PLEASANTON, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga. (Feb. 13, 2023) — Mary Anderson, the owner of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions (, has appointed Mike Mitchell as the new President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the next stage of the company’s growth. Mitchell is a 40+-year staffing industry veteran involved in commercial, outsourcing and logistics/transportation business lines. He has grown the companies and regions he’s been responsible for all the while maintaining a culture of “people matter.” Today is his first day.

“Mike brings a well-rounded business acumen with in-depth experience in business development, operations management, strategic planning, profit and loss management, relationship building, and coaching and performance management that have all contributed to his success and the strong achievements at the companies and divisions he’s led,” commented Anderson. “He loves to see a company grow but more importantly, he has executed that growth and profitability by building and empowering people, teams and a strong culture mindset. He has undertaken many challenging assignments with integrity, honesty, simplifying complex processes and procedures, and enabling people to see what is possible.”

Mitchell has delivered models of profitability in his previous roles and shaped teams and organizations to work smarter. While Division President at ProDrivers, he took the company from $100MM to over $200MM in four years, with the last two years of record EBITDA. While at Norrell/Spherion as the Area VP – Outsourcing, Mitchell was known for solving problems. He has also owned/co-owned transportation companies and helped launch the startup of another company.

Mitchell received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with heavy Accounting academics, as well, from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.

Mitchell replaces the former president and CEO, Steven R. Drexel, who passed away suddenly on January 9, 2023.


About Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions is an award-winning staffing firm with branches across the U.S. It has achieved ClearlyRated’s Diamond Award for Best of Staffing® Client Satisfaction; the company has received the award every consecutive year since 2016. Cornerstone was also one of 138 staffing firms named to Forbes inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms 2020. Since 2003, Cornerstone has grown from a neighborhood staffing provider to a national firm that employs thousands of people at hundreds of companies from coast to coast including California, Nevada, Illinois, Texas, Michigan, New Jersey, Maryland, and Florida. The Cornerstone family of companies also includes Dallas, Texas-based RightStone (, and Chicago, Illinois-based Arlington Resources, Inc. ( and Casey Accounting & Finance Resources ( Providing candidate searching and job placement for administrative, professional, industrial, technical, sales and transportation positions, Cornerstone truly is where talent and jobs meet. Visit Cornerstone at

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One Response to “Cornerstone Staffing Solutions Appoints Staffing Industry Veteran Mike Mitchell as New President and Chief Executive Officer”

  1. Bill Schofield

    I worked with Mike for 15+ years and he is the epitome of a servant leader. He has the ability and foresight to lead Cornerstone to exciting new levels of achievement. Congratulations Mike!!


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