2014
Tom Bickes

Tom Bickes

Tom Bickes is CEO of EmployBridge Holding Co., a leading provider of specialty staffing services with more than 263 branches and on-sites in 41 states and the District of Columbia. His dedication to attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry has turned EmployBridge into the 10th-largest U.S. industrial staffing firm. His team’s passion(…)

Richard L. Jackson

Richard L. Jackson

Richard L. Jackson, founder, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare, developed more than 25 healthcare companies over the past 36 years. Just this past year, the Jackson Healthcare family added three new companies: Tyler & Co., Sullivan Healthcare Consulting and Virtual Medical Staff. Jackson’s business acumen is demonstrated by his ability to grow his firms(…)

Peter T. Dameris

Peter T. Dameris

Peter T. Dameris is president and CEO of On Assignment Inc., the second-largest IT staffing provider and one of the fastest-growing staffing firms in the U.S. At the end of 2013, On Assignment acquired IT staffing firm CyberCoders Holdings Inc., a technology-enabled permanent placement firm with 2013 revenue of $55 million. On Assignment also acquired(…)

Cynthia Kinnas

Cynthia Kinnas

As executive VP of Randstad Healthcare, Cynthia Kinnas leads recruitment efforts in travel nursing, allied health and locum tenens for the third-largest staffing company in the U.S. Kinnas co-founded Clinical One, the predecessor to Randstad Healthcare, as a travel nurse staffing firm in 1993. While president, she expanded its services to also offer allied health(…)

Steven C. Cooper

Steven C. Cooper

Steven C. Cooper is CEO of TrueBlue Inc., the fifth-largest industrial staffing firms in the U.S. Cooper has served as CEO and director at TrueBlue since 2006. He was president in 2005 and served as executive vice president and CFO from 2001 to 2005. This year, Cooper oversaw TrueBlue’s acquisition of Seaton, a privately held(…)

John Chuang

John Chuang

In 1987, John Chuang founded Boston-based Aquent, one of the largest marketing/creative staffing firms in the U.S. A successful serial entrepreneur, Chuang still serves as CEO of Aquent. The company was among the first to offer MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) with Aquent Gymnasium in 2012. Chuang is also a founder of Scout Exchange and(…)