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BG Staffing, Inc. Facts
- A multi-division, publicly traded workforce solutions firm.
- Led by functional business experts in light industrial, multifamily and information technology.
- Comprehensive services – from individual fill-ins and placements through turnkey solutions.
- Independent branch office operating model creates a scalable platform that facilitates expansion.
- The management, range of service and experience to drive profitable growth – for our temporary employees, our dedicated staff, our partner clients and the investors we serve.
In 2007 Taglich Brothers Private Equity Group purchased two light industrial offices in the Midwest, forming the foundation of BG Staffing, Inc. Although the offices maintained a strong client base, the desire of the investors was to expand the company in multiple areas of the staffing industry, offering clients the ability to work with one company for all their staffing needs.
In 2009, industry expert, L. Allen Baker Jr. was brought in as President and CEO to lead the company in growth through acquisition, while maintaining high standards of customer service to existing clients. Mr. Baker’s acquisition philosophy is one that not only brings financial growth, but unique and dedicated talent within the companies. His approach has led to a strong management team, with tenure and a desire to offer exceptional service to candidates, customers and investors.
BG Staffing, Inc.’s acquisitions include:
- 2010 – BG Personnel – Experts in Multifamily
- 2011 – Extrinsic – Experts in IT including SAP® and Oracle® ERP Solutions
- 2012 – American Partners – Experts in IT including Hyperion®, Oracle BI® and PeopleSoft®
- 2013 – InStaff – Experts in Light Industrial
- 2015 – Donovan & Watkins – Experts in Finance, Accounting, Administrative and Clerical
- 2015 – Vision Technology Services – Expert in IT Talent and Project Management Services
L. Allen Baker, Jr. – President and CEO of BG Staffing, Inc.
Mr. Baker currently serves as President and CEO of BG Staffing, Inc., a national staffing firm with operations in 19 states and headquartered in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
He joined the board of directors of BG Staffing in October 2008 while serving as the Executive Vice President/CFO of a confections manufacturing company in Colorado. During his tenure at the confections manufacturing company, he led in the acquisition and integration of 2 other confection manufacturing companies and spearheaded the exit of the company to a private equity buyer.
He began serving as President and CEO of BG Staffing in April 2009. To date, Mr. Baker has successfully integrated 7 staffing brands under the BG Staffing umbrella. His previous experience includes 17 years in the staffing industry with a national, privately held staffing company headquartered in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, with operations in 43 states.
He has a BS degree in mathematics with a minor in computer information systems from West Texas State University and an MBA from the University of Dallas.
Dan Hollenbach – CFO of BG Staffing, Inc.
Mr. Hollenbach joined the Company in August 2015 with more than 20 years of deep public company and temporary staffing experience, both as Chief Financial Officer and as Operating Division Director. Previous experience includes four years with Robert Half Management Resources and six years of financial leadership with Global Employment Solutions.
Mr. Hollenbach is a CPA and graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Accounting.
Jamie Gile – Division President, BG Multifamily
Mr. Gile joined BG Multifamily in 1999 and currently serves as president. Jamie had worked in multiple positions with BG Staffing prior to becoming President in September 2013.
Mr. Gile graduated from Central Missouri State University in 1987 and worked for a Fortune 500 transportation firm in various capacities prior to joining BG Multifamily.
Tom Leonard – Division President, American Partners and Extrinsic
Mr. Leonard joined the company in December of 2012 through its acquisition of the IT Staffing firm American Partners, Inc. Prior to its acquisition, he was the company’s president and one of its founders. Due to Mr. Leonard’s broad knowledge in the business, he recently took over the management of Extrinsic.
Before starting American Partners, Inc., Mr. Leonard was a founding partner of The Jotorok Group, which was listed as one of the ten fastest growing IT recruitment firms in the US in the early 2000’s, and later merged with K2 Partnering Solutions.
Mr. Leonard has twenty years of experience in the staffing industry. He is a Certified Personnel Consultant and graduated from North Adams State College with a BS in Marketing and Management.
Beth Garvey – Division President, InStaff and Donovan & Watkins
Ms. Garvey started at InStaff in 1998 as Director of Human Resources and quickly rose through the ranks – serving as Director of Operations, VP of Operations, Senior VP of Operations, COO and ultimately CEO.
Ms. Garvey currently serves on the Advisory Board for and the Dallas Regional Chamber and the Board of Directors for the Texas Association of Business. She is also currently serving on the Executive Committee for the Dallas Executive Women’s Roundtable.
In 2010, Ms. Garvey was a Dallas Business Journal, Women in Business honoree recognizing outstanding local women business leaders who not only are making a difference in their industries, but also in their communities.
Rob Dawson – Division President of Vision Technology Services
Mr. Dawson joined the company in September of 2015 through the acquisition of IT Consulting and Staffing firm Vision Technology Services. Prior to the acquisition, he served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President.
Mr. Dawson joined Vision in 2014 after spending the prior 6 years at TESSCO Technologies, a publicly traded distributor of wireless products and services. While at TESSCO he held multiple executive roles in sales, marketing, product management and strategy culminating with being responsible for TESSCO’s global sales organization and managing a team delivering more than $700 million in sales. Rob joined TESSCO through the 2007 acquisition of NetForce Solutions, a technology training and consulting firm that Rob co-founded and led as CEO through seven years of growth before being acquired by TESSCO.
He is a graduate of Hillsdale College with a degree in Business Administration.
Eric Peters – Sr. VP of Sales and Operations
With over 20 years of experience, Eric has worked in many staffing verticals, including permanent placement, temporary staffing and project consulting. Eric spent 11 years at Robert Half International (RHI) where he held various roles, including Branch Manager, Regional Vice President of Management Resources and Vice President Salaries Professional Services. Along with launching various staffing verticals for RHI, Eric was instrumental in integrating Protiviti, the former Arthur Anderson Risk Consulting Practice which RHI acquired. Moving into the healthcare field, Eric joined Weatherby Healthcare (a CHG company) where he held the position of Director and took responsibility for the growth and profitability of Weatherby’s physician placement in the locums tenens space. For the last three years, Eric oversaw North and South America for Faststream Recruitment Inc., the world’s largest Maritime and Marine staffing firm.
Strategic Solutions. Specialized Experts. Profitable Growth.
Four specialized, full-service divisions, each poised for growth in the industries they serve:
- BG Multifamily. Flexible staffing solutions for the Multifamily industry.
- Extrinsic – Global Solutions IT Workforce Solutions. SAP®. Oracle®. Microsoft®.
- American Partners – BI and Enterprise Performance Management. Hyperion®, Oracle BI® and PeopleSoft®
- InStaff – Light Industrial Staffing. Scalable, 24/7 workforce solutions.
- Donovan & Watkins Finance & Accounting, Legal and HR staffing and consulting expertise.
- Vision Technology Services IT Staff Augmentation and Project Management.
Vision Technology Services
Leading provider of IT talent and project management services opening doors for IT professionals to top clients with a wide variety of IT needs and opportunities.
- Industry Leading IT Services. Serving Leading Clients with IT Staff Augmentation and Project Management
- Focus on Quality and Execution. Our Vision Quality Focus process delivers more select candidates faster than the hit-or-miss approach of staffing companies built on volume.
- Consultant Success Through Service Delivery. Vision’s Service Delivery Focus is about expansion: broadening each consultant’s performance, contribution, and value to your team.
What’s possible > Delivered
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Donovan and Watkins
Providing all levels of recruitment, staffing and consulting needs to support the Accounting & Finance, Legal and HR Business Sectors.
- Focus on Quality and Execution. For over 35 years, we have been a trusted adviser for both clients and candidates providing excellent customer service building long lasting relationships and delivering results.
- Industry Leading Services. Providing customized service solutions such as contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and project consulting services based on our clients’ needs.
- A Valued Resource Partner With technical and functional experts on staff, we consult with our clients and candidates to offer solutions and select the best approach to achieve success
Connections • Talent • Opportunities
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InStaff Light Industrial Division
Comprehensive light industrial workforce solutions, built around building successful client partnerships.
- We’re here for you. Temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire services to meet production demands while controlling overhead.
- Dependable and Reliable commitment: Simplify workforce management and enhance safety with 24/7 order fulfillment, on-site management teams, advanced reporting and a focus on understanding our customers business.
- Create sustainable competitive advantage. Our specialized experts understand your business. We speak your language. We can show you how to use staffing to be more agile, productive and efficient.
Become a Part of a Partnership with Purpose.
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American Partners IT Division
Hyperion®, Oracle BI®, PeopleSoft®
Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management and ERP professionals deliver insights that drive performance.
- Flexible access to specialized talent. Expert advisors. Staff augmentation. Direct hire solutions. Get the right resources you need to complete projects on-time and on-budget, or grow your team.
- Build a better bottom line. Leverage our expertise to get the intelligence you need to make smarter business decisions – and enhance profitability.
- Work with the market leader. Led by a management team with an average of over 15 years of industry experience, API has become the recognized leader in BI and Enterprise Performance Management professional staffing and recruitment.
Put our experience and experts to work for you.
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Extrinsic IT Division
SAP® and Oracle® ERP Solutions
Global ERP workforce solutions for Fortune 500 clients.
- Simplify ERP workforce management. Comprehensive solutions include: independent consultant sourcing, staff augmentation, direct placement and turnkey solutions for ERP and IT projects.
- Get the right resources, faster. Flexible, on-demand access to specialized experts for support, upgrades and implementations – even those with hard-to-find skill sets.
- Enhance your ROI. A highly trained talent network. An experienced leadership team of functional and business experts. A business model that anticipates your needs. We combine these elements to deliver a premium level of quality, performance and overall value.
Get the resources – and results – you demand.
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BG Multifamily Division
Staffing solutions drive profitable growth for premier Multifamily industry employers.
- Flexible access to reliable people. Temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire and payrolling services to meet your demand for talent while controlling overhead.
- “Always On” solution. Simplify workforce management and enhance safety with 24/7 order fulfillment, daily check-ins, advanced reporting and site safety reviews.
- Industry leaders. Serving the Multifamily industry for over 25 years, we know how and where to source all levels of personnel – from maintenance staff to front office support to high-level leasing managers.