Nashville – Corporate
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Wood Personnel – Corporate Offices
2 International Plaza Drive, Suite 800
Nashville, TN 37217
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Meet the Nashville Corporate Team
William R. Wood
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.
Stephanie Baker, TSC, CSP
Director of Marketing
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.
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.
Director of Information Technology
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!
Melanie joined Wood Personnel Services in 2018 and is our Marketing Specialist. She is involved in many different aspects of the marketing strategies for Wood Personnel Services including digital marketing and social media platform management, design, content creation, and analysis. She also maintains our corporate website and helps with the planning and set up of various corporate events and more.
Originally from Ohio, Melanie grew up playing the flute, saxophone, guitar, and ukulele. She is passionate about music, the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Billy joined Wood Personnel Services in 2000. He is our Payroll Manager in our Accounting Department and is responsible for all aspects of weekly payroll for Wood Personnel associates working at our clients. He sends invoices to clients, reports to clients, makes sure all associates have their time turned in and approved by our clients, and makes sure that all our associates are paid on time each week.
Director of Operations
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.
Megen Leach, CSP
Compliance & Benefits Administrator
Megen started with Wood Personnel in 2004 as an Onsite Staffing Specialist and has since grown with our company in the role of Human Resource Specialist, later being promoted to Sr. Human Resource Specialist. Megen became our Compliance & Benefits Administrator in 2015 and currently manages activities relating to Worker’s Compensation and the Affordable Care Act. Additionally, Megen has her Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association.
Originally from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Megen grew up as a military brat and has lived all over the United States. She enjoys spending time at the beach with her two dogs, reading, and being crafty. Megen attended Rochester Institute of Technology where she studied Computer Science.
Jonathan McNutt, CSP
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.
Alex joined Wood Personnel Services in 2019 as an HR Assistant at our Nashville Industrial & Warehouse office. Since then, he has been promoted to HR Specialist, Administrative and most recently Onsite Representative.
Alex is from Nashville and graduated from the University of Tennessee. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, golfing, and cheering on the Titans and Vols with his friends.
Administrative Marketing Assistant
Amber joined Wood Personnel Services in 2018 as our Human Resource Assistant at our Nashville (Office & Administrative) location. She has since been promoted to Administrative Marketing Assistant.
Amber is originally from Jackson, KY where she grew up loving the simple country life on a Kentucky farm. She attended Hazard Technical & Community College. She also spent many of her high school years playing music at local fairs and festivals all across Kentucky. Amber enjoys spending time with her friends and family, outdoors, and attending concerts.
Zach Smith, CSP
Zach joined Wood Personnel Services in 2017 as a Human Resource Assistant for our Nashville Industrial & Warehouse office. Since then, he’s been promoted to Staffing Coordinator, and most recently Onsite Representative. In addition, he has his Certified Staffing Professional certification from the American Staffing Association.
Zach is originally from Cincinnati, OH. He graduated from Oak Hills High School playing football, baseball, and swimming along the way. He is passionate about music, Cincinnati Sports, and his family. Hi Mom!
Director of Business Development
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.
Positions We Place in Middle Tennessee:
Industrial & Warehouse Staffing Division
- Warehouse Lead
- Shipping/Receiving Personnel
- Mail Room Clerks
- Order Pickers/Packers
- Inventory Technicians
- Quality Control
- Line Lead
- Maintenance Technicians
- General Laborers
Office & Administrative Staffing Division
- Administrative Assistants
- Call Center Representatives
- Customer Service Representatives
- Data Entry Clerks
- Payroll Clerks
- Accounting Assistants
- Accounts Payable Clerks
- Accounts Receivable Clerks
- Billing Clerks
- Insurance Clerks
- Patient Account Representatives
- Medical Records Clerks
Technical & Management Search Division
- Business Analysts
- Call Center Managers
- Accounting Managers
- Production Supervisors
- Manufacturing Management s
- Quality Engineers
- Marketing Specialists
- Graphic Designers
- Network Engineers
- SQL Developers
- Help Desk Staff
- Operations Supervisors