Nominated

Pat Kennedy

Pat Kennedy

Pat Kennedy is president of Weatherby Healthcare and group president of CHG Healthcare Services Inc., the second-largest healthcare U.S. staffing firm. An innovator in relationship-based staffing, she was the original creator of the award-winning Red Ribbon Service at Weatherby Healthcare, propelling the locum tenens staffing agency to be known nationwide for providing exceptional service and(…)

Jeff Leventhal

Jeff Leventhal

Jeff Leventhal is a serial entrepreneur building innovative labor technology companies for more than 14 years. He is now CEO and co-founder of Work Market, an enterprise software business that manages contract labor and provides a marketplace of contract and freelance workers. Work Market, a venture-backed business started in 2010, targets companies having a contingent(…)

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(…)

William J. Grubbs

William J. Grubbs

William J. Grubbs joined Cross Country Healthcare Inc. as president and COO in April 2013 and is now president and CEO. Grubbs previously served as EVP and COO of TrueBlue Inc. and has held various senior executive positions, including COO of SFN Group (formerly known as Spherion Corp.). Grubbs was part of the executive team(…)

Kip Wright

Kip Wright

As senior VP of ManpowerGroup Solutions, Kip Wright oversees the North American operations for TAPFIN, an MSP, and outsourced solutions RPO and TBO. Under Wright’s leadership, TAPFIN was named the largest global vendor-neutral MSP, and the leader among both hybrid and traditional MSPs in SIA’s 2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape report. Wright is(…)

Michael Beygelman

Michael Beygelman

Michael Beygelman is RPO president of Pontoon, a subsidiary of the Adecco Group that was formed earlier this year as a merger of strategic Adecco businesses. Beygelman led the organic growth of Adec-co’s RPO business since its inception and oversaw the integration of the TalentTrack in 2007 and later Beeline RPO. Beygelman first joined Adecco(…)

Steve Drexel

Steve Drexel

President and CEO of CornerStone Staffing Solutions, Steve Drexel is an economist and industry savant who has earned a reputation for tackling difficult assignments throughout his career. He helped the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics understand the nuances of the industry’s practices and served as the Industry Information Committee chairman for the American Staffing Association(…)

Hitoshi Motohara

Hitoshi Motohara

As a senior corporate executive officer of Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., Hitoshi Motohara is responsible for developing and executing strategies to expand Recruit’s staffing business internationally. As such, he led the acquisitions of The CSI companies (2010), Staffmark (2011) and Advantage Resourcing (2011), all of which he serves as chairman. Tokyo-based Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd.(…)

George Reardon

George Reardon

George Reardon devotes his law practice at Littler Mendelson to all aspects of the contingent workforce, especially the threats and opportunities presented by the Affordable Care Act. He speaks and writes frequently about laws and regulations that affect the staffing industry, including healthcare reform. Reardon has been general counsel of Adecco North America, Kelly Services,(…)

Kieran Brady

Kieran Brady

Kieran Brady, executive VP, global market strategies, is one of IQNavigator’s four founding members and for the past 13 years has helped guide the company into a market-leading VMS and MSP. Prior to founding IQNavigator, Brady held various positions with Oracle and Capgemini. IQNavigator serves some of the world’s biggest brands including Apple, Disney and(…)