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Forrest Solutions Welcomes Industry Veteran Jose Cruz, Senior Vice President of Learning, Development and Diversity

Our commitment to superior development and support of our company’s talent requires an exceptional leader like Jose. We look forward to the value it will create internally for our professionals and how this will naturally flow into our unparalleled work experience delivery to our clients.

Forrest Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of onsite staffing and outsourcing solutions, today welcomes industry veteran Jose Cruz as Senior Vice President of Learning, Development and the diversity. A former head of learning and development for exceptional brands such as Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Barnes & Noble, Jose will create and lead Forrest Solutions’ world-class learning and development program, which is the backbone backbone of the enterprise’s market-leading Workplace Experience (WPX) service. as well as the impact of the company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) program.

Forrest Solutions places learning, development and DEI as a strategic business priority and as a result sets the benchmark for learning and development training, creating world-class content and continuous learning journeys . By investing in its people in a meaningful and impactful way, Forrest Solutions creates a foundation where every professional has access to a growth mindset of true excellence.

Jose’s impressive two-decade career includes leadership roles in learning and development at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman. Most recently, Jose led the learning and development effort at Barnes & Noble, America’s Bookstore, covering more than 23,000 booksellers nationwide. In addition to his professional experience in all industries, Jose holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the City University of New York and is certified in MBTI, SLII, 360 and HOGAN assessment.

Juan Pazmino, Chief Operating Officer of Forrest Solutions, comments, “We are thrilled to have someone of Jose’s caliber and exceptional experience join the Forrest Solutions team. Our commitment to superior development and support of our company’s talent requires an exceptional leader like Jose. We look forward to the value it will create internally for our professionals and how this will naturally flow into our unparalleled work experience delivery to our clients. WPX is next level hospitality; a high-engagement white-glove service that transforms offices into a destination, helps organizations attract and retain top talent, and makes a hybrid workplace efficient and productive. A world-class training program is required to consistently deliver WPX and is a key competitive differentiator in today’s talent market. »

Jose comments, “I am delighted to join Forrest Solutions at such a dynamic time for the company. I learned an important mantra about the service industry early in my career, which is that embodying service is represented by the 3 Ps: the right people, in the right place, with the right product. The culture at Forrest Solutions exemplifies this mantra, and I knew instantly that was where I wanted to be.

About Forrest Solutions

Forrest Solutions is the nation’s first and leading onsite outsourcing and staffing company, with over 45 years of experience delivering enterprise-wide workforce solutions on an onsite outsourcing basis. , direct hiring, interim, interim or consultancy. We help law firms, Fortune-class companies, professional and financial services firms improve business processes, service expertise, and operational and cost efficiencies through outsourcing and staffing services. exceptional staff tailored to meet the unique cultural needs of each organization.

To learn more about Forrest Solutions, visit: http://www.forrestsolutions.com

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