Sheila Thurman
Branch Manager, Peoria

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Sheila Thurman has been the Branch Manager at the Peoria Manpower office, for more than 21 years. Sheila currently serves as a Board Member for Midstate College of Peoria, as well as member of the Society of Human Resources Management and a member of the Patriot Club serving local her local community with families in need. Previously Sheila was a member of the Workforce Investment Board as a Board Member and Marketing Committee member. Sheila continues to work with her Team to find Temporary and Permanent opportunities for employees in Administrative, Customer Service, Light Industrial and Professional Placements in Peoria and surrounding areas.

Ginette Comstock, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Regional Director

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Ginette Comstock is a Regional Director for Manpower in Central Illinois, covering the Bloomington, Mattoon, Springfield and Decatur areas. Ginette joined Manpower in 1996 as a Branch Manager in Jacksonville. She is very active in the local chapter of SHRM, most recently serving as President of CIC-SHRM. Ginette serves on the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s Work Ready Community Board and volunteers at various schools in the area.

Eric Ferguson, GPHR, SPHR
Branch Manager, Champaign/Rantoul

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Eric Ferguson has worked for Manpower since 1999, developing creative staffing programs for clients. He is the Branch Manager for Manpower’s Champaign and Rantoul offices. He is certified as a SPHR in 2003 and GPHR in 2009. He has also completed the OSHA 10 hour training course. Eric earned his B.A. at Illinois State University and served as an infantryman in Desert Storm.

Teresa Larouere
Branch Manager, Mattoon/Decatur

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Teresa Larouere joined Manpower in 2010 and is the Branch Manager of the Mattoon and Decatur offices. She has a passion for assisting clients with employee relations issues, the development of recruiting strategies, training programs and safety issues. Teresa’s enthusiasm and professionalism are contagious and are felt by everyone she comes in contact with every day. Her continued focus on integrity in every transaction and her enthusiasm for our industry shows through the level of service our clients and associates receive. Her knowledge of the local staffing market enables our clients in a smooth transition and ease of service so they can focus on their business at hand. She’s a genuine team player and understands the significance in prioritizing our team, clients, and associates.

Rick Lenhart
Branch Manager, Springfield

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Rick Lenhart joined Manpower in 2014 as the Branch Manager in Springfield with responsibilities of maintaining client relationships and operations with several local businesses and surrounding areas. Rick has over 20 years of experience in business management in a variety of small businesses including staffing, retail, and general business development. These adventures have given Rick extensive knowledge in human resources, recruiting, staffing, training, safety, and workforce development. Rick has completed several sales and management trainings through Sandler Training and The Friedman Group. He is a member of the CIC-SHRM and recently completed a 10-hour OSHA training course in General Industry Safety and Health.

Wendi Fleming
Branch Manager, Bloomington

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Wendi Fleming joined the Manpower team in January of 2017 as Branch Manager for the Bloomington office. Wendi holds a Paralegal Certificate from Everest College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Phoenix. She has over 30 years of customer service experience in the legal and medical field. Wendi is very active in theater serving as a committee Co-Chair at two local theaters and is further active in the community as a member of the Bloomington Rotary and is very involved with the Normal West Marching Band. Wendi has a passion for matching quality candidates to local staffing needs.