At Allegiance Staffing, we take the time to understand our client’s operating reality so we can provide them with the optimal staffing solution that has a measurable positive impact in efficiency and profitability. This is how we become a long-term partner in growth.

Whether you need to fill a job or get a job, we’d love for you to get to know us as well.

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Tom Landry Allegiance Staffing

Tom Landry

President & Co-Founder of Allegiance Staffing

Tom Landry is a co-founder of Allegiance Staffing. Along with the original partner group they built a staffing company focused on the client and performance accountability. This model has made Allegiance Staffing one of only 13 staffing companies to be named “Best in Staffing” by Inavero for nine consecutive years (2010 – 2018). This prestigious award is based 100% on client and employee satisfaction.

Tom has made his career in the staffing industry for the past 32 years. He created and successfully implemented the Allegiance “3 Way” hiring system that has dramatically outperformed the staffing industry in producing high-quality talent and unparalleled talent retention rates. He is the past President of the Texas Association of Staffing, currently serves on the Safety and Worker Comp Committee of the American Staffing Association, the Board of Directors of Contract Packaging Association and the Diversity Council of IWLA. Tom and Allegiance Staffing are active members of CPA, IWLA, and WERC. A sought-after speaker, Tom has presented at the WERC, the annual conference on Total Cost of Ownership, at the IWLA Operations Conference on Affordable Care Act compliance, at the Contract Packaging Association Annual Meeting for four consecutive years, and has published several papers on effective purchasing of talent to reduce cost.

Personal Philosophy

“Labor resources optimized” is more than a motto it is who we are and why we exist as a company.

“My total focus is on aligning with my customers, understanding the drivers of how they make money and delivering a service that maximizes the output of the talent we provide them. In logistics, packaging and manufacturing, labor efficiency is the key to profitability. Allegiance is all about delivering tangible, sustainable results.”

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Shannon Davis

Partner of Louisville, KY

Shannon Davis previously worked in Social Services and has a Master’s of Science in Social Work. Shannon was the Program Manager of Community-Based Services for a non-profit agency and provided oversight and supervision to therapists and case managers who worked with over 50 young adults as well as the Therapeutic Foster Care program. In 2012, after seeking a change in career, Shannon was brought in by an owner of a contract packaging company in Louisville, KY looking to start up a temporary staffing and recruiting agency. Shannon developed a temporary staffing company through CI Services Now, LLC, and in 2014 Shannon joined the Allegiance Staffing group. Shannon has grown her Allegiance portfolio over the past several years. She is now the owner of three key branch locations in Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, IN and most recently Jeffersonville, IN.

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Scott Martin

Partner of Pittsburgh, PA & Phoenix, AZ

Scott began his staffing career immediately following college in 2001. He has been involved in every aspect of the business from operations and sales, to strategic planning. He has been deeply involved with the evolution of the company from the beginning model to becoming an industry leader. Scott currently is the COO of the Pittsburgh and Phoenix. He is a strong proponent of the culture of “WE” through his strategic planning, development of processes and procedures to maximize customer service, as well as professional development of staff.

Fun Fact

Outside of the office Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons. He is very involved with his kids activities coaching many of their sports teams.

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Sagiv Barmor

Co-Founder & Partner of Washington

Sagiv Barmor joined the staffing company founded in 1995 by his parents, Carol and Isaac, four short months after they opened. Carol and Isaac knew they always wanted to open a business together and in the summer of 1994 they moved to Seattle to chase their dreams. Sagiv has been involved in every aspect of the company and has done every position with the company; from starting as a staffing coordinator, to business development, to managing the company upon Carol and Isaac’s retirement in 2014. Sagiv is committed to providing the highest quality of customer service to clients and employees through empowering his team and focusing on continuous improvement and professional development.

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Lisa Barger

Co-Founder & Partner of North Carolina

Lisa Barger is a Partner of Allegiance Staffing North Carolina locations with more than 24 years experience in the staffing industry. As founding members of Allegiance Staffing, Lisa and husband Robert own offices in Charlotte, Mooresville, Raleigh and Shelby, North Carolina and are partners in the Greer, SC location. Lisa is a certified Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) since 2002 and was listed in the Top 10 of Charlotte’s largest temporary staffing companies in 2016.

Prior to entering the staffing industry in 1991, Lisa spent four years in the banking industry. She is originally from East Tennessee where she attended Walters State Community College (WSCC).

Lisa is passionate about children’s ministry and giving back to her community. She served on the Board of Directors for Global Children Outreach in Charlotte, NC. She and her husband Robert also hosted children from Ecuador through the program. After the program dissolved in 2006, Lisa continued her passion by traveling to Ecuador to volunteer and support various churches, orphanages and Compassion International. Lisa has also volunteered as a Financial Advisor at Jackson Park Ministries in Charlotte, NC.

Fun Fact

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys traveling, photography and golf. She also loves spending time with family, nature and the mountains.

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Laura Diaz

Partner of Chicago IL

With over twenty years of experience in management, Ms. Laura Diaz is a recognized and respected staffing industry leader. Prior to starting Allegiance Staffing in Chicago, Ms. Diaz spent ten years as a key executive with West Staff, helping to build the company into a market-leading staffing agency. While serving as Vice President at West Staff, Ms. Diaz built extensive executive-level relationships with companies from different industries. Before joining West Staff, Ms. Diaz spent five years with Walgreens, managing several stores in the Chicagoland area.

Ms. Diaz is an active member of numerous industry associations including SHRM, ASA, and SIA.

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Joe Ryan

Co-Founder & Partner of Jacksonville, FL

Joe oversees the Sales and Marketing efforts for Allegiance Jacksonville. He has always had a passion for the “Sales Process” and started his first retail business at the age of 20. After selling that operation, Joe and his brother Jim joined Allegiance Staffing in Jacksonville in 1995.

Joe’s ability to understand a prospective clients needs, and develop a strategy that meets those needs, is key to the success of the Jacksonville operation. He is the main point of contact for all of the Strategic Clients for the Jacksonville branch.

Fun Fact

Joe splits his time away from work between his “house flipping” hobby and his love for song writing. He makes yearly trips to Nashville to network with local musicians and songwriters.

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Jose Cerda

Partner of Chicago

As a partner of Allegiance Staffing, Mr. Jose Cerda specializes in entrepreneurial real estate. Since the company’s inception, Mr. Cerda has managed real estate development, property management, construction, and event planning needs. Prior to joining Allegiance Staffing Inc., Mr. Cerda spent several years working for The City of Chicago. During this time, he held several operating positions and developed a strong network of business relationships essential to the city’s growth.

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Jim Ryan

Co-Founder & Partner of Jacksonville, FL

Jim heads up the Operations Team at Allegiance in Jacksonville. Jim is extremely hands-on, working closely with our recruiting team to oversee all placements for our clients. His meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills are reflected in the high order fill rates and on-time attendance our clients have come to expect from Allegiance Jacksonville.

Jim is a lifelong native of Jacksonville Beach. He graduated from Florida State College Jacksonville and spent 10 years in a retail business with his brother Joe before opening Allegiance Staffing in 1995.

Fun Fact

Being an avid surfer, you can usually find Jim enjoying his time off in the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Jim has been running a “Surf Camp” for children with Downs Syndrome that is affiliated with the Special Olympics since 2010.

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Jeff Booth

Partner of Jackson & Southaven, Mississippi

Jeff Booth took over ownership of the Southaven and Jackson Mississippi branch of Allegiance Staffing in early 2017. He started his career in sales for Allegiance Staffing in 2010, and held a variety of positions within the organization including sales consultant, branch manager, operations manager, and most recently, owner. Allegiance Staffing is committed to providing the best possible labor solution to our clients through innovative and cutting-edge, recruiting, onboarding, and service coordination. Jeff Booth, and Allegiance Staffing, have consistently been ranked “Best of Staffing” since the inception in 2010.

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Jay Hare

Partner of Alabama and La Grange, GA

Jay L. Hare is the Chief Financial Officer for Allegiance Staffing in Alabama and Georgia. He is an active certified public accountant for over 37 years. He is a graduate of The University of Alabama.

Jay has lived in Alexander City, AL on Lake Martin for over 32 years and has been active in local civic and church organizations. He has been a past president of the Alexander City Kiwanis Club, former chairman of the finance committee of First United Methodist Church of Alexander City, and District representative for the University of Alabama Alumni Association.

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James Pembroke

Co-Founder & Partner of San Antonio, Texas

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Carol Lee Allegiance Staffing

Carol Lee

Partner of Alabama and La Grange, GA

Graduate of the University of Alabama and local business owner for over 13 years, Carol Lee is President of Lee Staffing, DBA Allegiance Staffing. Her company began as a local office servicing Tallapoosa County, Alabama in 2004 and, over the years, has grown to cover the East Alabama and West Georgia areas.

Carol holds active memberships with United Way Red Feather Society and all Chambers of Commerce where her eight offices are located. Currently, Carol is President of the Alabama Staffing Association, a member of American Staffing Association, Board Member for Service Dogs, AL, served four years as Board Member of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce and a Lifetime Alumni Pillar of Leadership Lake Martin.  Carol Lee and her family are members of Duncan Memorial Methodist Church of Alexander City.

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Brett Martin

Co-Founder & Partner of Pittsburgh, PA & Phoenix, AZ

Brett began his staffing career by opening his business in Pittsburgh in 1995. Previously, he spent 20 years in the construction industry working on various projects for a national contractor. After many years of recruiting, hiring, and placing workers in job assignments, it was a natural transition to temporary staffing. Currently, Brett is focusing on the financial administrative sides of the business. Brett expanded in 2012 with the opening of the office in Phoenix, AZ.

Fun Fact

Outside of the office, Brett stays active with his family and community. His hobbies include biking, hiking, fishing, and RV camping. He enjoys spending time with his wife and enjoys the company of his two children and five grandchildren.

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Andre Sabbagh Allegiance Staffing

Andre M. Sabbagh

Co-Founder & Partner of Lancaster, PA

Andre started the business with his wife in 1996 when they moved to the Lancaster, PA area from Port Huron Michigan.  While his wife is no longer active in the business, Andre focuses his time on developing and growing their operations, and ensuring that his passion to please their customers, is instilled in their daily operations.  While not at work, Andre enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. Andre is also active in his son’s Boy Scout troop.

Fun Fact

Andre’s ultimate goal is to retire on an island.

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Allen Tuttle

Partner of Greer, SC

Allen Tuttle plays a dual role as Partner of the Greer, SC location and Director of Operations for the North Carolina locations. Allen is responsible for managing all aspects of business operations including strategic planning, financial performance, compliance, operational growth and enhancement, staff development, client retention and revenue growth for the South Carolina and North Carolina locations.

Prior to joining Allegiance in 2010, Allen was in the banking and mortgage industry where he was an auditor with Wells Fargo. Allen earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Ralph Ketner School of Business at Catawba College and is a graduate of the Dale Carnegie training program. He also serves on the American Staffing Association North Carolina Council.

Fun Fact

Outside the office, Allen enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie, and their son, Westin. He also enjoys playing golf, spending time outdoors and cheering on the Tennessee Volunteers.

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Alan Rusgo

Co-Founder & Partner of Michigan

Alan Rusgo is the Co-Founder of Allegiance Staffing in Fraser, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. As a founding member of Allegiance Staffing, he has been in the industry since 1995 and has served on various board positions within the LLC.

Prior to opening Allegiance Staffing, Alan was the Vice President of PageNet, a former technology leader in paging services. He managed several large cities including Los Angeles, Phoenix and Detroit. His extensive background gave him the business skills necessary to own and operate a strategic planning staffing firm specializing in client labor solutions. Alan and his staff are committed to providing the best possible employment results through innovative recruiting and customer service. Allegiance Staffing has consistently been ranked “Best of Staffing” since inception in 2010.

Alan enjoys spending time outside of the office with his wife and children, traveling and occasionally squeezing in a round of golf.

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~ C. Edwards — San Antonio

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