Rich - Board Vice President, Kathie - Board Member - Rich & Kathie Francis

Rich and Kathie Francis

Committees: Gifting

Richard S. Francis is the CEO of R & R Express, Inc. The company is one of the largest freight brokers and trucking companies in North America. Kathleen L. Francis has spent a career in the health field industry as a critical care nurse. Together it is their hope that R & R Express‘ company and industry presence will be important in raising funds for XEL. Rich and Kathie have a beautiful, loving grandson with autism that is the inspiration for the XEL foundation. It is their goal to help XEL fund research that will maximize the potential of all autistic children and adults while creating opportunities for inclusion in everyday life.  They consider it their passion and privilege to serve on this board.