Stand-Out Entrepreneur Honored by International Franchise Association at the Organization’s Annual Conference

ATLANTA—Spherion Staffing and Recruiting (Spherion) is elated to announce today that its very own Tammy Feaster was recently recognized as one of the “Franchisee of the Year” recipients at the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) 2023 Annual Convention in Las Vegas.

“We’re incredibly proud of Tammy for earning this achievement,” said Rebecca Rogers Tijerino, group president of Spherion. “Also the recipient of Spherion’s 2021 Franchise Owner of the Year award, Tammy has demonstrated a true passion for the staffing industry. She gives 110% effort each day to ensure her employees, candidates and clients reach their potential, that her offices run smoothly, and that her teams provide the communities they serve with the best possible service. We’re thrilled to see her receive this special recognition and to have her as a key member of the Spherion family."

Tammy Feaster wins IFA's Franchisee of the Year Award

The IFA has more than 1,400 brands and thousands of franchisees in its network. Every year through its awards program, the IFA recognizes individuals who contribute to making franchising the acknowledged leader in distribution methods, while spotlighting their accomplishments and innovations. 

“I am so honored to receive this recognition from the IFA,” said Feaster, who owns offices in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. “I love Spherion so much, and love what I do every day. It’s fantastic to be able to see all that hard work paid off. I’m so appreciative for the support from my incredible teams, our clients, candidates and of course the Spherion franchise community.  I’m honored to represent our brand with this achievement.”

Feaster is a staffing industry veteran who first entered the trade in an entry-level role with a former Spherion franchisee. From the start, she was “born for this business” and developed a passion for the staffing industry as she became the owner of six offices across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. In her 28+ year career in the staffing industry, Feaster constantly focused on meeting individual, team and overall goals. She personifies the entrepreneurial spirit, dedication, leadership and discipline necessary to consistently achieve profitable growth and expansion.

In addition to her passion for the recruiting industry, Feaster lives up to Spherion’s core values of being local, resourceful, engaged, insightful and invested, and especially the brand’s emphasis on supporting the communities it serves. Feaster and her teams regularly partner with local organizations for blood drives and fundraising, and have participated in the brand’s community giveback program every year since the campaign began.

Spherion brandishes the power of local through a network of independent and empowered franchisees, like Feaster. Each Spherion franchisee enriches their communities through connecting and facilitating employment opportunities every day — and when they’re successful together, their investments flow back into the neighborhoods where they live and work. The power of Spherion is in its local roots. 

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With more than 75 years of staffing and recruiting experience, Spherion stands out as a leader in the industry, leveraging the power of local to support its vast network of independent franchisees. True to its tagline, Let’s Get to Work, Spherion provides temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire, and managed hiring services to more than 4,000 businesses nationwide across its 200+ locations. With a 4.8/5 star Google review score and recognition as a Top 100 Staffing Company to Work for by World Staffing Awards, a Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review, and ranking in the top 15% on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list, Spherion has a proven ability to cater to the ever-changing demands of America’s workforce. Backed by the world’s largest talent company, Spherion provides superior staffing and recruiting solutions through its General Staffing franchise model and Professional IT model.

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