Workway Announces a New VP of Corporate Services
We are excited to announce the addition to the Senior Leadership team of Paul Kodros as the Vice President of Corporate Services. In this newly created role based out of the Irving office, Paul will be responsible for managing the corporate and back office functions for Workway, Inc. His duties include operating as the liaison between our company and partnership programs, management of the Human Resources function, procurement, corporate administration and special projects such as our On Line Staffing 1099 program.
He is a seasoned Human Resources leader with twenty-five years of experience across compensation (specific to the design, development, and implementation of compensation strategies and incentive programs), benefits design and administration, employee relations and recruiting. Paul was most recently the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Guardian Mortgage, he previously held roles with Nationstar Mortgage, Homeward Residential and Bank of America. He graduated with his BS degree in Psychology (University of Illinois), and MA degree in Human Resources (University of Minnesota).
Please join us in welcoming Paul to the Workway family!
Workway Announces a New Sales Manager
We are excited to announce that Jenny Reategui joins the Workway Sales Organization in our Newport Beach, CA office. Jenny has over 10 years of Business Development & Recruitment experience in the staffing industry. She has a staffing background ranging from Administrative, Accounting, Banking, Finance, and Mortgage. She began her career in staffing as a Recruiter and found her passion in business development and building client relationships. Previously, Jenny worked as an Executive Recruiter, Branch Manager at Adecco and KForce in their OnStaff Division in Inland Empire overseeing the operation and business development for the region.
We are excited to have her join the Newport Beach team and look forward to seeing her effect upon the business. Join us in welcoming Jenny to the Workway family!
Workway Announces a New Sales Manager
We are excited to announce that Andrea Moroso joins the Workway Sales Organziation in our Burbank, CA office. Andrea joins Workway with over 6 years of Business Development experience in the staffing industry as well as 2+ years in banking management. She has a staffing background predominantly in Finance & Accounting. She worked for Accounting Principals/Ajilon Professional Staffing for over 4 years as a Business Development Manager where she developed her territory, built long-standing relationships, assessed needs and took the steps necessary to meet her client’s business objectives. She was recognized in 2013 and 2014 for being in the Top 10 BDMs nationally. She is very involved in the community including sitting on the Executive Board for PIHRA as well as Habitat for Humanity and Special Olympics. She is looking forward to diversifying the LA Market!
We are very excited to have her join the Burbank team and look forward to seeing her effect upon the business. Join us in welcoming Andrea to the Workway Family!
Workway Announces New Controller
We are excited to announce that Angela Chester has been promoted to Controller, effective immediately. In her role, Angela will operate as the head of the finance department, the conduit between Workway and our back office along with supporting the branches in contract and vendor management, financial information, pricing information etc. Angela has been an integral member of the senior leadership team and hit the ground running in her time with Workway and is certainly prepared to focus upon improving the level of service from corporate to the field. I am excited about her passion for the business and future contributions.
Join us in congratuling, Angela Chester!
Is your your Company ACA Compliant?
As we countdown to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the implementation of its employers mandate. Now is the best time to prepare and understand that your company and your staffing partner are compliant. The deadline for businesses with over 1000 employees is January 1, 2015. Businesses with over 50 employees needs to be ready by January 1, 2016.
We have provided the following checklist to ensure that you have the answers to be best prepared and compliant.
- Know the penalties for not offering insurance?
- Know the potential penalties if your staffing company is not compliant?
- Know your ACA Liability under staffing arrangements?
- Know the report filing required by ACA by January 1, 2015?
- Determined if you are a large employer? Know how to “look back 12 months”?
- Decided to Pay or Play?
- Received a letter from your staffing firm stating that they are complaint?
- Discussed how your staffing firm will bill for the health insurance they must provide for temporary staff?
- Revised your staffing provider contracts to include the “safe harbor” clause?
- Contacted your staffing partner?
At Workway we are committed to help you to understand and reduce your costs of ACA compliance. If you have questions, please feel free to contact James Bowmer at (972) 514 1515.
As part of this commitment to educating you upon the impact of ACA and would like to invite you to save the date for a December 10th webinar scheduled for 9am PST titled “Reduce Affordable Care Act Costs with Staffing Strategies” delivered by Alden Bianchi, Practice Leader, Executive Compensation & Benefits from Mintz Levin one of the foremost employment legal experts on the ACA, below is
a link to various blog post’s from Mintz Levin written describing the impact of ACA legislation and implementation strategies.
Workway Announces New Human Resources Director
A key focus this year has been to build our internal Human Resources horsepower to allow us to improve our knowledge base and delivery as it relates to employee relations knowledge, processes and practices while focusing upon managing compliance in the complex environment in which we operate. As such, we are excited to announce that today Kimberly Pagan joins Workway as our Human Resources Director based out of the Las Colinas, TX office reporting directly to me. Kimberly is an accomplished Human Resources professional with a wealth of experience in the Real Estate industry sector, who is both SPHR certified and an MBA graduate. Her career has included over 10 years of HR management experience across a variety of organizations most recently as the Human Resources Manager at Nationstar Mortgage.
We are excited to have her join the senior leadership team and look forward to seeing her effect upon the business. Join us in welcoming Kim to the Workway family!
BancForce Financial Staffing Acquisition
We are excited to announce the acquisition of BancForce Financial Staffing by Workway effective June 4th, 2012.
This acquisition is key to our strategy to aggressively grow our presence in our core business within the Real Estate and Banking Services sector. BancForce is known for their talented and tenured team, strong brand recognition and excellent client base at margins in excess of 25% within the Banking and Credit Union sector in the Southern California market. Since 1990, BancForce Financial Staffing (formerly known as BANKtemps & BancForce Staffing) has successfully provided qualified financial personnel to the financial services industry. A recognized leader in placing highly qualified financial professionals in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct-hire positions, their client base includes banks, credit unions, mortgage, title and escrow and other financial services firms. Over time we will look to expand this business line into other markets.
We are excited to welcome Craig Knudson and his team to the Workway family and look forward to the combined power of our businesses as we continue to focus upon growth in the real estate and banking sector. Craig will report to me and serve as the Senior Vice President of BancForce Financial Staffing brand, while his team members will integrate into our current branch network.
It is an exciting time at Workway!
Workway Announces Headquarters Relocation
Workway, a leader in Real Estate, Banking and Finance staffing industry announced today that it has relocated its headquarters to 105 Decker Court in Irving, Texas.
“This marks another milestone for Workway. Relocating to the Dallas-Fort Worth area is our continued effort to build the Texas marketplace and provide opportunities for employment for the great state of Texas,” said CEO and President James Bowmer.
“The goal of Workway is to continue to provide an organization where opportunity meets talent across industries nationwide. We continue to expand our team and have been looking for a suitable location which can support that growth,” said John Bowmer, Chairman. Irving, Texas is a central location to continue to serve our clients.
Workway opened the doors in 2005, the founders of Workway were the first in the staffing industry to nationally specialize in the areas of Title, Escrow, Mortgage and Foreclosure. Since then, Workway has become the leading experts in this field delivering talent on a national basis. We are a staffing business that has grown and evolved with the industry through technological advances, economic shifts and the dynamics of a changing work force.
In 2011, Workway was purchased by the “Bowmer” family from the original founders continuing its operation as a family owned business. The “Bowmer” family have been prevalent within the employment services industry for the last 25 years with John Bowmer, Workway’s Chairman, having been CEO and Chairman of Adecco SA.