Who We Are
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and an independently run member of Goodwill Industries International.
Our mission is “changing lives through education, training and employment.”
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas’ overseeing board of directors are volunteers from the community.
96% of our funding comes from the sale of donated goods. Funds raised from your donations stay in Arkansas and fund job training programs, career services, and more programs to help Arkansans overcome barriers to employment.
Donations to Goodwill are tax deductible. Learn how to donate.
Company Values - ICARE
Integrity – We operate in an open, truthful environment and strive to meet the highest ethical standards.
Collaboration – We achieve and deliver our mission together.
Attitude – We serve with humility and passion, and act for the good of the organization.
Respect – We treat all people with dignity and respect.
Explore – We explore continuous improvement, bold creativity and change.
Board Chair – Troy Wells, Baptist Health
Vice Chair – Miguel Lopez, Encore Bank
Secretary – Chuck Welch, Arkansas State University System
Treasurer – Jay Meador, Iberia Bank
Past Chair – Ted Darragh, III, Darragh Company
Chris Amsler, Commercial Mail Service, Inc.
Patricia Nunn Brown
Mitch Chandler, Arkansas Economic Development Commission
Danny Games, Entergy
Douglas Jackson, Merrill Lynch
Denise Luft, Artist
Mark McClelland, Mainstream Technologies
Fred M. Perkins III, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP
Elizabeth Small, UALR College of Business
Carrie Harper Smith, Sterling Seacrest Partners
Jay Stanley, Stone Ward
Brad Walker, Catlett Law Firm
Trent Wunstel, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Lenesha Jones, Vice President Human Resources
Kristen Qandah, Vice President of Finance
Tammy Wheaton, Vice President of Mission Services
Joanna Lever, Vice President of Education