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Corporate Leadership:

Kenneth C. Anthony, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Kenneth Anthony is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Impellam North America. He has been with the company since June, 2009 and was promoted from the position of Vice President and Controller. Anthony has served in numerous financial and accounting roles over his 28 year career and his specialties include financial planning and analysis, financial modeling, cash flow analysis, process improvements, and strategic planning. His industry experience includes timber, gaming, consumer electronics, automotive, alternative investments, retail, and his past employers include Apple Computer, Ford Motor, Kmart, Philips Electronics, Timbervest, LLC, and Ernst & Young. In addition, Anthony has experience with turnarounds as well as growing emerging businesses.

Anthony is a Certified Public Accountant in Georgia and New York State. He holds a BBA degree in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University, a Master’s degree in Divinity from Holy Cross School of Theology, and has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the AICPA, New York State Society of CPAs, and the Georgia Society of CPAs.

Mark Rybarczyk, Senior Vice President, Administration

Mark Rybarczyk is the head of human resources, payroll & invoicing and all administrative processes for CORESTAFF Services, with the goal of delivering maximum operational efficiency throughout the organization. He joined CORESTAFF as Vice President, Human Resources and was promoted to his current role. Prior to CORESTAFF, Mr. Rybarczyk was a founding partner with Nosal Partners and served as managing partner, Southwest Region. His prior experience includes service as executive vice president, Human Resources for Bisys Group Inc. (acquired by Citigroup and J.C. Flowers). His 16-year career at Bisys included responsibility for all human resources functions for 7,000 employees in the U.S. and eight other countries. He also has worked for Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and Shell Oil Company. Mr. Rybarczyk holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hamilton College and a Masters degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Sue Holub, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Client Services

Sue Holub oversees sales, account management and marketing in the U.S. Commercial staffing operations. She is accountable for driving sales growth in existing and new accounts, directing marketing initiatives, and delivering value-added services customized to help clients reach their business goals. Ms. Holub has nearly 20 years of executive and functional experience garnered at top-tier organizations such as Fiserv, BellSouth Corporation, and Ketchum Communications. Ms. Holub is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Pragmatic Marketing® Certified. She is also an active member across a number of marketing, technology, management and staffing industry associations. Ms. Holub graduated cum laude from American University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Communications and Spanish.

Patrick Ray, Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Patrick Ray to serves as the organization’s first Senior Vice President, General Counsel. Based in Atlanta, he puts more than 11 years of employment and traditional labor law experience to work providing practical in-house legal advice on litigation, contract negotiation, debt collection, corporate leases, intellectual property and non-compete agreements. In his most recent role of shareholder at Littler Mendelson, P.C., he advocated for clients on a broad range of employment and labor law issues. Previous to his service at Littler Mendelson, he served as director, associate General Counsel at Randstad US, where he handled all types of legal matters, including employment law compliance and training, contracts and leases, intellectual property, litigation management and cost containment, commercial disputes and collections support. He also served as associate at Ford & Harrison LLP.

Patrick is a Cum Laude graduate of The Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, attended Loyola University School of Law in Vienna, Austria on a summer comparative law program, and earned his Juris Doctorate with high honors from The Florida State University College of Law.

Regional Leadership:

Lauren Steel, Vice President/General Manager, Western Region

Lauren Steel puts 26 years of sales, marketing and senior management experience in the staffing industry to work at CORESTAFF. She built her career with Wollborg/Michelson Personnel Service in San Francisco, starting as an account representative and rising to Senior Vice President during her 18-year tenure, which included accomplishments such as significantly increasing net operating income, expanding the branch network in Northern California and implementing the first on-site program at The Gap.

After Wollborg/Michelson, Steel served as Vice President and General Manager for Spherion’s West Region where she oversaw $278 million in combined revenues across California, Oregon and Washington and worked with blue-chip clients such as Warner Bros., Siemens, Kaiser Permanente and Home Depot. Most recently, Steel was Business Development Executive for WorkforceLogic (Nelson Staffing) in Pleasanton, California, selling the value of VMS solutions to clients with local and global workforces.

Steel is a graduate of Montclair State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing/Management.

DD Hulsey-Carpenter, Vice President/General Manager, Central Region

DD Hulsey-Carpenter is Vice President/General Manager of the Central Region, having been promoted internally from serving as the head of the of Texas region and bringing more than 20 years of hands-on expertise across all aspects of the staffing spectrum. She has experience spanning all aspects of the business from sales, branch operations, training and business development to market management. On both national and local levels, Ms. Carpenter has been responsible for creating and implementing new service and sales initiatives, including maintaining ISO standards and training national field service and sales personnel for company-owned and franchise operations. Her training qualifications are from real field practice; she has extensive experience in turning around underperforming markets as well as implementation and management of large on-site programs and major accounts. Prior to CORESTAFF, Ms. Carpenter served for 15 years as both the Director of Service & Market Vice President of Houston & Chicago at Talent Tree Inc. Ms. Carpenter earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising Management from Southern Methodist University.

Tom Gibson, Vice President/General Manager, Southern Region

Tom Gibson is Vice President/General Manager of the Southern Region, having been promoted internally from serving as the head of the of Carolinas region, and now leverages his more than 20 years of staffing experience to oversee performance throughout the region. Prior to CORESTAFF, Mr. Gibson spent five years in roles with progressive responsibility spanning both sales and recruiting at Talent Tree Inc., ultimately earning promotion to Regional Vice President over the Carolinas. For the Arthritis Foundation, Mr. Gibson serves as ex-officio Chair Carolinas, serves on the Mid-Atlantic Board of Directors and serves on the organization’s National Board.

Carla Perrotta, Vice President & General Manager, Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region

Carla Perrotta is responsible for driving new account management and service delivery efficiency as well as growing the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic (NEMA) region. Ms. Perrotta brings nearly 20 years of executive-level experience in the staffing and services industries, most recently as president of She came to CORESTAFF with additional executive experience at Adecco, Kelly Services and ATC Healthcare Services, Inc., a Staff Builder, Inc. company, having established a proven track record of high performance and revenue growth achievement in each role.

Ms. Perrotta studied business at Saint John’s University in Jamaica, New York.

Sector Leadership:

Rick Carlson, Vice President/General Manager, Technology Sector

Rick Carlson is responsible for revenue growth and service delivery across the company’s Information Technology, Telecommunications, Engineering and Clinical Research sectors. He also oversees InfoCurrent , the company’s Information and Records Management sector. A staffing industry executive with 14 years of management experience, Carlson served as President of a boutique southeastern staffing firm for two years before being acquired by MPS group (Modis). He then spent five years as the Sr. Vice President of the Southern Region for Modis with 22 independent offices serving the IT staffing business. After Modis, Carlson was Market Vice President over Georgia and the Carolinas for Kforce before joining CORESTAFF.

Prior to the IT staffing business, Carlson spent 13 years with pharmaceutical giant Warner-Lambert (Capsugel Division) in various capacities including Sales, Marketing Management, International Marketing and Director of Sales for North America.

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