Lisa Maxwell Named Among “Most Influential” Leaders in Staffing Industry

Gerard Stewart Founder Recognized in Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 List
for Fifth Consecutive Year

ATLANTA, February 21, 2018Gerard Stewart, an international leader in executive search, is proud to announce that Founder and Managing Partner Lisa Maxwell has been named to the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 List for 2018. Maxwell, who has been included on the prestigious list for five consecutive years, has built a reputation as the go-to expert for C- and Board-level placements in the human capital space.

Maxwell has influenced the leadership trajectory of staffing, private equity, HR technology, healthcare and talent solutions firms across the global landscape. In the past year alone, Maxwell has led successful C-level executive placements for some of the fastest-growing and largest firms in the industry. As a result, she doubled Gerard Stewart’s CFO practice and grew its private equity business by 100 percent and its healthcare staffing business by 150 percent.

“It’s truly an honor to receive this recognition from SIA and my peers in the human capital space,” said Maxwell. “As the nature of work continues to evolve, we need to develop relationships with our clients that allow us to serve as both trusted advisors and collaborative partners on all aspects of the succession planning process. This approach goes a long way in helping an organization find the right talent to successfully lead the strategic trajectory of the company.”

Compiled by Staffing Industry Analysts, a global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, the Staffing 100 is comprised of influential men and women from all sectors of the industry who have the vision and influence to take global contingent work to the next level. The honorees come from all parts of the workforce solutions ecosystem, with the majority hailing from staffing companies across the United States. This seventh annual list of North American leaders gives a contemporary viewpoint of who is important to the industry.

About Gerard Stewart

As an international leader in executive search, Gerard Stewart focuses on recruitment for C-suite executives in the human capital space, including for private equity firms, HR technology, HR services, and talent solutions companies.
The team at Gerard Stewart advises client companies on recruiting and retaining outstanding leaders and helps mitigate the risks involved with senior level appointments. The firm has completed engagements across the global human capital landscape. Its prestigious client list includes firms in staffing, workforce management, human capital consulting, information technology services, vendor management software, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), managed service providers (MSP), professional services and outsourcing. Gerard Stewart leverages deep industry expertise and an extensive network of human capital executives to ensure access to leading candidates in chosen markets.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Gerard Stewart has offices in London and Menlo Park, Calif. For more information, visit


Michelle Meek
ClearEdge Marketing