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Management Team


Ron Ramsey, a graduate of the University of Missouri, was a former chemist before joining his father’s Spherion franchise in 1980. Over the years, the company grew, eventually leaving Spherion to stand on its own as Horizon Staffing. The Ramsey family has dedicated nearly 40 years to the business, and Ron takes pride in offering clients the personalized service of a family-run company while still remaining one of the city’s top industry players. True to his Eagle Scout roots, Ron has always believed in serving his community and country by supporting nonprofits. The travel enthusiast enjoys baseball, politics and walking his dog.     

Senior Vice President  

Mike Emanuele oversees daily operations of the company and directs Horizon’s financial planning and management. In 2008, Mike was named one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “List Makers” in the area of temporary employment agencies. Prior to joining Horizon in 1989, Mike spent seven years at John Harland Company as a manager in Kansas City, his hometown; Jacksonville and Miami. Mike received dual Bachelor’s degrees in Management and Economics, along with an MBA from Northwest Missouri State University. He is active in the North Atlanta Rotary Club and Georgia Rotary Student Program. The former marathoner can often be found water skiing, volunteering or spending time with his wife and daughters. 

Vice President

Lisa Yannett joined Horizon Staffing in 1999. She began as Director of Operations, overseeing sales and branch offices, and later relocated to Savannah to open a Horizon Staffing branch, of which she is co-owner. Lisa came to Horizon with seven years staffing experience, primarily in sales and management. Additionally, Lisa served as Director of Recruiting for Invesco. Lisa grew up in Savannah and graduated from the University of Georgia, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. She enjoys the beach, is active in her church and is married with two boys