West Chester (610) 692-2500

Serving your Temp, Temp-to-Hire, and Direct Hire Staffing Needs in the West Chester area

Rich Halsey

Rich Halsey | Regional Vice President of Sales
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Rich Halsey joined PeopleShare in November of 2008 to open the company’s fourth branch in West Chester, PA. He was then promoted to an Area Manager position in which he also manages the company’s two branches in Pittsburgh, PA, as well as the Media, PA and Newark, DE branches.

Rich has over fifteen years of successful staffing experience which includes building and maintaining successful partnerships with the most prestigious companies in Chester and Delaware counties. Rich is also accomplished in creating strong recruiting teams to support these partnerships.

Rich serves on the Board of the Chester County Human Resources Association where he is the Membership Chairman.

Laura Barba

Laura Barba | Recruiter | Contact Laura

Laura joined the PeopleShare team as a Junior Recruiter and was promoted to Recruiter in March 2018. She is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts. Laura brings with her over eight years of customer service and leadership skills experience. Her previous work experience includes Visual Merchandising for Fast Fashion retail brands in New York City. Her passion lies in leading others to the path of success and placing people in roles in which they can excel. Her strengths include helping others and building lasting relationships with her clients.

Ashley Benedict

Ashley Benedict | Recruiter | Contact Ashley

Ashley joined the West Chester team as a Recruiting Coordinator and was promoted in March 2019 to Recruiter. She is a Ursinus College graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She has gained over 5 years of customer service experience through her previous work in both the retail and durable medical equipment industries. Ashley is self-driven, has a positive attitude and is dedicated to helping others achieve their goals.

Sarah Fedor

Sarah Fedor | Recruiter | Contact Sarah

Sarah joined the PeopleShare team as a Junior Recruiter in our West Chester branch and was promoted to Recruiter in April 2018. She is a 2012 West Chester University Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Sarah has over 8 years of customer service experience in a diverse range of jobs, including Social Media Director and Assistant Teacher. She brings a positive attitude and a passion to help place great people at great companies.

Nicole Hewitt | Recruiter | Contact Nicole

Nicole joined the PeopleShare team as a Recruiter. She is a West Chester University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health. Nicole has over six years of customer service experience including roles in retail management and sales with national companies. She is passionate about helping others and developing lasting relationships with clients and candidates. Nicole is proud to be part of the PeopleShare team and is excited to devote herself to helping her candidates achieve their occupational goals.

Jena Kerestly

Jena Kerestly |  Sr. Recruiter | Contact Jena

Jena joined PeopleShare as a Jr. Recruiter, and has been promoted twice- in November 2018 she became a Senior Recruiter due to her amazing results in each of her roles. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S in Economics, and brings with her over six years of award winning customer service and management experience. Her extensive background in customer service and her passion for helping people allows her to build lasting relationships with candidates and clients.


Jake Zimmerman | Operations Manager | Contact Jake

Jake offers over 5 years of staffing experience. He is responsible for actively recruiting, interviewing, testing and placing qualified candidates to meet the needs of our clients effectively. Jake is skilled at understanding client needs and building strong relationships.

He graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to working at PeopleShare, Jake gained valuable industry experience working as a technical recruiter for a national firm.