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Bob Funk Named One of Top Leaders in Staffing Industry


Oklahoma businessman and entrepreneur Bob Funk has been named to the North American Staffing 100 List by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

This is SIA’s fourth year to publish the list of innovators and leaders who have made a difference in the staffing industry. Funk has made the list of influential people all four years.

Funk is co-founder, CEO and chairman of Express Employment Professionals. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company has more than 700 franchises in the U.S., Canada and South Africa. Express provides expertise in evaluation hire, temporary staffing, professional search and human resources, and works across a wide variety of industries.

Under Funk’s leadership, Express continues to outpace the industry growth of six percent, with 17 percent growth year-to-date. The staffing company is expected to end the year with nearly $3 billion in sales and 500,000 people to work. Growth for the company is due to its laser focus on its long-term goal to put a million people to work annually.

Express Employment Professionals puts people to work. It generated more than $2.5 billion in sales and employed nearly 400,000 people in 2013, and ranks as the largest franchised staffing company in the United States. Its long-term goal is to put a million people to work annually. For more information visit



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