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Staffmark President and CEO Named to Staffing 100


CINCINNATI, OH – Staffmark is proud to announce that Lesa Francis, President and CEO of Staffmark, has been named to the prestigious Staffing 100, a list of the top 100 most influential people in the staffing industry.

Published annually by Staffing Industry Analysts (, The Staffing 100 profiles the most influential leaders in the North American Staffing Industry. Staffing Industry Analysts accepts nominations from across the industry and then a special editorial board selects the final top 100.

"I am pleased to be recognized on The Staffing 100," said Francis. "However, this recognition is really for all of the leaders and great team members at Staffmark. Because of the incredible work they do every day, Staffmark is one of the most respected companies in our industry."

Francis is a member of the American Staffing Association board of directors and a member of the inaugural National Workforce Solutions Advisory Board. Prior to joining Staffmark, Francis held the position of Senior Vice President of Business Development and Operations at Spherion. In that position she had national responsibility for their Staffing and Workforce Management business. Prior to her 14 years at Spherion, Francis held various positions with Adecco, from Branch Manager to Regional Vice President over her seven years with the company. She has a degree in Business Management from Northwest Missouri State University.

About Staffmark
Staffmark is one of the top commercial staffing companies in the United States, and has been in business for over 40 years. Recognized for its outstanding customer service, Staffmark has been named Best of Staffing for 2011 and 2012. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Staffmark operates over 280 locations, providing staffing solutions across a comprehensive range of disciplines. In 2011, Staffmark became a part of Recruit Co., Ltd. To find out more about Staffmark, please go to For more information on Recruit, please visit