Our Team

Karen Davidson

President and CEO

Karen graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Leo University and a Master of Accounting from Nova Southeastern University. She has been a senior finance executive with 25 years of experience in health care and non-profit organizations with a focus on developing and executing financial, operational and strategic plans to grow the profitability of highly complex, multi-entity organizations. Her role at GGI includes managing operations for finance and all sub-functions including information technology, procurement, treasury and investments, building maintenance, and insurance lines of coverage. She has a passion in supporting organizations that assist individuals and families in our community in overcoming food insecurity and hunger. She and her husband and four children live in Jupiter.

Erin Kozlowski

Chief Development Officer

Erin graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Marketing and Merchandising Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology.  She spent a semester abroad in Italy at the American University of Rome and enjoyed graduate courses at Cornell and New York University, in addition to the emerging leaders program at University of Miami.  Erin is an accomplished senior executive who has spent the last 23 years successfully promoting non-profit, luxury and entertainment brands.  She has a remarkable track record in maximizing profitability and leading operations, while integrating cultural reforms to motivate new departments.  Her role at GGI includes managing the philanthropy, marketing and public relations operations.  She is committed to serving the intellectually disabled population and is driven to provide inclusive opportunities for the most vulnerable people.  Erin and her husband live with their two children in West Boynton Beach.

Shannon McGhee PhD

Vice President of Education and Development

Dr. Shannon Chancellor McGhee earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish from Mercer University, Master of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Mercer University. She has 16 years of higher education experience to include various positions within academic affairs, enrollment management, and student affairs. As Vice President of Education and Development, she administers the educational programming for clients served by Gulfstream Goodwill. Additionally, she oversees the training, orientation, and professional development initiatives for all staff of the organization. New to the state, Dr. McGhee spends her spare time exploring the area, seeking out opportunities to become more involved in her local community, and enjoying family time with her husband, Nikia and their son, Hunt.

Karl Tomecek

Vice President of Information Technology

Karl has worked in the technology arena for over 25 years and has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems. In addition, he also has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a Master of Science degree in Software Development from Maryville University. Previously, Karl was a VP at Citibank managing operations in New York and Miami. He was also a Director for Johnson & Johnson for the Latin American region. Most recently, Karl was the Global IT Director for the largest floral producer in the US. Karl has a passion for teaching and has been an adjunct professor for over 10 years at several South Florida universities. Karl has 6 children and cherishes spending family time, camping, playing video games and music. He also speaks 3 languages and enjoys learning about different cultures.

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