Mr. Palmer served eight years at Remedy Temp Inc. (REMX) as President and Chief Executive Officer, where he led a successful turnaround, exit strategy and sale in 2006. He currently serves as an operating partner and investor to private equity, where he focuses his time and attention in the healthcare and healthcare staffing industries.
Through his consulting firm GPalmer and Associates, Mr. Palmer has been the buy side advisor on over 33 staffing industry acquisitions valued at more than $3.1 billion.
Mr. Palmer is a past member of the American Staffing Association Board of Directors and was inducted into the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Hall of Fame in 2018.
He has also served nine years as a director of the Orange County Community Foundation, and currently serves on the advisory board of Hope Builders a healthcare focused social enterprise and workforce development non-profit headquartered in Orange County, California.
Mr. Palmer and his wife Sally live in Orange County California, along with their three daughters and their families, which include six grandchildren.
Mr. Palmer received a B.S. in Economics from Morehead State University (MSU) and is a member of the MSU Alumni Hall of Fame.