Jeff Styers is the founder and CEO of Arrow Strategies.
With over 25 years of experience in the Staffing Solutions industry, Jeff has extensive experience in all facets of business including Leadership, Talent Acquisition, Sales, and Operations.
Jeff’s experience and expertise is centered around leadership strategies, performance execution, and unique go-to-market business strategies including the Agents For Life ™ Program, Proactive Select Recruiting methodology, and Culture Innovation all of which has earned Arrow Strategies many formal accolades including Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies for nine (9) consecutive years and one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For thirteen (13) consecutive years.
Aside from leading the vision and strategy at Arrow Strategies, Jeff is a Governor Appointee as the Chairman of the Unarmed Combat Commission (UCC) leading an eleven-member commission that regulates and oversees professional boxing and mixed-martial arts (MMA) in Michigan which works in conjunction with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
Jeff is also very involved in numerous charities including The Capuchin Soup Kitchen, The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund, Norwayne Boxing Gym for at-risk youth, Champions of Wayne, and Arrow Strategies own 501c3 non-profit – Arrow Cares.
When not working, Jeff enjoys his passion for the outdoors, golf, boxing and spending as much time as he can with his wife Lisa, daughter Leah, and yellow lab Howard. Jeff is also a former United States Marine and undefeated professional boxer.
Tom Picot serves as Arrow Strategies' Senior Vice President. He has responsibility to increase sales, profitability and to ensure that our customers achieve maximum value from services provided. Tom has been in the staffing industry for 20 years prior to joining the Arrow Strategies Team. Tom has worked all aspects of the staffing industry from recruiting to sales to leadership roles. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Michigan University.
Tom was born and raised in our great state of Michigan where he continues to live and raise his 3 sons with his wife, Alison. He enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors watching his sons participate in the sports they love!
Kim Knapp is Arrow Strategies’ Vice-President of Finance. Having over twenty years of staffing industry experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the Arrow Strategies team. With the credentials of a CPA and degree from the University of Michigan, Kim’s expertise has proved invaluable in guiding the firm financially during its growth.
Kim was born and raised in Michigan and the proud mother of three sons, who provide her with great opportunities to travel having one living in New York, another in San Diego and her youngest graduating in May from medical school hoping to do his residency out of state as well.x
Grace Olsen, PHR
Grace Olsen is the Human Resources Manager with Arrow Strategies. Having almost ten years with Arrow Strategies she has jumped in to almost every role within the company and can speak knowledgably and empathize with every Arrow Strategies team. With the credentials of a PHR and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Findlay, Grace has been influential in Arrow’s culture and keeping up with every changing policy.
Grace was born and raised in Michigan and has lived all over the country riding horses. After hanging up her riding boots, she now enjoys working out and walking her dogs.x
Cheryl Crockett was named Director of Projects for Arrow Strategies in early 2020. In this position, she provides leadership and strategic Talent Delivery direction for clients seeking the total solution for large volume , highly visible staffing needs. Cheryl has over 20+ years’ experience in Staffing and Team Development. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Grambling State University.
Cheryl is a hands-on Director, fully ingrained in training and developing a team of talented top producers within the industry. Her mantra: prepare daily, be consistent and treat everyone you meet with respect. She is happily married to her husband – Randall and is the proud mom of their daughter – Megan.
Donnie Whitaker serves as Arrow Strategies’ Director of Sales Engineering. He is responsible for increasing sales, development of existing, and new business relationships. Donnie has been in the staffing industry for over 20 years prior to rejoining the Arrow Strategies team this year. Donnie has worked in all aspects of the staffing industry from recruiting, account management, to new business development. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.
Donnie was born and raised in the state of Michigan where he continues to live in Northern Oakland County raising his 3 sons with his wife, Tammy. He enjoys all sports, running, outdoors, and traveling.x
Arrow Strategies is a nationwide leader in Talent Acquisition Solutions, securing and retaining superior talent and delivering to our corporate clients the right talent solution to assist in overcoming today’s business challenges and to help propel their organization forward.
Arrow Strategies is people. People are the absolute driving force behind everything we do. From our industry recognized, experienced and award winning internal team, dedicated consultants and field staff to the highly skilled, talented individuals we recruit and the corporate clients we serve — Arrow Strategies is dedicated to people first.
Talented people. Hard-working, ethical people. High-level, professional people.
Arrow Strategies works solely with people that possess valuable attributes including work ethic, attitude, skills, talent, and a team player mentality. Our internal staff has been handpicked because of these attributes, along with their collective belief in Arrow Strategies’ values and mission.
Arrow Strategies is talent.
Detroit, MI (Headquarters)27777 Franklin Rd. Suite 1200 Southfield, MI 48034 (248) 502-2500
Chicago, IL(312) 561-9200
Founded April 15, 2002, Arrow Strategies has become a definitive nationwide leader in Talent Acquisition. We secure and retain the superior talent, and deliver to our corporate clients the right candidates, for the right position, at the right time. As a direct result of our keen understanding of the staffing industry, coupled with our tried-and-true methods, Arrow Strategies has experienced exponential growth and continued success as a national leader in Talent Acquisition.
Our accolades speak volumes:
- 15 consecutive years of being recognized as one of the 101 Best and Brightest companies to work for in Metro Detroit!
- 2003-2017 –Winner
- 2006 – Elite Winner Work Life Balance
- 2007 – Elite Winner Work Life Balance
- 2009 – Best of Best Winner
- 2010 – Best of Best Winner 2
- 2011 – Best of Best Winner
- 2012 – Elite Winner Work Life Balance
- 2013 –Elite Winner Compensation, Benefits & Employee Solutions
- 3 consecutive years of being recognized as one of the 101 Best and Brightest companies to work for in Western Michigan
- 2009 – 2010 – Winner
- 2011 – Best of Best Winner
- 7 consecutive years of being recognized as one of the 101 Best and Brightest companies to work for in Chicago
- 2012 –Winner
- 2013 – Elite Winner Strategic Company Performance
- 2014 –Winner
- 2015 – Elite Winner Work-Life Balance
- 2016-2018– Winner
- 3 time Best and Brightest National Winner
- 2011, 2015, 2016
- 9 consecutive years being recognized by Inc. 500/5000
- 2007 – 2015
- 9 time Crain’s Coolest Places to Work
- 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
- Ashe’ Sisters Achieving Success, Harmony, and Empowerment – The Best Companies for Women Star Award
- 3 time Detroit Free Press – Top Work Places
- 2012, 2013, 2014
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Diverse Supplier Achievement Award (MBE)
- Crain’s Innovation in Diversity Award
- Crain’s 3rd Largest Native American-Owned Firm in Michigan
- 2010, 2012
- Crain’s 4th Largest Native American-Owned Firm in Michigan
- Crain’s 5th Largest Native American-Owned Firm in Michigan
- 2005, 2006
- Staffing Industry Analyst – 5 th Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in Country
- Future 50
- 2004, 2005
- Michigan 50 Companies to Watch
- Forbes Magazine – Top Recruiting Firms
- 2017, 2018
- Diverse Supplier of the Year by HCSC
How do we continue to thrive? Our people: Arrow Strategies is people. People are the absolute driving force and value of Arrow Strategies. From our internal, dedicated field staff to the top-notch, talented individuals we recruit and the corporate clients we service — Arrow Strategies is people. Talented people. Hard-working, ethical people. High-level, professional people.
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ARROW STRATEGIES RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE TOP STAFFING FIRMS IN THE COUNTRY BY FORBES MAGAZINE FOR 2ND CONSECUTIVE YEARAugust 6, 2018
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