Meet Leslie and John
In 1990, Leslie and her young family relocated to Birmingham and decided to start their own company. After extensive research and planning, Automation Temporary Services was born. Over the last 26 years, Leslie has continued to be an active part of the organization, leading marketing and sales initiatives with event planning and execution that drives the Automation sales environment. The name was changed to more accurately represent our mission and Automation Personnel Services was created.
In recent years, Leslie’s leadership role has provided critical counseling to developing managers and sales representatives. She has been a part of the executive team as they have made critical decisions leading to the company expansion to 32 branch offices in 10 states. Leslie has now taken on a more formal role as chief marketing officer. In this role, Leslie will play a key part in developing and initiating online marketing and developing corporate branding initiatives.
John Nordness graduated from Auburn University with a degree in engineering. After graduation, John worked in the aerospace industry as an integration engineer with Teledyne Brown Engineering. As a program manager for microgravity research, John was involved in the development and flight of over 40 space shuttle experiments. As the Senior Director of Enterprise System Management, John was responsible for all the networks, business systems and servers utilized in their $600 MM/year medical billing and scheduling business.
After leaving Per-Se John joined BellSouth/AT&T Convergent Services Group as a Senior Technical Director. John was responsible for the management of the software development and test environment utilized to develop and test internet products and services offered by their ISP business unit.
John joined Automation Personnel Services in 2011 to start an engineering recruiting service leveraging his 25 years of building highly successful technical teams.