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Staff

Traci Williams Tyler

Chief Operations Officer

Traci Williams Tyler is the Chief Operations Officer for ATA Employment Solutions and acts as a strategic advisor for ATA. 

Tyler has a B.A. from Georgetown College and received Strategic Human Resource Business Partner (sHRBP) and Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) designations from the Human Capital Institute, and she is a Certified Business Consultant.  Traci is a fellow of the Henderson Leadership Initiative program in Henderson, KY; member of the Boomer Consulting Talent Circle & Advisory Board Member, Henderson Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, Healthy Henderson Coalition, administrative member of the KYCPA; and an active member of SHRM.  She also sits on ATA’s Executive, Marketing, Training and Employee Engagement Strategic Committees.

She is an active volunteer at her kids’ school and also sits on the Staff Parish Council of her church where she also volunteers in children’s nursery and Bible School. 

Tyler is the former HR Director of ATA, and she has over 20 years of HR and Executive Management experience in the financial services, banking and manufacturing/service industries.

Kim Watts

Operations Manager

Kim joined ATA Employment Solutions with 14 years of management experience as well as experience in customer relations, sales, and website administration. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus on marketing as well as a Master of Business Administration. Kim is a member of SHRM and is certified as a Breath Alcohol Technician and Trainer, including DOT regulations.  In addition to being actively involved in her children’s school and her church, Kim has volunteered with the March of Dimes, the Hometown Walk of Hope, Chimes for Charity, and the Tennessee Scholars program.

Natasha Pennington

Client Manager/HR Services

Natasha moved to Tennessee from Southern California in 2017. She joins ATA Employment Solutions with over 7 years of human resources experience. She is a member of SHRM and is a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). She earned a Master of Science degree in Human Resources as well as a Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership and Human Resources Management. She also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Industry Analysis. Natasha received the Volunteer of the Year award in 2016 for her active involvement with Canine Support Teams and their Pawz for Wounded Veterans program. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, fishing, hiking and walking her dog.

Audrea Rudd

Client Relationship Specialist

After managing a preschool for 11 years, Audrea joined the ATA Employment Solutions team, bringing leadership, payroll and accounts payable experience with her. In her role as employee services specialist, Audrea manages payroll, accounts payable, background checks, drug testing and insurance. She is a member of the 2020 Obion County Adult Leadership Class and now serves on the board. Audrea also serves her community as a member of the Junior Auxiliary of Obion County and as the chairman of the Crown Club of Obion County.