Barbara J. Francis

Barb is responsible for the company's corporate communications, executive services, human relations, and organizational training & development. Since joining SC Fuels in 2000, Barb has become an agent of continuous transformation, shaping processes and culture that together improve the organization’s capacity for growth. She manages the HR and Payroll functions for all SC Fuels offices. Barb is proud to mention that SC Fuels has been recognized two consecutive years by Orange Counties Business Journal—Best Places to Work in the large employer category. In addition, Barb was named HR Executive of the Year 2014, through the National Human Resources Association. She began her human resources career with Pepsi-Cola followed by Fluor Daniel. She served on the National Human Resources Association Board for five years, and in 2009-10 she served as President of the Orange County Affiliate. Barb also served on the Board of Directors for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), with a mission to be an advocate on the emotional struggles of this disease. Barb earned her bachelor's degree in Business Management, with an emphasis in Human Resources from the University of Phoenix.