• 2017 Brookside Lane Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Phone: 423-245-0600

Goodwill of Tenneva Area

Your Local Goodwill

Goodwill Industries of Tenneva Area, Inc. was established in 1972 in Scott County, Virginia by Mrs. Anita Steiner. In 1994 we moved into a new facility in Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee.

Today, there are 165 Goodwill organizations in the U.S. and Canada, and 14 affiliated Goodwill organizations in 13 other countries around the world.

Meet a few of the people Goodwill has helped.

Our Mission

Goodwill Industries of Tenneva Area, Inc. mission: Everything we do works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by helping them overcome barriers to employment for those who want to work.

Our Ethics

View the Goodwill Code of Ethics (PDF)

Our Service Area

We service 17 counties and 2 cities on the territory of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Our service area includes:

  • Buchanan County, VA
  • Carter County, TN
  • City of Bristol, VA
  • City of Norton, VA
  • Dickenson County, VA
  • Greene County, TN
  • Hancock County, TN
  • Hawkins County, TN
  • Johnson County, TN
  • Lee County, VA
  • Sullivan County, TN
  • Tazewell County, VA
  • Unicoi County, TN
  • Washington County, TN
  • Washington County, VA
  • Wise County, VA
  • Russell County, VA
  • Scott County, VA
  • Smyth County, VA

Our Staff

President & CEO
Morris Baker

Director of Human Resources
Anita Williams

Director of Finance
Audrea Nelson

Director of Workforce Development
Erin Starnes

Director of Facilities & Logistics
Jeff Tankersley

Retail Director
Adrianne Lane

Community Donations Manager
Teddy Gaines

Tennessee District Manager
Judy Vines

Virginia District Manager
Brandy Roop

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Melissa Gilliam

Grants and Data Specialist
Elizabeth Barringer

Human Resource Generalist
Brittany Vernon

Staff Accountant
Carol Jennings

Accounting Clerk
Melinda Bragg

Donna Lankford

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Program Coordinator
Jennifer Long

Employment Program Manager
Kayla Tester

Employment Program Manager
Robin Haga

Employment Specialist
Jackie Kinder