TrueBlue promotes executive to president and COO


Industrial staffing firm TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE: TBI) named Taryn Owen as president and chief operating officer of the company, effective immediately.

Owen joined TrueBlue in 2019 and has served as president of TrueBlue operating brands PeopleReady and PeopleScout.

In her new role, she will lead TrueBlue’s operating segments as well as the technology, marketing and communications, and human resources functions at the Tacoma, Washington-based firm.

“I am confident that Taryn’s expertise in recruiting and staffing, deep alignment to our mission and values and proven ability to foster a culture of collaboration and empowerment will well position TrueBlue for the future,” CEO Steve Cooper said.

Owen has appeared on SIA’s North America Staffing 100 and the Global Power 150 list of women in staffing.

Taryn Owen