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Meet the Executive Leadership Team

Ken Goodgames - Chief Executive Officer

Ken Goodgames was named Chief Executive Officer effective February 14, 2022. Ken brings extensive nonprofit leadership experience and an authentic, collaborative approach to facilitate innovation and cultural transformation within an organization. Known in the nonprofit industry as a visionary leader, Ken will work closely with staff, volunteers and the Community Storehouse board to ensure the organization can continue to adapt to serve low-income children in northeast Tarrant County.

Prior to joining Community Storehouse, Goodgames founded the Grassroots Data Institute specializing in nonprofit consulting to leverage data and analytics to improve overall performance outcomes. Grassroots Data Institute evolved from his role as President & CEO of the Community Council in Dallas, a social services agency that focuses on helping families move from surviving to thriving. He was the driving force in earning the Community Services Block Grant focused on poverty alleviation. Goodgames is the visionary CEO behind the re-branding and organizational
turn-around of Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greater Dallas, now known as Transformance, Inc. Additionally, his experience includes roles of Vice President Product Development at American Red Cross and Vice President Sales and Operations of American Heart Association. He graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a BA in Business Administration.

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Kesha Braggs - Chief of Staff

Early May 2022, Kesha Braggs accepted our new Chief of Staff position.

Kesha has over 20 years of experience in human resource management and extensive experience in nonprofit and business organizations. Ms. Braggs has most recently served as the Director of Human Resources for an HR Consulting firm in far north Plano. Her responsibilities included

overseeing HR and policy compliance, recruitment, employee relations, grant writing, and onboarding.

Her clients included:

  • A non-profit community outreach organization.

  • An IT firm.

  • An in-home healthcare company.

Kesha has also served in a Senior Level HR role for Amazon and the City of Dallas and was CEO of her staffing firm. She has worked on numerous HR consulting contracts involving startups, serving the private and public sectors. Kesha also co-founded a non-profit 501C3 community church organization, helping at-risk youth and families. Kesha has earned a Master’s in Business Administration, concentrating in Operations Management and Human Capital from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Braggs has also obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications with an emphasis in Human Resources Management at the University of Texas at Arlington. She has also been a senior-level certified human resources professional/practitioner through the International Public Management Association (IPMA) since 2007.

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