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City Club of Cleveland - Carl T. Camden
Elected to his current position in February 2006, Carl Camden heads Kelly Services, a staffing services company. He joined the company in April 1995 as senior vice president, Corporate Marketingand was promoted to executive vice president, Marketing & Strategy, executive vice president in charge of Field Operations, Sales & Marketing, and executive vice president and COO. Camden was elected as president and COO, as well as to the Board of Directors in November 2001.

Prior to joining Kelly, Camden was senior vice president and director of Corporate Marketing for KeyCorp, served as co-president of Wyse Advertising in Cleveland, and was co-founder and co-owner of North Coast Behavioral Research Group. He also served as associate professor in the Communications Department at Cleveland State University.

In 2006, Camden was appointed to the American Staffing Association's board of directors. He has served on the Labor Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 1997, and serves on the Board of Visitors of Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Detroit Mercy and is a member of the University of Michigan Visiting Committee for the Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics. Camden served on the Advisory Committee on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefits (ERISA Advisory Council) from 2000 through 2002.

In June 2005, Camden received the Individual Citation Award from the International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) for 2004 and 2005, the highest honor IAWP presents to an individual. In September 2004, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) presented him with the 2004 William L. Heartwell, Jr. Award, which recognizes individuals who have made a significant and substantial contribution to the workforce development system.
July 25, 2008