A prominent business and community leader, Greg Goodwin formerly served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kuni Automotive, a Vancouver-based network of fifteen automobile dealerships in five states, including Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado, and Kansas. Goodwin retired in 2016 following the sale of the dealership group to Holman Automotive of Maple Shade, New Jersey. Prior to its sale to Holman, Kuni reached $1.5 billion in sales, employed 1500 team members and had a reputation for service excellence and a commitment to strengthening local communities.
Goodwin embraces an active commitment to civic engagement and invests his philanthropic and entrepreneurial talents in a diverse range of endeavors. He serves on the board of directors of PDX Pharmaceuticals, an Oregon-based, privately held biotech company. Previously Goodwin served as the board chair of Friends of the Children National and as vice chair of the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington. He also served as board member of the Classic Wines Auction, the Randall Children’s Hospital Foundation, YMCA of Columbia Willamette, Samaritan Institute in Denver and George Fox University. He co-chaired the capital campaign to build Randall Children’s Hospital and supported the campaign to build Unity Center for Behavioral Health based in Portland, Oregon.
In 2017, Goodwin and his wife Michele were named Philanthropists of the Year by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington and in 2019 received the VINI Award for outstanding community service from the Classic Wines Auction, one of the nation’s largest charitable wine auctions.