Over her 46-year career, Burnett Specialists President Sue Burnett has been instrumental in the employment of hundreds of thousands of Texas workers. Since founding the Houston-based firm in 1974 on a $10,000 business loan, she has led her company to projected 2016 revenue of $65 million. Burnett currently serves on the boards of Junior Achievement and the Better Business Bureau, and has served on numerous other boards and committees, such as with the American Staffing Association and the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants. Burnett has been honored as Texas Business Woman of the Year as well as Entrepreneur of the Year by numerous organizations. Burnett was on the Staffing 100 list in 2011.