Westaff Welcomes New Franchise Owner Jim Holwerda
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westaff, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTF), a leading provider of staffing services, announced today the opening of a new franchise office in Madison, Wis., located at 4261 Lien Road, Suite Q. The office will provide clerical, light industrial and technical temporary staffing services and employment opportunities to the Madison community.
Franchise owner Jim Holwerda will be overseeing the new Westaff office and its staff. Mr. Holwerda, who was born and raised in nearby Randolph, Wis., has been in the staffing industry for over eight years, in positions ranging from Recruiter to Regional Director at companies such as Aerotek, Adecco and ABR Employment Services.
"I am very excited about this opportunity to work with Westaff. The people are friendly, the organization is a good fit and the resources Westaff provides to its Franchise owners are outstanding," said Mr. Holwerda. "My staff members are all local, experienced professionals who are eager to put people to work. We've got the local touch, backed by the support of a nation-wide powerhouse. We will be open for business on September 15th and are ready to hit the ground running."
Debbie Friedrich, Westaff VP of Franchise Operations, added, "Westaff is extremely pleased to add Jim Holwerda to the Westaff Franchise family. We are looking forward to great things from Jim and his staff. Jim brings eight years of staffing industry experience from South Western Wisconsin. His enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit certainly sets him up for great success. I am confident he will continue the Westaff tradition of excellence in Madison."
Westaff provides staffing services and employment opportunities for businesses in global markets. Westaff annually employs in excess of 125,000 people and services more than 20,000 client accounts from 204 offices located throughout the United States, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, please visit the company Web site at www.westaff.com.
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