The Elite Team.
- Chris FerryPartner
Prior to Elite Staffing, Chris was President and CEO of a local staffing agency. During her time there, she started a successful executive search firm with an office in Chicago. There she developed strong skills in all areas of worker’s compensation. Along with Elite Staffing, Chris is a partner at IBC Insurance. Chris is licensed in Property & Casualty for both personal and commercial insurance. Throughout her career, she has been a trusted partner and advisor to her clients in both insurance and staffing.
- Stuart LeePartner
Stuart has over 25 years of leadership, entrepreneurial and business experience. Stuart is Owner of Innovative Benefits and a partner at IBC Insurance. His strong community ties and involvement has made him a trusted business adviser. He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and has been honored with the Golden Eagle award on 5 different occasions, an award only given to the top health insurance writers in the country.
- Chris NamannyPartner
Chris is highly regarded as an expert in the Human Resources field and has twenty-plus years of experience in providing high level HR expertise to numerous corporations with employee numbers ranging from 10 to 500. She partners with owners on employee turnover, safety compliance, OSHA, DOT, EPA, workers compensation, and unemployment issues. Chris is an extension to her clients staff, offering support in all areas of growth and challenges.
- Phil KroneExecutive Recruiter
Phil brings a wealth of business experience to Elite Staffing. He has been a managing partner in several businesses in Iowa and understands the importance of hiring and retaining top talent. Phil has developed relationships with many regional companies during his business career. He also managed several executive recruiters in the Midwest that found top talent for companies in engineering, finance and supply chain along with all C-level executive positions.
- Lexi MorganMarketing & Recruiting
Lexi Morgan obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Iowa State University. As an Executive Recruiter, she spends her time building relationships with Elite clientele and candidates as well as continually growing our professional candidate pool in HR, Marketing, and IT. Also as our Director of Marketing, she is creating new marketing tactics, and enhancing Elite’s brand image. Lexi’s unique creativity, communication skills, and personable personality make her a great addition to the Elite team.
- Stephanie HutchisonClerical Staffing Supervisor
The past 2 years Stephanie has been a high volume recruiter with a focus on customer service, sales, technical support, and health insurance. Having been a remote recruiter for many locations across the US, she is excited to bring her focus to Siouxland. Stephanie is responsible for Elite Staffing’s clerical and administrative staffing department.
- Kathie PfaffleBusiness Development
Kathie grew up in Sioux City, after attending college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln she moved back to Siouxland. Working in local and regional government across the metro area and volunteering in the community, Kathie’s knowledge of the local economy and workforce needs brings a unique perspective to Elite Staffing.
- Suzi BenedixAdministrative & HR Assistant
Suzanne brings a wealth of experience to her position at Elite, including leadership roles in healthcare, human resources, and administration. Through the completion of multiple Six Sigma projects, Suzanne gained valuable knowledge regarding how to improve business processes and efficiency. In addition to her work-life, Suzanne enjoys volunteering and actively contributing to the community in her free time; she is looking to join a Siouxland non-profit in the near future.