Betty Pickett is the Managing Partner of Chartwell Business Advisors. She has been involved in the staffing industry since early in her career. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Betty was a VP of Managed Services for the Southeast and Mid-West regions of Spherion Corporation, a predecessor of Randstad Staffing.
In 2005, Betty launched an Atlanta-based staffing company, Ready Staff, Inc. During the years she owned Ready Staff, Betty was named a “Rising Star” of the Atlanta’s Women’s Business Council and Ready Staff was named as one of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s Small Businesses of the Year in 2010.
In 2011, Betty listed Ready Staff with Chartwell Business Advisors and it sold and the sale closed within 10 weeks.
After the Ready Staff sale was closed, Betty joined Chartwell Business Advisors and learned the skills necessary to handle staffing industry mergers and acquisitions. In April 2015, Betty acquired Chartwell Staffing Advisors from its previous owner.
Betty has served on several boards of directors of non-profit agencies, including The United Way of Atlanta’s Allocations Board for the determination of funding for United Way agencies.
Betty graduated with a bachelor of music degree from Arizona State University. She and her husband, Roger, live in the North Georgia Mountains. They have two grown sons and three granddaughters.
Shalu “Sherry” Arora, Managing Director of Chartwell Business Advisors, has a lengthy history in the staffing industry. She holds several certifications in the industry including:
Sherry built a global technology staffing firm in East Hanover, CT, that specialized in delivering high-quality, well trained personnel for projects in both the U.S. and internationally.
Her awards include:
Sherry’s affiliation with Chartwell Business Advisors will assist in growing the organization’s staffing services specialty in the IT staffing field. Also, because of Sherry’s expertise in technology, the company will expand its consulting practice to include assistance in technology recruiting and process design.
Sherry holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Eastern Connecticut State University. She enjoys yoga, kickboxing and spending time at the shore.