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Creative Staffing has the experience and leadership team to help you achieve your goals.

Ann P. Machado - Founder & Chair Emeritus


Ann Machado, Founder and Chair Emeritus of Creative Staffing, founded the Miami-based firm that made the 1992 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the United States. Since launching Creative in 1985 with one employee, Machado has turned her firm into a leader in the temporary and direct-hire staffing industry by providing superior customer service, adopting innovative practices and giving back to the community.

In recognition of her corporate and civic achievements, Machado has won numerous awards. Most recently, Ann was awarded the Business Woman of the Top Florida Women Led Businesses by the University of Miami and the Commonwealth Institute of South Florida.

Machado is recognized as a national expert, consulting with major companies on staffing issues. She has spoken in Mexico, Canada, Europe and throughout the United States on recruiting, retention and customer care.




John F. Bitterman - President


Bitterman joined Creative Staffing in 1995 with, with 12 years of experience in Staffing and Human Resources, to partner with Ann Machado, President and Founder.  He has spent over ten years with several major international staffing services throughout the United States (including Chicago, New York, Detroit and Tampa). Highlight's of John's staffing industry career prior to joining Creative including responsibility for up to 40 branch offices throughout the Unites States and revenues exceeding $200 million.


In his current position as President, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Creative, one of the largest independent staffing companies in South Florida. He champions the efforts of enhancing the service delivery system inclusive of the Sales and Service functions. Bitterman assists South Florida client companies in implementing strategic long- and short-term, optimized staffing programs. As a resident of Coconut Grove and South Florida he believes in giving back to this great community we live in.





Pamela Torres - Vice President of Business Development


She has been in the staffing industry for 20+ years with Creative Staffing. She spent 5 years in Corporate Human Resources (Compensation Analyst). Pamela began with Creative as a Sales Representative and was promoted to Sales Manager, Director of Sales and, ultimately, the Vice President of Business Development. Pamela has a Human Resource certificate and a Master's Degree (MS); she manages Creative Staffing's major accounts.


Sue Goldstein - Vice President of Operations

She has been in staffing industry for 25+ years with Creative Staffing. Sue holds double degrees from the University of Miami. She monitors and runs day-to-day operations of service staff including orders, quality control, training and management of company-wide service personnel.

Marissa Haylock - Accounting Manager


She has been in the staffing industry for 20+ years with Creative Staffing. She leads the Accounting Department and Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financials, Payroll, Contract Compliance, Worker's Compensation, Legal and Corporate matters.

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