Phakisha Horne is vice president of Operations, Allsup Employment Services (AES). She is responsible for the leadership and continued growth of the company’s return to work services. She has a solid foundation in return to work, serving as vice president of Operations for AES during much of the unit’s start-up phase in 2015. She reports to Rich Plass, senior vice president, Infrastructure; senior vice president, Strategy and Implementation; and president, Allsup Employment Services.
Phakisha joined the company in 1991 and has a broad range of experience across the company, including leadership and management positions in SSDI claims, business development and inside sales, account management and return to work services. Her previous roles have included overseeing commercial and consumer products and services, handling sales and account management activities, new business development, marketing and product management. Most recently, she was senior vice president of Income Replacement and vice president of consulting and administration.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in general business and marketing from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. Phakisha also earned a master’s degree in computers and information resource management from Webster University in Missouri. She serves on the advisory board of Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School in East St. Louis, Illinois, and is a member of the development committee for the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club in St. Louis, Missouri.