About TRC

Our Mission

Our mission is to help our clients build their businesses and help our employees build their future.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be regarded as the Staffing Industry Leader for top tier talent, exceptional staffing, and innovative workforce solutions.

History

1980s

1980

Temporary Resources Corporation is founded and opens its first branch in Atlanta, Georgia.

1982

TRC acquires the Dallas, Texas-based Regency Corporation.

1984

We changed our name to TRC Temporary Services TRC began franchising.

1985

Inc. Magazine recognizes TRC as one of the top 500 fastest growing companies in the US.

1987

TRC’s founders are named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Venture Magazine.

1990s

1990

TRC earns the “Franchise Gold 100” Award by Success Magazine.

1994

We change our name to TRC Staffing Services and broadened the scope of our business offerings.

1998

TRC is named “Business of the Year” by Business to Business Magazine
TRC is named finalists for Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year”
TRC is a finalist for the “Pacesetter of the Year” award (for Atlanta’s top 50 fastest growing private companies) by the Atlanta Business Chronicle
TRC developed TRC IMPACT Services to assist our larger client base with on-site managed services

2000s

2005

TRC celebrates 25 years of placing great people in great jobs.

2006

TRC establishes its Professional Solutions Division – recruiters dedicated to placing top Engineering, Information Technology, and Finance & Accounting professionals.

2007

TRC is named one of the 10 Most Dependable Staffing Agencies in the Southeast by Goldline Research.

2006

TRC ranks 4th overall among Atlanta’s Top 25 Temporary Employment Agencies by Atlanta Business Chronicle.

2009

Brian Robinson is named President and CEO continuing the legacy of his father
TRC ranks 3rd overall among Atlanta’s Top 25 Temporary Employment Agencies by Atlanta Business Chronicle
TRC revamped our TRC IMPACT Services program to assist our clients with their complex staffing needs

2010s

2010

TRC celebrates 30 years of placing great people in great jobs
TRC makes Inavero’s prestigious Best of StaffingTM list for both Clients and Talent

2011

For a second consecutive year, TRC makes Inavero’s prestigious Best of Staffing™ list for both Clients and Talent.

2012

TRC makes Inavero’s prestigious Best of StaffingTM list for both Clients and Talent
TRC trained our entire recruiting team, sales team, franchise owners, and home office staff on lean principles with a 3rd party Master Black Belt
TRC held our first and second Kaizen events
TRC developed our Recruitment Optimization of Talent Structure (ROOTS) program to enhance our candidate experience and deliver exceptional results to our clients
TRC developed a 14-point compliance process ensuring that our hiring standards are in line with our client’s permanent workforce requirements

2013

TRC makes Inavero’s prestigious Best of StaffingTM list for both Clients and Talent
TRC continues to be lean practitioners, holding 3 Kaizen events this year

2014

TRC earned the 2014 Best of StaffingTM Diamond Award for achieving five consecutive years of industry-leading client satisfaction scores.

2015

TRC celebrates 35 years of placing great people in great jobs
TRC makes Inavero’s prestigious Best of Staffing List for both Client and Talent

Leadership

Embree Robinson

Embree L. Robinson

Chairman of the Board

Embree Robinson is TRC Staffing Services’ Chairman of the Board, and as one of the company’s original founders he has been with the company since 1980.

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He currently serves as a member of the trade association, and also sits on the Board of the American Staffing Association. A United States Army veteran, Embree graduated from the University of Georgia, and holds a BBA in Accounting. He lives in Dunwoody with his wife Karen, and has two children, Christi and Brian.

Brian Johnson

Brian Robinson

President & CEO

As President and CEO of TRC Staffing Services, Brian Robinson provides the strategic and visionary guidance that has made TRC a leader in providing workforce management solutions to companies nationwide.

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Graduating from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Brian began his career as a successful entrepreneur in 1995 and joined TRC in 1998, where he worked in positions of increasing responsibility including Branch Manager for two metro Atlanta locations, Executive Vice President, and finally President and CEO in 2009. Under Brian’s leadership, TRC has been recognized as a winner for the past 6 consecutive years by Inavero’s Best in Staffing Client Award and for 5 years by the Best in Staffing Talent Award, a distinction awarded to less than 2% of all staffing companies in the United States and Canada. In 2011, Brian’s willingness to embrace change in the aim of process improvement led him to launch the LEAN initiative to have every TRC staff member become certified in Six-Sigma practices. As a result, TRC is an industry leader in delivering an efficient, effective recruitment and hiring process to clients.

Craig Kumpf

Craig Kumpf

Senior Vice President and CFO

Craig Kumpf is Senior Vice President and CFO of TRC Staffing Services and oversees the strategic financial objectives and forecasting of the company.

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Craig also manages TRC’s Corporate Office Staff where he directs the company’s support operations.  Craig began as an Accountant with TRC in early 1990. Since that time, he has worked his way up to Staff Accountant, Manager of General Accounting, Vice President of Accounting and Controller, and in 2009 promoted to his current position.  Craig graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1990 and Master of Taxation in 1993.  He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia.  As part of the TRC Lean Initiative, Craig is Six-Sigma certified.  Craig has been instrumental in leading TRC successfully through the recession of 2009 maintaining healthy financials and consistent growth.

Conrad Helms

Conrad Helms

Executive Vice President

Conrad Helms is the Executive Vice President of Commercial and Franchise Operations at TRC Staffing Services.

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Conrad is responsible for providing leadership in recruiting and staffing for the company-owned and franchise teams nationwide. He is advancing TRC’s client approach strategy by redesigning the sales and operation structure to create a more cohesive sales and support team to drive improved client relationships. With 20 years in the staffing industry, Conrad is an industry expert in customer satisfaction, sales, performance management and continuous improvement. His leadership was key in developing TRC’s unique and relevant competitive advantages that has changed the company’s sales approach. Conrad earned his Bachelor of Science and a Master degree from Appalachian State University. In 2013, he joined TRC as the Senior Vice President of Franchise Operations before being promoted to Executive Vice President of Commercial Staffing overseeing both company-owned and franchise operations. Conrad is leading our initiative for growing both operations and extending the TRC footprint across the country.

Karen Bapst

Karen Bapst

Vice President, Payroll and Billing

Karen Bapst joined TRC Staffing Services in 1983 and was responsible for Payroll Processing, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.

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As the company grew and the Credit and Accounting Departments were established at TRC, Karen was promoted from Payroll and Billing Specialist to Payroll and Billing Department Manager. In 1996, she was promoted to Vice President of Payroll and Billing. With over 30 years of payroll experience, Karen manages a team of five employees and is responsible for the timely and accurate payroll and billing to all contractors, clients and company employees. Weekly payroll is in excess of $1.5 million with billing of over $2 million. Her systematic approach provides TRC’s clients with an exceptional “on time” weekly payment and billing percentage of over 99%. Due to Karen’s expertise, TRC can offer payroll and billing packages tailored to our more complex client requirements. Karen has led her team through several software conversions in order to improve TRC’s more efficient use of technologies. She has been instrumental in developing our current processes to offer paperless end-to-end payroll and billing options. A native of Ohio, Karen moved to Atlanta in 1983 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Davis Suever

David F. Suever

Vice President, Credit and Collections

David Suever is responsible for the credit approval process, cash applications, subcontractor payments and maintaining the Accounts Receivables for TRC Staffing Services.

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David began his career in 1987 as Credit Manager and was responsible for helping the company to increase sales growth, while maintaining acceptable credit risks. He was instrumental with his personal involvement in the handling of TRC’s largest client in the history of the company.  David was promoted to Vice President of Credit and Collections in 1998. David maintains a collection percentage that is significantly lower than the industry average which is a direct result of his problem solving and customer service skills. David is a graduate of Georgia State University, College of Business Administration with a degree in Management.

Eric Adams

Eric Adams

Vice President, Delivery and Implementation

As the Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Delivery and Implementation, Eric is responsible for the design and implementation of new strategic accounts, compliance and quality audits for existing clients.

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A graduate of Kennesaw State University, Eric received his Bachelor of Science in Public & Social Services with a minor in Human Resources. Eric has over 16 years of experience supporting a wide range of customers in the processes of sourcing, selection and performance management of temporary and long-term contract employees. He learned the staffing industry from the ground up, as a successful field recruiter, branch and site manager, quality manager and for the last several years, the Vice President of Strategic Accounts Delivery and Implementation. As a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Eric develops Lean initiatives and hosts Kaizen events for both TRC Staffing Services and our clients. Eric’s process-driven leadership style provides TRC’s clients with successful delivery, onboarding and implementation processes.

Nancy Wright Whatley

Nancy Wright Watley

Vice President, Franchise

In her role, executing strategy to enhance the performance of franchisees and facilitating growth of the organization are among her overall responsibilities.

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Each market is unique. Supporting their goals and achieving results for TRC Staffing are key. In addition, Nancy assists in the strategic planning and development of new offices and the transfer of existing offices.

Prior to her role at TRC, Nancy was executive director of IgniteHQ, in partnership with Cobb County & Kennesaw State University, where she was charged with providing strategic planning, budget management, fundraising, and facility oversight of the newly created 501c3 non-profit. Nancy also interacted with hundreds of the state’s entrepreneurs as vice president of entrepreneurial development and business growth at the Metro Atlanta Chamber, where she was responsible for generating new business development opportunities, crafting programming and sparking engagement within the metro area’s startup community.

Nancy brings first-hand knowledge of supporting and building small businesses after establishing and running VantagePoint Staffing Solutions, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise. During her time as CEO and managing partner she netted contracts with corporate powerhouses throughout the region, including Cox Communications, Georgia Power, Turner Broadcasting Systems and more. Before successfully selling the company in 2010, Nancy was twice recognized as a finalist in the NAWBO-Atlanta Women Entrepreneur Awards in the “Rising Star” category.

Prior to VantagePoint, Nancy spent more than two decades in the staffing business working for Georgia-Pacific Corporation. While there, she became the company’s expert consultant in areas of supplemental staffing and employment and was also was the architect in creating Encadria Staffing Solutions – a wholly owned subsidiary and in-house staffing company. Nancy grew the startup to more than $50 million in revenue with over 1,500 temporary employees across 26 states in seven branch offices.

An Atlanta native, Nancy earned a B.B.A. in management from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. In addition to TRC Staffing, she serves on the executive committee of Terry’s Alumni Relations Board, and is a recent member of Vistage International. She is a former member of the Board of Directors for the University of Georgia Alumni Association and served as an inaugural member of Startup Atlanta’s board of directors.

In her free time, Nancy can be found cheering on the Dawgs between the hedges, perfecting her golf game on a nearby course or traveling to her latest destination.

Jason Flomerfelt

Jason Flomerfelt

Vice President, Marketing

Jason Flomerfelt brings 20 years of marketing experience serving various market sectors such as telecom, retail, healthcare, finance, automotive and industrial manufacturing.

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Throughout his career he has been integrally involved in developing strategical and tactical marketing plans, including website design & development, database management & implementation, online marketing & automation, social & email programs, tradeshows & events, graphic design and content development.  Over the past ten years, Jason has utilized his expertise to successfully build the marketing departments for three different organizations from the ground up, focused on lead generation, brand development and awareness.

Before the launch of his career, Jason graduated with a Marketing degree from the University of Miami and holds an MBA with a specialization in Marketing from Stetson University.  In 2007, Jason moved to Cumming from Orlando with his wife Sharon and their daughter Morgan.  In his spare time you can find Jason hanging out with his family, competing out on the tennis courts, coaching youth soccer, or serving on both domestic and international mission trips.

Value Statements

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The Extra Mile

Every department, every office location, and every individual at TRC consistently demonstrates “going the extra mile” with our candidate selection process, solutions delivery, client satisfaction, account management, and back office support. This commitment to excellent service ensures the success of our mission to help our customers build their business and help our employees build their future.

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Quality

Always assist your client in making the right decision on a placement or workforce solution and never compromise on anything less than the best possible candidate. If you make a bad placement, do not charge the client for your mistake. Quality should always guide your motives.

Integrity

Always be forthright and honest, even if it’s a tough conversation to have. Lead by example, respect others, and build trust with each other, our clients, and our candidates.

Commitment

Client and candidate relationships are an ongoing commitment. Be disciplined and consistent in your correspondence. Always meet your customers’ expectations and look for the next improvement for your client, your candidate, yourself and TRC.

Excellence

Be accountable for every responsibility to achieve the desired result. Keep your agreements and follow up with your words and actions. Strive to continuously improve our clients’ business operations and offer rewarding employment opportunities to our staffing colleagues.

Awards & Recognition

Best of Staffing - Talent Satisfaction 2017
Best of Staffing Diamond Award - 5 Years
Best of Staffing - Client Satisfaction 2017

8th consecutive year
Diamond Award for both Talent & Client
Only 2% of staffing firms in US recognized

Testimonials

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