VIP Staffing

About Us

VIP Staffing is an elite service specializing in providing temporary, temp-to-hire and permanent placement positions for employers in the Southwest. Our tight regional focus and dedicated professional team ensure choice staffing solutions for our customers.

VIP Staffing’s core values of accountability, integrity and teamwork have made us a trusted partner for clients and a respected job placement resource for candidates.

  • Staffing CEO Organization, Lifetime Achievement Award July 2016

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    Commitment to Dedication Award – National Independent Staffing Association – 2014

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    Outstanding Leadership and Meritorious Award – San Antonio Manufacturing Association – 2008 & 2011

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    Goldline Research – Ten Most Dependable Executive Search and Staffing Agencies in Texas – 2010

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    Best Employer Award – National Independent Staffing Association – 2008

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    President’s Award – San Antonio Manufacturing Association – 2005

  • Organizations:


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    SAMA (San Antonio Manufacturers Association)

    Leadership SA
    Leadership San Antonio

    San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

    American Subcontractors Association Houston Chapter
    American Subcontractors Association Houston Chapter

    ARMA
    ARMA (Austin Regional Manufacturing Association)

    San Antonio Rotary Club
    San Antonio Rotary Club

    Schertz Chamber of Commerce
    Schertz Chamber of Commerce

    BNI
    BNI (Business Networking International)

    American Staffing Association
    American Staffing Association

    Anserteam
    Anserteam


    • Fabrication and Welding

    • Electrical Contractors

    • HVAC and Plumbing Contractors

    • Machine Operators

    • Manufacturing

    • Construction


    • Payroll

    • Banking and Finance

    • Automotive

    • Call Center Operations

    • Administrative Services


    • Logistics

    • Clerical

    • Automotive

    • Facilities and Maintenance

    • Retail

    • And more


  • Michael Himoff, President/CEO | VIP Staffing

    Michael Himoff,
    President/CEO

    Michael purchased VIP Staffing in 1986. Since that time, he has built the company into the gold standard of staffing success in the Southwest. As a recognized leader in the staffing industry, Michael frequently headlines guest appearances and speaking engagements at staffing professional conventions across the U.S.

    In his personal time, Michael enjoys spending time with wife Virginia, their three children and five grandchildren. When it’s not family time or work time, he’s outside fly fishing or rounding at the links.

  • Andrew S. Himoff, Executive Vice President/General Counsel | VIP Staffing

    Andrew S. Himoff,
    Executive Vice President/General Counsel

    Andrew’s responsibilities include daily oversight of the business covering legal, banking, insurance, ACA compliance and more. Prior to his leadership at VIP Staffing, he was a shareholder with the Langley & Banack, Inc. law firm.

    Andrew spends his free time with his wife Ann and their beautiful children. Andrew stays very active in the community through The Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas where he is on the Executive Board, the Rotary Club of San Antonio where he serves as past President of U-40 and leadership San Antonio.

  • Jon Akins, Executive Vice President/COO | VIP Stafffing

    Jon Akins,
    Executive Vice President/COO

    For more than 30 years, Jon has developed a reputation as a leader in the staffing industry. At VIP Staffing, Jon maintains a close relationship with all branch management and sales staff to keep operations on budget and on goal. He works closely with other VIP Staffing leadership to set sales goals, polish customer service practices, enhance compliance, and set staff compensation plans. Additionally, he coordinates ongoing relationships with all VIP Staffing corporate software and compliance suppliers. In his role as Executive Vice President, Jon also acts as the internal champion of quality assurance and holds regular contact with VIP Staffing client-partners to ensure ongoing new hire satisfaction and proper work ethic and skill set matching.

    In his spare time, Jon enjoys spending time with his family and in the outdoors.


  • MaryBeth Tablada Simons, President, New Mexico Division | VIP Stafffing

    MaryBeth Tablada Simons,
    President, New Mexico Division

    New Mexico Division President MaryBeth Tablada Simons has spent the majority of her career investing in the excellence of VIP Staffing personnel and operations, from the bottom up. After making the bold move from VIP Staffing Headquarters in San Antonio, Texas to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to launch the VIP Staffing New Mexico office, MaryBeth researched and set unique regional sales goals, annual targets and corporate measures of excellence. From day one, she has been deeply involved in all aspects of VIP New Mexico from management to sales and from marketing and placements to customer service and training. She continues in this tradition today, leading the New Mexico office to new benchmarks of internal and external success.

    In her downtime, this former Trinity Tiger prioritizes family. She is involved in her children’s PTA, a proud sports team mom, and patient music competition chauffer for her three children and husband. Additionally, she is a voracious reader and a master home chef.

  • Rachel Rivers, Vice President, Sales and Operations | VIP Staffing

    Rachel Rivers,
    Vice President, Sales and Operations

    Rachel acts as the intermediary between the company’s top executives and the operations/sales force of all four VIP Staffing hiring divisions. She researches, defines and sets pathways toward goal achievement for all high-level and on-the-ground operations and sales force personnel. These targets include, but are not limited to objectives in planning, reporting, quota setting and management, operations/sales process optimization, training, operations/sales program implementation and operations/sales compensation design and administration. Rachel also manages candidate metric reporting for our trusted client-partners, ongoing new hire quality assurance and specialized client-partner hiring solutions.

    Outside of the office, Rachel is the proud mother of two lovely girls. She enjoys running outdoors, weekend getaways with her husband, and her specially designated Mommy Days.

  • Andy Waltman, Vice President | VIP Staffing

    Andy Waltman,
    Vice President

    Andy joined VIP Staffing with 12 years of operational safety and compliance experience. He is also a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. As Vice President, he uses his experience to benefit VIP Staffing employees. An expert in Workers Compensation and vendor management, compliance and employee safety, he works tirelessly to ensure that client-partners have VIP Staffing employee safety at the forefront of their operations.

    When he’s not acting as a safety watchdog for each of our valued candidates and employees, he enjoys mountain biking and watching his son play soccer. He has also been an active board member of the San Antonio Manufacturers Association for the past eight years.

  • Amanda Himmoff Bezner, Director of Marketing | VIP Staffing

    Amanda Himoff Bezner,
    Director of Marketing

    Amanda is one of the newest member of the VIP Staffing leadership team. Prior to joining the company, she spent 15 years as marketing director for a number of retail brands and public relations agencies. Amanda has led the effort to rebrand the company, including overseeing the development of the new VIP Staffing logo, website and much more. She also keeps corporate community involvement strong, forging ongoing partnerships with worthwhile nonprofits in San Antonio and the Southwest. Her external and internal marketing initiatives have helped VIP maintain its earned reputation as the gold standard of staffing success in the Southwest. In addition to her duties ensuring that VIP reflects a brand as elite as our services and clientele, she supports multi-district office sales staff to ensure that they remain on message and on target with sales and marketing goals.

    Amanda is a strong supporter of giving back to the San Antonio community. She is an active board member for the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and is a long-time volunteer for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. When not working or volunteering, she enjoys picking up a racket on the tennis courts and spending time with her husband and children. She also makes sure to set aside time to follow her favorite team in the NBA – the San Antonio Spurs!

  • Lisa Herrera, Controller | VIP Staffing

    Lisa Herrera,
    Controller

    During Lisa's time with VIP Staffing she has risen through the ranks to become the epicenter of all VIP Staffing financial operations. She not only tracks and maintains numerous financial data and transaction records for VIP Staffing, our client-partners and quality candidates, but also oversees all health benefits, payroll, and accounts payable and receivable. Additionally, she has lead the development of VIP’s robust internal controls to assure internal auditing compliance and assists the monthly close process by providing high quality analytics and reporting to all departments and executive leadership.

    While most of Lisa’s work happens behind the scenes, she also ensures that our client-partners receive white-glove service when they interact with VIP, keeping our reputation as an elite customer service provider undeniable.

    Lisa’s downtime is just as packed as her workdays. An accomplished ballet dancer, she spends her free time teaching lyrical dance to young children. When she isn’t working or teaching, her favorite pastime is cheering on her championship Spurs and catching every game she can.

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