About Act1Print

Janice Bryant Howroyd is the Founder and CEO of the ACT•1 Group, a global leader in deploying talent and resource management solutions. International in scope and resources, her company creates and implements innovative technologies and business services that allow firms to optimize their workforce and bottom line through optimal resource management.

A proven leader in talent acquisition and supplier management solutions, the ACT•1 Group’s 30+ years of strategic growth has provided service to top organizations including many Fortune 1000 companies. World-wide resources allow customers to reap significant and scalable advantages through the ACT•1 Group’s modular service solutions.

A North Carolina native, Janice left her hometown in 1976 armed with $900. Since then, she has dedicated her efforts to building an organization that is committed to keeping the humanity in human resources. She is a strong advocate for balance of education and entrepreneurship in the workforce. Active industry involvement gives her a unique understanding of the challenges faced by global workers and business owners alike. Her expertise on the subjects of workforce optimization and entrepreneurship has made her a much sought-after speaker. She is also the author of The Art of Work: How to Make Work, Work for You!, in which she distills over 30 years of experience into a work/life balance guide for individuals wishing to further their personal and professional success.


Executive Committee, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Women's Leadership Board, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Board of Governors, Town Hall Los Angeles
Board of Councilors, USC
Board of Directors, SIFE
Member, The Committee of 200
Minority Business Roundtable
Recycling Black Dollars (RBD)
International Women's Forum (The Trusteeship of Southern California)
Los Angeles Urban League
Advisory Board, U.S. Department of Labor
National Association of Women Business Owners


At the helm of the one of the most innovative and fastest growing conglomerate of companies is Janice Bryant Howroyd. For more than two decades she has managed to develop business services and techniques that keep the ACT•1 Group front and center when it comes to profitability. As Founder & CEO, this savvy business leader has become a sought after expert as the print and electronic media outlets vie for a cover story on how she has managed to build one the nation’s largest privately held companies.

ACT•1 Personnel Services has been performing as a direct-hire and temporary staffing agency since 1978. ACT•1 Personnel has become the largest certified woman-minority-owned staffing and e-business workforce management firm in the United States, with more than 70 branches located nationwide.
Talent acquisition technology and management services. Increasing efficiency and decreasing liability and overhead costs associated with human capital management.
ACT1 Personnel Services