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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

Emeritus Directors

William Gaddy

Executive Leadership

Brian F. Marsh, President and Chief Executive Officer
Sylvia Murchison, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Trent Wunstel, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Shannon Boshears, Senior Vice President of Development
Chad Albaugh, Vice President of Donated Goods

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


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