About Williamson

Williamson Employment Services, a Certified Women's Business Enterprise, celebrates their 26th anniversary this year. Williamson has been a local family-owned and operated staffing company since 1992, when it was founded by Margaret "Peg" Williamson. Her strong lineage of success and pride in Michigan's Great Southwest, as well as her dedication to helping people and commitment to the highest standards of integrity and customer service, are a legacy wholeheartedly carried on by the new owners, Judee and Jeff Hopwood, daughter and son-in-law of Peg Williamson.

 

 Judee HopwoodJudee Hopwood, President of Williamson Employment, has managed the daily operations of the company since January 2008. She received her MBA from Western Michigan University in 2004. Hopwood is dedicated to promoting the local community and currently serves as Chairwoman for the Women's Business Center Advisory Board and the Executive.  She is an active member of the Human Resource Council of Southwest Michigan, the American Staffing Association, the Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance, and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce.

 

Jeff HopwoodJeff Hopwood most recently worked at Robert Bosch Corporation as manager of the SAP technical team for North America. In his new role as Vice President of Williamson Employment, Hopwood will apply 30 years of experience to directing technology for the company, including modernization of internal systems and development of a nation-wide IT Recruiting division. Hopwood received his degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1986 and has a solid background in computer technology, software development, and management.

 

Williamson Employment Services, Inc. is in compliance with all state and federal laws. Williamson is also a member of the American Staffing Association, which promotes legal, ethical, and professional practices for the staffing industry. As a member of the American Staffing Association, Williamson adheres to an established code of ethics and good practices and has regular access to a body of knowledge on labor and employment law; the latest legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments; and professional development, continuing education, and certification programs.