Director of Operations
With ample experience leading teams across numerous industries, Stella Francis brings a strategic mindset, leadership and clear vision to Bōdee Organics. As Director of Operations, Stella is known for her demonstrated ability to find solutions for increasing business productivity and profitability.
Stella assists in identifying new revenue streams and savings, allocating resources effectively and maximizing profits. Her superior knowledge of industry regulations and state and federal laws governing operational guidelines makes her a critical player in the complex CBD landscape. Moreover, Stella oversees daily operations, ensuring cross-departmental collaboration and activities are aligned with Bōdee Organics’ vision.
Stella has a diverse portfolio of professional experiences, including serving as Vice President of Operations at vSecure Processing, a credit card payment gateway company, where she mastered her ability uncover savings opportunities, designate resources and ensure all departments progressed smoothly. She also served in HR for American Airlines, where she led interviewing and onboarding new pilots and flight attendants. In each of her roles, Stella demonstrated an ability to manage teams and business resources with thought, strategy and an unwavering commitment to short- and long-term goals.
Additionally, Stella is a licensed esthetician with advanced training in MAC makeup, eyelash applications and chemical peels. She built her own successful practice with a loyal clientele. She’s a wealth of knowledge when it comes to topical applications and dermatological considerations – an especially critical skill as Bōdee Organics develops CBD topical products.
When she’s not improving operational efficiency at Bōdee Organics, Stella enjoys spending time with her husband and four children.