Auburn/Opelika Staff

Rita Underwood

Rita Underwood

Branch Manager

runderwood@staffing-connections.com

A Detroit native with over twenty-five years of human resources, customer service, and management experience, Rita joined the Staffing Connections team in 2018. She brings extensive knowledge, extraordinary dedication to her goals, and a passion to succeed to her position as Recruiting Specialist at our Opelika branch. When she’s not at work, Rita loves to travel, cook, and watch horror movies.

Raven Clow

Raven Clow

Senior Recruiting Specialist

rclow@staffing-connections.com

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.

Ashlynn Smith

Ashlynn Smith

Recruiting Specialist

 

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.

Whitnee Underwood

Whitnee Underwood

Staffing Assistant

 

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.