Goodwill Announces Executive Staff Changes

March 2, 2017, Press Release

Torledsky Appointed Vice-President of Workforce Development Emeritus
Horwath Promoted to Vice-President of Mission Services

JOHNSTOWN, PA, March 2, 2017—Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies has announced that after nearly 22 years of dedicated and diligent service to Goodwill and the people it serves, Ann Torledsky, Vice-President for Workforce Development has been appointed to Vice-President of Workforce Development Emeritus effective March 1, 2017.

Ann Torledsky

Torledsky will shift all divisional leadership responsibilities to Amy Horwath, who has been promoted from Assistant Vice-President of Workforce Development to Vice-President of Mission Services also effective March 1.

Amy Horwath

Horwath joined Goodwill in September 2016. Under the leadership of Torledsky, she has had the opportunity to learn and enhance internal processes while promoting Goodwill and its mission in the community. In her new role, Horwath will take over all leadership responsibilities for workforce development and related services. Torledsky will continue to mentor and support her over the next few months on a part-time basis.

For information related to workforce development and mission services, please contact Amy Horwath at (814) 536-3536, ext. 287 or

Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies (formerly Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley, incorporated in 1962) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Johnstown, Pennsylvania serving the counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset, and a portion of Westmoreland. Revenue from the sale of donated goods in the organization’s 10 Goodwill Retail Stores supports its mission of empowering individuals and families with employment barriers to achieve their fullest potential in the community through work services. Adult and youth services include education and career services, job placement, postemployment supports, and psychiatric rehabilitation. The agency is an independent, community-based member organization of Goodwill Industries International, a 179-member network in the U.S., Canada, and 13 other countries. Learn more at
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