Speaker Information

Pugliano Robert J. - Blackthorn Advisors

Robert Pugliano, CPC, CES, CAC is a temporary staffing, M/A, and Consulting Professional. He has over 36 years serving this industry. After working in the staffing industry during and once out of college, Robert went on to own and operate his own staffing company which was acquired after 8 years of successful growth. He consulted with many staffing firms to expand their market share and create new vertical lines of revenue. Robert’s experience includes multiple mergers and acquisitions within the staffing industry. He complimented his knowledge by working within the factoring/lending industry servicing temporary staffing firms and facilitating staffing acquisitions. After years of developing his skills he successfully built and completed multi-million dollar factoring divisions for various lending companies incorporating underwriting, credit, sales, client on-boarding, software applications, CRM, and complete funding policies and procedures. In his time in factoring, he has successfully hired and trained all levels of factoring and staffing executives, management, and sales teams. Robert presently is the Managing Partner of Blackthorn Advisors, an advisory service in Mergers and Acquisitions to the temporary staffing industry and the Managing Director of Exigo Ventures. Robert is the recipient of many achievements and awards including the National Association of Personnel Services President’s Award for outstanding contribution to the staffing industry and the coveted J. R. Pierce Award presented to him by the California Staffing Professionals Association for his body of work within the temporary staffing community. Robert supports the ALS Foundation and the Make A Wish Society.

Event Session Session Date Session Time
Owners Only Retreat 2017 Speaker List 10/5/2017 8:45am

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