Maji Francis Named Purchasing Director

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (March 14, 2019) – Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc. announced today the hire of Majayka “Maji” Francis as Purchasing Director. In this position, Francis will be responsible for oversight of supply chain operations and the overall purchasing function for the agency including negotiation of buying goods, equipment and services.

“Maji has extensive experience impacting organizational performance through comprehensive product and market analysis, and accurate pricing determination,” said Greg Hutchins, Chief Financial Officer for Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth. “Her exceptional communication, negotiation and strategic development planning skills will serve our agency well in this position.”

Francis has 19 years of experience in the field.  Prior to joining Goodwill, Francis served most recently as Procurement Representative for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Danbury, Conn. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo. in 2010 and a Master’s in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University in Webster Grove, Mo. in 2012.

About Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, Inc.

Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill Fort Worth’s 23 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.

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