South Carolina human resources professional Kristina Simmerman of Phillips Staffing, one of South Carolina’s largest and fastest-growing staffing and human capital solution providers, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Pickens Area Society of Human Resource Management (PASHRM) as a Member At Large.
PASHRM serves Easley and Pickens County area human resource professionals, and provides education and information services, conferences and seminars, government and media representation, and publications that equip HR professionals to become leaders and decision-makers within their organizations.
As a Director of the PASHRM chapter, Ms. Simmerman will support Board efforts to provide an exchange of ideas, experiences, methods, professional development and other matters of interest concerning HR management to PASHRM members. Included among her duties will be considering membership applications, voting on a variety of topics, assisting with membership drives, and assisting in other various capacities as required.
A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and current resident of Liberty, Ms. Simmerman joined Phillips in 2000 as a Customer Service Representative and was promoted to Easley Branch Manager in 2006. She has nearly two decades of experience in staff development and training, administrative support, customer service and sales, and talent recruitment and management. Ms. Simmerman is also an Advisory Board Member for the Pickens County Career and Technology Center.
As Easley Branch Manager, Ms. Simmerman works with new and existing clients across the region to provide staffing and human capital solutions that lead to increased growth and success for those clients. She focuses her time working with businesses and organizations seeking talent primarily in the areas of light industrial, logistics and distribution, accounting, finance, office management and construction.
“Kristina is a vital and respected member of her community and of the Phillips Staffing team, and a consummate professional with a strong service ethic to assisting customers,” said Ed Parris, President of Phillips Staffing. “We are proud of her being named to the leadership team of such a respected organization as the Pickens Area SHRM chapter, and congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”
Launched in 1968, Phillips Staffing (phillipsstaffing.com) today is a full-service staffing, payroll management, professional placement and HR consulting firm with nearly 70 team members in 10 offices across South Carolina and Georgia, and nearly 2,800 temporary employees on assignment for clients across the Southeast on any given day. Headquartered in Greenville, Phillips Staffing remains committed to delivering superior talent, outstanding client service, innovative solutions, being active community leaders, and operating with the highest integrity.