Atlanta Roundtable Presents
Capacity: Getting and Retaining the Right Talent
February 15, 2019
Please join us in discussions on “How to Get and Retain Talent” in a tough employee market. The breakfast event will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where we will discuss today in detail marketplace demographics, wage analysis, grass-root recruiting efforts, how quality hires affect safety/total cost of ownership and other key drivers in an employee driven market.
JMA Placement, Inc. is a staffing provider focused on developing strategic partnership solutions which help reduce and/or eliminate negative issues impacting your bottom-line! We service a variety of staffing verticals, such as: Light Industrial, Manufacturing, Administrative, Accounting & Finance, IT and Executive Placement, with a strong focus on quality hires and partnering with our clients on risk management and safety awareness initiatives. JMA Placement offers FREE OSHA Certification courses for other CSCMP Members. With over 30 years of experience, JMA has served many Supply Chain Management clients, from Amazon, FedEx, UPS Logistics, Kohl’s and Yusen. JMA has offices throughout Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee areas as well as affiliate offices in California, Texas and Nevada.
Melanie Jenkins, Managing Director for JMA Placement, Inc., has over twenty years’ experience in the staffing industry. Melanie started her career as a recruiter, and was quickly promoted to an on-site manager, managing up to 500 employees within the first year of her staffing career. Melanie gives credit to this experience as her foundation, for what has turned out to be a long-standing career in partnership development. Over the years, Melanie has managed clients from a local and national bandwidth, with billings over $50 million dollars and multiple locations. Melanie is a subject matter expert in payroll, on-site implementation, strategic account development and recruitment processing.
John Allan, President of JMA Placement, Inc. Senior executive and business leader with extensive experience in corporate development areas including general management of mid to large size organizations, generating and managing change, business development, sales and marketing, product development, business operations, and strategy. Successfully managed 26 staffing branches across the country with over $50 million in revenue while working directly with company owner on overall direction of the company, including financial responsibilities and budget, sales and marketing, recruiting, workers comp, salary and incentive programs, process restructuring and strategy development.
Carlos Valdez, Risk Control Manager, has over twenty years’ experience in the staffing industry. While he has experience as a Recruiter, Salesperson and Manager within the staffing field, it was his passion for safety, attention to detail, focus on finding the right talent and partnering with clients on safety initiatives, which made move into Risk Management an easy transition. As JMA Placement’s Risk Manager, Carlos works with employees and clients to closely manage worker’s comp claims and mitigate loss. He keeps in close communication with all care providers to expedite quality and ensure appropriate treatment. Conducts industrial incident and injury investigations to determine root cause of event and forms partnerships with client company safety departments to generate a remedial action report to help prevent similar occurrences. In addition, he keeps all OSHA logs and compliance documentation up to date and available, as well as, assists our legal team in various matters of depositions and trials and provides witness testimony regarding both the incident investigation as well as agency incident protocol. Lastly, he is OSHA 10 & 30 hour trainer, OSHA forklift trainer “Train the Trainer” and currently attending "CWCP" Certified Workers Compensation Professional.
Jonathan King, President & CEO of Lean Leaders. Jonathan served 9 years in the US Navy, as a nuclear operator and the past twelve years in Supply Chain Executive. A Six Sigma Senior executive and business leader in the Logistics and Distribution arena, focused on continuous and process improvement. While at Menlo Worldwide, he served as Operations Manager, Global Inventory Manager and Senior Program Manager for over six years for companies, such as, Ford, Cisco and Google. He spent over two years at Malin, a Toyota Material Handling Group Company as the Supply Chain and Operations Executive, before taking his expertise into the consulting field, where he currently supports companies across the United States, on creating and supporting strategic solutions and driving efficiencies within their organization.