Leadership Bios

Eddie Ray, CSP, General Manager, Atlanta, GA

Eddie has been in the Staffing Industry since graduating Kennesaw State University in 1995 with a Bachelor Degree in Business. Eddie worked for a national staffing service as an On-Site Supervisor and placed employees in an industrial capacity for another national staffing firm. Since joining Encadria Staffing Solutions in 1998, Eddie has been promoted through multiple positions and now manages the organization. Eddie received his Certified Staffing Professional Certification in March 2004.

Sue Strong-Gossage, CSP, Assistant General Manager, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay

Before starting with Encadria in 2001, Sue worked for a locally owned staffing service for 12 years. Since joining Encadria Staffing Solutions, Sue has been promoted through multiple positions and now co-manages the organization. She earned her designation as a Certified Staffing Professional in March 2004. Sue received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Josh Ferrell, CSP, Leader - Center of Excellence, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta

Josh joined Encadria a Client Service Manager on our Atlanta, GA team, in December, 2015.   He promoted in the leader of our Center of Excellence team in 2017. Josh and his team support temporary and temporary-to-hire placements at Georgia-Pacific facilities across the U.S. Josh graduated from Georgia State University where he majored in Managerial Science and Marketing.  

 

Tom O'Loughlin, Payroll Manager, Atlanta, GA

Atlanta

Tom joined the Encadria team in December 2006 in an administrative capacity, after relocating to Atlanta from southern Florida.  Tom later moved into payroll and now manages this team and oversee’s the payroll and accounting functions of the business. Tom attended college for Business Administration and is a member of the American Payroll Association.

Kristin Barnes, CSP, Client Service Manager, Atlanta, GA

Kristin joined the Encadria team in January 2016. Prior to Encadria, Kristin had prior staffing industry and human resource experience with a national hotel and resort chain. Kristin graduated from Georgia State University in 2015 with a Managerial Science Degree concentration in Human Resources. In 2018, Kristin transitioned into a trainer and special projects role.

Auriel Oates, Client Service Manager, Atlanta, GA

Auriel Oates joined the Encadria team in October 2017 as a Recruiting Coordinator. After graduating from Georgia State University with a degree in Psychology, she transitioned into a Client Service Manager role on the Center of Excellence team. Auriel is working with Georgia-Pacific facilities across the U.S., where she places employees on temporary and temporary-to-hire roles in the light industrial, skilled trades and clerical fields.

Taylor Kendrick, CSP, Client Service Manager, Atlanta, GA

Taylor grew up in the metro-Atlanta area and has lived in the state of Georgia her entire life. She began working in the staffing industry in 2013 and joined Encadria’s Atlanta team as a Client Service Manager in October 2016. Prior to joining Encadria, Taylor recruited skilled trades professionals. Her primary recruiting focus at Encadria is office clerical, administrative, and accounting roles.

Ashley Powell, CSP, Client Service Manager, Atlanta, GA

Ashley joined the Encadria team in July, 2017. After graduating from Georgia State University in 2016 with a degree in Managerial Sciences and a minor in Marketing, Ashley joined the Staffing Industry where she worked for a national firm filling engineering, GIS and energy related roles for clients in the Atlanta market. As a Client Service Manager for Encadria, Ashley is working with Georgia-Pacific facilities across the U.S., where she places employees on temporary and temporary-to-hire roles in the light industrial, skilled trades and clerical fields.

Kathi Robinson, CSP, Client Service Manager, Covington, GA

After more than 15 years within Georgia-Pacific, Kathi transitioned to a Client Service Manager role at Encadria Staffing Solutions in October of 2016. Previously she worked within Capital Procurement, Consumer Products Sales, Harmon Recycling Sales, and the Talent Selection Capability. With Kathi’s vast knowledge of and experience within GP, her commitment to and ability to build strong partnership with clients and employees, Encadria was the perfect next step. In 2018, Kathi transitioned to an On-site Manager at an Encadria client site located in Covington, GA. Kathi is also a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Tannea Hamilton-Smith Client Service Manager, Atlanta, GA

Tannea, a native of Memphis, TN, has now resided in Atlanta for 24+ years. She began with Koch Business Solutions, a GP affiliate, in 2015 as a Kronos Support Specialist. In May, 2018, she transitioned to Georgia-Pacific, joining Encadria Staffing Solutions, as a Client Service Manager, supporting GP facilities across the nation with their temporary-to-hire employment needs. Tannea has a Bachelors in Business Administration from Strayer University, as well as a Masters of Science in Human Resource Management. Prior work also includes 19 years of banking operations with Bank of America.

Selina Askew Recruiting Coordinator

Atlanta

Selina, an Atlanta native graduated Georgia State University with a degree in Communications and Media Studies and a minor in Language and Literary Studies. She joined the Marketing Industry where she worked for several of major brands. Selina joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team as a temporary associate in February 2018 and transitioned to full-time in October of 2018 as a Recruiting Coordinator, where she assists in managing the flow of candidates through the recruitment process and bringing new employees on board for temporary and temporary-to-hire roles at Georgia-Pacific locations across the U.S.

Natika Boyd-Johnson CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

Atlanta

In July 2018, Natika joined Encadria Staffing Solutions’ Center of Excellence team in Atlanta, GA. In her role as a Recruiting Coordinator she supported the Client Services Managers with their staffing request. October 2018, Natika was promoted to Client Service Manager and is responsible for staffing Georgia Pacific facilities with high quality temporary employees. Previous employment includes 12 years in banking operations with Bank of America and 4+ years in Underwriting with State Farm Insurance. Natika is an Atlanta native.

Kimberly Bullock Client Service Manager, Warm Springs, GA

Kimberly joined the Atlanta team in August of 2012 and has worked in a variety of positions ranging from Administration to Payroll to Client Service Management. In January of 2018, Kimberly transitioned into a Client Service Manager role, working on-site at our new office located inside the Georgia-Pacific Warm Springs, GA, Building Products facility.

Carlton Morrow CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

Atlanta

Carlton joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team in November of 2018. Prior to joining the team he worked 18 years in the Human Resources, Business, Banking, and Education fields. He holds a Master’s Degree in Education and Training and a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences and Business. Carlton is a native of Atlanta.

Araceli Calderon Client Service Manager, Madison, GA

Araceli joined the Encadria team in 2016 as on On-site Supervisor. She supports the Madison, GA and Warrenton, GA, Georgia-Pacific facilities through temporary and temporary-to-hire placements. Araceli has 12+ years in the Staffing Industry, where she has primarily recruited for manufacturing and light industrial positions. Araceli is bilingual (English/Spanish).

Kathy Sims, CSP, Market Manager, Florence, SC

Kathy joined the Encadria team in December 2009 as a Client Service Manager.  In the prior year, Kathy worked for a national staffing firm as an On-site Manager at Georgia-Pacific’s Dixie Cup Plant in Darlingon, SC. In June of 2018, Kathy was promoted to Market Manager of the Florence, SC, Encadria office and now leads that team.

Liz Benton, CSP, Administrative Coordinator, Florence, SC

SC

Liz joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team as a temporary associate in September 2012 and transitioned to full-time in April of 2013.  She has had a multi-faceted career which has primarily dealt in sales, customer relations, and service, which made her a great fit for the Staffing Industry. Liz has spent over 15 years in the Florence County market promoting business and industry and has a degree in Business from Florence Darlington Technical College.   Liz also attended Francis Marion University.

Nikki Harris, Client Service Manager, Florence, SC

Florence

Nikki Harris joined the Encadria team as an internal temporary employee in March 2017 and was hired as Client Service Manager in October 2017. As a member of our Florence team, Nikki is staffing temporary and temporary-to-hire light industrial positions for Dixie-Darlington and various retail clients in the area. Previously, she specialized in Human Resources, recruiting for a variety of positions within manufacturing. Nikki graduated from Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA. Originally from Tacoma, WA, she moved to SC in 2001 and now volunteers at the Hartville Soup Kitchen and travels the Southern States with her sons, who play travel baseball.

Rachel Samuel, MSHRM, Client Service Manager, Florence, SC

Florence

Rachel is a Client Service Manager on our Florence, SC team, joining us in December 2017. Her primary focus is temporary light industrial placements for our manufacturing client in Darlington, SC. Rachel has over 15 years of Client Service/Talent Acquisition and Human Resource experience. She completed her Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management with concentration in Organizational Development in December 2015.

Sarah Stark, CSP, Market Manager, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay

Sarah joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team in October 2010. She started her career working for an onsite staffing company in Green Bay doing high volume recruiting and staffing for light industrial positions. Sarah graduated from UW Oshkosh with a Bachelors Degree in Organizational Administration.

Aimee Dequaine, CSP, Client Service Manager, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay

Aimee joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team in May of 2016. Prior to that, she was a Customer Service Representative II with GP PRO at Georgia-Pacific’s Green Bay-Broadway facility. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor’s Degree in English.

Sheri Pamperin, Administrative Coordinator, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay

Sheri joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team as a temporary employee in May of 2013 and was hired as the Green Bay office Administrative Coordinator in November 2013.  Although Sheri is new to the staffing industry, she has 14+ years of previous Administrative, Customer Service and  Quality Control experience from the Insurance industry.  She is a graduate of NWTC’s Administrative Professionals Program, earning her Associate Degree in May 2013.  Since graduation she’s been actively involved with the students in the AP program, mentoring them in the employment search process.

Shannon Schuelke CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

Green Bay

Shannon joined the Encadria Staffing Solutions team in October 2018. She started her career working for a Wisconsin staffing company doing high volume recruiting and staffing for light industrial positions. Shannon graduated from UW-Green Bay with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

Rori Hicks, CSP, Market Manager, Diboll, TX

Diboll

Rori joined the Encadria team as a Client Service Manager when the Diboll office opened in November 2014.  Prior to joining the staffing industry in 2011, she spent over 5 years working in Human Resources for local government.  Rori received her Bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX in 2004.  She’s an East TX native, active with the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce and the local business community.  In July of 2018, Rori was promoted to Market Manager and now leads with Diboll, TX Encadria office.
  

 

Marsha Woods Client Service Manager, Diboll, TX

Diboll

In November 2014, Marsha joined of the Encadria Staffing Solution team in Diboll, TX.  In her role as a Client Service Manager, she ensures our customers receive the highest caliber employees available in the area.  Before joining the Encadria Team, she worked for a national staffing firm for 7 years, specializing in light industrial placement.  Marsha is a member of the East Texas SHRM and the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce, helping to organize their After Five Networking Series. 

 

 

Dessia Fowler ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Diboll

Dessia joined Encadria in a part-time capacity in February 2017, then was hired full-time in January 2018. Prior to working with Encadria, she supported Georgia-Pacific’s and Temple Associates Sales teams for 30+ years. She holds an Associated Degree in General Business from Angelina College. Outside of the office Dessia’s favorite role is being a Nana.

Amanda Villarreal CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

Bowling Green

Amanda Villarreal has been part of the Georgia-Pacific team since 2013. She began her career at the Dixie facility in Bowling Green, KY in the HR department. She was the HR Administrator prior to joining the Encadria team in June of 2018 as the Client Service Manager supporting the Bowling Green facility .

Graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Business. She later obtained a Bilingual Teaching Certification in México and taught elementary education in Houston, Texas prior to moving to Kentucky.

Earth Jeter, Client Service Manager, Prosperity, SC

Earth joined the Encadria team in early 2017, when she transitioned from a position within the Safety Department of the Georgia-Pacific Building Products facility in Prosperity, SC. She now supports temporary and temporary-to-hire placements at GP facilities in Prosperity, SC, McCormick, SC and Spartanburg, SC.

Matthew Wilson CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

Richmond

Matthew joined Encadria Staffing Solutions in July 2018. He is the Onsite Client Service Manager for Georgia Pacific Color-Box in Richmond, IN. Matt graduated from Manchester College, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Minor in Communication. Prior to working for Encadria Staffing Solutions, he worked in the staffing and finance industries. Matt volunteers with local animal rescue organizations and the annual Alzheimer’s walks and, in his free time, plays and coaches basketball. Matt is a Richmond, IN native.

Tawanda Rush-Lasley CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER

Aurora IL

Tawanda is Encadria’s Onsite Client Service Manager in Aurora, Illinois. She is a graduate of Robert Morris College in Chicago, IL where she received her Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management. Prior to joining Encadria Staffing Solutions, Tawanda worked as the sole proprietor of a janitorial service, and then specialized in talent acquisition as well as training and development. She began her career with Georgia-Pacific in Production and Human Resources, moving into her current role in 2017. Tawanda, a Chicago native, spends her free time volunteering with healthcare organizations throughout the city.