Wayne Simmonds is a member of the Goodwill Omaha Hall of Fame Class of 2012.
Simmonds joined the Goodwill Omaha board in December, 1982 and chaired the Operations Committee for several years. He was voted a Life Member in 2001. He was active in the 2008 capital campaign, serving on the campaign Corporate / Foundation Committee.
Simmonds has a long career of empowering workers. He began at Floor Brite, Inc. in 1960 as a mop services salesman. By 1968, he was full owner of FBG, serving as president until 1999. By 2006, Simmonds’ dream of full employee ownership of the company was realized.