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