The S3 Leadership Team
S3’s leadership team provides high-touch management to our Customers, Consultants, and the Communities where we live and work.
They are seasoned staffing professionals who have also become knowledgeable in the industry verticals that S3 serves: Financial Services, Energy/Utilities, Oil/Gas, Health Care, Insurance and Telecom.
Meet our Leaders
Cindy PaskyFounder, President & CEO
Cindy Pasky founded Strategic Staffing Solutions in 1990 with four benchmarks that became the corporate pillars of S3: set the bar high for what a corporation should do; create jobs; offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life; and make community and charity work a core part of the company’s business.consultants, and our communities. When you are Green, you are part of the S3 Family.
Mark RedmanChief Financial Officer
Since starting at S3, Mark has passed customer audits at 100 percent, chiseled his way through a tall stack of financial paperwork, filed tax returns and financial statements, and assisted co-workers in the field with a host of financial challenges. In between, he enjoys visits from one of S3’s feline officers, CTO, and he shares in the camaraderie of green Wednesdays and other office celebrations.
Col. Ken Huxley USAF, (Ret.)Vice President, Chief of Staff
Not matter what comes his way, Col. Ken Huxley (Ret.) is ready and able to handle it with aplomb. As Vice President and Chief of Staff, Ken oversees all of S3’s leadership operations and ensures that President Cindy Pasky’s objectives are carried out with agility and clarity. Prior to that, as Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Ken oversaw S3’s national talent acquisition & delivery operations.
April DonaldsonExecutive Vice President
An industry thought leader, April Donaldson is Strategic Staffing Solutions' (S3) executive lead for its managed service provider (MSP) practice, the second largest line of business for the global staffing and business solutions corporation. April is a shareholder, responsible for a fourth of the company's revenues, supporting nearly a third of the customer relationships and sales throughout S3's locations globally.
Carl BentleyExecutive Vice President
Carl embodies how S3’s culture encourages people to stretch and grow into new roles. He spent nearly 30 years of his career in the IT business, Carl is a natural at building strong relationships within S3 and with its customers. Today, that’s a huge part of his role and he does it with a great deal of expertise and charisma. His attention to customer service and marketing has been central to the company’s continued growth.
Jeff NelsonExecutive Vice President
Jeff Nelson is the executive point for several S3 customers while leading the S3 team of 250-plus employees and consultants in Richmond, Philadelphia, and S3’s Detroit branch. He also happens to be the executive point for S3I - S3’s international operations headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania. Jeff leads S3’s efforts by helping global companies to establish and grow near-shore centers.
Denice OlsonVice President
Get up, suit up, and show up. That’s how Denice Olson was raised, in a hard-working, blue-collar household. Denice believes in being early, being prepared and that being green is part of the S3 way. She believes in getting work done, and having fun while doing it. She transfers that work ethic and no small helping of energy to her work at S3, focusing on customers and how to continually surpass their expectations.
Veronica (Vee) PoliteVice President, Solutions Practice
As S3’s Vice President of Solutions, Vee Polite stewards partnerships with our Customers to ensure un-paralleled solutions delivery, stating, “We know our industry and we know our Customers’ needs. We have the depth required to work hand-in-hand with them to make sure their project exceeds their expectations, and is delivered on time and within budget.
Mantas PaskeviciusVice President, International Operations
The excitement around Lithuania as an emerging market, staying ahead of customer needs and adapting to new practices: Those are some of the things that put a smile on Mantas’ face and a bounce in his step as he views each day as an opportunity to grow S3’s business in Lithuania. Mantas travels to S3 headquarters in Detroit regularly but was well versed in American policy and culture well before joining the S3 family.
David FoxVice President & Corporate Secretary
As a vice president at S3, he runs sales operations for six U.S. branches, from Portland and Denver, in the west, to Charlotte, in the east. He keeps a suitcase packed and ready, adapts with resilience to four time zones, and amasses energy from his passion for people and projects. In that capacity, David thrives on listening to customer challenges and goals and creating specialized solutions to address them.
Christine SeppalaVice President, General Counsel
Like a kid in a candy store, Christine Seppala’s eyes light up when working on her passion. But instead of Dots and Hershey’s chocolate, its negotiations, relationship building, and problem solving that ignite her. As S3’s in-house counsel, there’s something new to explore every day, from contracts and due diligence, to policy adherence and risk management, to tax implications and dispute resolution.