President and Chief Executive Officer
Goodwill of Orange County
Nicole Suydam, who served nearly a decade as Goodwill of OC’s vice president of development, returned to Goodwill of Orange County as president and CEO in 2018. She has more than 20 years of management and leadership experience working with local and national nonprofits dedicated to meeting human service needs. Prior to returning to Goodwill, Suydam served as CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County where she oversaw the distribution of more than 25 million meals to Orange County families and guided a vast network of more than 200 community partners. Suydam graduated from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, Calif., and today serves as president of its Alumni Association Board and is a proud member of its Board of Trustees.