Director, Community Affairs & Engagement
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Joni Fitch manages the Global Community Engagement function at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where she has been employed since 2015. She is responsible for establishing the strategic direction of Goodyear’s corporate philanthropy, community engagement and associate volunteerism programs. Her role includes ensuring these programs align with and support the company’s business objectives. She is also responsible for execution, communication, and measurement of efforts.
She manages the company’s charitable contributions program, including the Goodyear Foundation, and works collaboratively with Goodyear’s global teams to build strong relationships internally and externally, helping reinforce Goodyear’s commitment to volunteerism and building a better future for the communities where Goodyear operates globally.
Prior to Goodyear, Joni was with the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation where she focused on grassroots fundraising and community development for the region-wide pediatric hospital. Earlier in her career, Joni worked with Jo-Ann Stores Inc. where she managed corporate and community events.
Her community involvement focuses on process development and engaging & connecting people with projects – to drive more positive outcomes.