2014
D. Kevin Horner

D. Kevin Horner

D. Kevin Horner is the president, CEO and director of Mastech Holdings Inc., a Pittsburgh-based IT staffing firm. Although enmeshed in the IT staffing industry for the past 30 years, Horner brings a slightly unique perspective to the business as he spent most of his career on the customer or buying side of the business;(…)

Jennifer Beck

Jennifer Beck

Jennifer Beck is CEO of Impellam North America, which operates multiple brands including Corestaff Services, Guidant Group, s.com and SRG Wolf. Under her leadership, the company’s revenue has grown to more than $300 million for the first time since 2008, increasing gross profits by 7.4 percent. Beck reignited growth by creating a cohesive team environment,(…)

Richard Wahlquist

Richard Wahlquist

Richard Wahlquist is president and CEO of the American Staffing Association. As the industry’s chief spokesperson and advocate, Wahlquist frequently addresses industry issues and trends on major networks and news outlets. Recent ASA initiatives include the development of regulations and guidance that advance industry interests under the Affordable Care Act, an alliance with OSHA and(…)

Ann Webster

Ann Webster

Ann Webster is president of Aquent, the largest creative/marketing staffing firm in the United States. Webster has been with the Boston-based firm for almost 25 years, and is responsible for driving its growth and innovation. After overseeing Aquent’s West, U.S. and Canadian offices and two multi-million dollar acquisitions, she was appointed president of the North(…)

Bobby Herrera

Bobby Herrera

Bobby Herrera is president of Populus Group LLC, which he co-founded in 2002. He 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 provides professional payroll services, independent contractor engagement services, immigration employment solutions, staffing and recruiting, and(…)

Nina G. Vaca

Nina G. Vaca

The accolades keep pouring in for Nina G. Vaca, founder and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources. In 2014, President Obama selected Vaca as an inaugural member of the Presidential Ambassadors of Global Entrepreneurship. In addition to growing Pinnacle into one of the country’s largest IT staffing firms, Vaca has been recognized as one of the(…)