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Board of Directors - Advantage Resourcing America

Rob ZandbergenRob Zandbergen
Chairman, Managing Corporate Executive Officer, Head of Global Staffing Business CEO, Recruit Global Staffing B.V. CEO, USG People Holdings B.V.

Rob Zandbergen has been active in the staffing industry since 2003. He began his career in the military, graduating from the Royal Netherlands Military Academy in Breda. He then studied business economics at the University of Amsterdam. Since then, he has held several national and international executive and supervisory positions at publicly listed companies, including USG People, a Recruit company.

In addition to his work at Recruit, Rob is a member of the supervisory board of the Dutch Flower Group and Eneco, and he is a member of the governing board of The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends. He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the School of Economics and Management (Tilburg University). 

Takashi NishimuraTakashi Nishimura
Board Director
Executive Manager of International Business Management Office, Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd

Takashi Nishimura joined Advantage Resourcing American, Inc. (ARA) and Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V. (ARE) as Board Director in April 2014. He also currently serves as Executive Manager of International Business Management Office. He is responsible for auditing international subsidiaries and supporting their strategic planning.

He joined Recruit in 1997 and has since served in the HR department, New Business Development Office, Corporate Strategy Office, and Corporate Business Management Office, respectively.

He received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Doshisha University in 1997. In 2003, he attended MIT as an Advanced Study Program Fellow in the School of Engineering.

Geno CutoloGeno Cutolo
Board Director
Chief Executive Officer

Eugene A. Cutolo is President and Chief Executive Officer of both Advantage Resourcing America (ARA) and its affiliated sister company Staffmark, two of the largest staffing companies in the United States. Both companies are part of Recruit Holdings, one of the largest HR companies in the world.

A proven and widely-respected leader, Cutolo has more than 23 years of staffing industry experience. He the company in 1998, serving as a driving force behind the growth and success of one of the most profitable business lines.

Cutolo is responsible for determining and formulating policies and overall direction of ARA in connection with business strategy, financial accounting, organizational structure, human resources, operations, and investments.

Cutolo has a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University.

Yuichiro MiuraYuichiro Miura
Board Director
Chief Operating Officer

Yuichiro Miura is Chief Operating Officer of Advantage Resourcing America, one of the largest staffing companies in the United States.  Advantage Resourcing is part of Recruit Holdings, one of the largest HR companies in the world.

Most recently he was a Company Partner of Recruit Holdings Company Co., Ltd., where he was a member of the board of directors of three Recruit companies. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer for Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd., the largest staffing firm in Japan.

Miura has more than 22 years of staffing experience with an emphasis on performance management and strategy development. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan.

Advantage Resourcing Senior Leadership

Geno CutoloGeno Cutolo
Board Director
Chief Executive Officer

Eugene A. Cutolo is President and Chief Executive Officer of both Advantage Resourcing America (ARA) and its affiliated sister company Staffmark, two of the largest staffing companies in the United States. Both companies are part of Recruit Holdings, one of the largest HR companies in the world.

A proven and widely-respected leader, Cutolo has more than 23 years of staffing industry experience. He the company in 1998, serving as a driving force behind the growth and success of one of the most profitable business lines.

Cutolo is responsible for determining and formulating policies and overall direction of ARA in connection with business strategy, financial accounting, organizational structure, human resources, operations, and investments.

Cutolo has a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University.

Michael WhitmerMichael Whitmer
Chief Information Officer

Michael Whitmer is Chief Information Officer for Advantage Resourcing. Whitmer is responsible for directing the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems, internet and mobile business platforms and technology support systems.

Prior to joining Advantage, Whitmer was the global Chief Information Officer for Hudson Global, Inc. Before joining Hudson, he was the Vice President of Information Services for Spherion and has held roles with Witness Systems and Turner Broadcasting Systems.

Whitmer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from West Georgia College.

Whitmer is the Past President of the Quest International Board of Directors and has served on the Quest Board since 2009. He is also a member of the Oracle Customer Advisory Board and a contributing member to the CIO Executive Council.

Beth RoekleBeth Roekle
President, Advantage xPO North America

Beth Roekle joined Advantage xPO in 2011 as Vice President of Operations. She was named President of Advantage xPO, North America in 2015 and reports to Toshio Oka, CEO of Advantage Resourcing.  Roekle is responsible for delivery management, growth and expansion for the xPO business in North America.

A member of the HRO Today Services and Technology Association’s Regional Board of Advisors, Beth was named a “2014 Provider Superstar” in the Recruiting and Talent Acquisition category.  

Prior to joining Advantage xPO, Beth was Vice President of Operations for PeopleScout (a division of TrueBlue, Inc.).  She holds a J.D. from DePaul University and a B.A. from Northwestern University.

Kathryn S. BernardKathryn S. Bernard
General Counsel and Executive Vice President

During Kathy’s tenure, she helped design and develop the company's self-insured and self-administered workers' compensation program, and developed related protocols and policies for workers' compensation, employment practices, loss control, safety, litigation, contracts, drug testing, and background checking. 

Bernard is active in state and national legislative efforts that affect the staffing industry and has written numerous articles for specialty publications on workers' compensation issues and employee leasing. Previously, she was the Regional Vice President of Workers' Compensation, Unemployment and Employment practices for a national insurance brokerage. 

Bernard received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati and her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Yuichiro MiuraYuichiro Miura
Board Director
Chief Operating Officer

Yuichiro Miura is Chief Operating Officer of Advantage Resourcing America, one of the largest staffing companies in the United States.  Advantage Resourcing is part of Recruit Holdings, one of the largest HR companies in the world.

Most recently he was a Company Partner of Recruit Holdings Company Co., Ltd., where he was a member of the board of directors of three Recruit companies. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer for Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd., the largest staffing firm in Japan.

Miura has more than 22 years of staffing experience with an emphasis on performance management and strategy development. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan.

Jennifer ProsperoJennifer Prospero
Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Prospero, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer for Advantage Resourcing America, one of the largest staffing companies in the United States.  Advantage Resourcing is part of Recruit Holdings, one of the largest HR companies in the world.

Prospero is responsible for all accounting, finance, treasury, tax, purchasing, facility, real estate, and payroll strategies and functions.  Her prior experience is as Controller and was most recently served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer.  She has more than 23 years of experience in finance and accounting.

She has a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Miami University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stacey LaneStacey Lane
Executive Vice President of Field Operations

Stacey Lane, CSP, is the Executive Vice President of Field Operations for Advantage Resourcing and its sister companies Atterro and Staffmark. She is responsible for creating solutions that leverage our Talent resources and expertise to address our clients’ needs.  In her role, she ensures operational and service excellence by enhancing employee attraction and engagement programs and supporting our internal teams across all business units and specialty divisions. 

Stacey has more than 26 years of staffing industry experience and is active in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Women in Leadership Council through the American Staffing Association, as well as volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank and Coachella Valley Rescue Mission.  She is a Certified Staffing Professional with the American Staffing Association.

Suzanne M. PerrySuzanne M. Perry
Chief Human Resource Officer

Suzanne is responsible for the company's human resources, compensation, and benefits programs. She has worked in the human resource field since 1986 with an emphasis on employee relations, compensation, benefits, recruitment, selection, and legal compliance. 

Prior to joining our company, Perry held senior human resources positions, both domestic and abroad, at Fortune 500 companies. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and received her professional certification in 1994. Perry also received her Certified Staffing Professional accreditation from the American Staffing Association. 

Perry received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University and her Master of Business Administration from Thomas More College.