About

Our dedicated team of professionals finds fulfillment in delivering the services we offer to each of our clients and their employees in a very personal way. It is a blessing to see each client succeed and to assist them through the challenges every employer encounters. This is our mission. This is our ministry.
Exodus HR Group partners with owners and executives to help them find their path to business freedom by alleviating distractions, allowing them to focus on overall business growth and strategies. We partner with businesses in many ways, but all revolve around their most valuable assets—their employees. We customize our solutions to help them attract and retain top talent, reduce employee risks, eliminate administrative tasks, and provide other customized human resource solutions. The Exodus HR team gets to know our partners and their business and they get to know us. We strive to provide a personal touch that is unequalled in the industry. We want to become your HR department and so you can focus on your business. Follow us down Your Path to Business Freedom.

Company History

  • 2011Founded

    Exodus HR was started in Durant, OK by Mike Edmonds and Mike Robinson in response to the needs of their accounting and IT clients for assistance in human resource issues around their employees.
  • 2012Expanded to Nashville Metro Area

    Exodus HR opened its second office in Brentwood, TN led by Dan Telford.
  • 2015Steady Growth in Little Rock, AR

    Exodus HR has seen steady and sustained growth with an additional office in Little Rock, AR.
  • 2017Serving More Clients in Waco, TX

    Opened latest office addition in Waco, TX and continued expansion by establishing client-partners in 13 states.

Our Leadership


Our Teams

Heidi McKnight

Team Lead, Accounting


Specializing in accounting. Heidi McKnight focuses on the client taxes and state tax account set-ups, payroll billings and ACH processing. Heidi has 10 years of experience in the employer services industry.
  

Christina Tiffie

Team Lead, Benefits


Specializing in benefits administration. Christina Tiffie focuses on the benefit operations and benefit offerings. Christina has 17 years of experience in the employer services industry.
  

Annette Shannon

Team Lead, Client Services


Specializing in employee documents, enrollments, Department of Labor compliance, and employee disciplinary issues. Annette Shannon focuses on client satisfaction and client service needs for all regions. Annette is PHR and SHRM-CP certified and has over 25 years of experience as a client service executive in the employer services industry.
  

Courtney Alund Lopez

Client Services


Specializing in human resources, Courtney Alund focuses on client and employee enrollments, client service needs, understanding of benefit offerings, and outlining corporate policies to all employees for assigned clients in the Nashville area and other assigned regions. Courtney is PHR certified and has over 10 years of experience in the employer services industry.
  

Elise Holden

Client Services


Specializing in human resources, Elise Holden focuses on client and employee enrollments, client service needs, understanding of benefit offerings, recruiting efforts, and outlining corporate policies to all employees for assigned clients in the Nashville area and other assigned regions.
  

Blake Robinson

Client Services


Specializing in the safety industry, Blake Robinson focuses on monitoring and coordinating safety and risk management needs for all clients and employees. Blake holds several safety and OSHA certifications, as well as a PHR certification.
  

Taylor Anderson

Team Lead, Payroll


Specializing in payroll, Taylor focuses on payroll administration, new client set-ups and PTO accruals. Taylor is the day to day contact for payroll related needs.
  

Nathan Anderson

Team Lead, Technical Services


Specializing in all payroll platforms and software, Nathan focuses on new client set-up, implements time clock-set-up and software advancement processes. Nathan has over 10 years of experience in the employer services industry.
  

Dan Telford

Team Lead, Business Development


Specializing in client sales in the Tennessee/Arkansas regions. Dan Telford focuses on leading the regional sales staff and company development.
  

Emily Telford Yamada

Business Development


Specializing in client sales in the Tennessee and surrounding regions. Emily focuses on bringing new business to Exodus HR Group.

Heidi McKnight

Team Lead, Accounting


Specializing in accounting. Heidi McKnight focuses on the client taxes and state tax account set-ups, payroll billings and ACH processing. Heidi has 10 years of experience in the employer services industry.

Christina Tiffie

Team Lead, Benefits


Specializing in benefits administration. Christina Tiffie focuses on the benefit operations and benefit offerings. Christina has 17 years of experience in the employer services industry.

Annette Shannon

Team Lead, Client Services


Specializing in employee documents, enrollments, Department of Labor compliance, and employee disciplinary issues. Annette Shannon focuses on client satisfaction and client service needs for all regions. Annette is PHR and SHRM-CP certified and has over 25 years of experience as a client service executive in the employer services industry.
  

Courtney Alund Lopez

Client Services


Specializing in human resources, Courtney Alund focuses on client and employee enrollments, client service needs, understanding of benefit offerings, and outlining corporate policies to all employees for assigned clients in the Nashville area and other assigned regions. Courtney is PHR certified and has over 10 years of experience in the employer services industry.
  

Elise Holden

Client Services


Specializing in human resources, Elise Holden focuses on client and employee enrollments, client service needs, understanding of benefit offerings, recruiting efforts, and outlining corporate policies to all employees for assigned clients in the Nashville area and other assigned regions.
  

Blake Robinson

Client Services


Specializing in the safety industry, Blake Robinson focuses on monitoring and coordinating safety and risk management needs for all clients and employees. Blake holds several safety and OSHA certifications, as well as a PHR certification.

Taylor Anderson

Team Lead, Payroll


Specializing in payroll, Taylor focuses on payroll administration, new client set-ups and PTO accruals. Taylor is the day to day contact for payroll related needs.

Nathan Anderson

Team Lead, Technical Services


Specializing in all payroll platforms and software, Nathan focuses on new client set-up, implements time clock-set-up and software advancement processes. Nathan has over 10 years of experience in the employer services industry.

Dan Telford

Team Lead, Business Development


Specializing in client sales in the Tennessee/Arkansas regions. Dan Telford focuses on leading the regional sales staff and company development.
  

Emily Telford Yamada

Business Development


Specializing in client sales in the Tennessee and surrounding regions. Emily focuses on bringing new business to Exodus HR Group.
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  • Thomas A. Maddox, MBA CPA

    Outsourcing the functions provided by Exodus HR allows our personnel to spend more time in doing their jobs with the comfort of an expert partner providing help and advice.

    Thomas A. Maddox, MBA CPA
    Prime-Line Inc.
  • Edwina Ward

    With all the headaches of owning and running a construction plumbing company, finally our payroll and HR needs are the least of our worries! All we do is pick up the phone or send an email and BOOM! It's done!

    Edwina Ward
    W.W. Plumbing Co., Inc.
  • Beverly Bawcom

    I would recommend Exodus HR to anyone who is looking for an employers administrative services company that cares about their clients.

    Beverly Bawcom
    W. Promotions
  • Dennis J. Wells, DDS

    The customized services and personal attention that we receive are exactly what we strive to provide our clients.

    Dennis J. Wells, DDS
    Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry
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