Downing has been with the organization for over 18 years and has held various roles including On-site Manager, Branch Leader and Regional Director. In this new role he’ll continue to partner with a team of five branch managers and three business development managers to find solutions for both existing and potential customers while adding new responsibilities at the corporate level. These include leading the Rapid Response Team, which provides support with organic office openings and acquisitions, branch operations and sales support, client site support, recruiting, and client transitions.
“Brandon is an incredibly important member of our BelFlex family and a great representation of our mission of Succeeding Together, which calls for making a meaningful difference in the lives of all the people, businesses and communities we serve,” said Bob Baer, Chief Operating Officer, BelFlex. “He has contributed greatly to making this organization what it is today by leading some of our most challenging initiatives including high volume accounts in competitive locations. We’re confident he’ll continue to go the extra mile in his new role.”
Downing is known by clients and colleagues as a strategic thinker who is always looking for creative ways to solve challenges. He’s had great success in growing BelFlex’s direct hire program, which has been challenging in the current employment marketplace. He’s also contributed to the company’s year-over-year growth by applying creative solutions to complex staffing challenges that ultimately help clients be more successful. Internally, he is known for being consistently available to his team members and providing them with support and leadership without micromanaging.
“I’m excited about the new opportunities the position will bring and I’m looking forward to seeing how it evolves over time,” said Downing. “I’m also grateful to everyone at BelFlex who has helped me reach this exciting new stage in my career. I promise to continue leading by example and bringing by true passion of helping people in any way I can to this new role.”
BelFlex Staffing Network is driven by a passion for creating success for its employees, clients, and communities—what it calls Succeeding Together. BelFlex provides commercial staffing in the light industrial sector, strategic expertise and innovative solutions for consumer and food brands and professional services including clerical and administrative positions, as well as direct hire opportunities. BelFlex’s customers value its deep industry knowledge, recruiting expertise, commitment to compliance, and partnering approach to improving productivity. Founded in 1989, BelFlex employs over 30,000 people each year through its 29 branch offices. Learn more at www.belflex.com.