Brainerd, Minnesota

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Penmac Staffing in Brainerd, Minnesota

On January 1, 2018, Employment Resource Center, Inc. became a division of Penmac Staffing. ERC Staffing has served Brainerd since 2007.

Business in Brainerd, Minnesota

The Brainerd Lakes area is a popular tourist destination, but also home to thriving industry. Key sectors include tech services, manufacturing, health care, and natural resources, along with tourism.

About Brainerd, Minnesota

Located in central Minnesota, Brainerd is the seat of Crow Wing County, with a population of nearly 14,000. Brainerd straddles the Mississippi River, and is part of the Brainerd Lakes region, with over 460 lakes within a 25 mile radius. The regional population exceeds 90,000.

Deanna McNew, Regional Manager

Deanna McNew began working with Penmac Staffing in 1994, as the West Plains Branch Manager. As Penmac’s territories expanded, McNew eventually became Regional Manager for the West Plains, Houston, Poplar Bluff, Brainerd, Hutchinson, Wadena, and Hackensack branches. McNew has always demonstrated a commitment to the community. In 2014, the West Plains Chamber of Commerce recognized McNew by presenting her with the Volunteer of the Year award. Near her hometown, McNew serves on the Board of Directors of the Ozarks Medical Center Foundation and is the Vice Chair of the Willow Health Care Group, and previously served as the past vice president of the Heart of Ozarks United Way and on the West Plains Chamber Board.

Tyler Wittwer, Branch Manager

Branch Manager Tyler Wittwer has worked in staffing for the last four years. He has his Bachelor’s of Accounting from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. “My favorite part about staffing,” Wittwer says, “is learning people’s stories; everyone has a different reason they are working for us.”

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Penmac Staffing
607 Washington Street
Brainerd, MN  56401

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Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. –  5:00 p.m.