As CEO of TalentWave, a provider of independent contractor compliance and payroll services, Teresa Creech oversees a company that holds a unique position in the ecosystem. Her leadership in the freelance workforce economy helps connect independent workers and clients, creating value for both groups. Her “WaveMakers” team came through the challenging 2020 business climate with record-high experience scores from both independent workers and clients, an achievement in which she takes great pride. Outside the company, Creech is a board member of Avionté and co-chair of the Women’s Business Collaborative Staffing Initiative.