Tacoma Goodwill hires VP, director

Tacoma Goodwill announced yesterday it has filled two openings on its management staff effective July 7.

Mark Holcomb has become senior vice president of Business Operations, overseeing Retail Sales, Commercial Services and Real Estate divisions. Cheryl J. Bidleman has filled the position of Human Resources director. Both will report to Hayes.

Holcomb’s background includes operations, sales management, strategic planning and marketing. He most recently was vice president of operations for Rodda Paint Company in Portland, Ore. He also has worked with Parker Paint in Tacoma as operations manager.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in international studies and a Master’s Degree in organizational development, both from the University of Washington. He lives in Tacoma with his wife.

Bidleman has 20 years of experience in human resources, most recently as HR manager with Comcast in Fife. She also has worked with Birds Eye Foods (Nalleys) in Tacoma and Milgard Windows. She recently received Comcast’s Washington market circle of Success Dan Aaron Leadership Award.

Bidleman holds an Associate Arts Degree from Green River Community College with certificates in mediation dispute and other human resource areas.