A staffing industry powerhouse. Workforce technology whiz. Change management mastermind. Fierce female leader champion. Professional storyteller. Lauren Jones is all of these things as well as the founder and CEO of LEAP Consulting Solutions. After decades as an innovator and influencer in the staffing industry, Lauren founded LEAP to make recruiting companies more efficient, more successful, and more human. How? By helping firms define and understand their technology needs, embrace change, and optimize their technology investments. Lauren is a powerful voice on staffing, technology, entrepreneurship, and women’s leadership. With several industry peers, she recently published her first book called ''Together We Rise,'' a compilation of their personal stories of women empowerment. Her reputation has landed her guest spots on almost every recruiting industry podcast, including Settle Smarter, You Own the Experience Podcast (which she now co-hosts), TheEdge, Ivy Podcast, Staffing Hub, HR Lift Off, and more. Lauren is at her best when she’s on stage. She’s a sought-after speaker with impressive experience at all of the top recruitment industry events including Staffing World, the TechServe Executive Summit, CSP, Alternative Staffing Alliance, Staffing Industry Analysts’ Executive Forum, The World Staffing Summit, and Bullhorn Engage. A major career highlight is receiving the ASA Care Award for helping connect veterans with work opportunities. Lauren was also on the 2022 list of LinkedIn Inspiring Women and the 2021 lists of the Top 15 Staffing Professionals to Watch and the Top 200 Thought Influencers to Watch. Lauren is fueled by an endless curiosity, deep commitment to helping others, and Peloton rides. She is a community activist with organizations like National Charity League, Women’s Empowerment, and Saint John’s Program. She is a recent empty nester and proud mom to two powerhouse boss ladies, Emily and Allison. Lauren lives on a farm in Elk Grove, California, with her husband, Peter. Contact her at email@example.com to inquire about speaking engagements and media opportunities, or to talk about recruiting tech stacks, empowering women, raising goats, or even racing cars.
Founder at Leap Consulting Solutions