May 28, 2004

Warlick and Brandt join Team (and of course we found them through Agriculture’s #1 on-line career site!)

Clinton, North Carolina – the leading HR services company today announced they have added several new staff to help handle the rapid growth in the business.

Ashley Warlick joins the North Carolina office of as a Client Relations Intern for the summer. Ashley, a senior at North Carolina State University (NCSU), majoring in Agricultural & Extension Education, plans to graduate in May 2005. Ashley is active with several clubs and associations at NCSU including Alpha Zeta, Student Ag Council and NC State Collegiate FFA.

"Internships are now a required stop along the path of landing a good career," says Eric Spell, President. "We’re fortunate to have Ashley join us," he adds.

During her internship, Ashley will be assisting with customer relations activities, including the August 3-4 Ag HR Roundtable Conference in Des Moines, Iowa and the Student Campus Ambassador Program. You can reach her via email at

Joining in the Ames, Iowa, office is Erika Brandt as U.S. Account Manager and Marketing Associate. She is responsible for managing the Midwest customer base and enhancing the brand.

Prior to joining, Erika worked for 6 years in consumer brand management and marketing with American Protein Corporation Inc., Ankeny, Iowa. She earned a Bachelor of Art Degree in Journalism and mass communications from Iowa State University with a minor in Spanish. Erika’s email address is

"These additions will aid in both the growth of our business and enhance our ability to serve existing customers," says Spell. In addition to Warwick and Brandt, the team includes veteran Kathryn B. Doan, North American Account Manager and Marketing Associate who serves Partnership level clients in the U.S. and Canada and assists in exploring new market opportunities.

"Kathryn has worked with for over two years and helped us complete a successful merger earlier this year," says Spell. Kathryn can be reached at

"And no team is complete without its most valuable player and in our case, that’s Penny Ross," says Spell. Penny serves as Office Manager and Customer Relations Manager based in the North Carolina corporate headquarters. Penny can be reached at