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Cindy Pasky
Founder,
President & CEO
Strategic Staffing Solutions

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is an international, woman-owned, $330 million IT and business services corporation based in Detroit.  With a composite average annual growth rate of 21%, S3 is fiscally sound and debt free. S3 has had $2.4 Billion in sales since its inception with $1.2 billion of those sales occurring in the last 5 years. It is ranked 17th among the largest staffing firms in the US by Staffing Industry Report and is one of three companies nationally certified as a Charter Partner with Staffing Industry Analysts.  S3 is also ranked as the sixth largest diversity staffing firm in the US by Staffing Industry Analysts and one of the top 25 among woman-owned business in the nation by Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine. 

S3 provides staff augmentation, direct hire recruiting, workforce programs, and outsourced solutions with global industry expertise in energy/utility, healthcare services, insurance, communications, and financial services. It has more than 3,000 direct consultants in 49 out of 50 states in the U.S. and 11 countries including Europe and the Americas.  

The President and CEO, Cynthia J. Pasky founded S³ in 1990 with four benchmarks: set the bar high for what a corporation should do; create jobs; offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life; and, make community and charity work a core part of the company’s business.

Pasky leads by example and is actively involved in civic and community organizations globally. She serves as chair of the Detroit Downtown Partnership Board of Directors and is a member of Business Leaders for Michigan Board of Directors.  She is the Founding Chair of the American-Lithuanian Business Council and serves on Investor Advisory Committee of the Government of Lithuania.  

She serves on the board of directors for Detroit Thermal, a subsidiary of Atlas Holdings, a diversified group of manufacturing, distribution, service and trading businesses that operate in the building materials, capital equipment, energy, industrial services, packaging, pulp, paper, and tissue, steel, and logistics, supply chain management and distribution segments.

Pasky is also a member of the boards of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Reggie Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation, Foreign Investment Advisory and Supervision Council in Lithuania, and Reading Works!. Additionally, she is past chair of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and still serves as a member emeritus.

Pasky has been named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ Global Power 100 Women in Staffing, Most Powerful Woman in Business by dBusiness Magazine, CEO of the Year by Automation Alley, one of 10 Most Intriguing People in Staffing by Staffing Industry Review, one of Detroit’s Most Powerful People by Crain’s Detroit Business and one of the Top Women Entrepreneurs in North America by Women Impacting Public Policy.

She also has been inducted into Staffing Industry Analysts’ Hall of Fame, the Michigan Business Women’s Hall of Fame and Michigan’s Women’s Hall of Fame and the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame, and has been named a Michiganian of the Year by The Detroit News and Michigan Women of Achievement and Courage by the Michigan Women’s Foundation. Most recently, Cindy was named 2014 Executive of the Year by the Detroit Executives Association.

Under Cindy’s leadership S³ was named among the Top 25 woman-owned businesses in the nation by Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine. In addition, the company has been ranked as a Top Diversity-owned Business in Michigan by diversitybusiness.com and recognized as a 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), a Cool Place to Work by Crain’s Detroit Business and a Michigan Economic Bright Spot by Corp! Magazine.


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Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is an international, woman-owned, $350 million IT and business services corporation based in Detroit. With a composite average annual growth rate of 21%, S3 is fiscally sound and debt free. S3 has had $2.4 Billion in sales since its inception with $1.2 billion of those sales occurring in the last 5 years. It is ranked 17th among the largest staffing firms in the US by Staffing Industry Report and is one of three companies nationally certified as a Charter Partner with Staffing Industry Analysts.  S3 is also ranked as the sixth largest diversity staffing firm in the US by Staffing Industry Analysts and one of the top 25 among woman-owned businesses in the nation by Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine.  

S3 provides staff augmentation, direct hire recruiting, workforce programs, and outsourced solutions with global industry expertise in energy/utility, healthcare services, insurance, communications, and financial services. It has more than 3,000 direct consultants in 49 out of 50 states in the U.S. and 11 countries including Europe and the Americas.