Columbus, OH – Crown Services, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jay Hodge to the position of CEO effective January 1st, 2019, succeeding Dick Diana who is retiring after 45 years with the company.

Mr. Hodge was most recently the Vice President of the very successful Louisville, Kentucky region. Mr. Hodge started as Manager of the Louisville office with one part time person in 1994. He grew the region opening 12 offices and expanding to a staff of  56 over the last 25 years.

Mr. Hodge’s focus is to grow the company to 200 million in the next two years while emphasizing being the best in the industry.

Jay and his wife, Stephanie moved from Louisville to Westerville, Ohio near the company headquarters. They have three children, one grandchild and another grandchild on the way.

Crown Services, Inc. is celebrating 50 years of business.  The company was formed in 1968 by Chad Countiss as a small family owned staffing company focusing on industrial, clerical, professional and healthcare staffing.  Now, Crown Services, Inc. has offices in the Midwest and southern United States with new locations opening yearly.