Senior Field Leadership Team
Executive Vice President of Field Operations
Stacey Lane, CSP, is the Executive Vice President of Field Operations for Advantage Resourcing and its sister companies Atterro and Staffmark. She is responsible for creating solutions that leverage our Talent resources and expertise to address our clients’ needs. In her role, she ensures operational and service excellence by enhancing employee attraction and engagement programs and supporting our internal teams across all business units and specialty divisions.
Stacey has more than 26 years of staffing industry experience and is active in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Women in Leadership Council through the American Staffing Association, as well as volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank and Coachella Valley Rescue Mission. She is a Certified Staffing Professional with the American Staffing Association.
Sr. Vice President, Commercial Staffing
John Koberg, CSP, is the Senior Vice President for the Commercial Staffing unit of Advantage Resourcing and its affiliated sister companies. He joined the company in 2009 and has been in the staffing industry for over 26 years, holding a variety of roles from account manager, account executive, professional services recruiter, branch manager, and operations manager. Most recently, John served as the Regional Vice President for Staffmark's Southwest Mountain Region. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of vertical markets within the staffing and specialty services arena, including professional/technical services and call centers.
John graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in Marketing.
Sr. Vice President, Specialty
Brent Rodgers is the Senior Vice President of Specialty for Advantage Resourcing and its affiliated sister companies Atterro and Staffmark. Brent joined our company in 2000 as Director of Strategic Sales in the Southeast region. He has held several key positions .including Regional Vice President for Georgia and South Carolina. In 2006, Rodgers turned his focus to drive the expansion and growth of the Output Solutions fixed cost per unit engineered labor division as Vice President of Sales. He has been instrumental in the development of key customer partnerships nationally by identifying supply chain management, operational cost improvement, and labor management strategies based on LEAN manufacturing principles.
Brent has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Shawnee State University.
Sr. Vice President, Technical Services
Tom Schmidt is the Senior Vice President of our Technical Business Unit, which includes the Technical and Automotive businesses at Advantage Resourcing, as well as Professional Services division at Staffmark (affiliated sister company). Tom’s organization is responsible for ensuring our client’s competitive success by providing highly skilled Talent and Talent services within the Information Technology, Engineering and Finance specialties across North America.
Tom has more than 22 years of U.S. and Global experience in the Staffing, Technical Services and Talent Acquisition industries. Tom is also a U.S. Army Veteran.
Sr. Vice President, Commercial Staffing
Barbara Simmer is the Senior Vice President for the Commercial Staffing unit for Advantage Resourcing and its affiliated sister companies. Barbara joined the company three years ago and has more than 20 years of experience in staffing and recruiting. She has a strong background in both sales and operations, having served in roles from Branch Manager to General Manager.
Barbara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with dual majors in Human Resources and Management from Ottawa University.
Sr. Vice President of National Sales
Sally Lynch is the Senior Vice President of National Sales for Staffmark and its affiliated sister companies Advantage Resourcing and Atterro. Lynch has more than 30 years of experience in sales and account management, and during her time with Staffmark, she’s brought together a first-class national sales and account management team. She is responsible for business development in the company’s strategic business lines and developing solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations, which has led to a proven history of impeccable service delivery.
Lynch holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Texas in Austin.
Field Leadership Team
Regional Vice President, Mid South Commercial
Sally has successfully progressed her career over the past 35 years starting with our company in a Staffing Specialist role, moving up to a Branch Manager where she was consistently ranked in the top tier in both revenue and profitability. In 1986 she expanded her area of responsibility by opening new locations, developing and leading an Area of 10 Branches with continuous growth and profitability. In 2009, she has promoted to Regional Vice-President over the Mid South Region which consists of 21 branches and 2 On-Sites covering multi-states throughout the South. Sally has been received national recognition on multiple occasions for her significant contributions to Advantage Resourcing. Sally holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
Sr. Regional Vice President, West Commercial
Kristina Hayden, Sr. Regional Vice President for the West Coast Commercial Division at Advantage Resourcing, a global staffing pioneer providing innovative workforce solutions. Joining Advantage in 2009, Kristina is directly responsible for the leadership, growth, and business development strategies throughout the West Region. Her success in optimizing sales with a specialized focus on retail account growth has successfully lead the West Region to exceed their commitments yearly. Kristina received the Advantage Resourcing CEO Spotlight Year Award in 2016 for her outstanding contribution and performance.
Kristina has over 20 years of staffing industry experience with executive leadership responsibilities. Prior to joining Advantage Resourcing, she held key leadership positions with: Helpmates Companies, Venturi Staffing, Thomas Staffing, and Adia Personnel. Kristina lives in Los Angeles County with her husband and two daughters.
Regional Vice President, Southeast Commercial
Judy Culpepper joined Advantage Resourcing in 2017 as the RVP of the Southeast Region . In her role, Judy is responsible for leadership in operations and sales initiatives in these markets. Her greatest passion is in driving market sales through building strong teams. Judy started in the industry as a recruiter and since that time as worked into territory sales, and branch management. Her strengths haven been proven by putting together strong talent, providing a positive, motivating and competitive workforce. Long term relationships is what has kept her successful in the industry.
Prior to joining the Advantage Resourcing Team, Judy started her career with the Lucas Group for 3 years and TRC Staffing for over 18 years. She holds a BA Degree from NC State University. Judy currently resides in Woodstock, GA.
Vice President, East Technical
Matt Anderson was promoted to Vice President of the East Region for Advantage Resourcing’s Technical Division in 2016. In this role Mr. Anderson is responsible for the Information Technology and Engineering Services for the mid-Atlantic and Northeast in addition to his responsibilities with the National Custom IT Group. Mr. Anderson joined the company in 2000 to lead and grow the Technology Lifecycle Services Team (TLS). Through the first five years the TLS team grew to over $12M in revenue and provided services for major technology projects throughout the United States. Due to the success of the TLS team, Mr. Anderson was promoted to Director of the Custom IT Team which encompassed major IT clients where custom solutions were required to meet the client’s needs. The combination of Matt’s continued success and his significant project management background, the Healthcare Solutions Team was added to his overall scope of responsibilities in 2010. The Healthcare Solutions Team provided support on some of the nation’s largest Electronic Medical Record Go-Live’s.
Prior to Advantage Mr. Anderson held leadership roles with large IT Integration and Services firms. As the Regional Service Manager at INACOM Information Services he was responsible for the 24x7 services for enterprise clients in 6 states. As a Program Manager with WANG Global Services Mr. Anderson was responsible for all end user computing and network services at a 10,000 seat client.
Mr. Anderson holds a current PMP with the Project Management Institute and several industry certifications (MCP,CNA,CSP). When not working Matt enjoys spending time with his family boating and fishing, and most of all watching his daughter play softball.
Regional Vice President, South Technical
In her current role. Becky is responsible for the growth and expansion of both Advantage Resourcing’s Oil and Gas Practice as well the West Central Region. She has over 25 years of experience in the staffing industry in a variety of roles starting in recruiting and business development all the way through senior leadership roles.
Known as a great developer of teams, Becky has a history of leading highly successful teams whose key contributors have gone on to be impactful leaders. Additionally, Becky is often called upon to guide branches outside of her areas of responsibility through difficult turn-around situations.
Becky lives in Spring, TX with her Husband and 3 children.