Management Team

Derek Dewan

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 Adecco 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).

George A. Bajalia

President and Director

Mr. Bajalia has extensive experience in the higher-margin professional and specialty services staffing. He previously 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.

Kim Thorpe

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Thorpe joined the Company as Vice President of Finance on May 1, 2018. Prior to joining GEE, Mr. Thorpe served as a senior executive and chief financial officer of both publicly traded and privately-owned organizations. He has extensive knowledge of finance, treasury management, U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC reporting and compliance, tax planning and compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance. Two of his past positions of note include having served as the CFO of a publicly traded specialty insurance group, and as the CFO and a senior leadership team member of a large insurance and financial services business unit of GE Capital. Mr. Thorpe also was a partner of the international accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a BSBA in Accounting from the University of Florida and is a certified public accountant.

Alex Stuckey

Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Stuckey started with GEE in April of 2015 and brings significant experience with the strategic planning, operations, management of sales activities, and field support required of a successful staffing firm.

Deborah Santora-Tuohy

President of Commercial and Triad Staffing

Mrs. Santora-Tuohy started with GEE in 2011 when the company acquired BMCH and she brings significant experience with the management of our commercial staffing brand.