Our Austin Team

Vice President

Lisa was born and raised in Waco, but don’t hold that against her!  After moving to Austin, her career began in staffing and she is still going strong after 30 years.  Family, friends and shopping are what keep her going.  Stop by our office for a visit and you will hear Lisa singing at her desk; off key of course.

Sr. Staffing Coordinator

Kathryn re-joined the LeadingEdge team in May, 2016 and was with the firm from 2004 – 2012. She has 18 years of experience in staffing and recruiting. Kathryn Loves collaborating with her team and has a true passion for staffing jobs and helping others! Kathryn also has corporate recruiting experience in Oil & Gas, Civil Engineering and Construction, and the Medical/Healthcare field.She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Texas State University. Kathryn is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP). She is a member of the Texas Association of Staffing and the American Staffing Association. Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys keeping up with her teenage daughter and volunteering and supporting her school activities.

Sr. Staffing Coordinator

As an Austinite,  Chrisy was born and raised here long before there were high rise condos and horrible traffic! She has been in the staffing/HR industry for over 15 years and loves meeting new people! In her downtime she enjoys randomly breaking out in song with her teammates and spending time with her husband, son and pugs.

Staffing Assistant

Jenna is Austin’s staffing assistant and office neat freak. She enjoys keeping the office organized and running smoothly. She helps all of our candidates through the new hire process and then transitions to help recruit new talent for our open positions. As a native-Texan, she spends her free-time eating all the unhealthy foods and dreams of one day taking her obese cat hiking in Big Bend!

Business Development Manager

Michelle re-joined the LeadingEdge team in July, 2017 and was with the firm from 2012 – 2015. She has over 25 years of experience in consultative sales and account management. Michelle enjoys developing relationships with clients and finding out how best to partner with their organization to assist them in succeeding. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University and also is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP). Michelle loves to spend time with family and friends, binge the latest Netflix series, attend music festivals and daydream about her next vacation adventure.


Texas born and raised, Amanda brings 4 years of recruiting experience to LeadingEdge Personnel and is our newest team member in Austin. When she’s not sourcing stellar talent or networking with job-seekers, Amanda enjoys getting to know Austin, horseback riding and has the hope of owning her own ranch one day!

Business Development Manager

Coming Soon!


Joining the team in September 2017, Laura brings 5 years of Recruiting, Human Resources and Operations experience to LeadingEdge Personnel. Prior to and throughout her roles, Laura earned a degree in Architecture from Texas Tech University, and a Masters in Project Management from DeVry Keller Graduate School of Management. When she’s not helping LeadingEdge building their brand, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and 3 miniature schnauzers as well as cooking, reading and devouring podcasts.