Trust, longevity, and a little bit of fun characterize our client relationships. We take great care in knowing the logistical inner workings of our clients’ businesses and addressing them with the attention to detail and empathy they deserve.
We successfully live up to our mission everyday: Our human-centric method creates an environment where our associates, customers and consumers are respected and valued.
Chief Executive Officer
CoWorx Staffing Chief Executive Officer, Kara Rogan first joined CoWorx in 2005 as a director, overseeing a relatively small market. By 2010, she was promoted to Senior Director, Southern New England; and, in 2016, she was promoted to Vice President, East Region, managing more than 30 locations.
Throughout her career at CoWorx, Kara continuously took on greater geographic areas and additional responsibilities, building the sales and operations team for the east region, and leading corporate initiatives focused on customer development, field sales and operations. Her growing team generated increased revenue and profits, year over year, and in 2018, Kara was selected as a Forty Under Forty honoree by Staffing Industry Analysts. The coveted annual list recognizes a rising group of leaders making their mark on the workforce solutions ecosystem as trailblazers and innovators.
In 2021 Kara was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. As COO she helped grow the company by 20% in 2021 and 30% in 2022. In 2022 Kara assumed responsibility for human resources, risk, marketing and the Luxury Method division and was recognized as one of the Top 10 Staffing Leaders to watch in 2022 at the World Staffing Awards.
Senior Vice President of People & Culture
Amanda Platia serves as Senior Vice President of People & Culture for CoWorx Staffing Services and is a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team. In her current role, Amanda is responsible for leading the overall human resources strategy, employee relations, talent acquisition, employee training and leadership development, diversity and inclusion, cultural development, compensation and benefits, and HR operations. Since joining she has played a key role in changing the function, culture, and impact of HR across the Company to support its business goals and strategies, and to support the needs of all employees.
During her first year with CoWorx, Amanda has transformed CoWorx’s HR structure to include centers of excellence. In this model, HR team members oversee both company and HR efforts, which has resulted in improved efficiencies, greater accountability, and stronger collaboration among the business and teams. This same year, Amanda was featured in HR Tech Outlook’s article recognizing Luxury Method as one of the top 10 HR compliance services companies for 2023.
Prior to joining CoWorx, Amanda led various HR functions in the professional services industry, including employee relations, talent development and leadership training, talent acquisition, resource management and workforce planning, policy and procedure development, integral role with management during Covid and merger and acquisition integrations.
Vice President of Luxury Method
A seasoned veteran in luxury retail staffing, Nancy has earned the trust of clients including some of beauty’s best-loved brands.
Nancy has enjoyed a career of experience with CoWorx Staffing in various positions, and now serves as Vice President of Luxury Method.
Nancy’s passion for fine fragrances and luxury goods, along with her drive to provide superior customer service, makes this position a dream job for her. Nancy’s decades of experience managing fragrance, beauty and luxury goods clients, while remaining up to date with HR compliance issues such as sick pay ordinances, has earned the continued trust of our clients.
In 2011, Nancy was awarded with the prestigious President’s Award for her contributions in the Luxury Method Brand. This award recognized Nancy for “changing the way we do business” thanks to her work implementing a streamlined process for clients’ Account Executives to approve time sheets for Retail Selling Specialists.
As Vice President, Nancy oversees sales and account implementation and management as well as the promotion and growth of the Luxury Method brand. She also mentors and manages the team of Customer Engagement Specialists and Customer Care Representatives.