From Opelika, Amanda began her journey with Staffing Connections in 2016 as a Staffing Assistant. She was recruited by our company because of her superior organizational skills and detail orientation. As she progressed with our organization, these skills combined with a developing overall knowledge of operations and a highly dynamic customer service skill set Amanda was rewarded seen as best qualified for her current position as Branch Manager. Her dynamic work ethic and self-governing policy of honesty, respect for others and integrity in our dealings with employees and clients, only serves to solidify our decision of promotion. Aside from these personal standards, Amanda has over 20 years of customer service experience, with 16 of those years spent in the Banking arena. She has been married to Phillip since 2004. They have two children. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family.
This home-grown, Smith’s Station resident began her journey with Staffing Connections in May of 2011 as a Sales Representative in the Columbus Market area. Company need and her fifteen years of HR and Marketing experience took her on a brief tour to our Atlanta market only to return to our Opelika Market location as the Business Development Manager. Her Associates Degree in Marketing and Business Administration serves her well as she continues to locate and provide unique service to a variety of business throughout the Auburn/Opelika market and along the I-85 corridor to LaGrange/Hogansville. Her service and dedication to the company and her clients is beyond reproach. She is an active member of the community and various charitable and civic organizations to include The American Cancer Society, SHRM and The Opelika and Valley/Chambers County, Chambers of Commerce.
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.