Durkee Personnel

About Us

Durkee is focused on providing reliable and consistent staffing services getting it right the first time.

Our mission is to cultivate collaborative relationships with our clients and job seekers providing better job opportunities for registered applicants, and competent, qualified employees for businesses.

Durkee’s staff is a cohesive group that is dedicated to a high level of customer service.


Kerry Sherman, Owner

In 1983, Kerry had the good fortune of being stationed with her spouse at Pease Air Force Base (Portsmouth, NH), now well known as Pease International Tradeport. Previously, she traveled as a military dependent, and is happy to be able to call New Hampshire home. She attended University of Maryland (overseas division), and University of Colorado.

In 1985, Kerry was initially introduced to the staffing industry when hired by Gail Durkee Garrigan, the former owner of Durkee Personnel, who retired January 2010. Her love of this industry was contagious.

Kerry utilizes her numerous years of staffing experience to develop and maintain excellent recruiting relationships and takes the time to understand the needs of her clients. Working in this industry has provided her with a keen eye for placement of the right person for the right job.

Katherine Moalli, Administrative Coordinator

Employed with Durkee Personnel since January 2007.

Enjoys all aspects of position from initial screening, interviewing, and business development, to her most rewarding task …. job placement.

Provides efficient responsiveness to the needs of both job seekers and employers.

Prior to her current position, Katherine has held Office Management positions in the Boston, MA area as well as seacoast, NH.

Has resided in ME for 18 yrs.

Vivian Murphy, Accounts Manager

Employed with Durkee Personnel since 1985.

Handles all bookkeeping/accounting functions.

Oversees client accounts utilizing great attention to detail and precise recordkeeping.

Previously worked a seven year period for the government in Human Resources.

Lifetime resident of New Hampshire.

Lindsey Barlow, Software Trainer

Joining Durkee in 2012, Lindsey finds teaching her clients the latest computer skills they need to be successful at work is ever changing and always a pleasure.

Lindsey has been a teacher since 2000 and has worked with learners from age 6 to 70 in a wide variety of settings including the classroom, one on one and at conferences. Prior to teaching she was in marketing communications in the UK, Europe and the US.

In addition to being a daytime software trainer, Lindsey is a blogger and a creative technologist developing online learning. She has lived in Newburyport for 15 years.


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Durkee Personnel
86 Lafayette Road
PO Box 54
North Hampton, NH 03862
Email: info@DurkeePersonnel.com

Phone: (603) 964-7183
Fax:     (603) 964-7185