DEA Meeting; Ad A Staff

Jennifer Blakeney introduced David Ballard.  David is a great networker!  He is always ready to talk about you, your business, and how you are doing.  Jennifer has used Ad A Staff for about three years for temp services, whether it was for half-a-day or someone needed in the next 30 minutes!  She was excited to have David tell us about his company and their services!

David Ballard has worked for ASAP Companies, an umbrella company for Ad A Staff, as their Business Development Manager for 5 years and launched the Ad A Staff Dallas branch.  He graduated from DeVry – Phoenix and worked for IBM for 15 years in operations and vendor management.  He is married to Rica and they have 6 kids and 2 dogs!  He loves to play Texas Hold‘em, is an outdoors-man, loves RV, MC, hunting and fishing.  David and Rica enjoy domestic and International travels.

Ad A Staff was founded in 1993 in Arlington.  They provide staffing services for office/administrators, customer service, contact center, and management positions.  Their motto is:  “Whatever it takes!”  Richard C Mumme opened PDQ Temporaries, providing skilled trades placements.  Signature Hospitality Staffing is devoted to all things “hospitality”, including baseball games for the Texas Rangers!

Ad A Staff is a Women’s Owned Business and provides single-source staffing services:  direct hire, temp-to-hire, temporary/contract, and payroll services.  Their services also include: Vendor on Premise, Vendor Management Services, Certified Risk Management Division and OSHA Forklift testing and certification.  They have a highly tenured staff, with an average employment of about 9 years!  They are Certified Staffing Specialists.

Ad A Staff’s associate hiring process includes personal interview, past-employment verification, reference and background checks, criminal background and drug testing, as well as skills testing with Kenexa Prove It!  They do skills and behavioral assessments to verify the skills a potential associate claims to have.  They provide contract associates retention benefits such as medical and dental insurance and vacation.

Seventy percent of their clients have been with them 7 years or more!

Ad A Staff is active in their community.  Some of the charities they support are: Susan G. Komen, Boys & Girls Club of America, Ronald McDonald House, North Texas Cancer Research Foundation, and Scottish Rite Hospital.

A, B, and C leads for Ad A Staff are staffing needs for any industry; they place just about anyone except doctors and nurses!

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