With three decades in the Staffing Industry, Paul D. Burnett is known for his innovative ideas and unique leadership style. Paul joined the family business in 1985 working in Outside Sales for the Temporary Division. Throughout his tenure, Paul has worked his way through the ranks contributing to the growth of the business. His strengths and core disciplines have been proven in the areas of marketing, management, sales and technical competencies while maintaining the financial integrity of the overall organization.
Paul holds a BBA in Management and an MBA in Marketing from Texas Christian University. Today as President, he oversees, facilitates, and manages the daily operations of Burnett’s Staffing and is involved in multiple strategic partnerships and community outreach programs.
People comment that Paul “has a passion for helping others” and it shows! He is motivated daily to reach and exceed his own goals as well as company goals. His will to succeed is as strong today as it was the day he started and his belief that “there is a job out there for everyone and we need to find it for them” is felt throughout the company. @pdburnett.
The 3rd generation to join the family business, Brayden officially joined in 2014. He started his career placing IT professionals in the Tech Division. Today Brayden oversees operations including sales, client relations, recruitment, and staff development. He is passionate about connecting businesses with the right people to help accomplish both parties’ goals. Brayden is one of the members of The Burnett’s Staffing Elite Club starting in 2015. In 2016, he was also awarded Marketer of the Year for business development.
He earned his Master’s degree from the University of Missouri, where he studied business while playing football for the Tigers. He helped Mizzou to their first SEC East championship and a Cotton Bowl victory in 2014. @BraydenPBurnett.
Makenzie joined Burnett’s Staffing in 2015 as the company’s Marketing Director. From maintaining the website, writing articles and blogs, to online advertising and social media management, she enjoys being behind what everyone sees. In addition, Makenzie creates Burnett’s marketing content and promotional propaganda. She handles corporate communications and marketing initiatives for all office locations. In 2016, she was given the Burnett’s Staffing core value award for Accountability. Makenzie is also a certified Hootsuite Social Marketing professional and a member of the Forbes Communications Council.
She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Arizona State University and is a proud alumna. Returning to Dallas, Makenzie loves to spend time with her husband Kristopher and their two dogs. She enjoys living downtown in the city and can be spotted on Twitter chiming in on what’s trending: @makenziebonham.
Debbie has been a loyal member of the Burnett’s team since 2006. Debbie is the head of our accounting department with over 28 years of accounting experience and oversees all payroll functions within the company. Additionally, She is an Arlington, TX native and enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with friends and family in her free time. She is a two-time breast cancer survivor, who lets nothing get in her way! Her favorite slogan is “Grant me patience, Lord…but please hurry!”
Debbie cannot help but sing along and dance to her favorite song, “Pontoon” by Little Big Town. Debbie is a much-valued asset to Burnett’s Staffing and was recently recognized as Burnett’s Staffing’s 2013 Employee of the Year.
Bethany joined the Burnett’s Staffing family in 2006 working in business development for the Fort Worth branch. Bethany is actively involved with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce as a Fort Worth Action Ambassador and has served on the Executive Committee as Membership chair, Co-Chair and Chairman. She also is an Ambassador with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and the Dallas Chamber of Commerce. Bethany serves on the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Arlington Police Foundation, and the Silent Auction Committee for St. Jude Evening Under the Stars. She also volunteers with the Spirit of Hope Foundation.
She has distinguished herself during her tenure at Burnett’s where she has been recognized as the Sales Professional of the Year in 2007 and achieving the Burnett’s prestigious Trip Challenge for Sales Performance in 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Bethany was also awarded the Employee of the Year for 2012. Bethany is married to State Representative Tony Tinderholt and resides in Arlington along with their three dogs and two cats.
Karen Aggas joined the Burnett’s Staffing team in 2009 after working several years as a middle school teacher and department manager at Nordstrom. She believes strongly in staff development, training, and in providing the absolute best customer service experience to both candidates and clients. Karen was recognized as Burnett’s Top Producer in 2013 and 2012, Employee of the Year in 2011, and has also won the Burnett’s prestigious Trip Challenge in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011 based on her sales/placement efforts. She has earned a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Business Administration and is currently pursuing a PHR Certification. In her spare time, Karen enjoys antique shopping, traveling, and reading. She currently lives in Arlington with her husband of 15 years, Gary; their daughter, Emma; and their miniature Schnauzer, Koko.
Heather James has been a dedicated member of the Burnett’s Staffing team since 2012. Heather assists in many departments including accounting, quality control, and operations. Heather started as a staffing assistant, and then was promoted to staffing coordinator in Burnett’s Fort Worth branch before joining the corporate team in 2014. Heather is a valued asset in helping Burnett’s grow and she was awarded Employee of the Year for 2016. She loves being able to make a difference in each department by putting her problem solving skills to work. Heather is a graduate of the University of North Texas. In her free time, she enjoys dance, photography, film, music, and volunteering at her church each week.
Milo Gomez is Burnett’s “go to” team member for all our support needs. Milo provides support for all of our branch locations. Milo began working with Paul W. Burnett assisting in office support and has been devoted to the company ever since. Milo is a contributing factor in Burnett’s day to day operations. He enjoys being able to help others with a wide variety of tasks including troubleshooting, sustaining office equipment, and assisting our marketing department. He is a father of two and loves to fish in his spare time. On Sunday’s, he can be found watching his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys. At the Company Annual Awards banquet in 2016, Milo was awarded the prestigious 2015 Employee of the Year Award.