Craig Goodman, COO - Life Matters
7768 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
1(301) 652-7212 | 1(800) 293-8973
Fax – 1(301) 652-7215
Craig joined Lifematters in 2009 as a partner and president of the Lifematters Virginia office. In 2012, he added the title of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Lifematters Maryland and DC offices to his resume.
Craig brings more than three decades of experience in operations, business development and marketing. Before joining Lifematters, Craig was an investor and served as the Vice President of Business Development for Silver Nation, LLC, which developed and launched two innovative programs, Manage On My Own and SeniorChecked, created to support older people with their desire to “age in place”.
Before joining Silver Nation, for many years Craig was the National Sales Director for Murry’s Family of Fine Foods. He was also a Partner/Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Washington Seafood, Inc. With both companies, Craig developed, marketed and launched several innovative food products to the supermarket industry.
A native of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Craig launched his business career as the owner/operator of a number of award-winning and critically acclaimed local restaurants. In this position, he was responsible for all aspects of operations from site selection, lease negotiation, and design and construction of the physical plants to restaurant concept, menu development, administrative systems, and hiring and training of staff.
A proud supporter of Kidsave, (www.kidsave.org), the organization that introduced Craig and his wife to their son, who they adopted in 2011, Craig also serves on the board of directors at Christ Episcopal School. He has three daughters; one is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and one a Licensed Speech Pathologist. His oldest daughter has a successful career in product development in the skin care/fragrance industry and is also mom to Craig’s two grandsons.