Nominated

Jeff Nugent

Jeff Nugent

As the founder and managing director of Contingent Workforce Solutions, Jeff Nugent is a pioneer in contingent workforce management. His firm provides services contract talent management services to employers, staffing firms as well as independent contractors. He boasts 55,000 Twitter followers and is the founder and managing editor of the Contingent Workforce Strategies group on(…)

Jeff Bowling

Jeff Bowling

Jeff Bowling is the CEO of Dallas-based The Delta Companies, focused on healthcare staffing (physician, therapist, other allied). Bowling has created a unique culture at The Delta Companies, which has been awarded multiple times as a best place to work. The Delta Companies has also been listed multiple times on Staffing Industry Analysts’ annual list(…)

Bobby Herrera

Bobby Herrera

Bobby Herrera, co-founder and president of Populus Group LLC, adheres to the “less is more, simple is better” philosophy, and built Populus by focusing on a mix of employment solutions surrounding contingent staffing. The firm primarily serves the IT and engineering sectors and provides payroll, independent contractor engagement, immigration and MSP services as well as(…)

Joyce Russell

Joyce Russell

As executive VP and president of Adecco Staffing U.S, Joyce Russell is one of the most senior ranking woman in the U.S. staffing industry. Adecco Staffing U.S. is Adecco’s largest business operation in the U.S. with more than 450 branch offices. Russell has had a long and illustrious tenure at Adecco, having joined the firm(…)

Bob Livonius

Bob Livonius

Bob Livonius is president of strategic workforce solutions, AMN Healthcare Services Inc., the largest provider of healthcare MSP and healthcare staffing in the U.S. He was CEO of Medfinders, which was acquired by AMN in 2010, for seven years. Livonius was COO at Spherion for 10 years where the development of the MSP model through(…)

Fred Minturn

Fred Minturn

Fred Minturn, CEO and president of MSX International since 2009, believes the company’s constant search for new opportunities to utilize predictive management and its focus on customer satisfaction have maintained the managed service providers’ leadership position in the markets it serves. Its team, working with Ford Motor Co. more than 20 years ago, pioneered the(…)

Tom Bickes

Tom Bickes

Tom Bickes, CEO of EmployBridge Holding Co., prides himself on creating a business built on strong values that attracts and retains the best staffing talent in the industry. He started his staffing career with Norrell Services Inc. and then joined Staffing Resources Inc., which combined its operations with Career Blazers in 1997. In 2000, Bickes(…)

Robert J. Adamson

Robert J. Adamson

Chairman and CEO Robert J. Adamson co-founded Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. in April 2013; the company already counts 29 locations, the results of seven acquisitions and 15 to 17 de novo branches. AHS’ three capital raises have all been oversubscribed, and its acquisition pipeline remains full of transactions at various stages of term negotiation or(…)

Amar Panchal

Amar Panchal

Amar Panchal is CEO of Akraya, a 12-year-old information technology staffing and managed solutions firm based in California’s Silicon Valley. Panchal started the company with $3,000 in savings, building it up to revenue of $42.7 million in 2012. Akraya is known for how well it treats employees. The company ranked No. 1 among the Best(…)

Alden Bianchi

Alden Bianchi

Alden Bianchi is a member of the law firm Mintz Levin, and resident in its Boston office. Bianchi is known within the staffing industry for helping companies prepare for the Affordable Care Act. Bianchi’s history with healthcare reform includes advising the Romney administration on its 2006 Massachusetts healthcare reform act and how federal law would(…)