PRESIDENT: Ally McCabe
As Hollister’s Vice President, Ally brings more than 15 years of staffing experience into her role. Ally joined Hollister in 2002 as a Business Development Manager before developing into a leader of the organization. Before joining Hollister, Ally worked as a Staffing Consultant and Business Development Manager with Office Specialists/Randstad. She literally grew up in the industry.
Ally received a BA in Political Science and French from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She currently resides in Milton, MA.
75 State Street Fl 9
Boston MA 02109
Bob co-founded John Galt in 1997 with his wife, Kirstin, and two other staffing industry professionals; and has been active in the day-to-day operations of John Galt as Executive Chairman since 2004. John Galt provides technical professionals on contract and direct hire basis nationwide.
Prior to his current role with John Galt, Bob was President and CEO of Cyrk, Inc., a leading distributor in the Promotional Products industry with revenues of approximately $150 million. Bob had extensive senior level experience in a variety of industries including Business Services, Industrial Distribution, Retail, Apparel, Software, and Industrial Automation.
Bob is a member of the New England Chapter of Young Presidents Organization where he has also served as a Board member since 2005. Bob has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Mr. Bob Siemering
John Galt Staffing, Inc.
60 Mall Road, Suite 101
Burlington, MA 01803-4545
2004 Bill Crowley, a driver himself, and his brother John started Crowley Transportation Service LLC. staffing CDL truck drivers. Started in Western Massachusetts, CTS has grown to cover all of New England and Eastern New York State. CTS provide all types of drivers as well as Temp to Hire, and recruiting for all levels within the Transportation Industry. Attended Franklin Pierce University and Western New England University.
Vice- Chairman Board of Directors – Mass Motor Transport Association Member – Maine Motor Transport Association Member- New Hampshire Motor Transport Association Member – Motor Transport Association of Connecticut Member – Rhode Island Transport Association Member – Driver Employment Council of America
Contact Information: Bill Crowley CTS (Crowley Transportation Services) 104 Moody St Ludlow MA 01056
Janet is the President and CEO of The Resource Connection, Inc. (TRC) which she co-founded in 1987. TRC is a full service staffing company headquartered in Middleton with a branch office in Boston. TRC provides temporary help services specializing in office support and administrative personnel. Janet is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) with over 28 years of experience in the staffing services industry. Prior to starting TRC, Janet was an Area Manager for an International Staffing firm for eight years.
Active memberships include The Commonwealth Institute, Center for Women & Enterprise, Middleton Board of Trade, North Shore Chamber of Commerce, American Staffing Association, and Massachusetts Staffing Association. Janet holds a Masters of Management degree and a specialized graduate certificate in Organizational Development from Cambridge College School of Management.
Ms. Janet Santa Anna
The Resource Connection
161 S Main St Ste 300
Middleton, MA 01949-2485
Scott Ragusa, President of Winter, Wyman’s Contract Businesses, oversees the strategic direction and daily operations of three business lines: Winter, Wyman Technology Contracting; Winter, Wyman Financial Contracting; and Winter, Wyman HR Contract Solutions. Scott joined the firm in 1999 after more than five years with two national temporary staffing firms. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.
Mr. Scott Ragusa
Winter, Wyman Financial Contracting
950 Winter Street, Suite 1200
Waltham, MA 02451-1424
Aaron is the founder of Professional Staffing Group and PSG Global Solutions. One of Massachusetts’ largest staffing firms, Professional Staffing Group provides clients with office support, creative, technical, and financial staff. PSG Global Solutions, based in the Philippines, provides offshore outsourced recruiting to staffing firms. Aaron is past president of the Massachusetts Staffing Association.
Mr. Aaron Green
Professional Staffing Group (PSG Staffing)
89 Devonshire St
Boston, MA 02109
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS: Mark O’Hara
Mark is a Market Director at Advantage Technical Resourcing, an operating unit of Advantage Resourcing, and has been with the company since 1992. Advantage Technical Resourcing provides qualified engineering, IT, manufacturing, scientific and R&D associates to clients around the globe.
Prior to his involvement with the Massachusetts Staffing Association, Mark held several positions with the NTSA (National Technical Services Association) including President and Treasurer.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.
He resides in Acton, MA with his wife and two children.
Mr. Mark O’Hara
Advantage Technical Resourcing
460 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451
LEGISLATIVE LIAISON: Kenneth Reisman, Esq.
Attorney Kenneth Reisman has been a practicing attorney since 1975 in Massachusetts. He has served in a variety of business roles, including Senior Vice President and General Counsel for a major corporation, and over three decades of advising and representing the staffing services industry. In his career, he has negotiated a wide variety of business transactions, both domestic and international, including real estate, finance, mergers and acquisitions, cooperation agreements and crafted the legal policies of Human Resources departments. His current practice is focused on labor, business, personnel, employment and “workplace” law for businesses in a variety of industries. Ken has recently been honored for his volunteer work for the Senior Partners for Justice, a branch of the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association.
He earned a BA at UMass Amherst and his JD at Suffolk University.
Mr. Kenneth Reisman
Law Offices of Kenneth Reisman
997 Chestnut Street
Newton Lower Falls, MA 02464
DIRECTOR AT LARGE: Jo-An Gladstone
Jo-An Gladstone is founder and president of SELECTSTAFF®, a full service staffing company with offices in Framingham and Worcester. She started in the staffing industry in 1980 and founded SELECTSTAFF® in 1984. Jo-An has served as a member of the Board of Directors, and chaired the Metrowest Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Metrowest (now known as Tri-County). Currently, Jo-An is Vice Chair of the Women’s Leadership Counsel of United Way of Tri-County, and an active member of Metrowest Alliance for Workforce Diversity. Jo-An received her Bachelor of Science from American International College and Master of Education from Suffolk University.
Ms. Jo-An Gladstone
60 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01702
Brian Walsh is Director of Business Operations for Aerotek, which provides temporary, temp-to-perm, and direct hire staffing solutions across 7 major industries. Brian joined Aerotek in 2001 as a recruiter and in 2003 started Aerotek’s Architecture & Engineering division. Brian has been Director of Aerotek’s Braintree branch since November 2006. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Boston College and lives in Milton with his wife, Katie.
Mr. Brian Walsh
15 Braintree Hill Park
Braintree, MA 02184
Sean Dowling is a Metro Market Manager for specialized staffing firm Robert Half International and oversees professional staffing services in the company’s Boston and Cambridge locations. Sean’s teams focus on staffing for accounting & finance professionals, as well as administrative professionals.
Sean has been with RHI since 2003, serving in various management roles throughout the New England area. Prior to joining RHI, Sean spent 2 years working for Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS) in a client services role, where he specialized in retirement planning strategies. Sean is a graduate of Springfield College, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Mr. Sean Dowling
Robert Half International
125 High Street, 20th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Jeff has a background in his own family’s business and over 10 years of public accounting experience. Jeff is able to share his extensive knowledge with clients in the staffing, non-profit and professional service industries. Clients turn to Jeff for expert guidance in audit, tax and accounting issues. Jeff manages Gray, Gray & Gray’s Staffing and Non-Profit Practice Groups while playing a key role in the Professional Service and Energy Practice Groups. Jeff currently serves as an Associate Director of the Massachusetts Staffing Association. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Mr. Jeffrey Foley
Gray, Gray & Gray
34 Southwest Park
Westwood, MA 02090-1548
Throughout his career, Art Papas has led the charge for developing web-based applications that improve business processes, promote collaboration, and reduce inefficiencies. Bullhorn was founded on Art’s technological vision and acumen, which continues to impact the day-to-day business operations of staffing and recruiting firms around the world. As CEO, Art helped Bullhorn become one of the few companies launched in 1999 to successfully navigate the technology recession.
Art was the first to develop web-based applications for numerous leading-edge firms in the medical/pharmaceutical, software, and financial services industries. He is also founder of the internet services firm Papillon Software, which specializes in building web-based applications for companies seeking FDA approval for new medications or products.
Art is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of Tufts University, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.
Mr. Art Papas
33-41 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Deborah Lawrence
Deborah Lawrence, Senior Vice President of Bank of America, is a Senior Client Manager at Bank of America, working with Middle Market companies, including a number of staffing firms, in the Boston area. In this role she works with individuals at client companies to deliver a full array of products and services to assist firms in their growth. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a lead Commercial and Investment Bank to many privately and publicly held staffing companies.
Deb has been with Bank of America and its predecessor, Fleet Bank, for eighteen years and previously held positions with Shawmut Bank and Bay Bank. She has served on a number of not-for-profit boards, and currently serves on the Alzheimer’s Advisory Board of BU Medical School, and Massachusetts Staffing Association Board of Directors. Deb has an A.B. with a History major from Gordon College in Wenham, MA, and an M.B.A. with highest distinction from Babson College.
Ms. Deborah Lawrence
Bank of America
100 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
Jean has 35 years in the staffing industry, having worked for a national company and several Boston companies before opening CSR Staffing Solutions in Quincy. Jean was on the MSA Board for 25 years including serving as President on two separate occasions. She sold CSR Staffing Solution in 2008 and decided to stay involved in the industry as the Executive Director of MSA. She is actively involved in the Kiwanis of Quincy and participates in other community associations. She attended Stephens College in Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.
Ms. Jean McCarty, CSP
Massachusetts Staffing Association (MSA)
730 Sea St
Quincy, MA 02169