Timothy B. Faber (Tim), Chief Executive Officer
Tim founded and served as CEO/President of U.S. Personnel, Inc. (USP), a $47 million (76,000 billable hours, 22,000 W-2) diversified staffing company. He led the expansion of the company to 21 southeastern locations, 5 service lines, and two acquisitions. The company was twice named to the Inc. 500 and was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur Magazine and The Kaufman Foundation.
USP was acquired in 1996 by Staffing Resources, Inc. (SRI), a private-equity backed, $400 million staffing roll-up with ~250 offices. Tim served as EVP/COO of SRI’s Strategic Services Group, a $120 million IBU of IT, transportation, healthcare, accounting & finance, and skilled manufacturing services. While there, he launched a national/strategic accounts division, company-wide training programs, cross-selling service-line promotions, and worked closely with the board, investors and executive team.
Following Staffing Resources, Inc., he served on the board and was interim CEO of Paradyme, Inc., a $118 million BPO/PEO private-equity backed roll-up where he led an 18-month multi-tranche’ private-placement effort raising $20 million.
Tim’s staffing industry experience extends to healthcare, physician locum tenens, executive recruiting, outsourcing, as well as IT consulting, and software integration and development.
Tim works closely with USC’s Moore School of Business as a director of the Advisory Board of the Faber Center for Entrepreneurship. The Center provides undergraduate, graduate, and executive curricula for entrepreneur and intrapreneur development and maintains close affiliations with PE, angel investment groups, departments of commerce, venture capital groups, and incubators.
He recently served as CEO of Snelling Staffing, LLC, a $225 million network of 80+ branch offices, onsites, and franchises serving domestic U.S. clients. Snelling is one of the oldest and most established brands in the industry reaching over 500 offices in the early 1990’s. Snelling is a Patriarch Partners/Lynn Tilton portfolio company.
Tim is an investor/director of an Atlanta-based internet/ecommerce firm specializing in CPG products and has invested, assisted or consulted with numerous companies on staffing, start-up functions, training, sales and marketing in a number of industry verticals – automotive, commercial recreation equipment, orthopedic distribution, and CPG distribution and sales channels.
Prior to U.S. Personnel, he was with IBM as a Systems Engineer and subsequently a Senior Marketing Representative responsible for sales and marketing of large systems, software, and consulting services to financial, insurance and public sector accounts. He was named IBM’s NAD (National Accounts Division) Rookie of the Year.
Tim holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science with a minor in Finance (cum laude) from the University of South Carolina; was nominated for and graduated from IBM’s Executive Management Program and has attended numerous executive education programs and conferences including Wharton’s Mergers & Acquisitions program, Credit Lyonnais’ Staffing Roll-Up conference, and programs sponsored by the M&A Leadership Council, American Staffing Association (ASA), and Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).
Michael B. Martin
Michael has broad experience in mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and financial analytics. His most extensive experience is in the staffing industry and includes software and wholesale distribution, as well. With diverse buy-side transaction experience, Michael has led and closed thirty-six (36) transactions with total deal value of approximately $1.2B during his career.
Michael served as SVP and Chief Financial Officer for Condustrial, Inc., a $35 million staffing provider of skilled temporary workers to the construction industry. He was responsible for all corporate finance activities and operational analytics and was a strategic adviser to the Board and CEO.
Prior to joining Condustrial, he was VP – Mergers & Acquisitions for both BG Strategic Advisors (investment advisory) and Preferred Labor LLC, where he was responsible for evaluating acquisition candidates and negotiating deal terms for prospective transactions.
He served as VP – Corporate Development and CFO for One Network Enterprises, Inc., a provider of demand-driven digital network services, and as a Director with i2 Ventures, a provider of supply chain management software and services. He led the company’s $380 million acquisition of Supplybase, Inc. and was a key contributor to the company’s $9.8B acquisition of Aspect Development and its $115 million acquisition of RightWorks.
Michael has held management-level positions with Fresh America – a $400 million distributor of wholesale produce and Staffing Resources, Inc. (SRI) (currently EmployBridge) – a $400 million private-equity-backed provider of diversified staffing services where he led the company’s M&A activities and corporate financial analytics and reporting requirements.
Michael holds both a B.S. degree in Professional Accountancy and a B.A. degree in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Mississippi State University and has completed a number of business management certification programs at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.