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Staffing service launches medical division

From Staff Reports

The Express Employment Professionals office in McDonough recently launched a medical division, providing licensed health care professionals to local medical facilities.

Express said it can now provide nurses, occupational and respiratory therapists, and various medical technicians and assistants.

"We are energized and motivated to provide challenging jobs to our licensed medical associates, and superior employees to our medical clients," said Don King, owner of the local Express office.

The McDonough Express Employment Professionals franchise began operation in 1990 and serves the Henry, Clayton, and Butts county areas with temporary and full-time employees in a variety of fields.

The office is located at 1141 Meredith Park Drive, and is taking applications. Businesses seeking employees may stop by the office, call (770) 957-0919, or visit the Express web site.

Express Employment Professionals said it employs 350,000 people each year worldwide, and has nearly 600 offices in four countries. Sales for the company totaled nearly $2 billion in 2008, the company said in a statement.

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Express Employment Professionals: www.expresspros.com

High Trust Bank adds two executives

High Trust Bank has named two veteran banking executives to its management team.

Rhett Tucker has been named business development officer, while Jo Anderson becomes vice president and branch manager of the bank's main location in Stockbridge, High Trust said in news release.

Tucker has almost 20 years of community banking experience in Florida and Georgia, High Trust said. Most recently, he served for two years as business development officer with FirstBank in Henry County. Tucker studied marketing at Tallahassee Community College and Florida State University, and lives in Conyers with his wife, Debi, and their two children, High Trust said.

Anderson has more than 45 years of banking experience, according to the news release. In her new responsibilities at High Trust Bank, she will manage a variety of services, including consumer lending and business development. Most recently, she served as vice president and branch manager at FirstCity Bank with responsibility for managing locations on Jonesboro Road and in Gibson, near Augusta. Anderson and her husband, Jack, live in McDonough.

High Trust Bank's main office is in Stockbridge and a branch office is located in Leary.