SAN ANTONIO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veronica Muzquiz Edwards, founder and CEO of InGenesis, has again been
named one of the Global Power 100—Women in Staffing by Staffing Industry
Analysts (SIA). This is the second consecutive year Edwards has been
included in this roster which recognizes the significant contributions
of 100 of the most influential women within the workforce solutions
“I am honored to receive this recognition and to be among an impressive
group of industry leaders from around the world,” said Edwards. “I hope
our accomplishments inspire more women to break barriers and take on
leadership roles in the staffing industry and other industries, as well.
This recognition means we have a collective responsibility to influence
positive changes in our industry, provide motivation, and remind women
they have more opportunities at their reach.”
To that end, Edwards and InGenesis are committed to furthering woman and
minority leadership through business internship and mentoring programs.
Diversity inclusion is an essential part of building a stronger, more
competitive business environment and contributing to the total health of
Edwards was named U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) National
Hispanic Businesswoman of the Year, listed as one of the top 50 most
influential Hispanic business leaders in the country, named to the
roster of top 100 middle market CEOs, and selected as one of America’s
Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs. In 2016, Edwards was invited by the
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards
Developer for Healthcare Administration to help develop new
International Standards Organization (ISO) criteria for quality
management in healthcare recruitment and workforce planning.
Ms. Edwards believes in the pursuit of higher education and community
engagement. She is on the Board of Regents for the Texas State
University Systems and one of the Board of Directors for the U.S.
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Edwards also chairs the PAHO Foundation
Board, which currently focuses on NCDs, Antimicrobial Resistance and
Neglected Tropical Diseases, such as the Zika virus. Most salient among
the health challenges are the threats of intractable public health
issues in the Americas.
According to the United Nations, women are significantly
underrepresented in decision-making positions such as legislators,
senior corporate executives and managers. Since 2015, SIA has issued its
list of Global Power 100—Women in Staffing to honor women who have
impacted the staffing world and whose leadership exemplifies their
passion for building and producing talent.
About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
Staffing Industry Analysts is the source of global business information
about workforce solutions. Known for its objective, independent
research, analysis and insights focused on staffing and contingent work,
the company offers membership, events training and publications across
the workforce solutions ecosystem. These proprietary tools and
techniques enable companies to make better-informed decisions, execute
strategies that accelerate growth, improve business results and minimize
risk. Founded in 1989 and acquired by Crain Communications Inc. in 2008,
the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices
in London, England. For more information: www.staffingindustry.com.
About InGenesis, Inc.
Founded in 1998, InGenesis, Inc. is one of the largest minority and
woman-owned companies in North America, and the largest diversity
supplier in the healthcare staffing industry. Recognized by Staffing
Industry Analysts as the number-one fastest growing firm in America,
InGenesis is a premier global supplier of workforce management. A
recipient of the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, InGenesis is
certified for Healthcare Staffing. This certification recognizes a
commitment to excellence in providing qualified and competent staffing
services to support patient care. Based in San Antonio, Texas, InGenesis
provides innovative talent acquisition and workforce solutions. Visit www.ingenesis.com
to learn more.
Eileen Teves, 210-366-0033
Director of Corporate