Delivering the Right Talent For More than Three Decades

For more than 33 years, TJA Staffing Services has provided excellence in executive search, management consulting, and training. As a full-service human resources firm, we understand the importance of confidentiality and long-term trust.

TJA Staffing Services is a 100% retained firm. All fees are assumed by our clients, the hiring organizations. To meet our clients' needs, we utilize a thorough, timely, and proven search process for locating and screening potential candidates.

You can always expect the highest ethical and quality standards. This disciplined and systematic approach is further distinguished by a commitment to service, which is not only promised but also guaranteed.

Our organization is honored with requests to handle high-level searches for HMOs and health systems of all sizes, hospitals, medical group practices, banks, and various other business entities. Our executive search component boasts a client list that includes blue-chip organizations with whom we maintain long-standing relationships.

In addition, TJA Staffing Services offers Management Consulting and complete training programs that are specifically tailored and customized to meet the needs of our clients.

Utilizing unique and innovative tools to approach training topics, we can design and implement programs that vary from half-day seminars to a five-day training program.

We offer a variety of instrumented learning profiles that provide a practical, personal, and nonjudgmental framework for exploring critical performance issues.


Our Leads

Tom, President of the Chance for Life Organization, a prison-based transformational program that earned him the 2009 Dahlberg Peace Award for the incomparable services he and his team have provided to the Michigan Department of Corrections for more than 20 years. In 2014, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Crime Stoppers.

He served as Director of the Detroit Operations for both of Governor Rick Snyder’s Campaigns. On January 11, 2013, Governor Snyder appointed him to the Michigan Appellate Defender Office Commission, and he was re-appointed in 2016.

In 2014, he was appointed to the Substance Use Disorder Oversight Policy Board by the Wayne County Commission. In 2017, he was appointed as a Board Member of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) to serve as the Community Liaison.

Tom has worked for many years on various projects that deal with the problems facing the Detroit community. He has consistently demonstrated leadership and a vision of the future that encourages people to get involved. Tom is a champion of just causes with the personal skills, intelligence, and connections to make a difference.


Jessica Taylor plans, directs, and coordinates the training and development activities for TJA. With more than twenty (20) years of experience as an Executive Recruiter, she manages the search process from screening to the selection of candidates. Jessica also administers the personality profiles of the final candidates.

As the past Assistant to the Director of Training at Wayne State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, she was directly involved in the implementation of Peer Mediation Programs in the Detroit Public School System.

She later served as the Mediation Coordinator and Volunteer Recruiter for the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), where she implemented Mediation Centers in the 7th, 9th, and 11th precincts and the city of Highland Park. Her job included recruiting and training community volunteers to effectively manage the day-to-day operations of a Mediation Center within the community, which lessened the burden of the court.

Civically, she has served on the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC) from 2011-2015. Jessica was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Commission on Community Action and Economic Community for a third term and is currently serving as the Vice Chairperson of the Commission.

In 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Jessica to the Mental Health Diversion Council to represent community prisoners or jail reentry for a term of four years.