Jacksonville, FL, October 16, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- With the launch of their new distribution staffing division, The Grimes Companies (TGC) has added Melissa Riggins to their management team. Riggins is fully engaged as Business Manager for Metrix Staffing.
Riggins has been involved in the staffing business for 15 years, with experience ranging from finding jobs and developing relationships with employers to internal affairs and human resources in industries such as warehousing, clerical, and construction. Having worked in the industry as a “temp” when she was first out of school, she understands the challenges for both the employee as well as the employer. TGC believes her unique viewpoint provides valuable insight that will allow Metrix to be a successful service provider and employer.
As Metrix Staffing was being developed, Michael S. O’Leary, President of The Grimes Companies, commented on Riggins: “Melissa Riggins was the obvious choice for this role. With her extensive industry experience and her passion for finding people jobs, Melissa will excel at hiring the best staff, ensuring their proper training, and connecting them with the appropriate projects. With Melissa leading the way, I believe Metrix will be providing the most skilled and prepared employees to distribution and manufacturing facilities in all of North Florida.”
Riggins is originally from Olmstead Falls, a small town in Ohio. She is a member of the Florida Staffing Association, North Florida Safety Council, and First Coast Manufacturing Association. She volunteers with Habijax, as a Life Coach with Operation New Hope, and has taught MOT flagging at Salvation Army, Operation New Hope, and City Rescue Mission. She has two adult children and two grandchildren.
TGC, a Jacksonville, Florida based company, currently operates both public and contract warehouses in Florida, light manufacturing and packaging in Jacksonville FL, and trucking terminals in both Florida and Georgia. As a single-source solution for logistics and supply chain needs, TGC provides warehousing, transportation, packaging, and staffing to its clients.