Allen Coleman of Strategic Staffing Solutions Honored for Outstanding Work with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Allen Coleman, executive vice president of Strategic Staffing Solution’s (S³), was awarded the Clifford P. Norman Award by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) for his exemplary services with the local and national chapters.

allen-coleman-largeThe Clifford P. Norman Award honors a board member at a local agency level who exemplifies the qualities of commitment and generosity, the same noble characteristics of the award’s namesake.  Norman was a board member of both Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (BBBSMD) and of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) for more than 25 years. Cliff left a legacy of care and good will as an emissary for BBBS in countless local and national efforts.

Coleman was honored because he contributed “time, talent and treasure” to BBBS nationally and locally. Coleman has served on the BBBSMD for the past 14 years and is its past board chair. In those at roles he worked to strengthen the leadership among agencies and BBBSA with fundraising efforts.  Over the years, Coleman has led and supported the raising of hundreds of thousands of dollars for BBBSMD via Bowl For Kid’s Sake events and other events.  In addition, Coleman is a Heroes Circle member for BBBSMD and is the current fund development chair.  Funds help the organization match children in a professionally supported one-on-one relationship with a caring adult.

“Working with Big Brothers Big Sisters has been a life-changing experience,” said Coleman. “It’s my mission to provide children in adverse situations with guidance to nurture their skills and help them become responsible adults. We serve as role models for these kids and it’s a privilege to be in their lives.”

Coleman and his wife, Vickie, have been mentors to two young men for more than 10 years.  The Colemans actively participate in many other philanthropic activities.

With more than 30 years of information technology experience, Allen Coleman oversees S3‘s information technology and solutions teams in addition to providing executive oversight for several branch operations and key accounts. During his nine year tenure, Coleman has helped with the growth of S3 and to expand the organization’s custom solutions practice.

About Strategic Staffing Solutions

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is an international, woman-owned, $238 million IT and business services company based in Detroit. S3 is ranked the seventh largest diversity staffing firm in the US by Staffing Industry Analysts and 17th among the largest staffing firms in the US by Staffing Industry Report. It is also one of five companies nationally that is a certified Charter Partner with Staffing Industry Analysts. S3 provides IT consulting, customized project solutions, vendor management programs and an executive search service to financial institutions, energy companies, telecommunications, government agencies and retail and health care industries worldwide. It has more than 2,000 consultants and 31 offices, 24 in the U.S. and seven in Europe. For more information visit our website at or follow us on Facebook: Careers at Strategic Staffing Solutions.

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