Meet the Team

John, President/CEO

John joined TempsPlus in 2004 after moving back to his hometown of Paducah, KY from Washington, DC. He bought into the company becoming President and CEO of the corporation in 2006.

John’s professional associations and civic involvement exemplify his commitment to giving back to his community and profession. He is past president of the Four Rivers Society of Human Resource Management, Paducah/McCracken County American Red Cross and a board member of the United Way and River Discovery Center. John has also been a past board member of the Paducah Chamber of Commerce and Rotary.  John is an Eagle Scout and actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America.

He holds an MBA from Richmond University in London, England and a BA from the University of Kentucky. In his free time, John enjoys hunting, playing golf, tennis, running, and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Leah, Staffing Specialist

Leah Wellenstein

Leah joined TempsPlus in 2012 upon graduating from Murray State University. Her motivation, drive, and dedication led to her promotion to Staffing Specialist in 2015. She coordinates staffing on multiple levels for TempsPlus’ light industrial and administrative accounts.

Leah is a proud MSU Racer and Louisville Cardinal fan. She enjoys reading and spending time with her sons.

Tracey, Staffing Specialist

Tracey joined TempsPlus in 2012 with over 19 years in human resources, staffing, payroll, and contract administration. She has an extensive background in call center operations and the staffing industry.

She is integral to client management, recruiting, coordinating placements, and client development at TempsPlus, and her role continues to grow.

Tracey enjoys reading, being a new “empty nester” and traveling.

Holley, Staffing Specialist/Accounting

Holley joined TempsPlus in 2015 as a placement coordinator. She has extensive experience in accounting, project management, and administration.  Holley’s enjoys a challenge and is focused on the many day-to-day operations of TempsPlus and improving our social presence.

She enjoys reminiscing about her days in FL while enjoying driving during the KY winter with limited snow removal equipment.

Mary Lynn, Placement Coordinator, Mayfield/Purchase Area

Mary Lynn joined TempsPlus in 2016. She was born and raised in Mayfield, Kentucky. She has three adult children.

Her interests are taking piano lessons and walking/exercising in her home town.

Mary Lynn has a heart for the military and fund raising in her community.

She likes to travel, music and her job!

Robbie, Administrative Assistant

Robbie joined the TempsPlus team in 2018.  Robbie comes to us with many years of experience as a Training Coordinator, Administrative Assistant and a VP of HR and Marketing.

When she isn’t hard at work here at Temps Plus you can find her hard at work in the vineyard in Fancy Farm.

Kelly Walsh, Human Resource Manager

Kelly joined TempsPlus in July 2020. She has 25 plus years of Human Resource Management experience. She is excited to grow her experience and career with us at TempsPlus.

Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She is also a mentor for women of all ages.

Kim Forbes, Placement Coordinator/Payroll

Kim joined TempsPlus in September 2020 with previous experience in payroll, human resource administration, and customer service. She is excited to grow her experience and career with us at TempsPlus.

Kim grew up in Louisville and moved to the Purchase area to attend Murray State University, choosing to stay after graduating in 2011. A Paducahan ever since, she enjoys cooking and watching English Premier League soccer with her cat, Rio.