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West Plains, Missouri

Penmac Staffing in West Plains, Missouri

Penmac Staffing works with individuals who need help finding a position to match their specific skills and schedule, as well as businesses that are looking for services to help them manage their staffing and HR needs. The Penmac Staffing branch in West Plains, MO opened in 1994, and serves West Plains, Willow Springs, Mountain View, Cabool, Mountain Grove, and other surrounding areas. If you’re looking for a job in southern central Missouri, we are looking for assembly workers, administrative assistants, lumber handlers, textile workers, material handlers, and production workers.

Business in West Plains, Missouri

The economy in West Plains, MO is diverse. The local hospital and medical community employ more than 1,000 workers. Area banks and financial institutions have assets of more than 400 million dollars. In addition, many residents work in the West Plains school district, which serves approximately 3,000 students. Other businesses include food processing, engine rebuilding, lumber and woodworking, and steel cutting. West Plains is dedicated to growth and prosperity for the business community.

About West Plains, Missouri

West Plains is the seat of Howell County, located in central southern Missouri. With just over 12,000 residents, West Plains is a small community with an excellent quality of life. In 2013, ranked West Plains as one America’s 10 Best Small Towns for its affordable housing, growing economy, quality schools, and emphasis on family values. West Plains has access to the metropolitan area of Springfield, MO, while maintaining its small-town feel.


Matt Owens

Regional Manager
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. Past President of the West Plains Sunrise Rotary Club, Board Member for the Willow Springs Scholarship 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." Owens is married to his wife, Dawn, and has four sons.

Felicia Armades

Branch Manager, West Plains
Felicia Armades started with Penmac in October 2021 as a Staffing Specialist before moving into a Substitute Coordinator position early in 2022, working with the Penmac Education Staffing division that partners with local school districts. In the summer of 2022, she was promoted to Assistant Manager of the Penmac branch in West Plains, MO, and then in 2023 was promoted to Branch Manager. "I love being part of the Penmac team," Armades said. "I am excited to help our community even more in this new role."
Address and Contact Info:
1205 Missouri Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: (417) 256-7411
Text: (417) 275-9095
Email: [email protected]
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