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    Volt Consulting Group COO Stephanie Elliott Named to Global Power 100 Women in Staffing List

    Stephanie Elliott, Volt Consulting Group's Chief Operating Officer, has been recognized as one of the Global Power 100 Women in Staffing, according to Staffing Industry Analysts.

    Elliott is an industry leader and seasoned staffing executive. She started her career at Volt in Finance and has worked in senior-level roles in both Europe and the United States. With an MA from the American University of Paris and more than 20 years of industry operations and leadership experience, Elliott has built a reputation on her deep experience and knowledge of multiple staffing regions. She spent six years in London, building Volt's European and Asian staffing and MSP businesses, before becoming COO at Volt Consulting Group in 2012.

    Elliott was also recognized by SIA as one of the Staffing 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the staffing industry, in 2013. She also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of VMC, the IT outsourcing solutions business of Volt Information Sciences. Staffing Industry Analyst is the leading global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company's proprietary research, award-winning content, data, support tools, publications and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. The list recognizing the female leaders of the industry is a first for Staffing Industry Analysts.

    The list of winners will appear in an upcoming issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine.


    Volt Consulting Group to Attend CWS Summit in 2015

    Volt Consulting Group, the managed services provider (MSP) and contingent workforce solutions business of Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (VISI) announced today that it will be sponsoring the 2015 Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Summit from October 19-20. Hosted by Staffing Industry Analysts, the North American event brings corporate buyers and contingent workforce program managers together for two days at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, TX.

    “We’re extremely pleased to participate in the 2015 CWS Summit,” says Stephanie Elliott, Chief Operating Officer of Volt Consulting Group. “It’s always a privilege to meet with our clients and colleagues in the contingent staffing industry and discuss new strategies in risk mitigation, talent quality, and cost management.”

    Leadership representatives from Volt Consulting Group will be at booth #4 for the duration of the Summit.


    Volt Information Sciences Names Paul Tomkins Chief Financial Officer

    New York, NY, March 25, 2015 – Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (NYSEMKT: VISI) today announced that Paul Tomkins has been named Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

    Mr. Tomkins brings over 20 years of finance expertise to Volt Information Sciences. Most recently, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., where he oversaw all aspects of finance and accounting and played an integral role in managing a number of important non-core business divestitures.

    “Paul is an experienced and talented leader whose track record demonstrates not only his keen understanding of business and finance, but also his ability to deliver strategic change,” said Ron Kochman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “I am confident that Paul will contribute meaningfully to our Company’s success as we continue to make progress on our strategic priorities and deliver value to our shareholders.”

    Mr. Tomkins commented, “Volt is at an important point in its development and I look forward to the opportunity to contribute to the Company’s future success. It is clear that we have an opportunity to enhance shareholder value considerably as we work to achieve a more highly focused and profitable Volt in the years ahead.”

    Prior to his role at Reader’s Digest, Mr. Tomkins spent 27 years at AT&T, where he most recently served as the Vice President and Controller of AT&T Business Solutions and previously held a number of other strategic planning and financial management positions. Mr. Tomkins is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the NJ Society of CPAs. He earned his MBA with an emphasis in International Finance from Seton Hall University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Rider College.


    Volt Consulting Group Named to HRO Today Magazine's MSP "Baker's Dozen"

    New York, NY—Volt Consulting Group, the managed service program (MSP) and contingent workforce solutions business of Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (VISI) announced today that they have been named to HRO Today's 2014 MSP Baker's Dozen list.

    MSP providers were rated on the breadth of their service, program size under management, and the quality of service provided by the MSP. Participation in HRO's survey was limited to HR and Procurement professionals who are current buyers of MSP services. The MSP Baker's Dozen list, which is published in HRO Today magazine, ranks the top providers in the MSP industry. The magazine will highlight the results in its May 2014 issue. The survey results produced an elite group of 13 MSP providers that excelled in all areas measured by HRO Today.

    "Volt Consulting Group is honored to be included in HRO Today's 2014 MSP Baker's Dozen. The results of the survey are confirmation that our clients are getting measurable value from our strategic managed services programs," said Stephanie Elliott, Chief Operating Officer, Volt Consulting Group. "This ranking is also a direct reflection of the importance we place on providing exceptional service to our clients as we work with them to manage their contingent workforce, from traditional temporary labor to project-based statement of work teams and outsourced service providers."


    Volt Welcomes Bryan Berndt as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Volt Information Sciences

    Bryan Berndt has joined Volt Information Sciences as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

    Bryan comes to Volt from Reader’s Digest Association, where he served as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to his role at Reader’s Digest, Bryan spent four years at Bowne & Co. as Treasurer and Vice President of Finance. He brings more than 20 years of accounting and finance expertise to his role at Volt, with an extensive background in accounting, SEC reporting, and investor relations. Paul Tomkins, Volt’s recently appointed CFO, said, “I have worked with Bryan for several years during his tenure at Reader’s Digest. Bryan’s integrity, expertise, and qualifications for this role are outstanding, and I am pleased that he has made a decision to join all of us at Volt. He will be a very valuable addition to our executive team.”

    Bryan is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Global Management Accountant and holds a Master of Science in Taxation from the Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration.


    American Staffing Association Names Volt Mechanical Designer as 2015 National Staffing Employee of the Year

    ORANGE, CA, December 19, 2014 — Volt Workforce Solutions, the staffing business unit of Volt Information Sciences, Inc., is pleased to announce that employee Thomas Sutton has been named the 2015 National Staffing Employee of the Year.

    Sutton sought employment in the staffing industry to find a career that offered work-life flexibility and professional satisfaction. Volt recognized that Sutton's advanced mechanical design skills and aerospace experience were ideal to place him on assignment in the aerospace industry, where Sutton currently designs launch pad infrastructure and ground support equipment. Sutton's story embodies an industry key message: flexibility. Sutton has been given the opportunity to continue to provide his expertise as a mechanical designer, while maintaining the flexibility to minimize extended periods of time away from his home.

    "All of us at Volt are extremely pleased that one of our tenured field employees has been chosen as the National Staffing Employee of the Year," says Ron Kochman, chief executive officer of Volt Information Sciences. "It is the dedication of individuals like Tom who are the backbone of our company, and for our clients, Tom's expertise has contributed to the development of impressive new technologies. We are proud to call him a Volt employee and congratulate Tom on this award."

    Sutton was formally honored and celebrated by staffing industry professionals from around the country on Oct. 14 at a recognition ceremony during Staffing World® 2014, the ASA annual convention and expo and will be featured as the cover story for the January edition of ASA's Staffing Magazine.