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Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Dewan possesses a wealth of experience in the staffing industry. Prior to GEE Group, Derek Dewan took AccuStaff Incorporated (which became MPS Group, Inc. (NYSE:MPS)) public (in 1994) and grew the company into a multi-billion dollar global staffing and solutions giant. In 2009, he was instrumental in the sale of MPS Group to Addeco Group, the largest staffing company in the world, for $1.3 billion. Previously, Mr. Dewan was a CPA and partner at what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Chief Financial Officer, Director, and Board Treasurer
Mr. Norstrud started with GEE in March of 2013 and brings significant experience with public companies in the areas of restructuring for profitability and growth, acquisitions, and technology.
Thomas Williams is Chief Executive Officer of Innova Insurance Ltd. Mr. Williams is also an acting Vice Chairman of Capital Management of Bermuda (previously Travelers of Bermuda).
Dr. Arthur Laffer is a renowned economist who served in the Reagan Administration and is best known for creating the Laffer curve concept. Dr. Laffer is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Laffer Associates and Policy Co-Chairman of the Free Enterprise Fund. Dr. Laffer is also an author and contributor as an economic expert.
George Bajalia is President of Landmark Financial Corp. Mr. Bajalia also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Prolianz Division of staffing conglomerate MPS Group Inc. (NYSE:MPS), as well as its Chief Operating Officer.
Peter Tanous is Founder and Chairman of Lynx Investment Advisory. Previously, Mr. Tanous served as Executive Vice President of Bank Audi (U.S.A.) in NYC and Chairman of Petra Capital Corporation, an international investment bank.
William Isaac served as Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from 1981 to 1985. Mr. Isaac founded regulatory consulting firm The Secura Group, now a part of FTI Consulting, Inc., in which he serves as Senior Managing Director-Global Head of Financial Institutions Corporate Finance.