About Greater Purpose Solutions

Michael Frohm

Michael Frohm, MBA

CEO and Founder

Michael Frohm has over 30 years of experience in leading and managing organizations in both the for profit and non-profit arenas. Michael has helped drive growth and increase mission fulfillment in a diverse set of businesses and brings a unique perspective to solving operational problems. He has been involved in every aspect of running a successful business including strategic and operational planning, change management, business development, HR, infrastructure, and culture development. After a very successful career in the radio business, Michael spent 17 years helping to resuscitate and grow Goodwill of Greater Washington. He started GPS to share his knowledge with non-profit organizations to help them run their businesses more effectively and therefore offer greater service to their communities.

Michael served as Chief Operating Officer for Goodwill of Greater Washington for 10 years after holding positions as Director of Contract Development, VP of HR, and Executive VP. Goodwill is a diverse workforce development organization having operations in retail, e commerce, government contracting, training and placement programs, and a charter high school. Over his tenure Goodwill grew from $15 million in revenue to over $65 million, tripled the number of employees, added 15 store locations, and served 10 times more clients annually in their programs. 

Prior to joining Goodwill, Michael had a very successful career in the radio business where he worked with some of the most profitable and award winning stations in the country and rose to be the VP, General Manager of several stations. 

Michael has held numerous board positions and currently sits on the board of The Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop where he serves as treasurer and member of the strategic planning committee.

Michael earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College and an MBA from The University of Phoenix. He is a 2009 graduate of the Goodwill International Executive Development Program, a member of the Leadership Greater Washington class of 2014, and a 2021 graduate of the Transformational Leadership Institute. 


Advisory Board

Accounting and Finance

Kimberly D. Robertson, CPA, Partner, Raffa-Marcum’s non-profit & social sector group

Patrick Curtis, CPA, Partner, Rubino and Company, LLP

Human Resources/Recruiting

Carlyn Madden, Founder/CEO, Good Insight

Alisha Hathaway, Executive Director, Russell Reynolds Associates

Executive Coaching

Tim Kime, President, Kime Leadership Associates

Jeffrey Franco, CEO, Camino Consulting Group

IT

Robert Geller, former CIO, XO Communications

Javiar Pelham, Network Engineer/NOC Analyst

Burke Ingraffia, Web Developer

Risk Management

Louis Ferrell, MBA, Risk Control Supervisor, Church Mutual Ins.

Real Estate

Earl Segal, former Senior Director, Cushman and Wakefield

C. M. Vandervoort-Chief Legal Officer, Environmental Defense Fund

Fundraising

Janece Kleban, former VP Development, Goodwill of Greater Washington

Insurance

Holly Miller, SVP, USI Insurance Services

Michael Cauley, President/Principal, HWP Insurance

Thrift Retail/E Commerce/IT Optimization

David Engle, CEO, Upright Labs

John Leech, former CIO Savers and Goodwill Northern Arizona

Government Contracting/Ability One Programs

Tony Garza, former VP of Contracts, Goodwill of Greater Washington

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