Interim Chief Executive Officer and President
Ms. Perneau brings over 25 years of industry experience at leading staffing companies, including Adecco, Spherion and most recently Randstad, where she ran a $2B business as Co-President, General Staffing. Throughout her six-year tenure at Randstad, Perneau held progressively more responsible senior executive roles with expanded P&L accountability. Prior to Randstad, she was Executive Vice President at SFN Group, Senior Vice President for the second largest division at Adecco, and West Region Area Manager at Kelly Services.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Paul Tomkins has been our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2015. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Tomkins served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., where he oversaw all aspects of finance and accounting and played an integral role in managing a number of important non-core business divestitures. Prior to his role at Reader’s Digest, Mr. Tomkins spent 27 years at AT&T, where he most recently served as the Vice President and Controller of AT&T Business Solutions and previously held a number of other financial management positions. Mr. Tomkins is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the NJ Society of CPAs, and FEI. He earned his MBA with an emphasis in International Finance from Seton Hall University.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Nancy Avedissian has been our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since October 2016. Prior to joining Volt, Ms. Avedissian served as General Counsel and Vice President, Legal Affairs at Worldwide Clinical Trials, where she served as the chief legal advisor to a leading contract research organization. Ms. Avedissian led a multi-jurisdictional team and focused on corporate law & governance, commercial transactions, corporate & regulatory compliance, policymaking and providing counsel to the company’s senior management team. Ms. Avedissian spent the first ten years of her career as a transactional attorney in the Global Corporate Group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a leading international law firm. At Milbank, she focused on middle market mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, restructurings, corporate governance and the general representation of corporate clients. Ms. Avedissian received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine, and her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where she served as the Executive Editor of the Law Review. She is a member of the California bar and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Vice President and Treasurer
Kevin Hannon has been our Vice President and Treasurer since March 2015. Previously, he was our Assistant Treasurer since January 2008. Prior to joining Volt, Mr. Hannon was an Assistant Treasurer and Finance Manager with Atlas Copco North America, Inc., and also gained extensive financial regulatory experience as a bank examiner with the US Treasury Department. In addition to undergraduate degrees in Business and Economics, Mr. Hannon obtained his MBA from Rutgers Business School in Strategic Management and Finance, and he also has the CTP (Certified Treasury Professional) designation.
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Ann Hollins was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Volt Information Sciences, Inc. in March 2016. With over 25 years of world-class HR experience, Ms. Hollins brings a respected reputation for leading global, enterprise-wide HR strategies to enable sustainable business growth. She has demonstrated expertise in the areas of executive and leadership development, organizational effectiveness and strategic talent management. She has a broad background leading HR functions across a wide range of industries including health and wellness, energy, consumer packaged goods, information sciences, media and manufacturing. Prior to joining Volt, Ms. Hollins served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Weight Watchers International, where she led a successful organizational transformation, including developing a new vision and set of values and leadership competencies for the company, global organizational restructuring, upgrading talent in critical growth areas, and driving cultural change with global cross-functional teams. Prior to her role at Weight Watchers, Ms. Hollins served in senior executive roles at Hess Corporation, including Vice President, Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer; Vice President, Global Chief Learning and Development Officer; and Vice President, Human Resources, Marketing and Refining; where she designed and executed on multiple enterprise-wide initiatives for the corporation to integrate and align to the company’s 10-year vision. Prior to Hess, she held senior roles at Tyco International, Dun & Bradstreet and PepsiCo. Ms. Hollins holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from The Stern School of Business at New York University and a BBA in Human Resources from The University of Iowa.
Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Lenny Naujokas has been our Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since January 2017 and our Assistant Corporate Controller from August 2012 until January 2017. From January 2011 until August 2012, he was Senior Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting at Monster Worldwide, Inc. Prior to 2011 he was Controller - Enterprise Solutions Business at Motorola Solutions, Inc., Corporate Accounting Manager at Arrow Electronics, Inc. and Assurance Manager for KPMG, LLP. He is an active Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs. Mr. Naujokas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. John’s University.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Solutions
Ms. Kelly brings over 25 years of industry experience at high-performance companies, including Apple One, Spherion, Randstad, and most recently, Nelson, where she was Vice President, Strategic Sales, responsible primarily for enterprise-wide sales efforts. Before joining Nelson, Ms. Kelly was National Sales Director for the West at Spherion/Randstad, where she utilized her expertise to deliver successful and customized solutions to each client.
President, Volt Global Solutions
Ms. Driggs has over 25 years of experience leading sales and operations in the staffing industry. Most recently, she served as President, Volt Consulting Group (VCG) US, where she was responsible for leading and building the managed service program business. Based on her significant career accomplishments, Ms. Driggs was honored in SIA’s Global Power 100 list of Women in Staffing for the past two consecutive years. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President of VWS North America, responsible for commercial operations. Ms. Driggs began her career at Volt as a Regional Manager, opening several new markets, including in her native Minneapolis, MN. Prior to joining Volt, Ms. Driggs worked for Kelly Services, where she led Kelly’s Western Region Partnered Staffing Sales Team.