Jessica joined City & National Employment in 2007 as a Supply Chain Management Recruiter. After quick success as a Recruiter, she moved into CNE’s Staffing division, as the Staffing Manager and part owner of City & National Employment. In February of 2013, Jessica took over the President role at City & National Employment where she uses her positive leadership style, tireless dedication and overall character to enable CNE to continue to achieve industry success.

A graduate of Truman State University with a degree in Business Administration, Jessica began her career as a financial planner/analyst. Her experience with Investor’s Title Insurance and Smith’s Aerospace (now GE) have contributed to her success in working with both large and small companies and understanding the unique cultures among clients in order to help them find employees who fit those cultures.

A former student athlete, Jessica earned the honor of ‘Division II Honda Female Athlete of the Year’ for her success as a six-time national champion swimmer. She has transferred her commitment and determination in sports toward continuing to build CNE as the leading staffing firm in the Cedar Valley.

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Leah’s focus is in marketing, having earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Marketing & Management from Wartburg College. She joined City & National Employment in 2011 as the Recruiting Assistant, assisting our Engineering, Food & Beverage Supply Chain Recruiters. And now stands as our current Office Manager. Her focuses are on marketing and branding of City & National Employment’s services though all channels. As well as running the front office and handling all the behind the scenes that keep our company in top shape. Leah’s determination and openness to learning new things has helped her develop and grow into a great asset for CNE.

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Trent joined the Engineering Recruitment team in 2016, bringing over 10 years of background and experience in Radio Frequency and Automation field and  Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and also studied Electronics and Communications Engineering in the Air Force. His expertise in the industry has assisted him greatly in the recruitment business – Now Trent has refocused his efforts into our local Staffing throughout the Cedar Valley. As CNE’s Staffing Client Manager, companies place their trust in his knowledge and proficiency. And Trent thrives on building those mutually beneficial relationships with his clients.

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Angie joined City & National Employment in the Fall of 2017 as a Staffing Client Manager. Angie has many years of experience in Human Resources roles from a variety of different companies throughout the Cedar Valley. And is also heavily involved with many Cedar Valley organizations and enjoys networking and building relationships within those organizations. Angie is known for her efficiency and professionalism with her work and we can’t wait to see her excel here at CNE!

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Our Staffing Associate Valerie supports the staffing division in candidate and client communication and on-going relationship building. Valerie is the person who matches up our candidates to the jobs that best fit what they are looking for. Valerie’s background includes a degree from Wartburg College in Public Relations and Spanish. This paired with her Marketing and Communications experience from prior positions has ensured Valerie as a key component to the success of here at City & National Employment.

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Mike has been a key contributor to the instrumental success of City & National Employment since 1981, starting as an Engineering Recruiter and successfully building and currently managing the Engineering Recruitment Department.

Mike combines his prior talents acquired through past positions in Retail Management, Direct Sales, Teaching and Education to build a professional reputation of personalized service and knowledge of the industry and his market place.

Mike has been very successful with the firm in the development of client companies that depend on a total commitment from Mike to satisfy their employment needs. He has established these working relationships through devotion and dedication to the specific needs of the client.

Mike is continually being recognized for his achievements by others in his industry with awards for ‘Recognition of Counseling Excellence’, and a top producer receiving the ‘Gold Award’ for production.  As a result he has established a network of other recruiters at his level to depend on for other quality candidates and companies.  He has developed a missionary zeal to fulfill the specific needs and desires of both the company and candidate.

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Randy started at City & National Employment in 1997 as an Information Technology Recruiter in our IT Recruiting Division, Resource Placement Group III. He specializes in the placement of Information Technology professionals in permanent and contract positions of all levels on a national basis.  Over the past 20 years, he has consistently been a top IT recruiter and has set a number of records as well as receiving some prominent awards.

Randy began as an IBM Midrange AS/400 iSeries Recruiter and has a proven track record as a leading recruiter in the IBM Midrange specialty market.  Randy now has branched out into all areas of IT and now is an expert recruiter across every proven IT technology, including extensive work in the .Net world. No matter what level of experience or skill set you need from CIO’s to operators, he has the expertise to assist you in hiring the highest quality candidate available.

Nobody will work harder to fully understand your staffing needs and then identify, qualify, present, set interviews, debrief candidates and negotiate a successful hire for you. If you are an IT professional looking for a new opportunity, he will take the time to fully understand your skills and experience as well as the goals you want to accomplish.  Randy will then work hard to find the right position that closest matches your background and expectations.

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Scott joined the City & National team in June 2013 as a Recruiter in our Engineering department. Scott has his Bachelor’s Degree from Central College in Pella, IA in History and has built a profile complete with sales, business development and management experience from past positions. Scott has over 10 years of management and sales experience, working with many different clients and prospective leads. His strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills will contribute to great success here at CNE.

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Jon joined City & National Employment in early 2018 and is eager to put his sales experience to work! Jon attended Grand View University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance. Following graduation Jon completed an internship with a Major Insurance Firm in Iowa which allowed him to gain quality sales experience. Jon enjoys interacting with people and listening to their desires in hopes he can assist them to meet those goals.

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Kellie joined City & National Employment in 2012 assisting our IT Recruiting Department. Now Kellie has grown into our Recruiting Assistant for our IT & Engineering Departments as well as our Staffing Division. Kellie’s focus is database management and developing mailers to help our Recruiting Departments and Staffing Division keep in contact with all of their clients and candidates. Kellie keeps our Recruiting and Staffing Departments operating from behind the scenes and with a can do attitude.

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