Established in 2003

Tri-State Staffing is honored to impact lives by providing high quality and compassionate care that is patient and customer-centered.

We are proud to offer services that set us apart from the competition by providing quality temporary services that are compassionate and reliable. We specialize in recruiting highly competent and qualified staff to fill any needs that a facility–hospital, long-term care establishment, and medical offices.

-Justin Bentzinger

Meet Our Team

Tri-State Staffing is operated by a small team located in the Northwest Kansas area. The team is brought together with a passion for helping the under served rural communities in our service area.

Justin Bentzinger




Marla comes to TSS with experience in all areas of office work. She worked as an Administrative Assistant, Office Manager and then went into the Accounting Department. Marla is the controller at TSS and affiliated companies. She is responsible for payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital outlay, budgeting, and all areas of finance. Marla is responsible for all contracts, negotiating contracts and maintaining contracts. Additionally, Marla takes care of all real Estate including,Real Estate leases and other Real Estate transactions. As one of the Directors, Marla additionally shares other responsibilities and supervises various staff. In Marla's spare time when she's not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and many grandchildren.

Marla Kerrigan

Finance/Property Management


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Rico Dominguez

Web App Developer



Brad Parker was born and raised in Goodland, graduating from Lindsborg’s Bethany College with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Administration of Justice in 1998. From 1998 to 2017, he served as a Law Enforcement Officer with Goodland Police Department, the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, and Wallace County Sheriff’s Office. During that time, he was certified as an Accident Reconstructionist, and taught courses on reconstruction, report writing, off duty officer survival, constitutional rights, and served as a Field Training Officer and Patrol Supervisor. He joined the TSS Team in June 2018, and is, with Lela Elliot-Lamb, a Staffing Coordinator at the TSS Call Center, scheduling all TSS employees. He also serves as the Safety Program Manager, in which duties may include reviewing surveillance video, controlling who has access to a given company property, and so forth. He is an internationally recognized expert in the Kennedy assassination, having published numerous published articles and a book on the matter. Additionally, he is a guitarist, and avid reader of historical non-fiction.

Brad Parker




Lela comes to TSS with a background in costumer service. She worked retail for multiple years, before taking time off to be a stay-at-home mom. Upon reentering the workforce in 2022, Lela became one of our call-center representatives, whose focus is aimed at the staffing needs of our client facilities, and team members. In her time away from the phones, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, children, and all of their animals.

Lela Elliott