These helpful experts allow us to fulfill our mission and make the ReStore a great place to shop.

Store Personnel

Store Personnel

Jill Carmody - ReStore Manager - 612-305-7152

jillJill is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the ReStore and is the leader of the ReStore staff members and volunteers. She ensures the store continues to run smoothly, but that doesn’t mean that Jill is trapped in an office! Often you can find her assisting customers while on the sales floor. With over 15 years of retail management experience, she has the know-how to handle anything you throw her way. Jill is passionate about her position, and said, “I love working in retail and love working for non-profit organizations. The ReStore is as close as I can get to a dream job.”

Gary Vanderbush - ReStore Minneapolis Assistant Manager

Gary_headshot_sm.jpgGary is the assistant store manager and sees the day to day operations of the new Minneapolis store.  He has 30 years of experience in retail and management and eight years of experience in apartment maintenance.  Gary has owned three homes and done extensive remodeling, including plumbing, electrical, tile work, and door and window replacement.  The ReStore allows Gary to combine everything he loves doing, while working with customers and helping them on their remodeling projects.

Donations Personnel

Pete O'Keefe - ReStore Senior Operations Manager - 612-305-7155

peteAs the Senior Manager of the ReStore, Pete has the big picture in mind as he develops our growth strategy in the seven county metro area. Pete also works with partner corporations, retailers and contractors for product donations. In addition, he has 20 years of experience as a furniture maker. That means he can craft a chair just as beautifully as he can an informative – yet entertaining  Powerpoint presentation. In Pete’s own words, “I enjoy working with anyone who is thinking to themselves ‘Boy, it would be a shame to just throw that out!’”

Robin Henrichsen - ReStore Donations Manager - 612-655-4319

Robin_Headshot_sm.jpgRobin comes to ReStore after years in customer service and marketing at Target. She will be connecting with businesses, organizations and individuals in the community to grow ReStore's donation base. Her goal is to develop a steady flow of high quality donations that generate great buys for ReStore's customers and an increase in proceeds to support the mission of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.