Management Team


William Solon, CEO
Bill has been CEO of Spencer Reed Group since 2001. He cofounded the firm in 1990 after joining the staffing industry in 1985. Bill began his career in staffing as an IT direct placement consultant working the Kansas City market.

Bill has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Rockhurst University and a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is also a Certified Staffing Professional by the American Staffing Association.

Business Services

Janine Bedora Division Manager
Janine has been with the Business Services division, formerly known as Personnel Connection, since its inception in 1991. She is responsible for managing and mentoring a team of recruiters as well as recruiting for a full slate of clients herself. Janine has a loyal customer base that she has developed through the years by providing quality service.

She specializes in the placement of: Human Resources, Administrative Staff, Marketing, Accounting, Insurance, Medical, Advertising, Sales, Management, Legal, and all levels of Administrative Management and staff positions.

Janine is experienced with all business industries including but not limited to: Manufacturing, Distribution, Trade Groups, Insurance, Legal, Medical, Real Estate, Sales, National and International organizations.

Janine has 31 years experience in the staffing industry and through her tenor has received awards including Executive of the Year, Manager of the Year, Top Annual Biller and Outstanding Achievement Awards.

Joy Davis Assistant Manager
Joy began her career in the staffing industry shortly after earning her degree from Ball State University and moving to Kansas City. Since then, she has earned numerous “Consultant of the Year” awards and a reputation as a top producer by combining her passion for meeting client expectations with an ability to understand the unique strengths and inner motivations of candidates.

Joy became Assistant Manager in 2006, which allows her to share her knowledge and experience through training and mentoring a team of recruiters. In addition to her management responsibilities, Joy continues to oversee her own clients, specializing in matching organizations with candidates to fill open positions in administrative, human resources, accounting, sales and marketing, management, medical, legal administrative and insurance departments.

Joy is dedicated to maintaining a high level of integrity with clients through open and honest communication, and striving to always meet expectations. She also has a strong passion for giving back to the community and volunteers with numerous nonprofit organizations.


Jackie Middleton Direct Hire Manager
Jackie places top attorney talent in corporations, law firms and other organizations. She has more than 20 years of experience in professional services recruiting and selection, and her legal search practice spans all areas of the law. Since joining Spencer Reed Group in 2003, when she earned Rookie of the Year, Jackie has received numerous Top Annual Biller and Outstanding Achievement awards.

Prior to joining Spencer Reed Group, Jackie was a Partner at Accenture, the world’s leading management consulting and technology services firm. At Accenture, Jackie focused on human capital development, launches and startups, and program management of major initiatives in the telecommunications and consumer products industries. As part of her consulting role, Jackie managed and evaluated external search firms as well as internal recruiting/human resource groups, and developed selection criteria based on the unique behaviors that differentiate high performers in a particular organization.

Jackie holds a Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State University, where she was a Dean of Engineering Scholar, President of Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society, a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, received the Knight of Saint Patrick Engineering Award, and held leadership roles in Union Program Counsel and Kappa Alpha Theta.

In her spare time, Jackie is an avid skier, cyclist and runner. She also enjoys travel, sports, real estate, aviation, and spending time with her friends and family. She has held volunteer leadership roles with the Girl Scouts of America, her church and in Junior Olympic softball.