Nominated

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(…)

Cynthia J. Pasky

Cynthia J. Pasky

Cynthia J. Pasky is president and CEO of Detroit-based Strategic Staffing Solutions, which is No. 17 on the list of largest U.S. information technology staffing firms. Pasky founded the company in 1990, and has grown it to 26 branches in the U.S. and overseas, and recently announced the opening of its newest branch in Riga,(…)

Jeffrey Joerres

Jeffrey Joerres

Jeffrey Joerres is CEO and chairman of ManpowerGroup, a $21 billion provider of innovative workforce solutions in 80 countries and territories worldwide. He often advises domestic and foreign leaders about ways to transform labor markets to compete in the global economy. He co-chaired the B20 Task Force on Employment in 2012, was named a mentor(…)

Jorge Pérez

Jorge Pérez

Jorge Pérez oversees ManpowerGroup’s staffing business in the United States and Canada as senior VP of Manpower North America. During his tenure, Pérez spearheaded the development and successful implementation of Manpower’s multi-channel strategy that utilizes local branches, in-market client engagement teams, technology and virtual recruiting and service delivery teams to create a robust service network.(…)

Lori Schultz

Lori Schultz

Lori Schultz is president of Yoh, a Philadelphia-based staffing and workforce solutions provider. A strategic leader, Schultz has nearly 27 years of industry experience and a proven track record of collaborating with industry leaders and Fortune 500 companies to develop and implement workforce solutions that fuel growth. She has driven Yoh’s expansion and is a(…)

Lisa Maxwell

Lisa Maxwell

Lisa Maxwell is a founding partner of Gerard Stewart, a retained search firm focused on placing CEOs, C-level executive and board members for staffing firms, and she has built executive teams for several of the largest staffing firms globally. Maxwell is a 20-year veteran of the human capital industry. A number of executives Maxwell has(…)

Scott Wintrip

Scott Wintrip

As president of The Wintrip Consulting Group and StaffingU, Scott Wintrip has helped thousands of companies across the globe increase revenue, improve profitability, expand market share, boost employee retention and decrease labor intensity. He has consulted for, coached and educated more than 40,000 staffing professionals, creating more than $1.2 billion in positive economic impact for(…)

Patrick Beharelle

Patrick Beharelle

Patrick Beharelle is the CEO of Seaton, which operates under the PeopleScout, Staff Management | SMX and StudentScout brands. Beharelle is responsible for more than 28,000 employees. The company has achieved an organic compounded annual growth rate in excess of 25 percent since 2009. Recently, Inc. magazine named Seaton one of America’s Top 10 private(…)

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(…)

Edward “EJ” Jackson

Edward “EJ” Jackson

A 20-plus year industry veteran, Edward “EJ” Jackson is a technologist supporting innovation in the staffing industry. In 1999, he launched Skills Village, the first Web-based solution that integrated with a major ERP. Jackson also helped define interoperability standards as a founding member of the HR-XML Consortium. In 2004, Jackson co-founded Provade Inc. to enable(…)