Great Service Starts with Great Staff!
Our agency has been helping good people find honest work since we opened our doors in October of 1998… and that started with our staff! In the years since, although some of our staff has changed and we have grown, one thing remains the same: our staff is treated like family. We have some folks who work “behind the scenes” to get your time cards and paychecks processed and the following staff members are available in our branches for clients, employees, and applicants:
Affinity Personnel Solutions- Buffalo:
Tom Scanlon, CSP – General Manager
Tom is one of two senior executives who have been a part of the company since its founding in 1998. Tom is an alumnus of the University of Buffalo and was a Series 7 Registered Stock Broker, Real Estate Broker and Business Broker before establishing several local area businesses as either a founder or co-founder. In 1996, Tom entered the staffing industry as a senior executive and two years later became General Manager of APS. Tom is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) through the American Staffing Association.
Isabel Diaz, CSP – Area Manager
Isabel started at APS in 2001. She is a Certified Staffing Professional specializing in high volume accounts. Isabel has been an APS Manager since 2005. Isabel works with our recruiting and back office staff to source great candidates for a range of clients!
Darren Ziembo – Regional Sales Manager
Darren handles the strategic development and on-boarding of new business relationships with a wide variety of clients across Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania. While earning his Bachelor’s degree in Communications from SUNY Oswego, he worked as a temp for APS on a few assignments during summer and holiday breaks. After completing his degree in 2007, Darren was offered a permanent spot on our team! Since that time, he has worked in sales, client development, and direct recruiting for APS. Clients and coworkers appreciate his drive and willingness to help out wherever he can. Part of his success comes from understanding our client’s staffing needs first hand. As a former temp, he understands the high demands of industry!
Eric Gunderson, CSP – Recruiting Manager
Eric received his undergraduate degree from University at Buffalo before beginning his career in the staffing industry. After two years of recruiting experience in the Rochester area, he joined the Kenmore branch of APS in 2016. Eric is a Certified Staffing Professional who specializes in the recruitment and placement of individuals within skilled trades, manufacturing, industrial, and administrative roles for a wide variety of companies in Western NY. His prior experience in landscaping, skilled trades, and heavy labor allows him to identify with applicants and potential candidates in order to match them up best with opportunities for our clients. Timeliness and feedback are very essential for speed to market recruitment, and this is something that Eric pushes for on a daily basis for both applicants and clients!
Jessica Haight, CSP – Talent Outreach Coordinator
Jessica received her undergraduate from Niagara University in Communication Studies. She began her career at APS as an Administrative Assistant in March of 2018, and was soon promoted to Talent Outreach Coordinator. Her prior experience in Public Relations and Customer Service gives her the ability to effectively communicate with our applicants in a variety of platforms: Facebook, job boards, you name it!
Tyler Lombard– Recruiting Coordinator
Tyler received his Bachelor’s degree from Brockport State University in Marketing. Shortly after, he started his career as a Recruiting Coordinator for the Kenmore branch of APS in late 2019. As the newest member of the team, Tyler screens, interviews, and places applicants in positions with our clients within the Industrial industry. He takes pride in finding the perfect candidate for each position!
Stephanie Lefko– Administrative Assistant
Stephanie has been a member of the APS team since 2013 . As the office Administrative Assistant, Stephanie’s main duties include assisting applicants, employees, and clients, both in office and on the phone. She tends to many of the day-to-day office duties, such as scheduling appointments, data entry, and maintaining the office filing system. With an always-sunny disposition, Stephanie strives to make everyone feel welcomed in the office!
APS STAFFING of Erie, PA
Sarah Jordan, CSP – Assistant Branch Manager
Sarah is a Certified Staffing Professional and has been with APS Staffing since the spring of 2013. Sarah started here as an Administrative Assistant and was quickly promoted to Recruiting Coordinator and then to her current role of Assistant Branch Manager. Sarah has Associates degrees in both Administration and Accounting. Sarah interviews and places applicants at positions with our clients, focusing on placements in manufacturing and administration industries. In addition, Sarah also handles payroll and other HR matters for our Erie Office. Sarah is eager to help and is always here to greet you with a smile!