Steve Drexel

Steve Drexel

President and CEO of CornerStone Staffing Solutions, Steve Drexel is an economist and industry savant who has earned a reputation for tackling difficult assignments throughout his career. He helped the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics understand the nuances of the industry’s practices and served as the Industry Information Committee chairman for the American Staffing Association(…)

Carl Camden

Carl Camden

As president and CEO of Kelly Services, Carl Camden advises leaders of Global 100 companies on flexible workforce strategies. He’s regarded as a passionate advocate for the free agent workforce and has received numerous awards from international workforce agencies for his efforts to improve the workforce development system. Camden often speaks about HR and leadership(…)

Tom Bickes

Tom Bickes

Tom Bickes is CEO of EmployBridge Holding Co., a leading provider of specialty staffing services with more than 263 branches and on-sites in 41 states and the District of Columbia. His dedication to attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry has turned EmployBridge into the 10th-largest U.S. industrial staffing firm. His team’s passion(…)

Patricia Griffin

Patricia Griffin

Patricia Griffin is president and CEO of ICon Professional services. The Foster City, Calif.- based firm provides independent contractor compliance and payrolling. Griffin founded the firm in 1997 in the wake of the Vizcaino v. Microsoft case when large companies expressed a need to manage the risk of using independent contractors. ICon was one of(…)

Sheldon Arora

Sheldon Arora

CEO Sheldon Arora founded LiquidAgents Healthcare in 2003 after recognizing a need for improved and streamlined processes in travel healthcare. The company has since developed into a leading provider of clinical staffing solutions for public and private healthcare facilities nationwide. The firm’s strengths include its extensive database, which Arora developed to provide valuable and unique(…)

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(…)

Dan Campbell

Dan Campbell

Dan Campbell started Duluth, Ga.-based staffing firm Hire Dynamics in 2001 after serving as CEO of another staffing firm. Campbell was chairman of the American Staffing Association’s for the past year and is a past president of the Georgia Staffing Association. Hire Dynamics has appeared on Staffing Industry Review magazine’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For(…)

Taj Haslani

Taj Haslani

Taj Haslani has founded notable staffing firm NetPixel, which he grew to a thriving $50 million enterprise before selling it. Haslani most recently founded 3R Connect Systems, a conglomerate of staffing firms such as ApTask and Walsh Associates. He is also developing eMuser, a reverse-résumé database that encourages sharing and collaboration that is expected to(…)

Cynthia J. Pasky

Cynthia J. Pasky

Cynthia J. Pasky is president and CEO of Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3), a Detroit-based global IT and business service company she founded in 1990. Pasky grew S3 to a $238 million firm with 31 locations in the U.S. and Europe. The 18th-largest IT staffing firm in the U.S., S3  is a charter partner of SIA’s Certified(…)

Scott Wintrip

Scott Wintrip

As president of The Wintrip Consulting Group and Staffing U, Scott Wintrip has helped numerous staffing firm owners and managers fine-tune their business models, helping them achieve greater profitability and increase market share. In the process of educating and coaching his clients, he has created more than $1.2 billion in positive economic impact for them.(…)