Jessina started with Staffing Connections in 2013. Her dedication to professional development, strong work ethic, and exceptional interpersonal skills ensured her promotion from Recruiter to Branch Manager in 2018. Before working for Staffing Connections, Jessina oversaw a management training program with a national food service. She brings years of administrative, human resources, and customer service experience to the company. Because of her drive and commitment, she is a perfect match to the Staffing Connections mission. As Columbus Branch Manager, she ensures the day-to-day operation of the office and its entire recruiting team. When she is not at work, Jessina enjoys trips to the beach, hiking, shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Senior Recruiting Specialist
A native of Columbus, Raven began her journey with Staffing Connections in 2015 as the front desk receptionist. Raven has excelled in every operational role in the Columbus branch, including (but not limited to) payroll, unemployment, and recruiting. Her knowledge of each area of operation makes her one of Staffing Connections’ most knowledgeable senior recruiters. Raven oversees dozens of accounts for the Columbus office, making sure that both candidates and clients are always satisfied. She is driven by a desire for customer service, total understanding of our system, and a fantastic team spirit. When she’s not at work, Raven is kept busy by her two boys and dreams of the beach.
Lakeisha is a Columbus native and proud United States Army Reserve veteran. She has worked with Staffing Connections since 2017 and comes from a strong background in customer service and management. As on-site coordinator at one of the area’s largest call centers, she is personally responsible for the management, training, and counseling of hundreds of Staffing Connections talents. Since her role requires that most of her time be spent away from the main Columbus office, she consistently demonstrates tremendous discipline and excellent time-management skills. Lakeisha’s favorite pastimes include watching her daughter play sports, making her friends and family laugh, cooking, travelling, and shopping.
On-Site Recruiting Specialist
Originally from the Atlanta area, Rob moved to Columbus as a child. His love for sports enabled him to qualify for a soccer scholarship to Columbus State University, and he has lived here ever since. As an on-site recruiter for one of our largest manufacturing accounts, Rob is responsible for overseeing dozens of Staffing Connections talents on a daily basis. His role demands that he remain aware of not only Staffing Connections policies and procedures, but the rules and regulations of our client as well. His charismatic and easy-going demeanor ensures that he does an excellent job of balancing both responsibilities. When not devoting his time to work, Rob loves spending time with his twins, Blake and Brinkley, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.
A child of military parents, Ebony was born and raised in Union, South Carolina. She began working for Staffing Connections in 2018 as a Recruiting Specialist. Her years of medical office and customer service experience were an excellent preparation for her current role. Ebony’s professionalism, friendliness, and multi-tasking abilities make her a tremendous addition to the Columbus office. Outside of work, Ebony loves to spend time with her two boys and make her family and friends laugh.
Born in Landstuhl, Germany, Mariana moved to the Columbus area early in life. She comes from a strong customer service background and is an invaluable asset to the Columbus team because of her professionalism, intuition, and attention to detail. These attributes, combined with her engaging personality, make her a tremendous recruiter. She consistently strives to match the perfect candidate to the perfect job. When she’s not at work, Mariana loves spending time with her daughter, relaxing by the pool, or enjoying a campfire.
Born and raised in the quiet Southern culture of Greenville, South Carolina, Eleanor made Columbus her home along with her family in 2015. She became a team member in June 2018 as a business recruiter. Since that time, her outward display for attention to detail, exceptional professionalism and penchant for graphics and social media has earned her the position as General Staffing Assistant, assisting the Columbus office in a broader, more specialized and critical area of administration and the overall registration process. As a Compliance Specialist, her years of customer service is evident as she interacts with prospects and references alike. Her dogged work ethic, professionalism and attention to detail is crucial while auditing and reviewing critical information in the compliance process and company social media review and postings. When not working, Eleanor can be found utilizing her passions in the graphic arts, painting, drawing, reading Star Wars or spending valuable time with family. Her absolute life’s passion, outside of family and work however, is Cotton, her miniature Poodle fur-baby.
Front Desk Receptionist
Holly was born and raised in Arlington, Texas, but moved to Columbus, Georgia almost twelve years ago. She joined the Columbus Staffing Connections team in 2018. As our front desk receptionist, she is primarily responsible for ensuring that all arriving clients and candidates are greeted warmly. Her many responsibilities include answering the phones, responding to incoming messages, faxes, and emails, and assisting incoming candidates on the computer. Outside of work, Holly loves spending time with her family, two young children, and being outdoors.
Allyson joined our team in 2018 as a Compliance Specialist. She brings over twenty-five years of customer service experience and a wonderful spirit to the Columbus Staffing Connections team. Allyson loves learning new things, a quality that has enabled her to acquire many valuable skills. No matter who she speaks to, she always strives to leave them happier than they were before. When Allyson is not working, she loves to cook, read, shop, travel, and spend time with her 3 children and 3 grandchildren.