Nashville-Based CEO to Testify Before U.S. Congress on Skills Gap Challenge


Kelly McCreight, president and chief executive officer of Hamilton-Ryker, a staffing and recruiting agency headquartered in Nashville, TN, will testify on behalf of the American Staffing Association later this week during a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access. The hearing will examine the current small business workforce and provide an opportunity for small business owners to offer their companies’ innovative solutions to lessen the skills gap challenge.

McCreight is the 2018 chairman of the American Staffing Association board of directors.

Event: House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access Hearing, “Shrinking the Skills Gap: Solutions to the Small Business Workforce Shortage”

Date: June 14, 2018, 10 a.m. Eastern time

Location: Room 2360, Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20515


  • Todd Hitt, CEO, Kiddar Capital, Falls Church, VA
  • Kelly McCreight, president and CEO, Hamilton-Ryker, Nashville, TN
  • Angela Dine Schmeisser, president and CEO, St. Marys Foundry Inc., St. Marys, OH

This hearing is open to members of the news media. The committee also will simulcast the hearing online on its website.

McCreight’s written testimony will be available for download after the hearing on the committee website. A high-resolution professional photo of McCreight testifying before the subcommittee also will be available after the hearing.

Download a high-resolution headshot of McCreight.

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About the American Staffing Association

The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. ASA and its state affiliates advance the interests of the industry across all sectors through advocacy, research, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. For more information about ASA, visit

About Hamilton-Ryker

Founded in 1971, Hamilton-Ryker is a multi-faceted company and industry leader for the provision of industrial, administrative, and information technology staffing, as well as recruiting, management consulting, and information technology solutions. For more information about Hamilton- Ryker, visit

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