Joanie Courtney is chief workforce analyst and RemX president at Atlanta-based EmployBridge, which is the largest US industrial staffing provider. Courtney this year took on the role of chief marketing officer for the entire company in addition to president of its RemX business line. A highlight of the year was working on the company’s Better WorkLife Academy, an online training program for temporary workers in skills from Microsoft to welding. EmployBridge also recently launched a Life Skills Studio with classes for workers in skills such as communication and personal finance. Courtney also joined the American Staffing Association’s board in October.