Who We Are

executive team

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Scott Sabo

CEO and Founder

When Scott Sabo opened LaborWorks in 1998, it was a logical step. As Scott notes, “I’ve had three jobs since college, and they all started with the word ‘labor:’ Labor World USA, Labor Ready, and LaborWorks.

Scott is passionate about helping customers grow their business through the flexibility contingent staffing brings to the table. He comments, "The human aspect of helping great people find jobs and get back on their feet is also a great part of what I enjoy. I'm committed to constantly looking for was to enhance our product and services, fulfill promises and be 'Always Available' to clients.  In his free time, you will find Scott and his family enjoying water and ocean sport activities, particularly fly fishing and wake surfing.

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Albert Bacon

CFO

Al Bacon officially joined LaborWorks in 2006, but he was part of the team long before that. He met CEO Scott Sabo, when his own accounting firm, Schmidtke & Bacon, was tapped to help write the initial business plan, as well as tax and strategic planning. 

Al is a Manager alum of Deloitte and Touche where his focus was financial statement audit of high-growth companies. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, and has his MBA from The University of Colorado - Boulder Leeds School of Business. In his free time, Al is always open for big adventure including Adventure Bike, Spartan Races, hiking and travel.

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Don Renn

VP of Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources, I am responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. 

As a member of the strategic leadership team, I articulate HR needs and plans to the executive management team and stakeholder. I have demonstrated experience in management and leadership roles in the following industries: staffing, healthcare, waste management/mfg., financial, petroleum, warehouse, distribution, logistics, transportation, and retail.

In my free time, I enjoy family togetherness - conversations, celebrations and activities, such as travel, hiking, scuba diving, kayaking, boating, biking, weddings and shared experiences with relatives.  I also enjoy solitary time - gardening, independent & documentary films, and reading non-fiction – philosophy, theology, psychology, archeology, cultural anthropology, ancient history, and behavioral economics.

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Jeff Shearer

VP of Digital Solutions

Jeff Shearer has always had a passion for technology.  “I’ve been interested in Information Technology since I was 13. I knew that I wanted to be working with technology, and in fact, every job I’ve ever had has been technology-related.”  

Known for his problem-solving expertise, Jeff is creative, and eager to try new things.  Jeff has been with LaborWorks for 14 years and his current focus is to align business goals with digital solutions to ensure LaborWorks remains a leader in the Industrial Staffing industry.  We do that by innovating, lowering costs and maximizing efficiency through technology.  A native of the South Puget Sound and resident of Gig Harbor, Jeff spends his free time learning and exploring technology, cooking, boating, golfing, and skiing.

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Holly Corley

VP of National Sales

With over 20 years of experience in the Staffing Industry, VP of National Sales is in Holly’s wheelhouse.  Starting at LaborWorks in 1999, Holly worked through the ranks at LaborWorks, starting as a Staffing Specialists, then moving to Branch Sales Manager in 2001.  By 2006, Holly was promoted to District Sales Manager, in charge of overseeing 6 locations, which in 2008 turned into over seeing all 11 LaborWorks locations from Bellingham to Oregon.   Holly’s success stems from her passion and belief in the work that she does, working with companies to bring them qualified candidates to help their business, while finding fulfilling work for employees.   

With her time away from work,  you can find Holly cheering front row at her childrens’ sports games, sitting on the PTO board at her daughter's school, or traveling with her family whether it be skiing the beautiful mountains, or having fun in the sun.

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