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Goodwill North Central Texas hires director to oversee safety and asset protection

Written by Mindia Whittier

The agency serves 18 local counties.

Goodwill North Central Texas has announced a new hire as Director, Safety & Asset Protection.

Jeffrey Marchese is a decorated Air Force veteran and safety expert with more than 10 years of experience in minimizing organizational risk that prepares him to translate complex information into effective training programs.

In his new position, Marchese is responsible for the protection and safety of the agency, its personnel and assets including merchandise loss prevention. Goodwill is the largest employer of people with disabilities in the world. Goodwill North Central Texas is based in Fort Worth. The organization offers job training and career services programs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, such as lack of education or work experience and homelessness. Revenue to support Goodwill’s mission is generated through the sale of donated goods at 27 area retail locations.

Prior to relocating with his family to Texas, Marchese served as Safety & CARF Manager for Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada, located in Las Vegas. Marchese was Security Engineer for the State of Nevada’s Army National Guard and holds certifications in the health & safety field including American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), National Safety Council (NSC) and National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP).

Marchese holds a Certificate of Safety and Health Official from Arizona State University and was awarded the USAFE 2W2 Technician/Supervisor/Manager of the Year by US Air Force Material Command in 2004 and 2006.

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