Penmac Staffing Announces New Management in Memphis, TN

Regional Manager Matt Owens and Branch Manager Scott Colston will lead operations.

Penmac Staffing Services, Inc. has announced management changes for its Memphis, TN office. Matt Owens, who has been providing exceptional service through Penmac for more than a decade, has been named Regional Manager. Scott Colston started with Penmac this fall as Branch Manager, coming from a background of staffing in the Memphis, TN area.


Penmac Staffing opened its Memphis, TN branch in 2014. A specialist in human resource solutions, Penmac believes in building relationships with the companies and individuals it works with to solve employment challenges. The Penmac in Memphis works heavily in the manufacturing industry, helping companies find employees and manage HR services, as well as working with job seekers to find employment that is a good fit.


With a passion for education and a dedication to hard work, Owens has enjoyed an exciting career. He started with Penmac as a Staffing Specialist, and has had more than four promotions over the years, serving in nearly all branch roles before becoming Regional Manager in 2021. With an employment background in hospitality management, and multiple degrees, Owens is truly an expert across fields. President Elect of the West Plains Sunrise Rotary Club and a West Plains Chamber Ambassador, Owens is passionate about his community. He currently oversees Penmac offices in West Plains, MO; Houston, MO; and Memphis, TN.


“The best thing about my job is how every day is a new and rewarding challenge,” Owens said. “We have an opportunity to help others be successful—whether they are job-seekers looking for a better career, or a business needing more workers. Helping neighbors is what we do, and we continue to be blessed because of it.”


Colston is an area native, born and raised in Memphis TN, and residing in Olive Branch, MS for the last 17 years. He has been in staffing in the Memphis and North Mississippi markets for over 13 years, most notably at Paramount Staffing for 8 years, leaving operations there as a Client Services and Safety Manager. Before joining the Penmac team this year, Colston most recently served as the HR business partner at DHL e-Commerce.


“We have a very demanding and unique market in the Memphis metro area,” said Colston. “With the recent world events impacting us in new ways, we have to rise to meet new challenges. Open and honest communication with our clients and employees are critical. I am proud to serve our community through Penmac!”


Individuals interested in employment can apply online at, or stop by the office at 6560 Quince Road Monday-Friday, between 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Businesses who want to learn more about the different staffing services Penmac offers can call the office at (901) 907-0616.

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