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(…)

Michael T. Willis

Michael T. Willis

Michael T. Willis, chairman of Willis Group, founded and managed some of the largest and most admired firms in the staffing, managed services and IT industries (including Talent Tree, Westaff, COMSYS and COREStaff). In his extensive career, he has grown firms organically and through acquisitions, led multiple public and private companies up to $1 billion(…)

Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts is CEO of TechServe Alliance, an association of IT and engineering staffing and solutions firms. Roberts is a noted authority on business trends and legal issues and a frequenter speaker on industry-related topics including what successful firms are doing to drive growth and profitability. Roberts is a member of the Labor Relations Committee(…)

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(…)

Cynthia Kinnas

Cynthia Kinnas

Cynthia Kinnas founded Randstad’s travel nurse staffing company, Randstad Healthcare (formerly known as Clinical One), in 1993 and currently oversees Randstad’s nursing, advanced practice, case management and allied health staffing divisions. She is a founding board member and president of the National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations, as well as chairman of the Healthcare Section(…)

Rich Lingle

Rich Lingle

Rich Lingle has held a variety of positions in Insight Global and is now the co-president of the company. He is not just responsible for overseeing all the national sales team but also supervises the field operations for Insight Global’s 34 offices. As an IT industry veteran with more than 18 years’ experience, Lingle’s primary(…)