Executive VP Chandra Pappas oversees sales and field operations for Nelson, the 14th-largest office/clerical staffing firm in the US. Pappas embodies a fearless dedication to empowering leaders and strengthening processes through collaborative innovation. A 20-year industry veteran and the 2020 recipient of Nelson’s Chairman’s Choice Award, Pappas champions a comprehensive DE&I focus and recently led a consortium of business leaders to support minority women entrepreneur grant recipients in the areas of capital and infrastructure, HR and digital marketing. Pappas models and encourages perseverance and strong client and candidate partnerships, contributing to Nelson’s continued growth despite the pandemic’s many challenges.