Originally from Miami Florida, Heather has roots in Meriweather County and has called Columbus home for over 20 years. As Columbus Branch Manager, she brings an uncanny mix of executive level practical experience, and executive management level expertise. She is skilled in the areas of strategic support, as well as planning and organizational operations. A complete professional, Heather’s experience in compliance management, payroll, and across-the-board customer service relations made her the most comprehensive choice to complete our team. Her inexhaustible energy for our operations department brings an inimitable spirit to our team that serves as our mutually inspired cohesive force. When not maintaining company business, Heather is a dedicated wife to her husband Phil and loving mother to Kaitlyn and Kyle. She supports the Columbus community youth serving as Vice President of Jordan High Baseball Diamond Club, Board Member and player advocate for West Georgia Dixie Baseball, and volunteer for the Tri-City General Sports Academy.
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.
Rebecca is originally from Peachtree City, Georgia. She moved to Auburn, Alabama in 2009 to pursue a degree in Public Relations at Auburn University. She loved the area so much she decided to stay and purchased her first home in Opelika in the summer of 2018. Rebecca has worked in staffing as an on-site manager for two years. She enjoys the day-to-day challenges and unpredictability of the job. Rebecca finds the most rewarding experience of her job is the ability to help people and build relationships with her employees. When she’s not at work, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, playing tennis, and being on the water.
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.
Charlie is originally from Houston, Texas, but moved to Columbus, Georgia three years ago. She and her husband will be in Columbus for the next few years. She joined the staffing connections team as a recruiter in 2020. She is known for her professionalism, dedication, and her eye for detail. She brings years of experience with customer service which helps her create and maintain relationships with clients and employees. Charlie loves spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and being outdoors.
Kennedy is originally from Phenix City, Alabama. She has a love for sports and a passion for people. She played volleyball at Wallace State of Hanceville her freshman year of college. Kennedy recently joined the Staffing Connections team and has been helping candidates find jobs ever since. She works closely with the recruiter’s to help reach out to new candidates with optimum talent. Outside of work, Kennedy enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with friends, family, and her dogs.
SEE IT, TOUCH IT, OBTAIN IT— is a motto of Recruitment Specialist, Lydia Foster. A true GA GRITS (girl raised in the south) with grit, Lydia was born in Columbus, but raised in Duluth, GA. She spent her middle school and high school years between Gwinnett and Dekalb Counties. Lydia is a creative thinker who brings heart and compassion to her role as a Recruitment Specialist. As the owner of her own small business, Lovely Faces Artistry, she understands the needs of business owners when it comes to staffing and matching the right candidates to the right positions. Lydia is diving into recruitment for the first time and enjoying every minute with Staffing Connections.
Lydia is a 2015 graduate of Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, GA and Empire Beauty College in 2016. She has worked as a trained and certified as master cosmetologist and make-up artist. She started her business at the age of 19 and proudly practices her craft in her free time. Lydia currently lives in Columbus with her mom and dog sister, Bella.
Chelsea is originally from Smith Station, Alabama. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and family in the sunshine outside or around the kitchen table. She has a love for game nights and girls nights. Chelsea enjoys traveling short and far and is always up for an adventure. Chelsea’s best days are her busiest days!
A Smiths Station, Alabama native, Bryant is a powerful administrative and customer service force within the office. He brings with him over a decade of successful interviewing, hiring and employment management to Staffing Connections. Having served over 9 years as a Human Resources Specialist in the United States Army, Bryant’s experience results in a strong belief in the power of positive thinking which reflects in his everyday work ethic and relationships within in his team. His engaging personality along with his positive attitude and tireless energy sets the bar and encourages his team members to work hard to succeed. He is a welcome addition to our Operations and Recruiting Team. When not at work, he enjoys time with his family, singing and attending his church.
Valencia is originally from North Carolina. Go Duke! She moved to Columbus as a teenager. She holds a BS in Business Administration and will be working on her masters in the spring. She enjoys helping people and giving them hope. When not working she likes to spend time with her friends and family, go to the beach and listen to music.
Marissa was born and raised in Columbus, GA. She enjoys Staffing because it gives her the opportunity to meet new people and help others. When she is not working, she enjoys shopping, traveling, the beach, her dogs, and spending time with loved ones. She is currently majoring in Public Relations to aide in her role of being a recruiter.
Trinity is a Staffing Connections receptionist who was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia. She works with anyone that comes into the building feel welcomed and invited. She is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science and hopes to one day become a software engineer. Trinity believes that a smile could go a long way to make someone’s day better.
She has worked in multiple customer service positions always being sure that the people around her have a positive experience. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family.
Tiffany is a Columbus Native. She has a BBA in Marketing with a minor in Management from CSU. She has just joined our team in August and is a Staffing Assistant. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters traveling, camping, and cooking.