cabildo ABOUT USOUR STAFF

Our success is due in no small part to our people.

Sonia Herrera – Recruiter

Sonia began her career in the labor industry working for The Consulate General of Mexico as a Visa Officer handlingU.S.visas for foreign professionals working with major domestic energy companies, such as Tidewater. She transitioned to the benefits side of labor by becoming a Bilingual Communications Team Coordinator for Pan-American Life Insurance Company and then parlayed her multi-cultural background into an Account Executive position in the Hispanic Division of MC Media. Most recently, Sonia served as the Branch Manager for Labor Staffing, Inc., which specializes in the hotel and hospitality industries. Sonia graduated fromLouisianaStateUniversitywith a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in Mass Communications and Spanish.  She is responsible for all skilled labor recruiting and client relations.

Pedro Espinoza – Director of Operations

Pedro developed extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of commercial and mechanical construction, including jobsite safety, during the late eighties while working for Grimaldi Construction and LTH Mechanical.  Pedro developed his knowledge of OSHA regulations, construction jobsite inspections and fines while investigating and handling numerous cases involving worker’s compensation issues.  In 2004, Pedro received a Juris Doctor in Civil Law from The University of Loyola Law School.  Following Hurricane Katrina, Pedro returned to his construction roots and became the Project Manager for national facilities management company One Source Management, which was responsible for getting the Folgers coffee plant back on line in the wake of the storm. He is fluent in English and Spanish. Pedro is responsible for all field operations and safety protocol.

Michelle Stroud- Accounting Manager

Michelle has over 20 years of experience serving as an accountant both in-house and with large established CPA firms, including Laporte, Sehrt, Romig and Hand.  Michelle is responsible for all in-house accounting.

Monica Canales- Office Manager

Monica has a background in occupational outpatient health care and carries DOT drug and alcohol screening credentials.  She is responsible for applicant intake and handles all pre and post employment screening, as well as unemployment claim matters.