Meet Our Team

Tracy Seymour, PHR – President and Owner

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Tracy graduated from Meredith College with a BA in Business with concentration in Human Resources in May 1997. Tracy has since been working in Human Resources for various manufacturing companies in the Triangle area. She has extensive experience in all aspects of Human Resources ranging from small to Fortune 500 companies. Tracy is Lean Manufacturing Certified (TPS) and has extensive Manufacturing Recruiting experience. She also has experience in Employee Relations, Benefit Administration, COBRA Administration, Affirmative Action, Recruiting, Creating/Implementing Policies and Procedures/Handbooks, Training, Job Descriptions, Acquisitions, Facility Closures, Performance Management and Compensation/Payroll.

  • 1997 Graduated from Meredith College with Business degree with concentration in Human Resources
  • 1997-2000 – Worked at Kerr Drug corporate office:  HR Admin
  • 2000-2005 – Worked at Waste Industries: HR Generalist
  • 2005 – 2013 – Worked at GKN Driveline:  HR Director for NC operations
  • 2013 – 2015 – Worked at Johnson Controls: HR Manager
  • 2013 – Present- Seymour Staffing:  President

Connect with Tracy:  LinkedIn | Email

Charlie Seymour – Executive VP Business Development

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Charlie has extensive experience in many manufacturing environments. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in the Physical Mathematics/Sciences with a concentration in Business Management in December 1992. Charlie has worked in several manufacturing facilities in the Carolinas and has extensive knowledge in operations, facilities management and engineering. He has owned several businesses and has experience in recruiting a work force. Charlie also has experience in Professional Staffing and recruiting among multiple disciplines.

  • 1992 Graduated from North Carolina State University with BS Physical Mathematics/Sciences with concentration in Business Management
  • 1988-1992 – Worked at Martin Marietta Materials:  Autocad Technician
  • 1992-1997 – Worked at Municipal Engineering Services, PA: Autocad Designer and Construction Management
  • 1997 – 1999 – Worked at O’Brien and Gere:  Senior Autocad Designer
  • 1999 – Present – Owner Cad Designers, Inc.: President, HR Manager and Operations Manager
  • 2012 – Present- Seymour Staffing:  Executive VP Business Development

Connect with Charlie: LinkedIn | Email

Ray Rivera – V.P. of Operations/V.P. of Human Resources

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Ray is an HR/Recruiting professional with 12 years of Manufacturing Recruiting experience. He tracks, analyzes and communicates overall progress of sales efforts against activity targets. He specializes in Professional Recruiting for the manufacturing industry, recruiting among multiple disciplines. Ray also has experience with Payroll, Compensation, Training, Manufacturing, Logistics Staffing, Life Cycle Recruiting, Benefits Administration, Worker’s Compensation, Safety, EEOC compliance, Unemployment Claims, Employee Development Programs and Onsite Management. Ray served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps (retired). Bilingual (English, Spanish).

  • 1985-2005 – United States Marine Corps: Maintenance Supervisor/Quality Assurance Manager
  • 1985-2005 – Non Commissioned Officer Leadership School, Staff Non Commissioned Officer Leadership School and Advanced Staff Non Commissioned Officer Leadership School,
  • 2005-2006 – Worked at Aerotek Commercial Staffing: On Premise Manager at Yankee Candle Facility.
  • 2006-2009 – Worked at Aerotek Commercial Staffing:  On Premise Manager at Flextronix Facility.
  • 2010 – 2014 – Worked at Kelly Services: Partnered Staffing Account Manager at Coty Facility.
  • 2014 – Present – Seymour Staffing: Vice President of Operations

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Barbara Newton – Recruiting Specialist

Barbara Newton is our newest member on our team.  She has spent a lifetime connecting people through various organizations.  She graduated from Radford University with an MBA in 2004 after attending Virginia Tech and studying Horticulture Operations and Ag Economics.  She has assisted her husband for over 35 years in his small construction business.  Barbara has managed teams on construction jobsites.  She has been an active member of her Rotary District as the newsletter editor and PR Chair.  Barbara has extensive research experience and has assisted churches, university clubs, networking clubs, Rotary clubs, home builder’s associations, and more.

  • 1994 – Graduated from Virginia Tech with BS in Horticulture Operations and concentration in AG Economics.
  • 2004 – Graduated from Radford University with MBA.
  • 1980-Present – Office and Sales Manager Village Trim LLC.
  • 2013-Present – Rotary District 7570 PR/Newsletter Editor.

Connect with Barbara: LinkedIn | Email