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Maddrey Goode, the business services manager for Goodwill’s Boston Career Link, was recently named a 2013 Boston Private Industry Council Achiever.

The Private Industry Council is Boston’s workforce investment board and connects the youth and adults of Boston to education and employment opportunities. The “PIC Achievers” exemplify the Private Industry Council’s mission of strengthening Boston’s communities and its workforce, according to the organization.

Goode received the award, along with 17 other recipients, at the Private Industry Council’s annual meeting. Boston Career Link is a one-stop career center operated by Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries. It serves more than 9,000 people a year and connects job seekers with companies like Home Depot, Sovereign Bank, Stop & Shop and the TJX Companies.

“Maddrey Goode is the face of Boston Career Link to our business partners and organizations who are seeking qualified employees,” said Paul MacNeil, director of Boston Career Link and vice president of work programs. “He has increased our visibility among employers and made it easier for our members to have access to job opportunities.”

According to Goode’s Achiever award: “Maddrey Goode cares about getting people hired. Under his leadership, Boston Career Link has developed innovations such as the Mass Hiring Events for employers with at least 25 job openings and a commitment to have at least five recruiters onsite to interview job seekers. Maddrey works closely with the BCL Job Seeker Services team to identify individuals who are a good match for his business customers.”