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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Polly Collins

Operations Manager                             Email Polly >

Polly joined Associated Staffing in January 2016. Prior to Associated Staffing, Polly worked at Bosselman’s as a Sales Manager, Recruiter and Commercial Sales Rep. She also has about 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Polly was born and raised in Grand Island and currently resides in Boelus. She enjoys reading, bowling, golfing and boating.


Rob Riedy

Director of Business Development               Email Rob >

Rob joined Associated Staffing in May 2014. He is a graduate of Dana College where he majored in economics, marketing and business administration. Prior to joining Associated Staffing, Rob was self-employed for more than 10 years. He owns Riedy Enterprises Inc., a commercial and residential rental property business. Rob lives in Grand Island with his wife, Kristin, and three kids.

Rob covers the Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney areas.


Natalia Del Cid

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, Texas 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 is 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. 

"I filled out the paperwork online and then I got a call from Natalia Ramirez. [She] called me to schedule an appointment to come in and talk and I got the job that I wanted … she was like a breath of fresh air because she helped me to see ahead and got me to a job that I asked about. She is a wonderful person just like all the rest of the people that work for Associated Staffing. I appreciate what she has done for me and my family… I just know that I felt welcomed and no words can express how the weights were just lifted off of my back. They helped me and I am forever grateful. Thank you so much for everything." –Tasha G., Grand Island

"I moved to Grand Island and was looking for immediate work and was referred by a friend. Natalia Del Cid is very professional in her job. She's a person who will help you to find a good job and follows up to make sure it's a fit … I always recommend people who are looking for work to go speak to her because I trust that she will get them a good job." – Elexer R., Grand Island


Jennifer Cramer

Direct Hire Recruiter                       Email Jennifer >

Jennifer Cramer joined Associated Staffing in August 2011 as an Employment Coordinator. After serving in that role for three years, she was named Direct Hire Recruiter in September 2014. She serves the communities of Grand Island, Hastings Kearney, and Columbus. She is a graduate of Doane College with a master of art’s degree in management and bachelor’s degree in organizational communications. Jennifer is a board member for the Grand Island Habitat for Humanity, a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow and a 2014 recipient of the Grand Island Chamber’s Top 35 Under 35 award. Jennifer lives in Grand Island with her husband, Doug.

Jennifer specializes in manufacturing leadership, accounting and finance, and human resource positions.

“…as soon as I got laid off my job, I called her [Jennifer]. I told her about my situation and what my expectations were for the next job … about a month into my job search, I received a call about this opening. I received a call about this job in the morning and reviewed the job details in the afternoon. After looking at it, I had her submit my name. It took about a week before my first interview. Everything was smooth and questions were answered swiftly. I thought the whole process was very smooth and efficient.”   – Phoukham M., Professional Division - Grand Island

Lupe Ortega

Recruiter                                               Email Lupe >

Lupe joined Associated Staffing in June 2016. Prior to joining the Associated Staffing family, Lupe worked at Gibbon Packing Co as a Human Resource Recruiter. She also has 10 years of management experience in the food industry in Columbus, Ohio, and 6 years of production management support. Lupe loves music, dancing, children and taking walks. She is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Wood River where she lives with her daughter, Claudia.


Julie Hughes

Employment Specialist                        Email Julie >

Julie joined the Associated Staffing team in April 2016. Before coming to Associated Staffing, Julie was an HR Coordinator at JBS Swift & Co. Born in San Antonio, Texas, and raised in Grand Island, Julie is a member of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church and is bilingual in English and Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her family, including four children, grandchildren and fiancé, Alejandro.   


Colleen Tucker

Recruiter                    Email Colleen >

Colleen joined Associated Staffing in January 2017. She has over 8 years of recruiting experience and thoroughly enjoys making a difference in the lives of others. Colleen has a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication with a minor in family science. She relocated from the deserts of southern Utah to be closer to family. She is passionate about adoption and has been volunteering with birth mothers and expectant parents for over 10 years. Colleen also enjoys singing, playing guitar, water coloring and eating peanut butter. 

“Colleen went the extra mile to make me more relaxed and confident that I would get a job. She did follow up after I was hired and continued to follow up.” – Kim S., Grand Island

Joal Sochor

Direct Hire Recruiter            Email Joal >

Joal joined Associated Staffing in May 2017. A graduate of Hastings College, Joal has extensive recruitment and leadership experience. Prior to joining Associated Staffing he was a Regional Account Manager for Aureus Medical Group as well as a Director at Lifegate Church. Joal is extremely passionate about people and helping change lives for the better. Joal is highly involved in his local church and loves spending time with his wife and three children.

Joal specializes in nursing and medical, sales and industrial maintenance positions.


Stacy Simmerman

Recruiter                                Email Stacy >

Stacy joined Associated Staffing in August 2017 as a Recruiter. She has more than 20 years of customer service experience, and is passionate about helping others find their business and professional needs. Stacy enjoys volunteering her time with the JROTC program, reading and spending time with her family and friends. She has three grown children, and lives in Grand Island with her husband, James.


Lindsay Adams

Recruiter                              Email Lindsay >

Lindsay joined the Associated Staffing family in August 2017. She has over 5 years of customer service experience and fully enjoys helping others. Lindsay lives just outside of Grand Island and loves spending time with her family and friends.