Epsco, Inc. and Wise Staffing Services, Inc. are Mississippi Corporations privately owned by Patricia Pannell and Milton Clegg. Combined they have over fifty years in Human Resources. Epsco, Inc. was formed in 1987, a full service Human Resource Company specializing in temporary and career staffing. To further meet the demands of clients in other areas, they founded Wise Staffing Services, Inc. in 1995. Over the past 10 years, Wise Staffing Services, Inc. and Epsco, Inc. has grown into one of the largest Staffing services in the Southeast with offices in 22 cities within 10 states.

Wise Staffing/Epsco officers and employees are members of such organizations as the Affiliated Staffing Group (ASG), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Workplace Environmental and Safety Association (WESA), as well as other state and local organizations.

The Wise Group’s core business is oriented in providing quality and consistency staffing for temporary and career placement. Quality and Consistency plus being able to provide a broad range of services to our clients has allowed for better customer satisfaction. Our ability to provide staffing solutions for our client’s total needs has resulted in satisfied customers from small proprietorships to Fortune 500 companies in Mississippi and Tennessee.


To be the most respected provider of innovative staffing solutions by adapting to rapidly changing workforce demographics and needs by focusing our efforts on four primary strategic objectives: Professional, Quality, Consistency & Service


Realizing the complexity of the recruitment function and the relationship of many other human resource factors, Wise Staffing Services, Inc. established a mission to provide a contingent human resource company with specialized associates to support the client company’s total needs. This mission distinguishes Wise Staffing Services, Inc. from other employment services that provide only a small portion of human resource services.