Associated Staffing

PO Box 2431

820 N. Webb Rd

Grand Island, NE 68802

Our Grand Island branch is located on Webb Rd, behind Home Depot next to Barista's Coffee Shop. 

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Carri Frank

Branch Manager                                      Email Carri >

Carri joined Associated Staffing in March 2015 as the Branch Manager. She attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she studied economics and marketing. Carri has nearly 20 years of experience in market planning in the airline industry and more than 14 years of management experience in the pharmacy/retail environment. She is welcoming the opportunity to share her customer service skills with Associated Staffing. Carri has volunteered with The Phoenix Coyotes Charities, Habitat for Humanity and the Marines Toys for Tots program. Carri recently moved to Grand Island from Arizona and lives with her fiancé, two large dogs and a cat. An avid hockey fan, Carri is the proud parent of a former USHL hockey player – her son – who is currently serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Bragg, N.C.


Penny Skalka

Business Development Manager                Email Penny >

Penny joined Associated Staffing, Inc. in June 2013 as a Business Development Manager.  She attended the University of Nebraska – Kearney and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration.  Before joining Associated Staffing, Penny was an Executive Account Adviser.  Penny is a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church.  She is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow and has served on the Crisis Center Board of Directors. 


Natalia Ramirez

Recruiter                                          Email Natalia >

Natalia joined Associated Staffing in 1998 as a bilingual Employment Coordinator. In our office, Natalia provides interpreting services to the Hispanic community. She is originally from El Paso, TX and has lived in Grand Island since 1998. She has been a part of Habitat for Humanity since 2004 and currently serves on  2 committees: Family Selection and Family Support. She very involved in the Hispanic community. She also volunteers for the United Way and has recently joined the Platte River Cosmos. She lives in Grand Island with her son. 


Karina Corral 

Employment Specialist               Email Karina >

Karina Corral joined Associated Staffing in November 2006. Karina was born and raised in Grand Island. Prior to Associated Staffing, she worked in banking for 6 years. Karina provides interpreting services for the Hispanic community. She is involved in Habitat for Humanity and a previous member of the Multicultural Coalition of Grand Island. She enjoys playing softball and watching baseball with her significant other and their three children. 

Jessica Morrison

Recruiter                                  Email Jessica >

Jessica Morrison joined Associated Staffing in September 2012. She attended Community College of the Air Force and has certification in Logistics with an emphasis in Supply Management and Procedures and Analysis. Jessica is a veteran of the Ohio Air National Guard and worked in management for the last 4 years. She volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, was a Hastings Chamber of Commerce Diplomat, a member of the Central Nebraska Human Resource Management Association and a graduate of the Leadership Hastings Class of 2014. She is a tumbling and dance instructor at the Hastings YWCA. Originally from Ohio, she now resides in Hastings with her husband and their son. 


Robert Vaira

Recruiter                                          Email Robert >

Robert Vaira joined Associated Staffing in September 2014. Before Associated Staffing, Robert was a Cavalry Scout in the U.S. Army, serving a special duty assignment in Grand Island as a Recruiter. Robert spent more than 8 years in the Army, during which time he was deployed to Iraq in 2006 for 15 months and again in 2008 for an additional 12 months. An Oregon native, Robert lives in Grand Island with his girlfriend and their two sons, Evan and Samuel.


Jennifer Cramer

Direct Hire Recruiter               Email Jennifer >

Jennifer Cramer joined Associated Staffing in August 2011 as an Employment Coordinator. She is a graduate of Doane College with a bachelor’s degree in organizational communications. Jennifer plans to complete her master’s degree in management in 2015. Prior to joining Associated Staffing, Jennifer worked in the banking field for 5 years. She is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow and volunteers at various community events. Jennifer lives in Doniphan with her husband, Doug.


Morganne Manivong

Direct Hire Recruiter              Email Morganne >

Morganne joined Associated Staffing in April of 2012. Before joining Associated Staffing, Morganne previously worked as the General Manager for a hotel in Grand Island. She attended UNK and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management & Accounting. Morganne is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow's class 27, a member of Grand Island Chamber's Young Professionals group, CNHRMA, United Way Income Council, and a Chamber Connector. In 2012, she received the honor of being one of Grand Island's Top 35 Professionals under 35. Her past and current volunteer opportunities are with the Ethnic Festival, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army, The Grand Theatre, Hope Harbor and Junior Achievement. Morganne is originally from Grand Island where she lives with her husband and son.