Connecting Top Talent with Top Jobs in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

About Us

Spherion® is a national staffing leader with a local focus, and more than 65 years of workforce expertise. Local owner, Rich Kolleda and his team are known throughout the Treasure Coast for their partnership approach to staffing and deep community ties. Since 2006, they have been serving the workforce needs of clients and candidates throughout Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin Counties. Combined, their team has 66 years of staffing industry experience ready to apply to your initiatives. Whether you’re seeking specialized talent or a specific career opportunity, no one knows the Treasure Coast better than Spherion!

A Staffing Partner with a Personal Interest in Your Success
At Spherion, we’re committed to fostering long-term relationships with the clients and candidates we serve. Our mission is to partner with our customers in a cooperative manner that creates mutually beneficial, value-added relationships. Taking a consultative approach, we seek to understand our clients’ needs, and deliver solutions that exceed expectations. More than a staffing company, we are a strategic partner to our clients, offering workforce solutions that meet their human capital needs. And, as experts in recruiting and retention, we’re able to add more value to their business by providing the knowledge and insight they need to build a high-performing workforce.

Spherion is also a trusted job search partner to the many talented individuals who live in the Treasure Coast area. Focused on their individual career goals, our team is diligent to connect job seekers to opportunities that match their skills, experience and salary expectations.

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Our Services

Spherion® provides recruiting and staffing services to employers and job seekers throughout the Treasure Coast of Florida. As a locally owned staffing company, Rich Kolleda and his team are able to provide a personalized level of service and support you won’t find anywhere else!

For companies seeking skilled talent to keep their business operating productively, Spherion recruits a broad range of flexible, temp-to-hire and direct-hire talent, including:

- Administrative/Clerical
- Customer Service
- Light Industrial
- Non-Clinical Healthcare
- Professional

For specialized talent needs, our team has dedicated resources with extensive expertise in the areas of professional recruiting, call center and bilingual placements.

For individuals pursuing employment, Spherion offers the resources and personalized support that job seekers need to get connected to rewarding career opportunities throughout Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin Counties.

Whether your goal is to find the right candidate or the right job, Spherion is committed to your success. Put a staffing leader with a local focus to work for you!

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Map and Directions


The office is located at 240 NW Peacock Blvd, one block north of St Lucie West Blvd. From I-95 take St Lucie West exit #121. Head east on St Lucie West Blvd. Make left turn onto NW Peacock Blvd. 240 NW Peacock will be on the left.

Awards and Recognitions

Staffing excellence is a priority for Spherion owner Rich Kolleda and his team. From the way the business is run to the caliber of service customers receive, their high standards have earned them some very distinguished accolades, including:

- President’s Award (2012)
- Over $2 Million in Sales Growth Award (2012)
- Over $10 Million in Sales Award (2012)
- Owner of the Year (2011)
- Performance Forum (2011)
- President’s Award (2011)
- Multi-Million Dollar Growth Award (2011)
- Best Places to Work St. Lucie County (2011)
- President’s Award (2010)
- St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce Business & Industry Appreciation Award (2010)
- President’s Award (2009)
- Performance Forum (2009)
- Clerical Sales Growth Award (2009)
- Performance Forum (2008)
- 2013 Business of the Year, St Lucie County Chamber of Commerce, Professional Services

Affiliations and Partnerships

Spherion owner Rich Kolleda and his staffing team care about the people and businesses that make the Treasure Coast unique. As a locally owned business, they are committed to building longstanding relationships with the individuals who live here. To that effort, they have built a variety of partnerships with area organizations, such as:

- St. Lucie County Education Foundation
- St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce
- St. Lucie County Chamber Multi-Cultural Council
- Economic Development Council, St. Lucie County
- Economic Council, Martin County
- Palm City Chamber of Commerce
- Stuart Martin Chamber of Commerce
- St. Lucie County HR Association
- HR Association of Martin County
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- Soroptimist International

Meet our Team

Rich Kolleda
  • Rich Kolleda
  • Owner
  • Richard Kolleda has been the Owner of Spherion in Port St. Lucie since December 2006. His recruiting and staffing firm provides temporary and direct-hire staffing services to businesses and job seekers throughout the Treasure Coast. Prior to his role as Owner, he was the CEO and COO of numerous hospitals throughout the Southeast for 20+ years. Richard is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has a Master’s degree in Health Administration from Duke University. He is a retired Naval Commander with two Naval Commendation awards and two Naval Achievement awards. He is also the past Chairman of the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce and the Treasurer of the St. Lucie County Education Foundation. Richard is an active member of the St. Lucie HR Association and the Economic Council of Martin County, and the St. Lucie County EDC.
Sherry Kolleda
  • Sherry Kolleda
  • Owner
Gretchen Frazier
  • Gretchen Frazier
  • Branch Manager
  • Gretchen Frazier is the Business Development Manager for Spherion Staffing Services. With 11 years of experience, Gretchen takes a partnership approach to helping clients meet their strategic workforce needs. Prior to joining the Spherion team, Gretchen worked in the banking industry for 13 years. Her community commitment is reflected in her involvement with the St. Lucie County Ambassador Committee, Business Resource Committee and Soroptimist International of Stuart. Gretchen is also a Graduate of St. Lucie County Leadership, Class 30 and Martin County LEADERship Class 23. She is currently seeking her degree in Business Administration.
Jennifer Shaff
  • Jennifer Shaff
  • Professional Services Recruiter
  • Jennifer Shaff joined Spherion’s team in October 2012 as a Professional Services Recruiter for the Treasure Coast area. Prior to working for Spherion, Jennifer was the Admissions/Recruiter Director for a trade school in Port St. Lucie. In this role, she was responsible for recruiting and placing potential students once they graduated from the program. Jennifer was also a recruiter in the New York City area working for garment companies in mid-town Manhattan for five years. During this time, she worked for Ken Rose Associates where she was responsible for recruiting professional talent in the apparel industry. Jennifer has BA in Theatre with a minor in Education from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. She is an advocate for animal rights and fosters/volunteers at the Humane Society in Palm City, Florida. In her free time, Jennifer takes her passion for acting to the stage in professional theatre. She is a member of the Martin County HR Association and the Palm City Chamber of Commerce.
Fallon Doyle
  • Fallon Doyle
  • Client Service Specialist
  • Fallon Doyle is a Client Service Specialist for Spherion Staffing specializing in non-clinical healthcare, bilingual, administrative and clerical positions. She has also held the role of an On-Site Manager. Prior to joining Spherion, Fallon was a Medical Office Manager for several multidisciplinary physicians’ practices. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Florida with a double major in Behavioral and Social Sciences and Humanities with a concentration in Health Care Administration. Fallon is currently pursuing a Master’s degree from the University of Central Florida in Health Care Administration. She is a past President of the Success Express Chapter of Business Networking International and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Justin Kolleda
  • Justin Kolleda
  • Client Service Specialist
Debbie Figueroa
  • Debbie Figueroa
  • Customer Service Specialist

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Contact Us

  • Spherion
  • 240 NW Peacock Boulevard, Suite 104
    Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34986
  • 1-772-336-9545
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Meet Our Team

Rich Kolleda
  • Rich Kolleda
  • Owner
Sherry Kolleda
  • Sherry Kolleda
  • Owner
Gretchen Frazier
  • Gretchen Frazier
  • Branch Manager
Jennifer Shaff
  • Jennifer Shaff
  • Professional Services Recruiter
Fallon Doyle
  • Fallon Doyle
  • Client Service Specialist
Justin Kolleda
  • Justin Kolleda
  • Client Service Specialist
Debbie Figueroa
  • Debbie Figueroa
  • Customer Service Specialist
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