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Goodwill Welcomes David Tinkis as New CEO - Wednesday, October 3, 2012
 SHREVEPORT, LA Robert Dunlap, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, has announced that David Tinkis, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer for Goodwill. In his new position, Tinkis will oversee all day-to-day operations for Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana.

Tinkis, a native of Clarkston, Michigan, graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. He also earned an MBA from Baker College in Flint, Michigan. Prior to joining Goodwill Industries, he served over 15 years in non-profit executive roles with the American Cancer Society, the Boys & Girls Club and the Salvation Army.

Tinkis has been married to his wife Missy for 15 years. He has three children, 9-year-old Jackson, 6-year-old Olivia and 5-year-old Maxwell. He anticipates his family joining him from Pennsylvania once the fall semester has concluded.

"I am honored with the responsibility to lead such an established and important organization like Goodwill Industries. I am excited about the opportunity to bring my experience and enthusiasm to North Louisiana and look forward to becoming part of the community. explained Tinkis.

Goodwill will be hosting a welcome reception for Tinkis on October, 11, 2012 from 4 to 6 pm. It will take at the Goodwill Job Center located between Tinseltown and Walmart on Bert Kouns in Shreveport.


Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit agency that serves people with workplace disadvantages and disabilities by providing job training and employment services, as well as job placement opportunities and post-employment support.

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is a member of Goodwill Industries International (GII) and the United Way of Northwest Louisiana, is affiliated with NISH (formerly known as National Industries for the Severely

Handicapped), and has been accredited for its Employee Development Services and Community Employment Services Programs by CARF the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities. Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc. is also a member of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) and is certified through its Ethics and Accountability Program, the Louisiana Standards of Excellence.

For more information, contact D.J. Roman at 318-629-5940.


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