Cave Creek, July 14, 2021]    Mike Poppenwimer, Chair of the Kiwanis Marketplace Committee is pleased to announce that Alex Perez, the current Marketplace Assistant Manager, is promoted to General Manager of the Marketplace effective August 1st.  He will succeed Sandra Carrier, current General Manager, who has been promoted to Executive Director.

Since June of 2018, Alex has served as the Assistant Manager of the Marketplace. He has excelled in managing the sales floor, orientation of new employees and volunteers, managing the “Donation Pick Up Process” and execution of new policies and procedures.  His efforts have contributed to increases in Marketplace revenues, which support local community programs
for children.   As understudy to the General Manager, he has worked on budget and forecasting, and stood in for the General Manager on an “as needed” basis.

Before joining the staff at the Marketplace, Alex had 15 years of progressive management responsibilities in retail store operations with GOODWILL Industries in Illinois and here in Arizona.