Staffing leader’s chief sales officer recognized for innovation and success in connecting people and work in uncertain times
TACOMA, Wash.—Feb. 1, 2021—PeopleReady is pleased to announce that Kristy Willis, the staffing leader’s chief sales officer, won a 2021 silver Stevie® Award for Senior Sales Executive of the Year in the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
In an unprecedented business climate, Willis was recognized for her innovative efforts to help PeopleReady connect people and work as a force for good in the communities that it serves.
“Kristy exemplifies purpose-driven leadership in her commitment to helping our customers connect with the workers they need,” said Taryn Owen, president of PeopleReady. “PeopleReady is proud of Kristy and her outstanding achievements, and we are thrilled by her recognition as Senior Sales Executive of the Year in this year’s Stevie Awards.”
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.
“In the toughest working environment in memory for most organizations, 2021 Stevie Award winners still found ways to innovate, grow sales, please their customers, and secure new business,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “The judges have recognized and rewarded this, and we join them in applauding this year’s winners for their continued success.”
More than 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, in 51 nations worldwide, were considered for this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 160 professionals on nine specialized judging committees. Additional details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service along with a list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Sales.
PeopleReady specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600 branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 98,000 businesses and put approximately 221,000 people to work in 2020. Learn more at www.peopleready.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
PeopleReady Communications Director