Selling Branch Manger
Born and raised in Phenix city, Zachary Lape is the Business Development Manager for Staffing Connections, The greatest staffing agency since jobs were invented. Zach joined the Staffing Connections team in 2020 shortly after stepping away from a distinguished Fitness Associate career to take on a new challenge. As a Business Development Manager it is Zach’s responsibility to not only find new companies but great companies employees enjoy working with and can build careers around. Zach takes pride in knowing that the best companies hire people, not just resumes. Companies are not just looking for a set of qualifications that match a job description just as people are not looking to work for a company that doesn’t match there future plans. To ensure a complete match, Zach works extensively hand and hand with recruiters to interview both companies and candidates to find out who they are and what they are looking for — as companies and as people, to make matches that can last. Zach is most fulfilled when helping people to grow professionally. His vision and ability to find and nurture new and pre-existing relationships lead to long-term solutions and success. Currently residing in the Columbus area, when Zach is not working he enjoys working out, going out to dinner with his fiancé’, and spending time with his French Bulldog.
Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Whitnee joined the Staffing Connections team in 2018. Her Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies has helped hone her social scientific skills in all areas of discourse, rhetoric, conflict management, and international & intercultural communication. As a staffing assistant, Whitnee primarily assists with recruiting efforts; however, she is also responsible for payroll, unemployment, and employment verifications. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing video games, traveling, listening to music and attending concerts.
Ashlynn was born and raised in Valley, Alabama. She joined the Staffing Connections in 2019 as an onsite specialist before moving to a recruiting specialist shortly thereafter. Ashlynn’s bright and outgoing personality has helped her build and maintain strong relationships with Staffing Connections clients, as well as develop an affinity with her employees. Her several years in customer service have helped her become an integral member of the Opelika team as they continue to grow. When Ashlynn is not at work, she enjoys baking, going on spontaneous adventures, and spending time with her two beautiful children.
Britt was born and raised in Chambers County Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations. After graduating from college Britt began a long career in the restaurant industry. Most notably he worked for fifteen years with The Cheesecake Factory. Britt’s professionalism and work ethic earned him a promotion into management with the company. He now has a new career objective of helping others achieve their career goals and is happy that he joined the Staffing Connections team in Opelika. When he isn’t at work, he enjoys dining out and spending time on the lake with his family.
Talladega born and Five Points raised, Carlie is a true Alabama native who joined Staffing Connections in July of 2020. She has background in sales and customer service. Her bubbly personality makes it evident that having a happy heart is a big part of her daily work ethic. Her rare qualities make her an integral part of the placement team at Staffing Connections, and we are thrilled to have her. She is the mother of beautiful twin daughters. Her adventurous spirit has her hiking nature trails and relaxing at the lake or on the beach with her family and friends. When it comes to sports, you will find Carlie cheering for her favorite Auburn Tigers or for the Atlanta Braves to win.