Kenneth Goodgame is a highly influential business marketing leader who has been in the game for a long time now. He is one of the most recognized figures at True Value due to his vast experience spanning three decades. Goodgame specializes in creating a multi-platform OEM characterized by excellence and innovation at True Value. He is in charge of a team that is mandated to oversee harmonious corporate balance and employee engagement. He taps into his rich knowledge base to promote growth in the company through leadership. Goodgame is currently the VP and Chief Merchandising Officer at True Value.
Kenneth Goodgame has managed to achieve so much in his career as a result of a combination of many factors. His ability to identify potential market niches and capitalize on new trends has made him valuable to every company he has worked with. Also, he has the skills and a veteran’s eye to identify investments that might be costly for the business.
Before he came to True Value, Ken worked in several companies. As a result, his resume is quite extensive. He has worked his way up in different management roles in every company. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in Science and Marketing, Goodgame quickly became part of the employed Americans. Between 1995 and 1999, he worked at D28 Product Merchant as the head of purchase in the southern part of the country. He then went to Proprietary Brands where he negotiated and implemented several deals worth billions of dollars in his capacity as the director. Kenneth later worked for Home Depot in Atlanta, GA as the Lead Procurement Officer. He has also worked as the President and General Manager of Rubbermaid Cleaning, CEO of Bernzomatic, Senior Vice President of Newell Rubbermaid and President of Baja Motorsport, a subsidiary of Techtronic Industries North America.
Kenneth values hard work and self-improvement. He is always eager to learn new things that enable him to better himself as a business leader and a role model in the society. Kenneth is a regular contributor to discussion panels that cover economic situations in the country.