Our team consists of some of the brightest individuals from the industry. We have hands-on staffing experience from both an operational and management point of view. We have come together to offer you one thing; a commitment to provide you the most intelligent counsel and professional services that will be instrumental in your success.
Lou started the Staffing Edge in 1995 after 25 years as a staffing service owner, to allow other independent staffing company owners to focus on what they do best – sell and service their clients. By removing the burden of administrative activities, he could improve the staffing experience for end users and help independent entrepreneurs to enjoy enhanced business success.
A visionary thinker by nature, Lou sets the overall vision and direction for the business with the Executive Team and through the talented team of individuals working together in the business they have witnessed first-hand the many, major successes of the independent entrepreneurs we service. For seven years running, multiple members have celebrated Profit 100 and Fastest Growing company awards. The Staffing Edge has been awarded the eCustomer World Golden Award for Innovative Customer Solutions as well as Outstanding Business Achievement in the Brampton community.
A solutions oriented professional who constantly challenges new ideas for business excellence, growth and evolution. As the COO, Stacey directs planning for the organization through strategic management of initiatives ensuring constant excellence in service delivery to our clients. With more than 15 years as an avid staffing industry professional providing a variety of customized and innovative solutions that were pioneered offerings to some of the largest staffing contracts in Canada, Stacey brings this expertise to our valued team and members. Second generation in the leadership of the family enterprise, Stacey has been raised to understand the foundation upon which The Staffing Edge was built and now endeavors to permeate those offerings into the future providing the Freedom to Focus through the best tools available in the industry to support our members success.
In the Staffing industry since 1986, Ray has been intimately involved in the development and progression of the operational and technology tools that make The Staffing Edge the solution for staffing companies across Canada. Ray's expertise includes the creating of strategic business plans, industry forecasting, and technology development. Ray also heads up Business Development as he understands the needs of the staffing entrepreneur from concept to success.
Karen’s expertise in project management proves invaluable to members when they have out of the box situations. Karen has the unique ability to dissect a situation and get to the heart of the matter, discuss the pros and cons and move forward to develop and carry out a logical plan of action. Karen has assisted members with many different circumstances such as large scale, short term recruiting projects to ensure that payroll is delivered correctly and on time or even day to day analyzing system usage and educating branch staff how to utilize the system more effectively.
Michael heads up the Risk Management department with specialties in Occupational Health & Safety, Legal HR Compliance, and Policy Development. He works closely with the various workers’ compensation boards across Canada ensuring that our members staffing firm’s perspective is well represented. With a high appeals win ratio, Mike leads his team with thorough knowledge of best practices within the HR space.