Kandace and Pam meet
Kandace works at Norrell Staffing Corporation as a Branch Manager and Pam was at Diamond Shamrock in the Human Resources Department. Norrrell specialized in temporary staffing for office and administrative positions.
Kandace hires Pam
Kandace hires Pam from Diamond Shamrock to work with her at Norrell to be her Office Manager.
Tri-Starr was born
Ribbon cutting ceremony was in December 1985 at the Forum Building at 8000 IH10, SAT. Specializing in office/administrative temporary positions again, Pam was Office Manager and Kandace focused on sales.
First logo account – USAA Insurance
Other clients we were working with; Tower Insurance, San Antonio Savings Association (SASA), Clarke Checks (Harland Clarke), Alamo Savings Association, Ray Ellison, Foleys, SwRI, Tesoro Petroleum, Valero, Gill Savings, USAA Real Estate, USAA Bank, American General Insurance. We were all about “personal touch”, both with our clients and our temporary workforce.
Experiencing major growth
Tri-Starr moved to the Fountainhead Building located at 8200 IH-10 San Antonio, Texas. Tri-Starr’s Corporate Back office was formed and moved to the 9th floor. The branch office was on the first floor, where all the operational and sales teams officed.
1st President’s Club
St. John’s in Virgin Island
Lake Buchanan Couples Weekend Getaway
TechForce office opens to support growing manufacturing business.
Celebrating 5 year anniversary
Client Christmas Party at the Witte Museum.
2nd President’s Club
3rd President’s Club
Tri-Starr sells to Corestaff
Kandace is retained by Corestaff through the buyout period.
Kandace and Wayne Hawkins start a new venture in HR Logistics called TMSI.
Kennmark office opens
Ken Duke named President of Kennmark.
Pam returns to Kennmark as Operations Manager
New medical division
Kennmark opens a medical division named Kennmark Medical Staffing.
Kennmark Bullock Personnel
Kennmark bought Bullock Personnel (a firm specializing in Direct Hire placement) and changes name to Kennmark Bullock Personnel.
HUB, SCTRCA, Women Business Enterprise
Kennmark becomes HUB certified and certified with SCTRCA as a Small Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise.
Kandace, Vice President and Pam, Vice President became majority owners.
Kennmark reassumes Tri-Starr Personnel’s original name
Senior Leadership Returned
Kandace returns to Tri-Starr full-time as President and CEO.
Pam became the VP & COO.
Ken became the General Manager.
Kennmark Bullock and Kennmark Medical Staffing are consolidated under the Tri-Starr Personnel name.
Jana Berton joins Tri-Starr as General Manager
Ken was promoted to President.
Kandace retains her CEO title.