Advanced Group’s Kerry Barrett Featured in SIA’s Global Power 150 List

CHICAGO, IL (November 18, 2020) Advanced Group, an industry-leading diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, announced that Kerry Barrett has been featured in the sixth annual Staffing Industry Analysts’ Global Power 150 Women in Staffing 2020 List.

Barrett, COO of Advanced Group, built her career as a leader in professional services firms and has a track record of growing and leading teams who deliver exceptional value to clients and to the billable consultants who work on client engagements. She is passionate about developing and executing strategies that help organizations remove barriers to growth. Having been immersed in the staffing and consulting industry for over two decades, she has been a leading force in evolving today’s flexible work paradigm and employment models that promote career flexibility. With this lens, she frequently champions initiatives that create a better experience for billable consultants or temporary workers so they can do their best work for clients while fulfilling their own professional goals and priorities.

“I’m deeply honored to be included among this amazing group of leaders,” says Barrett. “Women have always been central thought leaders in the staffing industry, helping companies solve problems and also employing millions of workers through flexible workforce engagements. Never before has our industry seen so much promise and opportunity to create meaningful impacts on lives.”

The Global Power 150 list is not a ranking but a way to recognize women in leadership positions and to increase visibility for the important contributions women have made across the industry. Honorees were selected for their excellence as leaders and influencers in the global talent marketplace. For the full list and more information, visit:

About the Advanced Group

The Advanced Group provides expertise in talent acquisition and management, consulting, outsourcing, and professional services. Founded in 1988, our businesses include Advanced Clinical, Advanced Resources, Advanced RPO, and WunderLand Group. Awards we have won include Best of Staffing®Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces, Best Places to Work in Illinois, and inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list. To learn more, visit

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