Management Team

Since 1999, DP Personnel Services has been the leader in the Highlands and Upper Cumberland in providing employment services to an expanding base of clients, including providing the staffing needs of its clients with top-level qualified workers for Temporary Positions, Temp to Hire Positions, Contracted Laborers, Contracted Staffing Positions, and Direct Hire Positions.

We are locally owned, hands on company that can cater to the individual needs of a client with an individually designed program to meet the staffing needs of our clients.

For those seeking employment, DP Personnel places qualified workers into local jobs that are satisfying to the worker and provide opportunities to advance in the working world.  

Our Vision

Our Strength

Frank Harrell - Founder

At DP Personnel……..

DP Personnel’s Management team is directed by the president/owner, Frank Harrell who founded the company in 1999. Frank is the former Head Basketball Coach at Tennessee Technological University, and remains the Associate Director of Athletics for Sports and Compliance at the University.  At the conclusion of his coaching career, Frank made several investments including the Staffing Industry.  He is a successful owner or part owner in several ventures including land development, a thriving home building company, restaurants, a quality inspection company, and home rentals.  He knows how to work with people, and understands the qualities of success that guides our company to meet the needs of our clients. 

Our office manager is Katrina Cockrill, known as Kay. She graduated college with an Associate degree in Applied Science in 2006. Kay has a solid background in managing skills due to her tenure in automotive industry. Kay held quality supervisor for 10 years and for 4 of those years, she served on the safety committee. She joined DP Personnel in 2005 as the assistant manager, and then became DP’s manager in 2012. With Kay’s skillful knowledge of the staffing industry, she is an important partner to our clients. Katrina@dppersonnel.org

Meshel Williams came to DP Personnel in 2015. Meshel graduated  college with an Associate Degree in Business Management in 2011. She has over 15 years of experience in retail management and office management, as well as several years working in the manufacturing industry.
Meshel is very knowledgeable in all areas of recruiting and she works great with our employees and customers. Meshel@dppersonnel.org

Customer service is natural for our secretary, Cathie Johnson. She has a broad experience in public relations. Cathie climbed the corporate ladder in direct sales to become a district executive manager, which she effectively held for over 15 years. During that time, she won multiple awards for her performance, dedication and service. Cathie joined DP’s team in 2012. Cathie@dppersonnel.org

Need Workers?

For Clients Looking for Workers

DP Personnel specializes in hiring workers to fit the needs of our clients.  We are competitive in pricing by having access to worker compensation policies and benefit packages that are exceptional for the staffing industry.  We can meet or beat the pricing solution for staffing by any competitor, while maintaining exceptional quality in the workforce because of the varied nature of our approach to seeking qualified applicants.

We have short term solutions for staffing needs as well as long term solutions for your human resource needs. We have placed many employees that have quickly been brought into the client company, as well as we have provided some long term employees as contract employees for the needs of the company for more than 13 satisfactory years.

DP Personnel provides for all employment situations, covers all unemployment taxes, withholding, and workers compensation and provides limited benefits to the employee.  DP Personnel is able to secure the services of qualified workers to meet the needs of our clients.  We hire the people that meet your qualifications.  We screen to meet the needs of the Client's Interests.

Rates are variable, but competitive in every market.  We can assure you that we will meet or exceed the cost of any competitor. We can especially save small businesses payroll expense due to our low overhead and our workers' compensation policies.  

Contact 931-372-8882 to discuss your needs and rates.

Cathie Johnson

Katrina Cockrill - Office Manager

Meshel Williams