Meet Our Leadership Team
Get to know the people who drive Wood Personnel’s success.
William R. Wood PresidentLeadership, 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.
Tonya Davidson Manager of Information TechnologyLeadership, 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 in Professional Studies with a concentration in Information Technology from Tennessee Tech University, she was promoted to Manager 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 was in IT. She enjoys traveling, attempting to visit a new country every year, and trying out new and different cuisines!
Joel Boston ControllerLeadership, 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.
Stephanie Cavin Baker, TSC, CSP Marketing ManagerLeadership, Nashville Corporate
Stephanie joined Wood Personnel Services in 1998 as the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Search Division. In 1999, she was promoted to Marketing Coordinator has been the Marketing Manager for WPS since 2000. Additionally, Stephanie holds her Certified Staffing Professional and Technical Services Certification from the American Staffing Association.
Originally from Madison, TN, Stephanie 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.
Karen Wells Regional Account ManagerLeadership, Nashville Corporate
Karen joined Wood Personnel Services in 2010 and is the Regional Account Manager 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 15 years of staffing experience that includes sales, negotiations, relationship building and personnel supervision.
Jennifer Flatt, CSP Account ManagerLeadership, Nashville Corporate
Jennifer joined Wood Personnel Services in 2011 as a Human Resource Assistant. She was promoted to Human Resource Specialist at our Nashville Office & Administrative location, then named Branch Manager of our Lebanon Office. Most recently, she has been promoted to Account Manager. In addition, Jennifer has her Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association.
Originally from Lebanon, TN, Jennifer grew up playing softball and participating in Girl Scouts. She is an avid sports fan, following hockey, baseball, MMA and UFC. Her downtime is spent with her four children and pets.
Marianne Kiser Operations ManagerLeadership, Nashville Corporate
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 Operations Manager 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.
Todd Drumright, CSP Area Manager, Lebanon, Gallatin and Nashville IndustrialLeadership
Todd joined Wood Personnel Services in 2003 as the Operations Manager of our Nashville Central Office. He was then promoted to Area Manager of our Nashville – Industrial & Warehouse office. Currently, he is the Area Manager of our Lebanon, Gallatin and Nashville – Industrial & Warehouse offices. In addition, Todd also has his Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association.
He attended Nashville Technical Institute while working in the hospitality industry. Originally from Nashville, TN, Todd is a loyal Tennessee Titans fan, enjoys boating and spending time on the lake.
Wendy Vallely Area Manager, Nashville - Office & AdministrativeLeadership
Wendy joined Wood Personnel Services in 2008 and has over 20 years of experience in corporate account management. She started as an Account Manager before becoming the Area Manager of our Nashville – Office & Administrative location where her main focus is to develop new business and maintain existing client relationships. Before joining Wood Personnel Services, she was a Recruiting Supervisor for Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Originally from Jacksonville, FL, Wendy grew up in Knoxville and attended Roane State Community College where she majored in business. She enjoys travel, spending time with her family and friends and exercising.
Lisa Gilder, CSP Area Manager, Murfreesboro OfficeLeadership
Lisa joined Wood Personnel Services in 2014 and has over 18 years of Human Resource Management and Staffing experience. She started as a Senior Recruiter and was then promoted to Area Manager of our Murfreesboro Office. In addition, she has her Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association Her passion is connecting with hiring managers to find a solution for their hiring needs. She enjoys the challenge of “finding that needle in a haystack for my clients.”
Originally from Murfreesboro, TN, she has an associate degree from Motlow State Community College. Lisa is an avid runner and enjoys spending time with her family.
Jon Wood Manager, Technical & Management DivisionLeadership
Jon interned with Wood Personnel Services in 2015 while attending the University of Tennessee. After graduating from college, he interned in London England with CS Partners where he focused on international search and placement. Upon returning to the United States, Jon joined Wood Personnel Services full time as the Manager of our Technical & Management Division.
He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Originally from Hendersonville, TN, Jon grew up playing soccer, golf and running cross country. Today, Jon enjoys historical documentaries, playing golf, and watching his favorite teams, including the Nashville Predators and the Tennessee Titans.
Scott Moore Branch Manager, Gallatin OfficeLeadership
Scott is the Branch Manager of the our Gallatin office. Prior to joining Wood Personnel Services, he worked in staffing as an Account Supervisor and Director of Training for many years.
Originally from Nashville, TN, Scott has a bachelor’s degree from MTSU and enjoys fishing, playing golf and spending time with his family.
Nick Causey Branch Manager, Lebanon OfficeLeadership
Nick joined Wood Personnel Services in 2016 as a Human Resource Specialist at our Lebanon office. Since then, he has been promoted to Branch Manager.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University and is currently working on his MBA. Nick grew up in Murfreesboro, TN playing football and soccer. He is a huge University of Tennessee Volunteers fan and loves going to live sporting events. He also enjoys spending the weekend with friends and family, playing golf, and finding new things to do in the Nashville area.
Lydia Midgley Branch Manager, Nashville - Office & AdministrativeLeadership
Lydia joined Wood Personnel Services in 2017 as a Human Resource Specialist at our Nashville Office & Administrative location and has recently been promoted to Branch Manager.
She is originally from Oklahoma, but grew up in Murfreesboro, TN where she enjoyed playing piano and spending quality time with friends and family. She enjoys all outdoor activities, watching movies, and Tennessee football. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Economics.
Jonathan McNutt, CSP Onsite ManagerLeadership, Nashville Corporate
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.