SIA Names Executive Search Expert Lisa Maxwell to “Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing” List

100 women across the globe honored by Staffing Industry Analysts for their contributions to the staffing industry


ATLANTA, December 5, 2016 – Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) has released its 2016 Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing list, naming Gerard Stewart Founder and Managing Partner Lisa Maxwell to the distinguished roster for her contributions to the staffing industry. SIA states the list represents the 100 most influential women in the North American and European staffing industries. This is the second year that SIA has produced the list, and Maxwell has been named to it both years.

“They are not all CEOs, but they are all trailblazers who have evolved business models, made changes and led their firms to profitability,” said Subadhra Sriram, publisher & editor, media products, at Staffing Industry Analysts. “The good news is that their numbers are growing. And advances are being made on different fronts.”

The list provides a platform to celebrate many of the talented women shaping the industry. Final selections to the list are based on the influence and achievements of the women nominated.

Maxwell is a 20-year veteran of the human capital industry with an unparalleled track record for placing CEOs, C-level executives and board members for staffing firms around the world. She is best known for her broad network of industry contacts and proven assessment for precise cultural fit. She is also credited with building executive teams for several of the largest staffing firms globally.

“I am once again honored and humbled to be included on the SIA Global Power 100 Women in Staffing list, among these talented and accomplished female leaders in the staffing industry,” said Maxwell. “I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to work with some of these brilliant women in staffing, talent management and executive search, and it’s wonderful to see them showcased on this list.”

About Gerard Stewart

As an international leader in executive search, Gerard Steward focuses on recruitment for leading outsourcing and professional services firms and senior level positions within the human capital industry.

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 broad human capital landscape. Its prestigious client list includes firms in staffing, workforce management, human capital consulting, information technology services, vendor management software and human resources 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


Ann Warren
ClearEdge Marketing