Jack Unroe, a trusted advisor who previously served on the Nelson Board of Directors, joined Nelson’s leadership team as CEO in 2015. With more than 25 years in the staffing industry and extensive executive leadership experience, Jack Unroe brings tremendous expertise to his role.
After a successful extended career in sales, then senior management, with Xerox, Jack moved into the staffing and recruiting industry. Subsequently he held executive leadership roles with Adia (now Adecco), Accountants Inc, and Randstad Professionals. Jack also spent five years as President and CEO of JAMS, a privately held company that provides dispute resolution services as an alternative to the court system. In that role, he led JAMS’ expansion through internal growth and acquisition.
In his recent positions, including Principal and Founder of WorkPlaceTalent, and as a consultant and advisor, Jack has helped various domestic and global talent acquisition companies address operational issues, broaden their reach, and examine new opportunities and markets. He has fostered and maintained long-standing business relationships, during the course of his employment. Jack’s unique combination of executive leadership experience, business acumen, knowledge of the staffing industry, and passion for innovation has positioned him as a key industry leader. He is often called on to speak at industry-wide conferences and is considered an expert in the utilization of effective centralized recruiting strategies. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Xavier University.