Our Team

Jessica Underwood

President & Founder
Jessica is an entrepreneur and a job market expert with 12 years of experience in the recruitment industry.


Katie Newton

Client Services Manager
Katie has extensive experience in office management and is an integral part of the Chief of Staff team. Katie has a strong work ethic, fun -loving personality and knows the importance of hiring a reliable employee. READ MORE >>

Tiffany Mayfield

Recruiting Manager
Tiffany has always been eager to help others and see them succeed. Growing up in Kansas City, she always had a competitive streak and demanded a high level of performance from herself.

Angie Tucker

Senior Account Executive

Angie is a Kansas City native and has lived on both sides of the State Line.  She has her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Kansas. From an early age, Angie started helping others by volunteering with her mother at the Ronald McDonald House.  With her passion to improve the lives of her fellow Kansas Citians, along with a background in sales and recruiting, Chief of Staff is the perfect employer for her!

Timbre Leeks

Recruiting Coordinator

Timbre is from a small town in Missouri and moved to Kansas City in 2013 with hopes of more opportunity! She quickly found that opportunity through Chief of Staff and was placed within one of the Best Places to Work in Kansas City. After some time, she decided to resign so she could finish her Bachelor’s degree and pursue a career in HR.

Emerson Hodes

Senior Recruiter

Emerson recently moved back to his hometown to join the Chief of Staff team. He has extensive experience with recruiting and sales and is looking forward to becoming a key contributor in both areas for COS. Emerson is a people person at heart and enjoys networking and building strong business relationships with candidates and clients.