: Hanson’s
Favorite Snowball Flavor: Banana with Condensed Milk