2014
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,(…)

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(…)

Steven C. Cooper

Steven C. Cooper

Steven C. Cooper is CEO of TrueBlue Inc., the fifth-largest industrial staffing firms in the U.S. Cooper has served as CEO and director at TrueBlue since 2006. He was president in 2005 and served as executive vice president and CFO from 2001 to 2005. This year, Cooper oversaw TrueBlue’s acquisition of Seaton, a privately held(…)

Ray Marcy

Ray Marcy

Ray Marcy is executive chairman of Healthcare Staffing Services, which acquired Fastaff Travel Nursing and U.S. Nursing Corp. from Reliant Healthcare in February. The Greenwood Village, Colo.-based companies supply rapid response temporary travel nurses, and U.S. nursing provides fast-response nurses for labor disputes. Healthcare Staffing Services is the 15th-largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm. Marcy formerly(…)

Richard L. Jackson

Richard L. Jackson

Richard L. Jackson, founder, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare, developed more than 25 healthcare companies over the past 36 years. Just this past year, the Jackson Healthcare family added three new companies: Tyler & Co., Sullivan Healthcare Consulting and Virtual Medical Staff. Jackson’s business acumen is demonstrated by his ability to grow his firms(…)

Chirag Mehta

Chirag Mehta

Chirag Mehta is founder and CEO of technology supplier NextCrew. The firm provides a cloud-based software platform that enables brick-and-mortar staffing firms to introduce and grow “next-gen” online staffing processes and revenue streams. The intuitive workforce management platform, which can integrate with existing ATSs and websites, consolidates the different aspects of selecting workers, managing shifts(…)