An ISO (International Organization for Standardization)-9001:2008 certified company, MS Companies is one of the fastest-growing privately held firms in the United States. We provide support across 14 states and abroad by simultaneously benefiting job seekers and companies in need of customized personnel support. As a result, MS Companies has instilled the highest levels of confidence among its customers and enables rewarding careers for employees.  

More than 10,000 employees working daily
More than 200,000 talent profiles
Present in 14 states



CEO, President, and Founder

PETE BUTLER, CEO, President, and Founder of MS Companies, has proven and shared his entrepreneurial spirit fueled by passion for people, sales, and service since he started his first business, in promotion and advertising, as a junior in college at Indiana University-Bloomington. 

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Chief Strategy Officer

JASON BEAUBIEN, Chief Strategy Officer, leads the analysis and performance inside and outside departments of the company. Beaubien ensures the strategic, professional execution of responsive processes for continuous service and improvement. 

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Zach Gray

Chief Technology Officer

ZACH GRAY, Chief Technology Officer, worked his way to the executive team joining MS Companies as a leader in a companywide initiative to eliminate all manual waste associated with pervasive paper time sheets and manual entry. He also developed and implemented an in-house, web-based software solution that remains successfully in use throughout the company today.

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Scott Haller

Chief Operating Officer

SCOTT HALLER, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, which spans the 200,000-strong talent pool, more than 900 customers, and 14 states. Since joining MS Companies in 2013, he has cultivated a culture of continuous improvement through operations to leverage the expertise necessary to encourage and sustain the company’s exponential nationwide network growth. 

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Courtney Jones

Chief Business Development Officer

COURTNEY JONES, Chief Business Development Officer, joined the company in 2007 as a Business Development Representative, when the company had offices in three states. Shortly thereafter, during the challenge of the global recession, she drove outstanding revenue growth for the company despite the downturn’s particularly difficult effects on the automotive industry.

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Joe Thiel

Partner at <hackd/>

JOE THIEL, Partner at <hackd/>, oversees talent scheduling and fulfillment throughout the MS Companies’ 14-state network. Devoting his entire career to operation successful, Thiel brings more than two decades of experience in the staffing and outsourcing industries. <hackd/>, MS Companies' IT partner, delivers world-class IT management and analytics across the 14-state network, with operating offices in Indianapolis and Atlanta and new offices coming to Chicago and Nashville.

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Nick Vandergrift

Chief Financial Officer

NICK VANDERGRIFT, Chief Financial Officer, oversees the company’s corporate finance processes and reports, internal metric development, financial planning and analysis, audit and tax compliance, risk management, and investor relations. Through a continued emphasis on building on building systems to facilitate big-data transparency, Vandergrift has created a Finance Department focused on delivering real-time visibility to business performance. 

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Warren Wilkinson

Chief Marketing Officer

WARREN WILKINSON, Chief Marketing Officer, leads the company’s initiatives in marketing, communications, branding and advertising. A seasoned marketing and communications professional, he has more than 20 years of experience driving business success through strategic, multi-channel stakeholder engagement.

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MS Companies was founded in 1999 by CEO Pete Butler


Opened offices in surrounding areas


Added value-added production services, including parts assembly, sequencing, warehousing, logistics and inventory management


Named an approved provider for Hyundai Motor Manufacturing - Alabama


New Corporate Office

6610 North Shadeland Ave. Indianapolis, IN


Hightlighted as one of America's fastest-growing private companies by Inc. and IBJ magazines


Acquired Texas base PQCS


Recognized as "Employer of the Year" by WorkOne Southwest


Opened office in Atlanta, Georgia


Inc. named talent management firm MS Companies to the 2396th spot on its 35th annual Inc. 5000


Opened offices in Greensburg and Seymour Indiana 


Quality Magazine highlights MS Companies 


Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner In 2017 American Business Awards


Founder Pete Butler Named EY Entrepreneur of The Year ® 2017 Award Finalist in Ohio Valley


Named one of IndyStar Top Workplaces