Meet Our Leadership Team

Get to know the people who drive Wood Personnel’s success.

William R. Wood President

Leadership, Nashville Corporate

Bill Wood and his wife, Jennifer, started Wood Personnel Services in 1988 with their first location in Nashville, TN. Since starting the company, Wood Personnel Services has grown to six locations in the Middle Tennessee area.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee, with a business major, Bill attained his MBA from Middle Tennessee State University in 1995.

Originally from St. Joseph, MI, Bill is a Tennessee Titans and University of Tennessee sports fan. He enjoys spending time with family, visiting new cities and being outdoors.

  • Sports Fan
  • Traveler
  • Wine and Spirits
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Stephanie Cavin Baker, TSC, CSP Director of Marketing

Leadership, Nashville Corporate

Stephanie joined Wood Personnel Services in 1998 as an Administrative Assistant to the Executive Search Division. In 1999, she was promoted to Marketing Coordinator and has been the Director of Marketing since 2000. Additionally, Stephanie holds her Certified Staffing Professional and Technical Services Certification from the American Staffing Association.

Stephanie is originally from Madison, TN. She grew up playing basketball and attended Belmont University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She enjoys visiting new cities, trying new food, shopping and spending time with her family.

  • Sports Fan
  • Traveler
  • Wine and Spirits
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Joel Boston Controller

Leadership, Nashville Corporate

Joel joined Wood Personnel Services in 1997 as a Staff Accountant and was then promoted to Controller. He manages our accounting department and all financial aspects of Wood Personnel Services.

Originally from Mount Juliet, TN, Joel is an avid baseball fan and enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Sports Fan
  • Traveler
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Tonya Davidson Director of Information Technology

Leadership, Nashville Corporate

Tonya joined Wood Personnel Services in 1997 as a Human Resource Assistant. In 1999, after exploring different aspects of the company, she found her niche in the role of Systems Administrator. Once she received her bachelor’s degree in Professional Studies with a concentration in Information Technology from Tennessee Tech University, she was promoted to Director of Information Technology. She oversees all aspects of technology at WPS.

Originally from Louisiana, Tonya grew up in southeast Texas where she toured the South singing country music with her family. She moved here to start her singing career, but found her true passion in IT. She enjoys traveling, attempting to visit a new country every year, and trying out new and different cuisines!

  • Artist
  • Music Maven
  • Tech Geek
  • Traveler
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Karen Wells Director of Business Development

Leadership

Karen joined Wood Personnel Services in 2010 and is the Director of Business Development for the Middle Tennessee area. In 1999, she began her staffing career as a branch manager, responsible for all aspects of staffing. She then became a territory manager where she focused on business-to-business marketing and sales. She has over 20 years of staffing experience that includes sales, negotiations, relationship building, and personnel supervision.

  • Family Life
  • Wine and Spirits
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Marianne Kiser Director of Operations

Leadership

Marianne joined Wood Personnel Services in 2010 as a Human Resource Assistant, was promoted to Human Resource Specialist in 2011 and then Branch Manager of our Nashville Office & Administrative location in 2014. In 2015, she became the Director of Operations and is responsible for the sales and daily operations of our Murfreesboro, Gallatin, Cool Springs, Lebanon and Nashville offices.

Marianne has a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech University. Originally from Hendersonville, TN, she is an avid Vanderbilt University sports fan and enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and going to the beach.

  • Coach
  • Foodie
  • Shop a holic
  • Sports Fan
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Todd Drumright, CSP Area Manager, Nashville Industrial, Gallatin, Lebanon, Murfreesboro

Leadership

Todd joined Wood Personnel Services in 2003 and is the Area Manager of our Lebanon, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, and Nashville (Industrial & Warehouse) branch offices. In addition, he has a Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.

Todd is originally from Nashville and attended Nashville Technical Institute while working in the hospitality industry. He is a loyal Tennessee Titans fan, enjoys boating and spending time on the lake.

  • Beer Baron
  • Family Life
  • Sports Fan
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Jon Wood Director, Technical & Management Division

Leadership

Jon interned with Wood Personnel Services in 2015 while attending the University of Tennessee. After graduating from college, Jon interned in London England with CS Partners where he focused on international search and placement. Upon returning to the United States he joined WPS as the Director of our Technical & Management Division.

Jon is originally from Hendersonville, TN. He grew up playing soccer, golf, and running cross country. Today, he enjoys historical documentaries, playing golf and watching his favorite teams, including the Nashville Predators and the Tennessee Titans. Jon earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

  • Sports Fan
  • Traveler
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Scott Moore Branch Manager, Gallatin

Leadership

Scott joined Wood Personnel Services in 2016 and is the Branch Manager of our Gallatin, TN office. Before joining WPS, he worked in staffing as an Account Supervisor and Director of Training for many years.

Scott is originally from the Middle Tennessee area. He has a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University and enjoys watching and supporting MTSU & UT football. Scott is an active member of the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce. He also enjoys spending time with his four grandchildren and family, gardening, cooking, fishing, camping, and playing golf.

  • Golfer
  • Nature Lover
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Nick Causey, CSP Branch Manager, Nashville (Industrial & Warehouse)

Leadership

Nick joined Wood Personnel Services in 2016 and is the Branch Manager of our Nashville (Industrial & Warehouse) office. In addition, he has a Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.

Nick grew up in Murfreesboro, TN playing football and soccer. He has a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He is a huge University of Tennessee Volunteers fan and loves going to see live sporting events. Nick also enjoys spending the weekend with friends and family, playing golf, and finding new things to do in the Nashville area.

Lydia Midgley, CSP Branch Manager, Nashville (Office & Administrative)

Leadership

Lydia joined Wood Personnel Services in 2017 and is the Branch Manager at our Nashville (Office & Administrative) location. In addition, she has a Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.

Lydia is originally from Oklahoma but grew up in Murfreesboro, TN where she enjoyed playing piano and spending quality time with friends and family. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Economics. In her free time, she enjoys all outdoor activities, reading a good book, and watching live music.

Jonathan McNutt, CSP Onsite Manager

Leadership

Jonathan joined Wood Personnel Services in 2016 as a Human Resource Assistant at our Lebanon office, was then promoted to Onsite Coordinator and most recently to Onsite Manager. In addition, he has his Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.

He has a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University. Originally from Paris, TN, Jonathan grew up playing football and playing music. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports, riding motorcycles, and going camping.

  • Sports Fan
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Jill Thornell, CSP Branch Manager, Murfreesboro

Leadership

Jill joined Wood Personnel Services in 2011 and is the Branch Manager of our Murfreesboro, TN office. In addition, she has her Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.

She has a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University. She grew up in Newburg, IN. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and children.