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WorkForce Carolina promotes two

January 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Surry County-based staffing service Workforce Carolina has promoted Kendra Garaventa to vice president of sales and marketing and Traci Hamilton to director of operations.

Garaventa also will be responsible for the company’s new business development and customer retention. She is a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill graduate who joined WorkForce Carolina three years ago.

Hamilton will supervise daily operations at WorkForce Carolina’s Mount Airy and Elkin offices. She is a graduate of Montreat College with a bachelor’s degree in human services. She joined WorkForce Carolina in 1995.

Now in its 20th year, WorkForce Carolina employs approximately 3,000 people annually, supplying workers for companies in Alleghany, Forsyth, Iredell, Surry, Stokes, Wilkes, and Yadkin counties in North Carolina and in Carroll, Grayson and Patrick counties in Virginia. It is Surry County’s fifth-largest employer.

WorkForce Carolina was named to the Triad Business Journal’s 50 fastest-growing independently owned businesses in 2006 and “Best Places to Work in the Triad” in 2006 and 2007.

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