Janell Strickland

Manager of Talent and Training

As the Manager of Talent and Training, Janell focuses on the recruitment of internal talent at FGP. With a focus on excellence, she searches for individuals who will positively impact FGP’s business and culture. Once on board, she guides employees through the training and development process to ensure consistent utilization of resources and tools.

Since joining FGP in 2011, Janell has had the opportunity to work in various roles within FGP and expand her knowledge within talent acquisition. She is a recipient of FGP’s Impact Award. This award was created to acknowledge an individual contributor who has positively impacted the culture at FGP. This award is peer-selected, indicating the level of personal impact this individual has had on their colleagues.

Janell is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. She is currently a participant in Leadership Greenville Class 50 and is a YMCA Metro Board Member. In her “free time,” she can be found outside with her husband, son, and daughter.



Interesting Facts:

What motivates you to work hard?

We can have a greater impact on our customers when we continuously improve and develop the skills of our internal team members.

What’s your favorite travel destination, or where would you like to go?

I enjoy traveling! My husband and I went to Japan for our honeymoon. We spent time in Tokyo and Kyoto. The culture, sushi, hiking and the temples were amazing to experience!

If you could have any other fantasy career what would it be and why?

Professional Athlete – I would love to get paid to workout and travel to various race destinations. I have completed two IronMan Triathlons – I enjoy swimming and cycling. Plus, most athletes have their own chefs that cook for them – I could get on-board with that!

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