Great Things Begin with the Perfect Partnership
Dedicated to Expertise
Our collective team of more than 50 professionals has amassed more than 300 years of experience in the staffing industry – and we are experts at sourcing candidates in our marketplace. We are committed to achieving excellence in the services provided to both our clients and job seekers.
CornerStone specializes in servicing a wide variety of industries including Office Professional, Accounting, Finance, Call Center, Healthcare, IT, Engineering as well as many others. CornerStone currently has 11offices across the metroplex to serve your needs. Whether you are looking for workforce management solutions, a professional temporary employee to cover for a vacation, or a long term partner to handle your staffing needs; CornerStone stands ready to assist.
Dedicated to Candidates
If you are a job seeker looking for short-term supplemental income or a full-time position that will launch a new career, we can assist you in finding the right opportunity! We are dedicated to providing qualified candidates with the best career opportunities the marketplace has to offer. We have helped thousands of temporary associates in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We pride ourselves on maintaining long-term relationships with our job seekers.
Dedicated to Employers
CornerStone prides itself in getting it right the first time, which leads to our superior employee retention and client satisfaction. We do this by constantly scrutinizing our systems, our relationships, our marketing, and our work environment. Our relationships extend to hundreds of companies across DFW. We pride ourselves on maintaining long-term relationships with our clients.
Dedicated to Our Community
We live in and are involved in our community. CornerStone Staffing has participated in local community events like:
- 94.9 KLTY Christmas Wish – 2014, 2015, 2016
- Celebrate Freedom sponsor – free Christian music concert at Southfork Ranch 2014, 2015 & 2016
- Feed the Hunger Pack-A-Thon – 2010 – 2016
- Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway – 2016
- North Texas Food Bank canned food drive – 2010 – 2016
- North Texas Food Bank warehouse volunteers – 2016
- KSCS Cook Children’s Radio-thon sponsor and volunteers – 2015 & 2016
- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Radio-thon sponsor and volunteers – 2015 & 2016
- The Ladder Alliance partnership – 2016
- The Ladder Alliance / Dress for Success / Attitudes &Attire clothing drive – 2016
- Charity Day for each colleague
As such we understand the unique needs of DFW area business and have nurtured relationships that have allowed us to become a premier staffing service. We are careful to select people for our team that have demonstrated excellence through their skills, character, and background.
Dedicated to Our Faith
We are named CornerStone after our Lord, Jesus Christ. Jesus is the Cornerstone that God sent, to whom we are to align ourselves. Our colleagues strive to do this by living out our Mission Statement, To Know J.O.Y. through our work! Jesus first, Others second, and You (ourselves) third.
Our Management Team
Stephen and Jody Smith founded Smith Temporaries Inc. (since 2001, CornerStone Staffing) in Fort Worth in June 1991. Mr. Smith remains a principal today, providing oversight, management, and strategic vision for CornerStone Staffing. Mr. Smith holds a Masters Degree in Advertising from the University of Illinois.
Jody Smith has been co-owner of CornerStone since its conception in 1991. Jody’s background includes sales and sales management with companies such as the Colgate-Palmolive Company and the Noxell Corporation in the Chicago, New York and Dallas-Ft. Worth markets. She is very active in community and non-profits activities, and served three terms as the mayor of Flower Mound, TX. Through this service, Jody has had much experience in business and economic development with extensive work with a number of local Chambers of Commerce and Texas Legislation.
Vice President, Operations
Heather Stroh has been with CornerStone Staffing since 1996. Heather started as an Assistant Operations Manager with CornerStone then progressed to an Operations Manager of our largest light industrial office in 1998. She staffed over 2k associates a year for one client alone! Because of her drive & strong work ethic, Heather was quickly promoted to Sr. Operations Manager for clerical & light industrial offices…then on to Assistant Vice President of Operations and she now functions as the Vice President of Operations. As the leader of the Operations team, Heather directs our recruiting team to ensure our client order needs are met and service expectations are surpassed. Prior to her career with CornerStone, Heather was in the retail management industry.
Vice President, Sales
Susan DeGuire joined CornerStone Staffing in 1997 as an Account Manager and then moved up through the ranks to Branch Manager, District Manager, and then Sales VP. Since 1997 she has helped manage large volume contingent workforces throughout the Dallas Fort Worth area. Susan currently oversees our sales division with an emphasis on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Susan holds a BS degree in Business Administration from Plymouth University, Plymouth, New Hampshire.
Vice President, Professional Placement
Julie Box joined CornerStone Staffing as an Assistant Operations Manager in 1999 and immediately excelled as a professional recruiter. She was promoted to Operations Manager and given her own office to manage in just four short months. Julie managed several remarkably successful clerical offices focusing on professional placements with premium business clients in Mortgage, Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Engineering and Information Technology to name a few. Her recruitment and networking strategies have proven highly successful with all our business partners. Due to this success, Julie was hand selected to start and direct CornerStone’s Professional Placement Division in 2006. This division has flourished under her direction and has grown to include some of the strongest recruiters the marketplace has to offer.
Assistant Vice President, Operations
D’Ann Anderson has been with CornerStone Staffing since March, 1998. D’Ann started as an Assistant Operations Manager with CornerStone then promoted in 3 months to an On-site Operations Manager for one of our larger on-site accounts in 1998. After several years, D’Ann moved into an office to learn the Operations Manager role within our organization. Due to her strong work ethic and “can do” attitude, D’Ann was soon promoted to a Sr. Operations Manager over the on-sites. She worked hand and hand with her team, lead by example and has since been moved into the Assistant Vice President of Operations. D’Ann continues to work with our on-sites and our offices to ensure that our clients are taken care of with the utmost professionalism and dedication. Prior to her career with CornerStone, D’Ann was in retail management.
Director, Technology & Social Media
Debra Hill began her career with CornerStone Staffing in 1997 as an Account Manager cultivating and sourcing new customers in Fort Worth. Within a few years she was promoted to Branch Manager and helped expand the customer base in the West Fort Worth, Arlington and Bedford offices. By 2004, Debra had moved from sales into operations with CornerStone Staffing and began working with the On-site Management team. In this new role, Debra found ways to implement technology to make internal processes more efficient. In 2007 Debra accepted the position of Senior Operations Manager and became responsible for the technology used in all 11 CornerStone Staffing offices. In 2012, Debra accepted the challenge to develop and expand CornerStone Staffing’s Social Media presence. Under her guidance and creative eye, social media has become an important part of CornerStone Staffing’s recruiting plan and brand advertising. In 2016 Debra was promoted to the Director of Technology and Social Media for CornerStone Staffing.
Sales Manager, East District
Todd Reimer joined CornerStone Staffing in 2009 as an Account Manager in our West District. He has a proven track record of developing and executing successful sales strategies and driving sustainable growth. In 2014, he was tasked with leading our growth in the eastern half of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. As our East District Sales Manager, he is responsible for leading a team of sales professionals, growing CornerStone’s customer base, ensuring exceptional service delivery, increasing brand awareness, and driving revenue growth. Prior to joining CornerStone, Todd was in management with Nordstrom after completing their internship program. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Operations Manager, East District
Loris Montenegro joined CornerStone Staffing in 2005 as an Assistant Operations Manager and then progressed to an Operations Manager with a busy light industrial office in 2006. In 2011, she joined our clerical operations team, as an Operations Manager and grew the North Fort Worth office to new heights! While in this office, Loris took on the challenge of training our new Operations team members while managing this very busy clerical office. Because of her professionalism, dedication, strong work ethic, focus on results, and mission to duplicate her driven mentality, she was promoted to District Operations Manager of our East District. Loris continues to develop and mentor her team while ensuring that our clients and candidates receive the highest level of customer service.
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