Lisa Kinkade
Account Representative

Lisa Kinkade is a regional Account Representative with the DRS Corporate Connections Program.  In this role she works as a business consultant, providing services to increase employment opportunities for individuals served by the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services.  Lisa conducts outreach and marketing activities to promote the benefits of employing people with disabilities within the business community.  She provides professional development and employment services to assist Tennessee businesses in recruiting, hiring and retaining qualified employees.  As a regional employment resource, Lisa is located in the Lowell Thomas state office building in Jackson, Tennessee, and has been in this role since 2007.

Lisa’s desire to work with businesses to encourage hiring of individuals with disabilities was rooted in her Human Resources experience.  She served more than 19 years in Human Resources with a regional healthcare system, where she served as Nurse Recruiter, Professional Recruiter, and Benefits Manager.  She was also employed by the Tennessee Department of Labor in Nashville, for five years working with employment and training programs funded through the Job Training Partnership Act.

Lisa currently serves as a Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador.  She is a member of the National Society for Human Resource Management and the West Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management, where she serves as President-Elect.  She is also a past Secretary for the West Tennessee Society for Human Resources Management Chapter, having served two terms.  Lisa is a dedicated member of Medina First United Methodist Church.

She graduated from Lambuth College in the Honors program, where she majored in English and Broadcasting.