Staffing Agency Owner in Hattiesburg Receives Spirit Award From Hattiesburg Area Development Partnership

January 29, 2013

HATTIESBURG, MS January 26, 2013—Gary Carmichael, owner of PrideStaff’s Hattiesburg office, recently received the Spirit Award from the Hattiesburg Area Development Partnership (ADP). 

The ADP is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for citizens of Greater Hattiesburg through community and economic development.  The partnership held its annual meeting on Friday, December 7.  Over 300 people attended and awards were given to businesses and individuals who went above and beyond in 2012.

“I was extremely excited, honored and humbled to receive the Spirit Award at this year’s ADP Annual Meeting” said Gary Carmichael, Owner PrideStaff Hattiesburg. “The ADP  plays an extremely important role in the growth and development of the Hattiesburg area, and I’m very proud to be affiliated and honored by this wonderful organization.”

In addition to earning this award, Mr. Carmichael has been named Treasurer of the ADP in 2013 and will assume the roles of Vice Chair and Chair in the coming years.

About PrideStaff

PrideStaff was founded in the 1970s as 100 percent company-owned units and began franchising in 1995.  They are a national franchise with 44offices operating nationally to serve over 2,500 clients. With 40 years in the staffing business, headquartered in Fresno, CA, PrideStaff offers the resources and expertise of a national firm with the spirit, dedication and personal service of smaller, entrepreneurial firms. For more information on our services or for franchise information, visit

PrideStaff’s Mission: Consistently provide client experiences focused on what they value most.

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