2014
Harold “Max” Messmer Jr.

Harold “Max” Messmer Jr.

Harold “Max” Messmer, Jr., is chairman and CEO of Robert Half, the world’s largest specialized staffing firm. Messmer led Robert Half from a $7 million franchisor in 1986 to a $4.25 billion global enterprise today. An industry pioneer, Messmer has written several books, including multiple editions of Human Resources Kit For Dummies and Job Hunting(…)

Conor Smith

Conor Smith

Conor Smith is president of The BOSS Group, an award-winning staffing firm for interactive, creative and marketing talent. Smith has played an integral role in driving growth during his 12-year tenure. He not only increased the firm’s brick-and-mortar locations to seven from two, but greatly expanded its recruiting presence and services. In addition, he was(…)

Michael Weinholtz

Michael Weinholtz

Michael Weinholtz is chairman and CEO of CHG Healthcare Services, the largest locum tenens company in the U.S. CHG is also a leading provider of travel nurse, allied health and permanent staffing services. Due to Weinholtz’s focus on employee engagement, training and building a positive culture, CHG has appeared on Staffing Industry Analysts’ annual list(…)

Sue Bhatia

Sue Bhatia

Sue Bhatia founded Rose International in 1993. Rose has since become one of the nation’s largest minority-owned IT staffing and workforce solutions firms, employing more than 6,000 people through offices and development centers in 21 U.S. cities and New Delhi, India. The firm was named regional supplier of the year by the National Minority Supplier(…)

Ron Kochman

Ron Kochman

Ron Kochman joined Volt Information Sciences in 1987 and served in several executive capacities, most recently as senior VP of strategic planning, before becoming president and CEO in 2012. He also sits on the board. Under Kochman’s leadership, Volt successfully repositioned its NorthAmerican staffing business, Volt Workforce Solutions. In addition, Kochman led the sale of(…)

Jeffrey Joerres

Jeffrey Joerres

Jeffrey Joerres was appointed executive chairman of ManpowerGroup in May 2014 after 15 years as the company’s CEO. During his tenure as CEO, ManpowerGroup grew from an $8 billion temporary staffing company with one brand to a $20 billion-plus workforce solutions provider operating in 80 countries under four brands. Joerres frequently shares his view of(…)