International Leadership Team

Cindy Pasky, CEO and President

Cindy Pasky CEOS3I is a sister company of a global IT and business services company that has 29 branch locations with more than 2,000 team members in the U.S. and Europe and revenues of more than $238 million. It is ranked 16th among the largest staffing firms in the US by Staffing Industry Report and provides IT services to Fortune 500 companies globally in the agricultural, energy/utility, financial, government, healthcare, retail distribution and telecommunications industries.

Under Cindy’s leadership Strategic Staffing Solutions is ranked as the sixth largest diversity staffing firm in the US by Staffing Industry Analysts and also named among the Top 25 woman-owned businesses in the nation by Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine. In addition, the company has been ranked as a Top Diversity-owned Business in Michigan by diversitybusiness.com and recognized as a 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), a Cool Place to Work by Crain’s Detroit Business and a Michigan Economic Bright Spot by Corp! Magazine.

Jeff Nelson, Vice President

Jeff Nelson, Strategic Staffing Solutions InternationalSince 2006 Jeff Nelson has served as the general director of Strategic Staffing Solutions International based in Vilnius, Lithuania, where S3I helps leading global companies establish and grow near-shore centers.

Jeff is a Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP), the industry standard-setting certification of Staffing Industry Analysts.

Previously, Jeff was the Washington, DC-based executive director of The U.S.-Baltic Foundation, a private educational and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening ties between the U.S. and Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. During Jeff’s tenure, the foundation raised and managed more than $9 million in program activities. He has also served as the development manager of the National Endowment for Democracy, a privately managed grant-making foundation funded by the U.S. Congress, with an annual budget of more than $40 million.

Mantas Paskevicius, S3I Country Manager 

Mantas LithuaniaHe joined S3I in 2006 and has spent more than seven years helping clients successfully establish Shared Service Centres (SSCs) in Lithuania by providing them with market analysis, best practices, cultural integration, employer branding and workforce strategies.

Mantas played a key role in SSCs staffing projects for global organizations placing more than 500 FTEs annually.

Before joining S3I, he held positions in IT and sales.

From 2003 to 2004 Mantas was also involved in nonprofit organizations to promote Lithuanian and American relationships. He received Honorary Citizenship of State of Nebraska because of his contribution to the development of political, economical and social relations among Lithuanian and American communities.

Mantas received his MSc in computer engineering at Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania.