Associated Staffing

5104 L Street

Omaha, NE 68117


Our Omaha location is located off of 50th and L Street in the K-Mart Plaza parking lot.


The quality of customer service & the quality of associates provided are no comparison to prior companies. We have hired numerous individuals on permanently. The staff provides outstanding customer service. David Franks is just a great manager.” - Cheryl G.


David Franks

Branch Manager             Email David > 

David joined Associated Staffing in September 2017. Prior to Associated Staffing, he was a Senior Account Manager/Recruiter in the staffing industry for three years. David graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management from Bellevue University and is a proud veteran of the Unites States Air Force. A Cleveland, Ohio, native, David lives in Omaha with his family. He enjoys game night with family, watching movies, Pittsburgh Steelers football and volunteering for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Brian Kindley 

Business Development Manager             Email Brian > 

Brian joined Associated Staffing in March 2018. He is a graduate of Nebraska Christian College where he majored in youth ministry. Prior to joining Associated Staffing, Brian served as a Youth Pastor for 18 years and recently served as District Sales Manager for Red Bull. Brian lives in Omaha with his wife, Dawn, and two kids. Brian is a huge Sooners fan and enjoys watching sports. In his spare time, he officiates high school basketball and trains umpires for softball. 


Barbara Barraza

Recruiter                                           Email Barbara >

Barbara joined Associated Staffing in September 2018. Barbara comes from a corporate Human Resources background with several years of staffing experience and is bilingual. She likes to spend at least 2-3 evenings a week volunteering for different community outreach programs in the area. She has participated for the last several years in the Back to School Backpack Drive and the Christmas gift distribution through Kroc Center Salvation Army. One of Barbara’s favorite things is the Taco Bell Caramel Apple Freeze.


Joal Sochor

Professional Division Manager                                           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.


Erin Blauhorn

Professional Division Recruiter                                   Email Erin >

Erin joined Associated Staffing in July 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. Erin has been working in the Human Resources field since 2004 and loves to see people thrive in their careers. Her activities and hobbies include church and school activities, riding horses, being outdoors, running, and spending time with family and friends.   


Heidi Isley

Director of Operations                              Email Heidi >

Heidi joined Associated Staffing in June 2005 as the Branch Manager in Grand Island. After serving as Branch Manager for 7 years, she was named Director of Training and Development, and then in September 2012 she moved to the role of Director of Operations, overseeing all Associated Staffing locations. Heidi attended Lincoln School of Commerce and received an associate degree in business administration and earned her Certified Staffing Specialist Certification. Heidi previously worked in finance for 9 years. Heidi organizes the Recycled Garden for the Nebraska State Fair, is a Skills USA Coordinator, Global Leadership Summit Volunteer Coordinator and is active in other community organizations and her church.She has previously served on the board of directors for the Heartland United Way. Heidi is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow Class 23, and was honored as one of the Top 35 Professionals Under 35 in Grand Island in 2010. Heidi lives just outside of Grand Island with her husband and three children.

Travis Mittan

Business Director                           Email Travis >

Travis joined Associated Staffing in 2007 as a Professional Recruiter. In 2008 he was promoted to IT Manager before moving to Business Risk Manager. He was promoted in January 2018 to Business Director. Travis is involved with the Grand Island Young Professionals and serves as Treasurer of the Board for Hall County Leadership Tomorrow. He is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow Class 29. Travis lives in Grand Island with his wife and three children.


Paige Kirlin

Marketing Manager                           Email Paige >

Paige joined Associated Staffing in July 2018. Prior to joining the Associated Staffing family Paige worked for Chief Buildings in the Sales and Marketing department. Paige graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. She enjoys running and spending time with her husband and son.