Ginette Comstock, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Director of Operations

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Ginette Comstock is the Director of Operations for Manpower in Central Illinois. She joined Manpower in 1996 as a Branch Manager in Jacksonville and now oversees operations in Bloomington, Mattoon, Springfield, Champaign, Rantoul and Decatur. Staying on top of workforce trends to identify strategies to help our clients win in the changing world of work is a top priority for Ginette. She really enjoys developing her team to create the next level of leadership for our franchise organization. Ginette is a member of the Central Illinois Chapter of SHRM and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Jacksonville Soccer Association.

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.

Evan Jenkins
Business Delvopment

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Evan Jenkins leads Business Development for Manpower in Central Illinois and is responsible for managing relationships with many of our clients. Early in his career, Evan had been a temporary candidate through a staffing agency and eventually converted into a full time employee. Later, he was a hiring manager and a client of staffing suppliers. He’s even been professionally recruited in the past for a direct hire position. These experiences give him a well-rounded perspective on what the process should look and feel like for both our candidates and clients. Evan’s approach toward relationships is built on transparency, strong communication, and becoming a true partner to the client.

Angela Rhode
Branch Manager, Decatur/Springfield

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Angela Rhode joined Manpower in 2015 as the receptionist in the Decatur office. She progressed to a Staffing Specialist and then became Branch Supervisor in April 2017. As of October 2018 Angela was promoted to the Branch Manager covering the Decatur and Springfield area. She graduated Richland Community College May 2019 with her Associates in Business. Angela has over 12 years of customer service experience along with a solid understanding of industrial environments. She strives to meet goals, and motivates her team to do their best. Angela has been a great addition to the Manpower team with her exceptional analytical skills, client partnerships, and order fulfillment.

Kasondra Harrell
Office Supervisor, Mattoon

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Kasondra has been with Manpower for almost 6 years and the Branch Supervisor for 3 years. Kasondra was born and raised in the Coles/Cumberland County areas and now married with children. Kasondra has been involved with her community and has Volunteered for The Salvation Army's Youth Program and the Mattoon Bagelfest Pageant. She is always looking to help in her community to the best of her ability. Favorite Quote: The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. -Walt Disney

Samantha Tankersley
Office Supervisor, Champaign

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Samantha Tankersley started with Manpower in late 2020 as a Staffing Specialist and quickly advanced to Office Supervisor in early 2021. Samantha graduated from Illinois State University in May 2018 with a double major in International Business and Spanish. Samantha has worked in many industries including agriculture, retail, and human resources. She emphasizes teamwork and the importance of communication to fulfill client needs and internal goals. Samantha and her team work together to staff for many different industries including light industrial, administrative, and permanent placements within the Champaign area.

Meaghan Lucas
Branch Manager, Bloomington

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