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.

Staffing Coordinator

Judy came to LeadingEdge Personnel with a background in management through the banking industry. She has a passion for coaching and development and loves putting a smile on your face when she finds you the perfect job. Her witty personality keeps the Austin staff laughing. When she isn’t at work she is taxiing her future Olympic gymnast and Baylor Cheerleader around Austin (insert whit here).

Staffing Recruiter

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.

Business Development Manager

Kelsey joined the Austin team in June, 2017. She comes to us from Corpus Christi, Huntsville, Germany, and most recently Hawaii. This is her first step into the staffing world, and has really seized the opportunity. She loves to travel, being outside and near water, enjoys a good book and binge-watching a whole series on Netflix in one weekend. She can talk to anyone and has never met a stranger, so don’t be a one and let us help you with your personnel needs!


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 people connect with their future careers, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and 3 miniature schnauzers as well as cooking, reading and devouring podcasts.