Our Office Locations
Greenville, South Carolina
108 Clair Drive
Piedmont, SC 29673
General Fax: 864.295.1210
Payroll Fax: 864.252.4269
Will Jones is one of Kudzu's principal owners. Will was destined to become a business owner, as he began his career at family-owned Jones Brothers Canning Company in Greer, SC and later covered multiple markets with stellar results.
When he's not on the corporate playing field, he enjoys fly-fishing, camping, golfing and spending time with family and friends. He and beautiful wife, Sam, have two wonderful little girls
Sean Thornton is one of Kudzu’s principle owners.He entered the staffing world straight out of college and has never looked back. He graduated with a major in Marketing and a minor in Competitive Edge. A former member of Clemson University’s golf team, Sean knows what it takes to inspire a group of dedicated employees to stay on top of their game. When he’s not pouring over the details at work, he is an active member of the Easley Chamber of Commerce. The MVPs on Sean’s team are his three children.
Chi Hunter, Kudzu Staffing’s Recruiting Manager, has been with Kudzu since the very beginning. She is able to revel in the success and consistent growth the past seven years has offered Kudzu Staffing Greenville, because she helped make it happen! As Kudzu’s very own social butterfly, Chi loves staying out and about visiting her clients, planning internal and external events, and searching for new potential employees at job fairs! Chi and husband stay busy at home with three adorable children. You can often find them in the family’s orange Jeep, representing the Clemson Tigers! You will never see Chi pass up a great pair of heels!
Lindsay Ritter is Kudzu's multi-tasker with the smiling face and country twang. A nine-year veteran of the staffing business, she works hard as Kudzu’s Skilled Trades/Safety Manager to give all of our clients the best opportunities available. Aside from being our resident go-getter, she's willing to chat you up about all things hunting, fishing, archery, Braves Baseball and Georgia Football. She's pumped to be a part of Kudzu Staffing and wants to see the company and its customers flourish. Feel free to stop by her office for more information, y'hear?
As Kudzu's personal ray of sunshine, Sam brings a bright and cheerful light into the office. Sam is always the first person to tell you good morning with a smile. She is an honest and caring recruiter that genuinely wants the best for everyone. She keeps us laughing and is full of surprises. Sam is no stranger to the staffing industry with a total of nine years of experience under her belt. Her son and the Carolina Gamecocks keep her on her toes, but you can often find her curled up with a good book.
Shanna Patton has been an obvious asset to Kudzu since she walked through the door. Her enthusiasm for helping customers, employees and co-workers can be seen in her great attitude every day. Her years of experience in several different industries have helped her transition into her position in Employee Relations and Human Resources. Shanna works very hard every day to respond to each Kudzu employee and her work is greatly appreciated around the office. No one can do what she does for Kudzu every day! Shanna is an Arkansas native who lives in Powdersville with her husband, Brian, and two handsome boys. In her spare time she enjoys watching baseball with her family and cheering on the Razorbacks.
Cean is Kudzu’s resident employee nurturer and problem solver. Cean’s years of being a business owner and employer have given her the skills and knowledge she needs to tackle a problem head on. As a recruiter for Kudzu, Cean specializes in nurturing both Kudzu Clients and Employees to help them reach their maximum potential. In-line with her get-it-done attitude, Cean enjoys filling a client’s needs with the right candidate the first time. Just like her name, Cean is one-of-a-kind and when there is a staffing need to be met she is one you can count on. Cean is a graduate of Clemson University and can be found in orange and purple any day of the year. Other than enjoying Clemson sports, she enjoys spending time at the lake with her gorgeous daughter Brook, her husband Mike, and all of her friends and family.
Kudzu's Payroll Department is excited to have Lorie Steveson join the team! She is an Erskine College graduate that has worked in accounting within the manufacturing and insurance industries for 14 years. Lorie was born and raised in Easley and is now married, raising two beautiful children of her own in the same town! Her biggest weakness is seeing the sad eyes of a dog in need - leaving her with four rescued fur-babies. When she isn't putting out fires in payroll, you can find her with her kids, reading, baking or enjoying the great SC weather!
Diana Nelson has worked in Real Estate Accounting since graduating from Lander University in 1996. She made a career change to Kudzu Staffing in 2012 and is really enjoying learning the Staffing Industry. She is an Upstate SC native. In her free time, she enjoys spending the day with her husband and son, watching college sports (GO GAMECOCKS), and chasing her dogs “Pickles“ and “Sophie”.
Mary Katherine is new to the staffing industry having joined Kudzu Staffing in October 2012. With her beautiful smile, winning personality, and professional attitude, she is sure to make her mark here at Kudzu Staffing. Mary Katherine graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Clemson University and is an avid Tiger fan! She has the coolest family ever and they are all very close. She has wonderful supportive parents, a fun older brother and sister-in-law, and the sweetest nephew in the world! Mary Katherine is thankful to have the opportunity to work with the amazing staff at Kudzu and looks forward to watching her future unfold with the company.
Mykal Nix is a new face to the Kudzu Team but is no stranger to the staffing industry. Mykal greets everyone that comes through the door with a welcoming smile. With a background in customer service and staffing, she is ready and prepared to help anyone she can. Mykal prides herself in taking the time to listen to each candidate in hopes to find the position that best fits their skills and expectations. In her spare time she enjoys shopping for bargains, cooking, and being a mom to her son Kai and dog Major.