A business is only as strong as its leaders. Our leadership team has always been laser-focused on building the most talented and versatile teams, who can work together to serve our customers and bring our Mission to life.
George founded PrideStaff in 1978, in Fresno, CA. Since then, he has overseen the growth of the PrideStaff network to over 80 franchise offices and three specialty firms: PrideStaff Financial®, Rx relief® and Insurance Relief®. Prior to PrideStaff, George founded and developed American Homecare, a pioneering home healthcare staffing company with offices in California and Washington. American Homecare was acquired by a large, national staffing company in 1985. George is driven by new ideas and the inevitable changes that come as a result. His mission is to provide opportunities and environments in which others can achieve their goals.
As PrideStaff’s COO and Board of Directors member, Tammi has consistently been a driving force in the successful evolution of the business. Since joining PrideStaff in 1997, she has been instrumental in developing and leading multiple departments, business practices and relationships, which have collectively positioned PrideStaff among North America’s best and fastest-growing staffing firms. She has created world-class teams and operational processes, launched strategic initiatives, maintained brand integrity and fueled double-digit year-over-year growth on a regular basis. She also launched PrideStaff’s NPS customer loyalty program, which has resulted in multiple Best of Staffing Diamond Awards for the company, a premium honor which very few companies have achieved on a consistent basis. As a dedicated team builder and passionate role model for women, she has prioritized leadership and mentoring opportunities that empower all people in the workforce. She has also been named to Staffing Industry Analysts “Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” list on multiple occasions. Loves: Cultivating growth and team development, merging big picture vision with the celebration of small successes, giant hugs from her two terrific kids.
Mike brings extensive staffing industry experience to PrideStaff. As our CFO since 1989, Mike has been responsible for all aspects of finance and accounting. He serves on the PrideStaff Board of Directors, as well as on the Board of our insurance captive, where he has served as President. Mike has been instrumental in helping the company grow and become a recognized leader in the staffing industry. He has focused on developing a business driven by true quality, surrounding himself with great people and making PrideStaff a place that people want to be a part of. Loves: Working on all aspects of the business, and embracing the fact that “there is never a dull moment at PrideStaff.”
Rob brings three decades of staffing industry and professional technology experience to his role as PrideStaff’s CIO. An expert in operations, infrastructure, security, ERP and applications, Rob helped support his former staffing employer’s growth from $200 million to over $2 billion. Now, he uses his unique combination of IT and staffing expertise to drive key technology initiatives, which create and maintain environments where PrideStaff’s Strategic-Partners can operate easily and more securely, and truly enjoy the technology they use. With a focus on research and listening, he employs a collaborative approach to tackling technology challenges and building high-functioning teams. Loves: Designing technology that addresses the human side of business, not sweating the small stuff, increasing the speed of his tennis serve.
John-Reed has a 20+ year track record of success in the staffing industry. As a Regional Vice President and Sr. Vice President, John-Reed has helped PrideStaff field offices greatly increase annual gross profit through strong and focused inside and outside sales efforts. He brings a keen understanding of what motivates people, and how to identify short and long term goals. This has allowed him to work closely with franchise owners, particularly in the areas of staff development and the achievement of revenue and profitability goals. Loves: Helping people succeed, spending time with friends and family, laughing along with the Wendy’s Twitter feed.
Paula brings 35+ years’ of experience in the field of staffing to PrideStaff. She began her career in the “trenches”, interviewing candidates and selling to clients, before moving up the corporate ladder. Franchise Development quickly became her passion and has been so for over 25 years. She is an expert at creating and implementing processes that her franchise candidates find to be informative and helpful. Her goal is to continue helping people achieve their dreams by owning their own business, for many years to come. Loves: Helping franchisees grow and prosper, making a difference in people’s lives, Auburn football (War Eagle!).
Ryan brings nearly 20 years’ of experience in accounting and financial staffing to PrideStaff. His expertise in leading profitable and successful teams has been integral to the creation and growth of the PrideStaff Financial brand. He is currently responsible for supporting existing PrideStaff Financial franchisees, and the continued expansion of the PrideStaff Financial brand within the organization. He leads through a winning combination of big picture vision, internal drive, goal setting, planning and consistent activity. Loves: Facilitating business growth, helping people find new opportunities, exploring the great outdoors with his family.
Bill brings 35+ years’ of staffing, executive management and consulting experience to PrideStaff. Over the course of his career, he has performed multiple roles, from individual contributor to senior executive, to fuel success for independent and national staffing firms. Bill combines this expertise with his background as a performance and learning consultant to support talent development within PrideStaff’s rapidly growing organization. His vision is to create a comprehensive, sustainable and long-term learning program through PrideStaff University, which fuels engagement and success for every PrideStaff employee. Loves: Team collaboration, overcoming challenges through best practices, humor to minimize stress, and creating a fun work environment!