JUSTIN GOODKIND - Engagement Professional

Before joining Growthink, Justin was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day function of the LA County Economic Development Corporation’s membership program, the planning of member engagement activities, identification and solicitation of member and event sponsor prospects, as well as the planning and implementation of member meetings.  Justin collaborated with senior leadership from hundreds of the region’s top firms on various projects and policy initiatives. 

Prior to the LAEDC, Justin worked as a consultant for Kurtzman Carson Consultants, a leading claims and noticing agent, providing administrative-support services and technology solutions to parties primarily involved in Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

Justin’s experience also includes two distinctive positions working for his alma mater, Loyola Marymount University, where he spent four years coordinating a National Intercollegiate Business Ethics Competition and a year-and-a-half cultivating presidential level donors.

Often using accrued vacation, Justin has held various contract positions with ESPN X Games and Medalist Sports.

A native Californian, Justin was born in Sacramento, and has spent the past 13 years living and working in Los Angeles.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University.