ExtraHourz was founded by two experienced franchise owners in the hospitality industry, who recognized their own various needs for staffing including immediate, short-term, and long-term employment for their own businesses. After exhausting their own employee pool, they recognized that there may be additional Job Seekers looking for extra hours nearby. In addition, there were numerous Job Seekers who had no way of finding extra job opportunities close to their location. Thus, the ExtraHourz organization was formed; committed to connecting available Job Seekers and Job Providers with various staffing needs.
Kaylynn Kim is Co-founder and CEO of ExtraHourz, Inc. She is a lawyer, entrepreneur and investor in the field of renewable energy and restaurant franchise business. She is one of the five owners of National Energy Partners, LLC, a New Jersey based renewable energy investment and asset management company. She served as Senior Investment Advisor to the Board of Stern Brothers & Company (St Louis, MO) in the Project Facilities and Municipal Finance Group, providing investment banking and financial advisory services to municipalities and private entities from 2015 until 2018. Prior to Stern Brothers & Co., she worked as Senior Counsel at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis specializing in renewable energy, land use, and real estate and finance laws.
Kaylynn and her husband, Ken Caldwell, believe in giving back to the society through education. In 2015, Ken and Kaylynn established with Texas Christian University a scholarship foundation called The Kenneth and Kaylynn Caldwell Leadership Excellence Award to foster leadership through the TCU Airforce ROTC program.
Marie Dickerson is Vice President in Business Development & Marketing for ExtraHourz. Marie joins ExtraHourz after retiring from her position with Chick-fil-A as a Sales & Brand Growth Marketing Consultant. She earned a Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration, Spanish, and Biology from the College of Charleston. Marie also holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from EAI (European American Institute, CÉRAM France).
Marie served as the liaison between the field and support center in the launch of new restaurants providing marketing, media support, public relations, and event planning to ensure successful grand openings at hundreds of restaurants across the country. In her role as Vice President in Business Development & Marketing, Marie is inspired to provide much needed connectivity between job providers and job seekers across diverse industries, just as she established connections between corporate and individual restaurants previously.