Goodrich authored a law allowing students to receive internships and skills training that would not affect their family’s eligibility for benefits. This model provides a plan for young people to move from government assistance to a good-paying job.
Chuck Goodrich was born and raised in the small town of Roann, Indiana with conservative, Midwestern values. Hard work, humility and grit are at his core. These same values are how he raised his own family in Noblesville these past twenty-eight years. Chuck has been married to Tricia for more than thirty years and they have four children and one grandchild.
Chuck Goodrich started as an intern at Gaylor Electric, working his way up through the company over decades and finally purchasing the business from his best friend, John Gaylor. While leading Gaylor Electric, Goodrich initiated a program to allow high school students to receive vocational training with his company while completing their high school education, providing young people with real world skills to be employable upon graduation.