Valerie Doherty Recognized again in SIA Global Power 150 | Women in Staffing List

Valerie Doherty, CEO of Minneapolis-based Doherty Staffing Solutions, was recently included in the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Global Power 150 | Women in Staffing list for 2018.

Val Doherty headshot with SIA 2018 award logo below

In what has become a much-anticipated annual announcement in the staffing world, the list honors staffing company leaders who are making a profound impact on the industry. According to SIA, the women who qualify for the list can be anything from policymakers to businesspersons, technologists to crusaders, but what they really share in common is “a love for promoting and shaping talent.”

On that basis, Valerie Doherty not only qualifies, but excels. Doherty Staffing Solutions was founded in 1980, and Valerie and her husband Tim still run the company with their sons today. The foundation of their family business has always been to treat their employees-both internal and contract-like family. In 2017, Valerie and her team completed the acquisition of Dahl Consulting (DAHL), the Midwest’s premier provider of professional staffing and managed staffing provider (MSP) services. Valerie has spent this past year ensuring a smooth and highly successful ownership transition for DAHL.

Under her management and leadership, the company has been listed in Working Woman Magazine’s 500 Largest Women-Owned Businesses in the United States, Inc. Magazine’s 500 Fastest-Growing Companies in America (twice), as well as The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s lists of Largest Woman-Owned Businesses, Top 25 Women Owned Businesses, Fastest-Growing Private Businesses and Most Productive Businesses in Minnesota. In 2014, the company also received the highly prestigious Minnesota Business Ethics Award. The company is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, has achieved national standards as a Top Workplace for the past five consecutive years, and has also obtained Workers’ Compensation Risk Certification.

Valerie’s lifetime of outstanding leadership and commitment to the success of the company are key impacting contributions that have solidified her role in the workforce solutions ecosystem.

Click here for more information about the SIA Global Power 150 | Women in Staffing List.

About Doherty | The Employment Experts

Headquartered in Minneapolis for nearly 40 years, Doherty offers customized workforce solutions to companies doing business in the Midwest. Doherty is the largest Minnesota-based staffing firm, a Star Tribune Top Workplace since 2014, and a proud recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award. Visit for more information.