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BGSF, a nationwide leader in strategic workforce solutions, delivers a wide range of staffing services from individual fill-ins and placements through turnkey solutions.

We are a multi-division, publicly traded staffing and workforce solutions firm. Led by functional business experts in finance & accounting, information technology, light industrial and multifamily, our independent branch office operating model creates a scalable platform to facilitate expansion.

Our staffing resources and experience drive profitable growth and success – for our temporary employees, our dedicated staff, our partner clients and the investors we serve.

BGSF’s Expertise

BGSF Facts

  • A multi-division, publicly traded workforce solutions firm.
  • Led by functional business experts in light industrial, multifamily, accounting & finance, administrative & clerical and information technology.
  • Comprehensive services – from individual fill-ins and placements through turnkey solutions.
  • Independent branch office operating model 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.

Strategic Workforce Solutions

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Light Industrial
  • Multifamily
  • Administrative and Clerical

Our History

In 2007 Taglich Brothers Private Equity Group purchased two light industrial offices in the Midwest, forming the foundation of BGSF, 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.

BGSF, Inc.’s Acquisitions


BG Personnel (now BG Multifamily) – Experts in Multifamily


Extrinsic – Experts in IT including SAP® and Oracle® ERP Solutions


American Partners – Experts in IT including Hyperion®, Oracle BI® and PeopleSoft®


Instaff – Experts in Light Industrial


Donovan & Watkins – Experts in Finance, Accounting, Administrative and Clerical


Vision Technology Services – Experts in IT Talent and Project Management Services


Zycron – IT Solutions, Full Project Teams and Project Management Services


Smart Resources and Accountable Search – Administrative, Accounting, HR and Marketing

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BGSF’s Management Team

Beth Garvey, CEO and President of BGSF, Inc.

Beth Garvey, President and CEO, began serving as Chief Operating Officer of BGSF, Inc. in August 2016 after joining the Company in 2013 via BG’s acquisition of InStaff Personnel, LLC.

Beth was division president of two BGSF divisions, InStaff and Donovan & Watkins, until being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2016. She now oversees all four staffing segments: Commercial, IT, Finance & Accounting and Real Estate.
Before joining BG, Beth started at InStaff in 1998 as Director of Human Resources, quickly rising through the ranks – serving as Director of Operations, VP of Operations, Senior VP of Operations, COO and ultimately CEO prior to the acquisition by BG.

Beth was recently named to the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) 2019 Staffing 100 List, recognizing top influencers in the staffing industry. She was also named in the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list for 2018. In 2018 and 2016, D CEO Magazine listed Beth as one of the top Dallas 500 Business Leaders. In 2010 she was a Dallas Business Journal ‘Women in Business’ honoree recognizing outstanding local women business leaders who not only make a difference in their industries, but also in their communities.

Beth currently serves on the Board for the Dallas Regional Chamber and is on the past Chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber Executive Women’s Roundtable.

Dan Hollenbach, Chief Financial Officer of BGSF, Inc.

BGSF, Dan Hollenbach

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.

Chris Loope, Chief Information Officer of BGSF, Inc.

As a visionary senior IT executive, Chris has achieved a track record of success leading IT business transformation and M&A integration initiatives for a rapidly growing multibillion-dollar professional services organization. Throughout his career, Chris has championed innovation/transformation, streamlined/centralized IT infrastructure/operations, and built high-performance IT teams to fuel business scalability and optimize performance while reducing costs.

Advancing through recent roles as CIO, VP of Operations, and Chief Digital Officer for EmployBridge, Inc., Chris brought the IT operations inhouse and led ongoing IT transformation and business integration initiatives sustaining M&A growth to $3B in annual revenue. Chris has successfully lead projects including network transformations, data center migrations, cloud infrastructure migrations, systems integrations, custom ATS development, CRM/ERP implementations and mobile app development. Previously, Chris held the IT Manager and IT Director positions with EmployBridge, Inc. and its precursor, Career Blazers, Inc., leading IT infrastructure/systems integration and centralization initiatives.

Chris graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelors in Business Management. He is certified in Lean Six Sigma and the Agile Development methodologies. He resides in Atlanta with his wife and son.

Janel Hunt, Vice President of People

Janel Hunt joined the BGSF team in January 2019 as Vice President of People. Her experience spans over 20 years in the functional areas of Human Resources (HR) and Talent Acquisition. Janel spent the last 10+ years in leadership roles in the financial services industry, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources for a national mortgage lender.

As a strategic human resources (HR) partner, Janel has successfully aligned people strategies to business objectives. She has worked within organizations experiencing high growth through both organic and inorganic (Mergers & Acquisitions) channels. She has demonstrated strengths in leading complex, multi-disciplinary HR projects; driving HR initiatives; and establishing and refining HR processes.

Early in her career, Janel spent time in HR consulting and recruiting, including a number of years in retained search. Janel then moved into the corporate space, leading recruiting / talent teams.

Janel is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri with a BS in Psychology and has the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.

Charity Ellis, President of the Real Estate Divisions

Charity Ellis joined BG in 2012 as Director of Sales for our Charlotte, NC location. Charity has been instrumental in building that location as well as training and mentoring personnel in various new markets for BGSF. Charity began her multifamily career in 2007 as a leasing professional and had earned her way to a property manager position prior to joining BG.

Charity is very active with her local associations while serving on and chairing various committees. Charity will continue to office in the Charlotte, NC location while overseeing various BG locations.

Eric Peters, President of the BG Professional Divisions

BGSF, Eric Peters

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.

Learn more about the divisions Eric leads:
BG Creative
Donovan & Watkins
American Partners
Smart Resources & Accountable Search
Vision Technology Services

Drew Perry, President of the Light Industrial Division

Drew graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in business management. Upon graduation, he entered the insurance industry, starting an Allstate Insurance Agency. After four years of building a successful book of business, he sold the agency and moved into the staffing industry.

He started with InStaff in 2012 as a business development manager, and was quickly promoted to a selling branch manager. He helped take a struggling office to one of the strongest, fastest growing offices in the company. Drew was promoted to area director, overseeing five office locations, in October of 2015. During this time, he helped grow the North Texas market into the largest region in the company. In June of 2016, Drew was promoted to vice president of sales. He helped cultivate the largest sales team in company history. Today, Drew currently serves as the division president of InStaff. His innovative approach and strong management team will help InStaff continue their growth.