SueAnn Naso: President and CEO of Staffing Solutions Enterprises, Inc.


SueAnn Naso (photo courtesy of Staffing Solutions Enterprises)

SueAnn Naso (photo courtesy of Staffing Solutions Enterprises)

SueAnn Naso is President and CEO of Staffing Solutions Enterprises, Inc. In October 2019 she purchased the business from Founder, Carmella Calta. During her 28 years with the organization, she has held a variety of positions including Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Chief Customer Officer and was instrumental in the development and launch of several business services including Contract Workforce Optimization (StaffMatrix), Recruitment Services and myTalentLink. Before joining SSE, she gained industry experience working for an international staffing organization where she led business development for a branch office in the Southern California region.

A well-known and respected expert in the human resource field, SueAnn excels indeveloping talent acquisition and retention strategies for organizations, ensuring the attainment of their business objectives. These strategies encompass all facets of recruiting and retention, from sourcing and pre-employment processes to onboarding and performance management. Her specialties include creative sourcing techniques, social media recruiting campaigns, recruitment process outsourcing, vendor management, HR technology tools, and talent acquisition and retention metrics.

SueAnn is very involved within the Human Resources and non-profit communities. Currently the President of the Human Resource Leadership Group, she is also a member of the National and Cleveland chapters of the Society of Human Resource Management, having formerly held the role of President of the Cleveland chapter. She also sits on the boards of Engage! Cleveland and Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, and is a founding member of the Executive HR Women’s Network. Additional volunteer and community activities include In Council With Women member, EncoreNEO steering committee, GCP Middle Market steering committee, In Council With Women, past Chair of the Board of ERC, and past Chair of the Board for Bowling Green State University’s Parent and Family Association. She has been a subject matter expert on employment trends for TV appearances on Fox 8, publications in Smart Business magazine, Crain’s Cleveland, CBC magazine, and The Plain Dealer.

A native of Northeast Ohio, SueAnn holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Bowling Green State University. In addition, she has received several awards and recognitions including the Employment Management Association Host award, the ERC Hero’s award, the “Smart Business Magazine” World Class Customer Service Award in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016. She was a Crain’s Women of Note Honoree in 2013, a 2014 Hall Of Honors honoree at Midview High School, and a 2017 Smart Business Progressive Women Who Excel Award recipient. In 2020, she was selected as a Cleveland Magazine, Cleveland 500 list of the most powerful and influential people in Northeast Ohio.

In addition her company, Staffing Solutions received the Smart Business Pillar Award winner for community service in 2010, 2013, and 2014. In 2015 the organization was recognized as the Smart Business Progressive Organization of the year at the Perspectives Women Who Excel Awards. From 2012 – 2017, Staffing Solutions was also awarded the prestigious national When Work Works Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

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