Cincinnati, Ohio—ProLink Staffing, one of the largest talent acquisition and workforce management organizations in the country as ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts, announced that two new c-suite roles have been added to its executive leadership team. Kris Cannon, formerly ProLink’s Senior Vice President of Client Services, will serve as Chief Workforce Solutions Officer. Jessica Bacher will serve as Chief People Officer and was promoted from Senior Vice President of Workforce and Talent Strategy.
As key members of ProLink’s executive leadership team, Mr. Cannon and Ms. Bacher will work closely together to ensure the company’s internal organization aligns and can scale with client needs and business operations.
“As we continue to build a world-class enterprise, we are excited to bolster our executive leadership team with these new roles. Both Kris and Jessica bring a wealth of relevant workforce management experience and share our vision for building an organization that provides a world-class experience for our clients, talent, and internal team,” said Tony Munafo, CEO and co-founder of ProLink. “ProLink is poised for transformational growth as we seek to impact our clients and the communities they serve. I look forward to working closely with Jessica to develop our most important asset, our people.”
Mr. Cannon will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing ProLink’s client experience. He will focus on ensuring the voice of the client drives all key operational decisions and he will be heavily involved with ProLink’s sales strategy. Mr. Cannon has served in various staffing and workforce management leadership roles for over 20 years.
"ProLink’s mission to act as true partners to our clients has always been a guiding force in everything we do. In this role, I look forward to continuing to advocate for our clients and ensuring that ProLink consistently delivers a world-class customer experience,” said Mr. Cannon.
Ms. Bacher will oversee ProLink’s people strategy. She will drive the company’s talent acquisition, training and development, and culture evolution, as well as diversity and inclusion strategy. Prior to joining ProLink, Ms. Bacher served in executive leadership positions such as Chief Talent Acquisition Officer with Bon Secours Mercy Health and Vice President, HR Systems & Analytics with Schumacher Clinical Partners, and more.
“I am excited to help drive ProLink’s organizational strategies that will empower our talented people to grow and achieve more with the company,” said Ms. Bacher. “ProLink was founded as a people-first enterprise and I look forward to strengthening that legacy.”
Both Mr. Cannon and Ms. Bacher will report directly to ProLink’s CEO and co-founder, Tony Munafo.
ProLink connects businesses and talent through its full-spectrum staffing services, including contract, contract-to-hire (temporary to permanent), direct placement, as well as managed services programs (MSP), which allows its clients to streamline their contingent workforce systems, reduce and control labor costs, and positively impact overall business performance. Key industries served include healthcare, travel nursing, manufacturing, engineering, light industrial, skilled trades, and information technology. Since opening its doors in 2011, ProLink has built an enterprise based on steady growth, expert industry knowledge, commitment to aggressive goals and direct communication. That unique combination has fostered deep and trusting relationships across its clients, talent, and internal team. To connect with ProLink, visit prolinkstaffing.com.