Jason Leverant is COO for @work Group. Leverant approached the American Staffing Association with an Affordable Care Act cost calculator that captured the costs of the ACA and its financial impact on staffing firms and then worked with others to refine the tool. Leverant has been with @work since 2007, beginning as VP of sales. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based company has 53 franchised and company-owned staffing branches and has a focus on industrial staffing. It ranks as the 99th-largest staffing firm in the U.S. Prior to @work, Leverant was in sales at Randstad.