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Threase Baker of ABBTECH Professional Resources Inc. Named American Staffing Association Board of Directors Chair for 2023


The American Staffing Association has announced that Threase Baker, TSC, CSP, has been selected as chair of the ASA board of directors for 2023.

Baker is the president and an owner of the Washington, DC-based ABBTECH Professional Resources Inc., a nationwide agency that supports both the government and private sectors by providing information technology, engineering, and office–clerical staffing services, as well as personal identity verification. Baker has more than 20 years of staffing industry experience. She is also past president of the Capital Area Staffing Association.

“Whether you’ve been part of the staffing industry for 10 years or 10 months, the staffing community brought together by ASA is a place where you learn, grow, and thrive,” Baker said. “Among my goals as chair in the year ahead is to share and take part in that ASA experience with as many of you as possible—whether that’s through committee work, webinar discussions, in-person or virtual events, networking calls, and so much more.”

“ASA’s volunteers and staff are excited to work with our new board chair, Threase Baker, as we focus on creating more opportunities for growth in the staffing and recruiting industry,” said Richard Wahlquist, president and chief executive officer of ASA. “In the midst of economic uncertainty and a historic labor shortage, the ASA and its board of directors will continue to highlight the important roles that the staffing and recruiting industry plays as enablers of talent and providers of talent solutions and services to organizations across every sector.”

The complete list of ASA board members can be found at


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