Cathy Gates has lived and worked in the Shreveport/Bossier community for 36 years and has over twenty years of combined experience in business development, marketing, public relations and management. She currently serves as a Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Diplomat and is current Chair for the Diplomat Advisory Board. Cathy is also a longtime member of the Building Owners & Managers Association of Shreveport and has served as their Administrative Executive for over 15 years.
She started her career at JSPS in January of 2018.
Since founded in 1974 by Mrs. Jean Simpson, Jean Simpson Personnel Services, Inc. (JSPS) has served the Ark-La-Tex with the finest quality employees available. As the largest personnel service in the area, Jean Simpson employs over 800 employees weekly through their Clerical, Industrial and Professional Divisions. Sandra Braddock, President and daughter of Jean Simpson, along with over thirty (30) staff members perform the operational duties of managing and dispatching employees to many of the largest companies in the area. Whether your need is temporary, temp-to-full time, direct-hire or payrolling, they have the avenue to fulfill those needs. Jean Simpson Personnel Services, Inc. is also very involved in community affairs. Always giving back to the communities we serve has been the company’s goal from its beginning. They are also the only locally & woman owned and operated employment agency in the area to be certified as a Nationally Recognized Women’s Business Enterprise through the Women’s Business Council Gulf Coast.
Excellent Reputation / Exceptional Results